Author Archives: Nicole

About Nicole

Nicole Nicole Hunn is the personality behind the popular blog, Gluten-Free on a Shoestring, and is the author of Gluten-Free On A Shoestring: 125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap (Da Capo / Feb 2011) and the forthcoming Gluten-Free On a Shoestring Quick & Easy: 100 Recipes for the Food You Love—Fast! (Da Capo / November 2012). She’s been featured in the New York Times, Epicurious.com, the Dr. Steve Show and the San Francisco Chronicle. She lives with her family in Westchester County, New York.

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Gluten-Free Baking: What To Bake First

If you’re brand new to living gluten-free, you might want to stick with foods that are naturally gluten-free: fruits, vegetables, beef, chicken, fish, potatoes, rice, nuts and seeds, beans, eggs, dairy, and more (of course, if you are sensitive or allergic to any of those foods, stay away from those, too!). Soon enough, though, you may find yourself ready to … [Read More...]

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Good, Not Just Good For Gluten-Free!

Other than because my children demand that I get out of bed to make them breakfast (how are they always hungry?), I get up in the morning with the sole purpose of removing one phrase from the lexicon:

Good For Gluten-Free

Oh my word.

How is it that, with gluten-free coming out of our ears these days, we still hear … [Read More...]

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Gluten-Free Flours 101

Humble Gluten-Free Flour Beginnings

In 2004, when I first started baking gluten-free, I was a grateful disciple of Bette Hagman, the Gluten-Free Gourmet. I pored over her books, trying desperately to understand enough to enable me to bake something—anything—familiar for my very young, very hungry gluten-free son.

Bette’s many cookbooks were among the very first to make gluten-free baking even … [Read More...]