Most Gluten free consumers probably have their go-to dinner meals planned out every week. Something that probably includes meat, potatoes/squash(without any gluten cross-contamination), and vegetables. But what about the good stuff that used to be enjoyable like breads and pasta's? Well as most people know, there are Gluten free pastas and breads out there but most people assume you can't find them easily. Bishop's Orchards Farm market carries both breads and pastas that are both affordable and easily ready for your next stop to the market. Here are a few dinnertime products that can make for an easy, Gluten free meal.
Most of our jarred sauces are Gluten free so if you are short on time or feeling a little lazy, grab a jar (or two) and warm it up in a saucepan. We carry this delicious brand of chicken sausage called "al fresco: all natural." They are gluten free and we have a wide range of flavors available in the store. Grab the sweet apple for a mild taste or spice it up with the chipotle or red pepper. Just sauté with a little olive oil and throw them into the sauce. With chicken sausage, not only is it healthier, but it is also dodging the popular meatballs that are everyone's go-to in pasta sauce. Most of the time meatballs are not made with gluten free breadcrumbs, but that doesn't matter with chicken sausage. Plus the flavor is amazing!
With pasta, you always need a side of bread or even better, garlic bread. Come grab a baguette from our freezer section of Gluten free breads. We love our products from "Against the Grain Gourmet," and once they are thawed out, the bread is so fluffy and soft, you wouldn't think it was any different than wheat bread.
Last but not least, the pasta. Some consumers find Gluten free pasta to be mushy, and prefer their 'penne' on the al dente side. Bishop's has the perfect brand for you. "Tinkyáda Brown Rice Pasta" has the perfect consistent texture. Never mushy, always al dente, just don't over cook it! Even better, the cost is barely different than the popular Barilla.
There you have it, a dinner fit for everyone in the family, especially Italians. You just might need to make twice as much in that particular case.
Looking for ways to 'Jazz' up a simple delicacy like hot chocolate? We have the perfect cocoa toppers to excite your little ones with cocoa. They also make the perfect stocking stuffers or to just pop in your month on its own
Don't feel like dealing with the mess that powder cocoa causes? Choc-O-Lait® has the perfect solution that is great in taste and mess free for kids. Their Hot Chocolate Sticks™ come packaged in single servings and ready to go. All you need is a glass of hot milk and place the Belgian chocolate stick in and 'swirl' it around for a minute. You will have the most delicious hot chocolate you could ever dream of having! We carry the dark chocolate and the dark organic sticks. Aside from being a pantry must, they make great stocking stuffers so spread to word to Santa!
Plush Puffs'™ Gourmet Marshmallows have such great flavors and 'coats' your cocoa with just the right amount of taste. The MugToppers™ are so much fun for your kids and even adults will enjoy them. They come in cylinder packaging with a sphere shape marshmallow that cover the entire top of your mug! Flavors we carry in the store are vanilla bean and peppi-mint. Similarly, we carry the gourmet marshmallows in the vanilla bean flavor as well and a new flavor, chocolate chipetta! Theses chocolate marshmallows have tiny chocolate chips in them and make it easy to consume without hot cocoa. With their unexpected crunch, you can toast them up like a brownie s'more. Plush Puffs™ are gluten-free, fat free and contain ZERO corn syrup! These light andfluffy marshmallows are so 'plush' you will wish you had a pillow made out of them!
If you are looking for a longer lasting add-in, Hammond's Candies has great Cocoa Stirrers. You can spice your cocoa up with the peppermint flavor, or stick with a marshmallow flavor with the vanilla sticks. Just stir and sip! They are all natural flavors and even gluten free. Today is one of those cooler days, so go 'get toasted!™" It will turn those cool afternoons into warm and delicious evenings filled with sipping away!
Cranberries are known as a super fruit because of the antioxidant they contain. Here is a 'super' delicious bread pudding recipe from Martha Stewart's website that is sure to fix your sweet tooth late in the evening.
7 slices (1 inch thick) week-old Tartine Country Bread crusts trimmed
Unsalted butter, for pan
8 large eggs
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups creme fraiche
2 cups whole milk
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups fresh or thawed frozen cranberries (about 5 ounces)
2/3 cup pure maple syrup
STEP 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Toast bread on a baking sheet until golden, 5 to 7 minutes.
STEP 2 Butter a 5-by-9-inch loaf pan. Whisk together eggs and sugar in a medium bowl. Whisk creme fraiche in another bowl, adding milk gradually to prevent lumps; whisk into egg mixture. Whisk in vanillaand 1/2 teaspoon salt. Soak each slice of bread in custard. Stand slices up next to one another in pan.
STEP 3 Strain half the custard mixture over bread in pan. Let stand for 10 minutes, allowing custard to soak into bread. Slowly add remaining custard to cover (you may have some custard left over).
STEP 4 Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake until pudding is set and a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. If top browns too quickly before pudding is set, cover with foil, and continue baking. Let stand for 10 minutes.
STEP 5 Meanwhile, bring cranberries and maple syrup to a gentle simmer in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Simmer until cranberries just begin to soften but have not popped, about 5 minutes. Serve pudding with cranberry topping.