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Gluten Free Crème de Brie Champagne and Crab Gratin, Alouette Cheese and The Adventures of Tintin Sweepstakes (and a Giveaway!)


Let the adventure begin!  Alouette Cheese would like you to join them for an adventure in entertaining this coming holiday season with the release of the upcoming movie only in theaters, The Adventures of Tintin!

Alouette has joined the quest with Tintin, an intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure.  Presented by Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures, this 3D Motion Capture Film directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson will surely set your sails this holiday season.

And while you’re at it, why not try some of Alouette’s recipes at your next holiday gathering (All Alouette products are gluten free, click here for the company’s statement).

Gluten Free Crème de Brie Champagne and Crab Gratin

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes

Total Time: 14 minutes

Serves: 4 - 8

Gluten Free Crème de Brie Champagne and Crab Gratin

Original recipe converted by Heidi to be gluten free and reprinted with permission from Alouette Cheese


  • 1 pkg. Alouette® Crème de Brie
  • 8 oz. Lump Crab Meat
  • 1 Tbs. Chopped Garlic
  • 4 oz. Artichoke bottoms, diced
  • 2 Tbs. Butter
  • 2 Tbs. Flour (use your favorite Gluten Free All Purpose Flour or Superfine Sweet Rice Flour – Tom Sawyer’s Gluten Free Flour is my favorite flour blend for roux-based sauces)
  • 4 oz. Milk
  • 4 oz. Dry Champagne
  • 4 Tbs. Panko Breadcrumbs (I recommend Kinnikinnick’s Gluten Free Panko Style Breadcrumbs)


  1. Heat broiler to 425°F.
  2. In a medium sauce pan heat the butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the flour to make a roux.
  4. Add milk and cook for 3-4 minutes stirring continually.
  5. Add chopped garlic, artichoke bottoms, Alouette® Crème de Brie and Champagne.
  6. Bring to a light simmer.
  7. Remove from heat and fold in the crabmeat.
  8. Place in gratin dish or ovenproof casserole and top with Panko.
  9. Place under broiler to brown to a golden brown.
  10. Serve with gluten free crackers, tortilla chips or toasted gluten free baguette slices.

Feed Your Adventurous Spirit with the following sweepstake opportunities from Alouette Cheese!

Feed your Taste of Adventure with a 10-Day Trip to Europe!

Visit the Alouette and Adventures of Tintin website to enter for a chance to win a 10-day trip to Europe exploring select capitals, weekend trips to Hollywood, Tintin prize packs, and movie passes!

Feed  Your Taste For Adventure with An Ultimate Culinary Adventure!

Visit Alouette’s Facebook Page to enter for a chance to take an Ultimate Culinary Adventure to one of the following 3 destinations:

A Wine Weekend in Sonoma Valley, CA

A Wine & Food Festival in South Beach, FL

A fine dining restaurant tour in New York City

Feed Your Taste of Adventure with an Adventures of Alouette Cheese Prize Pack (valued at $52) by entering here at Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom!

Disclaimer: Alouette sent me the same prize pack for sharing this giveawayand my newly gluten free sister is enjoying all the cheese on my behalf – thanks Alouette!  😀

**This giveaway is now closed**

Alouette Cheese is offering one of my readers a FREE Adventures of Alouette Cheese Prize Pack ($52 value), which will include:

FIVE (5) Full Value Coupons for FREE Alouette Cheese Products

Movie tickets for two from

The Adventures of Tintin prizes including two plush toys

To enter for a chance to win the Adventures of Alouette Cheese Prize Pack:

Leave a comment telling me your favorite Steven Spielberg movie!

Bonus Entry Opportunities (strictly optional, but should you decide to do any of the following, be sure to leave a separate comment for each task you complete as this is how I keep track of entries).

  • Share the link to this giveaway on Facebook (be sure to tag @Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom and @Alouette Cheese in your status update so we know you did this)
  • Tweet the link to this giveaway on Twitter (be sure to include @adventuresgfmom and @Alouettecheese in your tweet so we know you did this)

I will announce the winner on Friday, December 9, 2011…Good Luck! 😀






  1. Julie Osmonson says

    E.T. is my favorite spielberg movie!

  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark is my favorite!!

  3. Oh wow, I didn't know all of Allouette products were gluten free! I won't skip over them at the grocery store next time.

    And both movies mentioned in the above comments are old favorites of mine. Super 8 is surprisingly good has an ET/Goonies/Close Encounters feel to it. Glad he's still making movies!


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  4. Close Encounters is my favorite Spielberg movie so far.

  5. I like Alouette Cheese on Facebook.

  6. I like Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom on Facebook.

  7. E.T. will always be a favorite of mine. I have memories of seeing it at the movies with my entire family.

  8. I liked on facebook Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom.

  9. ET is my favorite Steven Spielberg movie!

  10. HayLee's HomeMa says

    its gotta be E.T.! Phoning home is still gluten free after all these years!!!!

  11. I think this would be a yummy appetizer for fondue night-hint hint.

  12. Star Wars has to be our family's favorite Spielberg movie – determined by how many light sabers are lined up in the children's room!

  13. I just liked Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom on Facebook!

  14. E.T. is also my favorite Spielberg movie!

  15. I "liked" Alouette on FB

  16. I "like" you on FB

  17. Denise Fedor says

    ET it is. When we first saw it my then 4 yr old dd put reeses pieces in the woods and thought ET would find them! Thanks, Dee

  18. ET hands down!

  19. I had no idea Alouette is all gf!!! Super discovery today.

    It is a toss up on the movie. Jaws was the first movie my dad took me to as a kid (just the two of us). He bought a big bucket of popcorn for us to share and when the head popped out of the ship underwater I threw it up in the air! We laughed and laughed.

    Schindler's List was an amazing historic film and made a big impact on me.

  20. Minority report! Love love love alouette. Thanks for the chance to win!

  21. It is Avatar-such a brilliant film!

  22. Hook is my fave movie, followed by Amistad. And Private Ryan – wow it is hard to pick my favorite!

  23. I liked Alouette Cheese on facebook!

  24. Rachel Blom says

    ET is my favorite Steven Spielberg movie

  25. I'm going to have to go with Schindler's List.

  26. I like Adventures of a GF Mom on Facebook

  27. I follow Aventures of a GF Mom on Twitter

  28. I tweeted the link to this giveaway on Twitter

  29. I guess there will be a lot of E.T. entries, but I'm not a fan of that one. My favourite movie ever, which happens to be Spielberg, is Empire of the Sun.

  30. Rachel Blom says

    I like Alouette Cheese on FB

  31. Dirty Dancing!!

  32. So many movies to choose from, but I will stick with ET because it was a favorite first!

    I like You and Alouette Cheese on FB… but Mostly thanks for an awesome Holiday recipe!

  33. I do "like" you on fb

  34. Rachel Blom says

    I like Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom on FB

  35. michele johnson says

    There are so many excellent Stephen Spielberg films, but one of my favorites is A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Thanks for the giveaway!

  36. just one!!! E.T. but I also LOVE Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and so many others!

  37. I love E.T.!! and Indiana Jones and so many others!!

  38. I so "liked" you on Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom. Thanks for all your great info!

  39. ET!

  40. I love Band of Brothers I think he produced it and I love Raiders of the Lost Ark.

  41. I like Alouette Cheese on FB.

  42. with out question ET is my favorite movie by speilberg

  43. I liked Alouette cheese on facebook

  44. I folllow alouttte cheese on twitter

  45. i Like Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom on Facebook

  46. i retweeted the giveaway as kledford65

  47. i retweeted this giveaway

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  49. Suzanne Hill says

    The first three Indiana Jones movies. Love them!

  50. Suzanne Hill says

    I like Alouette Cheese on FB.

  51. Suzanne Hill says

    I like you on FB.

  52. Suzanne Hill says
  53. Suzanne Hill says

    I follow Alouette Cheese on Twitter – DucktorWho82.

  54. Suzanne Hill says

    I follow you on Twitter – DucktorWho82.

  55. Suzanne Hill says

    I tweeted:!/DucktorWho82/status/1444654

    Can we tweet daily? Or just once?

  56. I love E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial!

  57. I like Alouette Cheese.

  58. I like your FB page.

  59. I follow Alouette Cheese @MommaStaciA

  60. Raiders of the Lost Ark!!!

  61. ET is my all time favorite movie of Steven Spielberg. Drew Barrymore looks very cute there and the movie is very inspirational.