Are you ready for March? Tips for Baking, and News for You

Greetings to our tribe, We hope you had a FAT Tuesday! Here are The Gluten Escape ® March updates for you. We’ve added a new section called “Tips for Baking Gluten Free”.  If you have questions about baking at home feel free to submit them to  I’ll do my best to answer them! Tip for Baking Gluten Free: All about texture! Want to avoid that gritty texture in gluten free items?  EASY SOLUTION: Don’t use or purchase products with white rice flour.  Bonus: White rice flour has little to no nutritional value (and no fiber) so avoiding it will generally help increase the nutrition of your gluten free choices.  How do we make our product textures? We blend 6 flours (and none of them are white rice flour). Our blend is now available for purchase. Our chocolate cake recipe is on the bag. (Our blend is a cup-for-cup substitute, but allows you to control the texture with simple xanthan gum directions.) UPDATES: It’s March and that means Daylight Savings Time, St Patty’s Day, and the first day of Spring!!!! Here are the specials. Order before March 7 at 5 p.m. for these prices.  (Not to be combined with any other offer or coupons please.) Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday, March 12. Let us help you save an hour cooking. We’ll be running a cinnamon roll special, 4 cinnamon rolls for $10.99!!! Pick up anytime Saturday (3/11) before your clocks spring forward!  Call now 303-694-9999. St Patty’s Day, Friday, March 17. Get your Irish on! Irish soda bread at $6.99 a loaf.  Choose plain or spotted dog (and specify... read more

Schedule and Specials December 2016. Have you placed your order?

Hello Dear Tribe, Thanks for preordering. We will run a full range of products next week, available while supplies last. If you have placed your order it is guaranteed. Guaranteed orders are closed, except for the following items:   We can guarantee 11 more take-and-bake Monkey Bread (pull apart cinnamon bread). YUM. CINNAMON ROLLS: We can guarantee 3 dozen more. COOKIES: We have a limited quantity of sugar cookie dough still available.  $17.99 for dough for a dozen. Simply spray a pan, push the dough into a circle, top with sprinkles and bake at 375 for 6-8 minutes. BROWNIES: You can still order pans of our seasonal flavors: ‘Triple Chocolate’ OR ‘Peppermint’. CUPCAKES Still available in our holiday flavors: red velvet, chocolate mint, gingerbread, and egg nog (egg free) flavors. For New Year’s Eve we will also offer strawberry champagne cupcakes. CHALLAH: We will make braided Challah Friday, December 23 and Saturday, December 24 by preorder only. Please call to order. 303-694-9999. REGULAR HOLIDAY FARE: Dinner rolls: Multi grain or Golden. Pies:  We can guarantee 14 more pumpkin pies. Apple and peach are first-come first served. FOR YOUR APPETIZERS: Small ciabatta loaves are still available in sundried tomato, rosemary, or garlic artichoke. Oregano olive is no longer available for this holiday.   Bundt cakes. Red Velvet and Cinnamon are still available. Chocolate Mint, Gingerbread, and Egg Nog are no longer available for this holiday. Bread Crumbs: Yes, 14 more bags on hand. Please call 303-694-9999. PLEASE! SCHEDULE Saturday, December 24.  We will be open 7 a.m. to noon.  Please arrive no later than 11:30. Tuesday, December 27. SALE We... read more

December…. Are you ready? Schedule and specials

Hello. #1 = Preorder for these items is December 10. #2 = Preorder for these items is December 10. #3 = Repeat #s 1 and 2! Dear Tribe, First, a HUGE THANK YOU for ordering early for Thanksgiving. We filled every preorder. Your planning allowed us to serve our new tribe members and many walk-in customers. To our new tribe members our main message is: PLEASE ORDER EARLY. Thanksgiving dinners are consistent from home to home.  The upcoming holidays have much greater variety. Variety is the spice of life but it has its own challenges for your team at The Gluten Escape. Due to the complexity and variety of these holiday foods please don’t count on walk-in inventory. Remember we have gift cards. A stocking with a gift card is a happy stocking.  Paired with a sweet treat it’s a winner! So, here we go… IMPORTANT DATES: #1 Preorder for these items is December 10. #2 Preorder for these items is December 10. #3. Repeat! SCHEDULE We will close at noon on Saturday December 24 (Christmas Eve and the start of Hanukkah) and will remain closed until 7 a.m. Tuesday December 27.  Tuesday (the 27th) we will have a “soft day” from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m..  A “soft day” means we will be open 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.  We’ll run fresh morning goodies: cinnamon rolls, muffins, donuts, scones and bagels at regular price.  ALL remaining inventory of holiday cakes or cupcakes are 40% off regular pricing.  (No special orders or pickups please.) Reminder: We are open 7-1 so you can stop by for a morning treat and... read more

Thanksgiving Preorders are closed. But don’t panic, we’ll make more…

To Our Amazing Tribe, Thank you for your incredible response to our Thanksgiving offerings. We are humbled by the demand for our products. At this point our preorder board is full. We will guarantee all the orders we have taken so far but will not be taking any more preorders. We will continue to produce Thanksgiving products over the weekend and through Wednesday.  These items will be first-come first-served Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. Feel free to check in and see what we have. For those of you picking up preorders, we will close at 4 p.m, Wednesday, November 23rd. Please arrive no later than 3:30 to pick up your orders. As a reminder, we will be closed from 4 p.m. November 23 to 7 a.m. the following Tuesday, November 29th. We’ll try and get an immediate email out about the specials for the next holidays. Please watch for it. Again, Happy Thanksgiving. We are grateful for your patronage and your loyalty. Take care, Kathy and The GE Team... read more

Thanksgiving’s almost here. Are you ready? Preorder discounts!

Greetings to our Tribe, THANKSGIVING is three weeks from today. November 24. Who y’all gonna’ call? The Gluten Escape!  303-694-9999 PLEASE order EARLY. We offer discounts for early orders!! We guarantee all orders which are placed and paid for by 6 p.m. November 17.  All preorders will be available for pick up either the 22nd or 23rd. These are available only by preorder. Wake up and be grateful! Pumpkin and/or cranberry muffins, only $10.99 (4 pack) Looking for a ‘traditional taste’?  Look no further… Abondanza!  Preorder Pricing Stuffing Cubes $6.99 (approx. 3 c.) Herbed cubes $4.99 (approx. 3 c.) Dill or Multigrain rolls $6.99 (half dozen) $12.99 (dozen) Golden dinner rolls $5.99 (half dozen) $11.99 (dozen) Take and bake rolls $7.99 (9 per pan) Frozen pie shells $6.99 Pumpkin pies $12.99 (baked and ready to eat) Apple pies $14.99 (take and bake) Peach pies $20.99 (take and bake) Not that organized?… don’t lose hope… Regular prices Stuffing Cubes $7.99 (approx. 3 c.) Herbed cubes $5.99 (approx. 3 c.) Take and bake rolls $8.99 (9 per pan) Golden dinner rolls $6.99 (half dozen) $13.99 (dozen) Dill and multi grain rolls are pre order only. Frozen pie shells $7.99 Pumpkin pies $15.99 Apple pies $18.99 Peach pies $22.99 We will have our regular ‘multitude of products’ from now until we close on November 23rd at 4 p.m. Regular choices: If you want a pumpkin bundt cake, scones, a couple of pizzas, chex mix for snacking, ranch dressing for your veggie plate, pre made salads, chipotle aioli for your leftover sandwiches etc, please order them. Again, all final orders before 6 p.m. November 17th are guaranteed.... read more

ALERT: Milky Way Bars

Single size Milky Way bars on the shelves for Halloween contain Malted Barley. The allergen statement does NOT list... read more

Here come the Holidays…. Specials and Details 2016

Greetings to our Tribe, We are open for the holidays this year. It’s so AWESOME.  Sorry for the long email but here’s the plan: HALLOWEEN is coming Monday, October 31. Do you need any cupcakes, or cookies for class parties or gatherings? Need cupcakes? We are offering a half dozen orange velvet or pumpkin cupcakes for $16.99!  Available by preorder only.  Order must be final on or before October 22. Pickup no later than Saturday, October 29 @ 5 p.m. Need egg free sugar cookies? We are offering a smaller version of our sugar cookies (with Halloween black and orange sanding sugar) for $19.99 a dozen. Available by preorder only. Order must be final on or before October 22. Pickup no later than Saturday, October 29 @ 5 p.m. 303-694-9999 THANKSGIVING is November 24. We will close at @ 4 p.m. on the 23rd. Preordering     YES! Do it! We have orders already. 303-694-9999 New Tribe Members: We offer an additional variety of products for Thanksgiving.  PLEASE order EARLY. We offer discounts for your early orders!! We will guarantee all orders which are preordered  i.e. the order is phoned in and paid for, no later than 6 p.m. November 17.  Some items are available ONLY if preordered. We run extra holiday products for general purchase but it’s first-come first-served and each year we run out. Don’t be that person … (sad face). PLEASE ORDER EARLY. Elder Tribe Members: No excuses. Order Early. 303-694-9999. ALL FINAL ORDERS PLACED OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 17 are guaranteed and qualify for ‘preorder’ prices. These are available only by preorder.  Pumpkin and/or cranberry muffins $10.99 (4... read more

Sale, The Fourth of July, and ‘Off the Grid’

STOCK UP NOW on your gluten free, dairy free, egg free, vegan, peanut free, soy protein free baked goods.  SALE: This week buy any fresh bread and pick up a FROZEN bread at HALF price. We will CLOSE and be OFF THE GRID (no phones, no email, no orders or questions…) July 2 from 5 p.m. to July 12 at 7 a.m. There’s still time to order your pineapple upside down cake for the week of July 12. If you order now they are $8.99. (Regular price $12.99.) Customer Requests You have found our idea board!  We love your suggestions. Cherry Pineapple request. YES. Thursdays we now have a killer cherry pineapple muffin. WOOHOO.  This is very fun. You have CREATIVE suggestions. Announcing a contest for new flavors!  If your flavor is chosen you’ll win a $25 gift card and the rest of the tribe will love you. YIPPEE.   Please submit ideas via email and remember we are both gluten and dairy free. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July, and we will see you the 12th. Take care, Kathy and the GE... read more

Greek Festival 2016 is this weekend!

The 2106 Greek Festival is upon us! The Gluten Escape will be there with gluten free dairy free kourambiedes, a traditional Greek shortbread cookie with almonds and powdered sugar. The Festival runs this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It’s a Denver tradition.  Look for the gold dome at 4610 E. Alameda Avenue in Denver. Saturday morning I’ll have some muffins along with the cookies. For more information or a coupon for $2 off admission go to Come Eat, Drink & Dance like a Greek!  (And remember your water bottle.) OPA. See you there. Take care, Kathy PS We will be closed July 3-12, 2016. When we return it’s the GREAT PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE EXTRAVAGANZA.  Order now for 30% off each... read more

News and updates from The Gluten Escape Artisan bakery

Greetings and Happy Sunshine!! Phew. I think the rain is over. Lunch We’re glad you’ve discovered our sandwiches and salads! …Sandwiches All our sandwiches are served on a fresh pretzel or focaccia roll.  You choose. We offer a Gouda (dairy free) or turkey. All our sandwiches have lettuce, tomato, and red onion garnish on the side, chips, and come with condiments.  In the next few weeks we will introduce a new Caprese Sandwich. …Salads We offer three salads: a Power salad (kale, golden beets, broccoli, carrots), Super Slaw salad (a blend of green cabbage, Brussel sprouts, kale and chicory, radish and dried cherries.) and a Southwestern salad (a bed of field greens, carrots, black beans, corn, tomato and scallion). Call by 10 each day and we will have your lunch waiting for you at 11:30. 303-694-9999 Memorial Day Yes, it is almost Memorial Day. We gratefully thank our Veterans our troops and their families. Preorder Special for Memorial Day: Hot dog and Hamburger buns are 4 for $5.00 and Bundt cakes are $10.99. Order early (we always run out). 303-694-9999 Pies Yes, we have frozen pies for you to take and bake (fresh pie, YUM.) We have apple and peach. I am working on a mixed berry pie.  Please call to order these 303-694-9999. Cookie Dough We have our egg free sugar cookie dough for sale. The small size makes a half dozen cookies and the larger size makes a dozen.  Have some fun and bake some cookies! 303-694-9999 Fourth of July REMINDER…. We close each year for the entire week after the Fourth of July. We will be... read more

We are OPEN!

We are OPEN! Our new location is 7255 South Havana Street, Suite 110, Centennial, CO 80112. Our hours are T-F 7-6, Sat 8:30-5, We are closed Sunday and Monday and all major holidays. EACH YEAR WE CLOSE FOR THE WEEK AFTER THE FOURTH OF JULY.
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