Jean Duane

  Jean Duane, Alternative Cook shows how to cook delicious foods without gluten, dairy and other allergens via cookbooks, DVDs and video streams.  She has produced four full-length DVDs: Chocolate, Italian, Mexican, Kids’ Meals; written Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook; and The Complete Idiot’s Guide for Gluten Free Cooking (Penguin/Avery).   She is a featured contributor in Betty Crocker’s Gluten-Free Cooking Cookbook.  She has produced segments for Comcast’s Video on Demand; appeared in several episodes of PBS’s Life Wise television series; has a dedicated channel on You Tube (Alternative Cook).  Ms. Duane teaches at The Seasoned Chef Cooking School and has developed commercial recipes for Beautiful Sweets Bakery.  A regular speaker, Jean is a member of the International Association for Culinary Professionals and won the Kiplinger’s “Dream in You” contest in 2006.