Monthly Archives: August 2010

Product Review: Kinnikinnick Gluten-Free Bread Crumbs

I’m a meat and potatoes kind of gal, so when Kinnikinnick sent us a box of their Gluten-Free Panko Style Bread Crumbs, with accompanying recipes for crispy chicken and parmesan potatoes, I was excited to try them out.

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Gluten-Free Concessions at NFL Stadiums

(Post By Laura)

Following in the well-loved footsteps of MLB parks, some NFL stadiums are getting on board with gluten-free concessions. Yippee!

According to Kyle Eslick’s post from about a year ago, gluten-free concessions are available at only two football stadiums: Lincoln Financial Field (home of the Philadelphia Eagles) and M&T Bank Stadium (home of the Baltimore Ravens).  With 34 stadiums across the country, that’s a pretty poor showing, if you ask me. But though they haven’t yet rivaled baseball parks in numbers, NFL stadiums are making a huge effort to include gluten-free fans in all sorts of team activities.

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Gluten-Free Cupcakes on the Today Show

The Today Show featured Sprinkles Cupcake’s founder Candace Nelson making gluten-free red velvet cupcakes. Sadly, the feature doesn’t actually give the recipe (but we have it below), or really, any useful tips on gluten-free baking, but it’s pretty neat that gluten-free is is being featured on the Today Show, don’t you think?

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Gluten-Free Cornbread

Native Americans were using ground corn as a staple in their cooking long before European settlers arrived in the New World. Taking a cue from the native peoples, settlers used corn to make their own bread, yielding one of the tastiest, easiest to make foods in history—cornbread!

I have always taken for granted that, because corn is gluten-free, cornbread would thus be a cinch to make gluten-free. But—surprise!—since working at Triumph, I have discovered that this assumption is erroneous. In reality, nearly all cornbread recipes call for wheat flour. In fact, they often call for even more wheat flour than cornmeal. What a cruel joke for those living gluten-free! It’s back to the drawing board on that one.

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