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Hi, does anyone know where I can find reviews for the best breads and gluten-free products? i want to find a really good bread, have tried a few rice based but they are not so good.

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Kat

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Udi's makes the best sandwich bread I've found. Against the Grain makes great Italian style bread.

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Udi's and Rudi's, both are awesome! Make grilled cheese, sandwhiches, french toast, garlic toast/bread, bread crumbs, etc.

Just tried Rudi's the other day and was shocked how good it was, I even double checked the bag to make sure it wasn't the regular gluten-ie one. :D

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I haven't really found any pre-made sandwich style breads that I like - they are all so heavy! I have had success with buying the mixes though and making bread - again I find it is still better to just have an open faced sandwich because the bread is still much heavier than the full of gluten bread!

What I have tried that I really do love is Trader Joe's Brown Rice Tortillas. Instead of a sandwich I have a wrap. make sure to warm them up first though; otherwise, they will break when you roll them.

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Udi's is the best by far!! I was making my own bread for almost a year until I came across Udi's. It was in the frozen section at my Hannaford grocery store right under my nose and I never knew. It makes a great sandwhich and toasts like real wheat bread.

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I like Udi's, too, although I found with the past couple of loaves, the quality isn't always consistent. Bought a loaf yesterday that looks fine. I still bake a lot of my own bread though...it's always an adventure! :blink: But I try to keep a loaf of Udi's in the freezer for those times I absolutely want to make a sandwich.

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I'm an Udi's man!

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I like Udi's, too, although I found with the past couple of loaves, the quality isn't always consistent. Bought a loaf yesterday that looks fine. I still bake a lot of my own bread though...it's always an adventure! :blink: But I try to keep a loaf of Udi's in the freezer for those times I absolutely want to make a sandwich.

I agree about it not being consistent. It always tastes the same but the last loaf that I bought had too much "dust" on it. It sure does taste good though. I had some cinnamon toast this morning and it makes the best stuffing for pork chops or whatever.

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Thanks so much everyone! Well, that is a lot to go on. I have seen Udis and it is SO expensive but if i use bread less and perhaps more rice tortillas it will be affordable.

Do you need a bread machine to prepare bread in the recipes some of you are using??

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Rudi's Cinnamon Raisin is great. Udi's is decent. I use a lot of corn tortillas but can't stand the brown rice ones.

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I love Udi's, too! However, for a real treat, I buy Whole Foods' Prairie Bread. OMG--it's wonderful! I toast it and spread a little butter on it...and it's to die for!

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Do you need a bread machine to prepare bread in the recipes some of you are using??

I don't have a bread machine but I do have a KitchenAid stand mixer. A year ago I debated between the two and decided the KitchenAid would be more versatile. I don't have room for both.

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I don't have a bread machine, but also a KitchenAid stand mixer. LOVE IT!!!! It still does all the work for me, all I have to do is transfer it to a pan.

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I just tried ener G sandwich bread and it was like eating sawdust. :o I ate half of a sandwich and almost got sick. So I will try Udi's again. but I may have to make a wrap from lettus leaves and forget I ever ate bread. because that was just gross. :(

Has anyone ever ate enerG bread?

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Has anyone ever ate enerG bread?

Well, I can't say I ever ate it but that was the first loaf of bread I bought, specifically the brown rice loaf. :ph34r: I was afraid I'd never eat bread again...it was really terrible even toasted so it went into the garbage. It was at that point I bought my KitchenAid mixer to bake my own and then late last summer my local health food store started carrying Udi's. I still enjoy baking my own (it's a continual and ongoing experiment) but I keep a loaf of Udi's in the freezer when I absolutely want a sandwich right then and there.

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Well, I can't say I ever ate it but that was the first loaf of bread I bought, specifically the brown rice loaf. :ph34r: I was afraid I'd never eat bread again...it was really terrible even toasted so it went into the garbage. It was at that point I bought my KitchenAid mixer to bake my own and then late last summer my local health food store started carrying Udi's. I still enjoy baking my own (it's a continual and ongoing experiment) but I keep a loaf of Udi's in the freezer when I absolutely want a sandwich right then and there.

Your right Udi's is pretty tolarable. But funny thing when I eat it it squeeks on my teeth just like two peices of styrofoam rubbing on each other. But it tastes ok and I can have a sandwich with it.

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Your right Udi's is pretty tolarable. But funny thing when I eat it it squeeks on my teeth just like two peices of styrofoam rubbing on each other. But it tastes ok and I can have a sandwich with it.

Have you tried Rudi's? Be careful though as they make regular bread as well as gluten-free. My local health food store told me last week that Rudi's is now outselling Udi's. Personal preference, I guess.

BTW, do you have a stand mixer so you could try making your own bread?

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Have you tried Rudi's? Be careful though as they make regular bread as well as gluten-free. My local health food store told me last week that Rudi's is now outselling Udi's. Personal preference, I guess.

BTW, do you have a stand mixer so you could try making your own bread?

I saw Rudi's bread but did not have the time to read the package, I almost bought a Rudi's regular bread before.

I don't have a mixer. I was thinking about getting either one of those or a bread machine. But I don't know which would be better.

Does the home made bread taste almost like regular bread? If it does than I will be very tempted to buy mixer.

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I don't have a mixer. I was thinking about getting either one of those or a bread machine. But I don't know which would be better.

Does the home made bread taste almost like regular bread? If it does than I will be very tempted to buy mixer.

I bought a KitchenAid stand mixer because I thought it would be more versatile than a bread machine and I don't have room for both. I know there are also others here who love their bread machines.

I keep experimenting with bread so yes and no. :P I'm still searching for that *perfect* recipe but I've made some that are pretty good. And I've baked a few bricks, too. Here is one recipe that I really like and need to make again soon and yes, it tastes "real". Gluten-Free French Bread It has a lot of positive reviews. When I do make bread, I slice it and put it in the freezer in cheap sandwich bags two slices per bag and then put them in a large Ziploc freezer bag. Gluten-free breads tend to dry out quickly if left out.

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If you DO try Udi's again, the way to make it especially soft and yummy is to place a couple of slices into a plastic sandwich bag and leave it in your car for a few hours. Your bread will be steamed to perfection for any type of sandwich. Usually, I just microwave a few slices when I'm in a hurry, but then the bread is a little stale tasting; however, for a PB&J sandwich (where I prefer very soft bread), the steaming process above makes it perfect. It's like eating "regular" bread.

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I've been out working in the yard so my car has been in the garage all day. Since I didn't feel like cooking, I made myself a sandwich with Udi's. Ugh! The last two loaves I've bought haven't been all that good. My sandwich was dry so I don't know what happens to it between the time it leaves their bakery until my health food store gets it in frozen. I've been pretty disappointed with it lately. There's just such a lack of consistency.

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I'm a huge Pamela's bread mix fan. I make it in a loaf or in free form rolls... I've even done the bagel variation w/ success. I have a KA mixer, which is awesome. I buy it in bulk bags.

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When you make bread from a mix is it "dough like" that you can kneed or is it like a batter that you have to pour?

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When you make bread from a mix is it "dough like" that you can kneed or is it like a batter that you have to pour?

While I have tried a couple of mixes, I don't normally use a mix for bread as I prefer making it from scratch, which is much cheaper. Either way it is more like a thick batter. No kneading necessary. Usually only one rise is necessary before you pop it into the oven.

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I have just discovered Against the Grain baguettes! omg!! B) I almost cried. lol. It even has that chewy crust! I ate it with some brie cheese and it felt like the "old days" (i.e., back before I was diagnosed). So move over Udi's! (although, Udi's is the one to go to for a sandwich).

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