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Recipes for Special Diets

Your vegetarian, gluten-free, and paleo guests deserve the best, too. These recipes will impress them—and everyone else at the table.

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Gluten-Free Single-Crust Pie Dough

We built a gluten-free pie dough from the bottom up that bakes up tender, but al…

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Our gluten-free version of this seasonal favorite boasts the most flavorful pump…

Gluten-Free Turkey Gravy

Of course it had to taste great. But we also wanted a gravy that could be made i…

Gluten-Free Double-Crust Pie Dough

Perfect pie dough has just the right balance of ­tenderness and structure.

Gluten-Free Prebaked Pie Shell

Using some careful technique, this easy shell can be baked and held up to one da…

Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie

A lemon meringue pie worthy of its name features a tart, bracing filling that is…

Gluten-Free Light and Fluffy Biscuits

A biscuit must be buttery, but gluten-free flours just don't absorb fat all that…

Gluten-Free Coffee Cake

A coffee cake that feeds a crowd is perfect for Sunday brunches or holiday break…

Gluten-Free Mango, Kiwi, and Blueberry Pav...

Pavlova is a drop-dead gorgeous dessert of marshmallowy, crisp-shelled meringue …

Gluten-Free Individual Strawberry, Lime, a...

Pavlova is a drop-dead gorgeous dessert of marshmallowy, crisp-shelled meringue …

Gluten-Free Individual Orange, Cranberry, ...

Pavlova is a drop-dead gorgeous dessert of marshmallowy, crisp-shelled meringue …

Paleo Garlicky Swiss Chard

We wanted a one-pot approach to cooking hearty, flavorful Swiss chard.

Paleo Brussels Sprout Salad

While roasting can bring out the intense flavor of Brussels sprouts, we don’t al…

Paleo Turkey Breast with Shallot-Porcini G...

We wanted to create a paleo-friendly, deeply flavorful turkey gravy, and while w…

Paleo Celery Root Puree

In search of a paleo-friendly alternative to classic mashed potatoes, we mashed,…

Paleo Slow-Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

With their deep, natural sweetness and vibrant orange flesh, sweet potatoes can …

Reduced-Fat Buttermilk Biscuits

Is cutting fat and calories even possible in something that relies so heavily on…

Reduced-Fat Mashed Potatoes

Butter and cream supply luxe flavor and texture to traditional mashed potatoes. …

Reduced-Fat Apple Crisp

Would cutting fat and calories give us the chance to put the apples front and ce…

Reduced-Fat Scalloped Potatoes

Without cream, producing a rich and creamy sauce was a tall order.

Reduced-Fat Funeral Potatoes

Would slimming down this cheesy potato casserole slim down the flavor, too? …

Alcohol-Free Turkey Gravy

Of course it had to taste great. But we also wanted a gravy that could be made i…

Butternut Squash Soup

Forget cream and spices. The secret to squashier squash soup is concentration.

Carrot-Ginger Soup

For a soup that tastes like its namesakes, use two forms of carrot and two forms…

Sweet Potato Soup

The secrets to creamy sweet potato soup with deep, earthy-sweet flavor? Use thos…

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Shallot an...

Could a casserole trick turn watery sweet potatoes into a fluffy filling?

Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola

We knew we wanted the ease of a free-form tart, but the typical delicate butter …

Butternut Squash Galette with Gruyère

We knew we wanted the ease of a free-form tart, but the typical delicate butter…

White Bean and Mushroom Gratin

Once you know the building blocks that create savory depth, you won't miss the m…

Vegetable Lasagna

Ever made a vegetable lasagna that wasn't laden with watery vegetables and dry, …