I am either allergic to or cannot tolerate wheat, corn, dairy products, soy and mint. So when I’m making gravy or thickening sauces or stews, I use rice flour instead of all-purpose flour. Loraine M., Bend, Oregon
"I make this recipe in two-quart batches and store them in airtight jars," writes Bernice Fenskie of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. "My son and I both have Celiac Disease and love that we can use this mix to still enjoy traditional dishes."
Pineapple makes this delicious cake extremely moist. Xanthan gum is a corn-based, gluten-free thickener that can be found on your grocery store's baking aisle. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin