It felt like an early Christmas the other day when a box appeared on my doorstep. Even better-inside I found gluten-free pie crust, gluten-free cinnamon crumb cake and best of all, gluten-free biscuits. That’s right, real biscuits like your mom used to make before you had to start eating those biscuits that don’t taste like biscuits anymore. The box was a gift from Grandma’s House, a gluten-free bakery that only sells in eight mid-western states right now, and online. Although the company’s gluten-free items are not available for sale in AZ right now, they are available online. I hear they are in talks with a certain store in Mesa that we love, but nothing concrete right now so I’m not saying anything.
So, on to the food… I first made biscuits and oh man! these are marvelous. They actually have that biscuit feel, like the kind I used to get in North Carolina when I lived there many years ago. They beg for a bit of butter and honey, although I heard my husband say he wanted some sausage gravy for it. (Since I eat neither sausage nor gravy, he’s on his own there.) But trust me, you won’t be disappointed in the fluffy, deliciousness that comes out of the oven. Nice and crispy on the outside and soft and aromatic on the inside.
The pie crust was just as good. It even looked hand-pinched around the edges. Since I had a few pies to make, we used a GF crust from Whole Foods as well and Grandma’s was definitely the better of the two. And since it’s not too sweet, I’m thinking it would be even better with a Quiche in it. And I haven’t had a good Quiche crust in a long time.
I haven’t made the crumb cake, I’m saving it for Christmas morning. It looks too yummy to waste on an ordinary day. I’ll keep you posted on that.
Thanks again to Grandma’s for sending the goodies my way for review. (Disclosure: I did not purchase the items, but other than the items, I was not compensated for this review.)
Since we all know how hard it’s been to find GF goods, I recommend giving these biscuits a try. Keep a look out for them and hopefully they’ll be in stores in AZ soon. I’ll let you know as soon as I know. Unfortunately, shipping frozen items can be expensive (although right now it’s quite cold out there). But if you really, really want biscuits, definitely get these. I want more in my freezer since I’m already craving them in the morning. The cost is not high for them, and in the gluten-free world, that is a treat.
PS (I would have photos of what I cooked, but it seems it was all eaten first. I have one biscuit left, and once again I am hoarding it. Shhhh I’ll take a photo and post it when I make it.)