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GFCF Scalloped potatoes

I love potatoes -- all types. And, I sorta miss having scalloped potatoes since we've become mostly a GFCF household. Being soy-free also doesn't make subbing dairy any easier. I've tried to develop scalloped potato recipes a few times but failed. Getting the right flavor and texture is vital to this recipe. Finally, I've come up with a recipe that's pretty darn good. It's something I can live with. And, my kids like it too. I did this in the crock pot, but I'm sure you can adapt to the oven.

Ingredients
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Potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
Dairy free margarine or ghee -- I used Spectrum shortening
Sea salt
Black pepper
GF tapioca flour (I think potato starch, corn starch would work too)
GF chickpea flour (I think potato flour, rice flour, etc. would work too -- anything that's a fine flour and not grainy)
Garlic powder
Dairy free milk -- I used Vance's DariFree.
Water
Corn starch (I think tapioca or potato starch would work too)

I use a big crock p…

GFCF "Rice Krispies" treats

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I came across this treat in the store the other day. It's expensive -- I think about $5 a box. But, it was a nice surprise for my kids and will be an every-so-often treat for them. I'm going to try and replicate this recipe. If I do, I'll post it here.

The treat -- a marshmallow treat similar to Rice Krispies Treats -- is made by "glenny's." And, it's gluten-free and casein-free. Note that the box says there's the possibility of trace amounts of tree nuts.
These are very good. And, the kids love the colorful wrappers -- just like the other kids enjoy.