My new favorite cookbook is Real Snack's: Make your favorite childhood treats without all the junk, by Portland-based author Lara Ferroni. I will always cherish my Twinkie memories, but making "Twinkie Cribs" with my kid... there's no comparison!
Like many people, I'd watched the Food Network for 1-2 hours a night after work to unwind, but I'd never made a single dish. If I was going to be using ingredients, I needed to be able to recall them like song lyrics. I needed a working vocabulary.
The Super Bowl is not the most gluten-free friendly of events. But since eating salad and Kind bars might get you even more flack than cheering for the wrong team, I've put together some gluten-free Super Bowl options that are simple to make at home.