2 Days Until Thanksgiving

20 Nov

As many of you know from previous years… Thanksgiving is a time when we stock up on fresh pastries, donuts, muffins, pies, cornbread, stuffing mix, croutons, banana & pumpkin bread, coffee cake, no-rye rye bread, turkeys, hams, bread, crackers and lots of other goodies. Our goal is to provide everyone with a tasty treat for the holidays.

It’s always nerve racking to order so much fresh goodies and I always get butterfies in my stomach as I cross my fingers and wait for everyone to show up. So far so good.

Beginning Tuesday 11/20 at around 11am:

We will be sampling Miglet’s Banana Bread & Pumpkin Bread

From Tuesday until Wednesday sampling will continue with

Earth Cafe Pumpkin Cheesecake

Fabes Pumpkin Sugar Free Vegan Pie

Sourdough Bread

Miglet’s Quiche

Croutons

Renee’s Dairy Free & Soy Free Chocolate Chips

…. If there’s something you’d like to try that we have a plentiful supply off, we will try to sample it for you.

We are currently stocked up on cornbread, stuffing and pies, but the next 2 days will be crazy… so grab your favorites before they’re gone.

Though we are not a bakery ourselves… we offer the largest selection of dedicated gluten free baked goods in California!

Fresh In Stock:

Miglet’s Bakery:

After baking for years for her Mom with Celiac Disease, Katie opened the doors to Miglet’s Bakery in Danville, CA just over 2 years ago. You might know this bakery as a cupcake shop, as we get regular deliveries of mini-cupcakes, but this dedicated gluten-free bakery offers a much greater supply of goodies

Pies – apple, pumpkin or pecan, Cookies, Donuts, Scones, Banana Bread, Pumpkin Bread Mini Cupcakes, pre-made stuffing, quiche, chicken pot pie.

Haven on Earth Bakery:

Haven on Earth Bakery is a Mom & Pop shop in Reno, NV dedicated to providing a plethora of safe and delicious products that the whole family can enjoy! We are more than happy to host this fabulous dedicated gluten free bakery.

Pies (take & bake or fresh) – cherry, apple, pumpkin, peach, pecan, Pie Crust, No Rye Rye Bread, Delicious Coffee Cake, Muffins, Blueberry Bagels, Sugar-Free Vegan Muffins, Dinner Rolls, Large Pumpkin and Banana Bread, Chicken Pot Pie, and more…

New Grains:

Shortly after Tim’s diagnosis of Celiac Disease, he and his family developed a bread and bakery line in Utah called New Grains. You might know New Grains from sampling and enjoying their fresh sourdough bread, but this dedicated CSA certified and GFCO certified bakery offers many other options as well.

Sourdough, dinner rolls (with oats), cookies, pecan squares (a good pie subsititute), sandwich bread, egg-free sandwich bread, croutons w/ parmesan (good for salad or croutons).

Zest Bakery:

Just over 2 years ago, Patrick and his wife Charissa opened this amazing artisan style bakery offering a variety of products from pizza crust, to muffins, to specialty cakes & specialty brownies. Zest Bakery is a dedicated gluten free bakery that is well known by all foodies passing through the San Carlos area. This bakery uses high end ingredients and is thoughtful about corn-free, soy-free, dairy-free and other allergens when a request is made and most ingredients are naturally GMO free.

Pies, Anti-Cupcake dairy cheesecake or pumpkin cheesecake, pizza crusts, brownies, stuffing mix, croutons, ravioli, cookies, flour mix.

In Stock Tuesday:

Mariposa Bakery

Patti Furey Crane began formulating gluten free sweets while pregnant with her first child and from these creations the first dedicated gluten-free bakery in this area of Northern California opened it’s doors.. Begun in Oakland, CA in 2004, Mariposa has been providing us with egg-free vegan bread, baguettes, rolls, penguinos and other non-egg free treats like cinnamon rolls, brownies and lemon squares for several years.

Baguettes, Dinner Rolls, Focaccia Rolls & 4 pack cinnamon rolls, lemon squares and brownies.

In Stock Tuesday or Wednesday:

7 Sister’s Bakery

Jeanine Morgan and her husband Todd, developed a dedicated line of gluten free products which are served at their Italian Restaurant in Citrus Heights. Well known for her Certified Gluten Free Italian Loaf, Lasagna and Thin Mint Cookies, this restaurant provides delicious tasty meals that are prepared with fresh ingredients.

Lasagna (meat or veggie with or without dairy), Chicken Marsala & Potatoes (great as a back up Thanksgiving Meal if your eating in an unsafe kitchen), Italian Loaves, Thin Mint Cookies.

Other Deliveries that have recently arrived:

Mary’s Turkey’s – Limited Supply

$39.99 for 10-14 LB ( a little over $3 a pound)

The heritage turkey is based on the first breed of turkeys that existed in the United States.  They breed naturally, as well as run and fly!  These extra activities result in larger thigh meat, and slightly less breast meat than a typical turkey.  All of these traits result in a superior taste that takes less time to cook than a regular turkey!

Yes Turkey Brine and processing can result in a Turkey with gluten or other allergens added in unnecessarily. For more information on Thanksgiving Tips: check out our previous blog https://gfspecialty.wordpress.com/2012/11/16/gluten-free-thanksgiving-tips/

Applegate Hams – Limited Supply – 4 Varieties

$35.99 to $49.99 for 4 to 6 pound

Our ham selection is both gluten free and dairy free and includes Virginia, Maple Tied, Black Forest and Uncured

Applegate Farms is dedicated to providing natural and organic meats and supplies their animals with organic feed that should be GMO free.

Gluten Free Mama

Tom Sawyer

Authentic Foods

Cultured Kitchen

Other Deliveries Expected to Arrive Soon:

CSpecialties Croissants (Frozen are already in stock) and Donut Holes

Livin’ Spoonful

Mama Baretta Multi-seed loaves

If you are trying to pre-order and pre-pay by phone, we will try to get your call, but we are Extremely Busy! Please just stop by our store and grab what you can. Thanks to your support, this November has been our busiest month ever and it looks like we will be able to stay in business into 2013! We have been working very hard to survive and are overjoyed with your support, kindness and patience (as many of you have had to wait in line lately)!

Your best bet is to show up and stock up.

We will be open on:

Tuesday 11/20 – 9am to 9pm

Wednesday 11/21 – 9am to 9pm

Thursday 11/22 – CLOSED

Friday 11/23 – 10am to 7pm w/ Soon to Be Announce BLACK FRIDAY SPECIALS

Saturday 11/23 – 10am to 7pm w/ Small Business Saturday American Express Card $25 Special

Also note that for the rest of the holidays we will be promoting Silly Sunday & Markdown Monday specials to help us clear out fresh products that are close to date. Stock up when you can and save.

Connect with us:

On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/glutenfreespecialty

On WordPress: http://www.gfspecialty.com/gfspecialty

On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gfspecialty

Online: http://www.gfspecialty.com

Shop Online: glutenfreedistribution.com

If you’re not able to get here before Thanksgiving, join us after… We will be here. Thanks for depending on us and for showing your love and support as we celebrate our 5th holiday season!
If you didn’t see them earlier, check out our Thanksgiving Ideas and Recipes: https://gfspecialty.wordpress.com/2012/11/17/gluten-free-thanksgiving-ideas/

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