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Javamom

Member Since 22 Aug 2012
Offline Last Active Sep 07 2012 05:40 PM
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Topics I've Started

Whoa, Yes, I Am A Bit Overwhelmed

22 August 2012 - 11:42 AM

New member here. I do not have a celiac diagnosis. I have been gluten-free for about 2 weeks and it has made a big difference! However, the more I read, the more questions that I have.

Perhaps a few opinions would help? Here are my main concerns (so far) and questions.

Sandwich bread is a huge thing here. I am not able to bake right now, but I will get there. What is a good brand that my husband will enjoy too? He's going gluten-free with me (he may actually need it more than I do). We like whole wheat, the kids like the white stuff.

Stocking my pantry (once I get the chance to bake):

Should I invest in an All-Purpose gluten-free flour, AND also get some other flours for specific cooking applications (ex: nut flours, rice flours) and xanthan gum?

I know that with my time being at a premium, and my frustration level high, I need to have the right products. These are pricey items, so I have to choose well. I am not sure why this is my biggest question right now, other than it will help me to know how to proceed to feed the family.

Thank bunches!