Entries from April 2008
Well, it’s a beautiful Friday in our part of the world, and the forecast looks like the sun won’t completely abandon us this weekend, like it did last, but watch out for T-storms tonight and tomorrow! This week we’re praising the Utz company for doing a terrific job in labeling their snack products.
While this [...]
Tags: chips · food labeling · gf groceries · gluten free · potato chips · snack foods · Utz
I set out on my gluten-free adventure on July 5, 2007. The night before, I ate nearly an entire 9×13 yellow sheet cake with chocolate icing that a friend brought over for a barbecue. (I still conjure up the smell and taste of that very cake…). I woke up so bloated, achy and swollen that [...]
Tags: Arlington Farmer's Market · celiac · Crohn's disease · Delhi Dhaba · gluten free menu · Immuran · Ragtime · steroids · Vioxx · Wegmans
Well, what is it with me and cereal? This is my second cereal-related post! Well, I’ve been known to eat multiple bowls of cereal in one sitting, so it’s not unexpected. Rice Chex was my absolute favorite gluteny cereal during the pre-GF era, so I was really excited to find out that they had re-done [...]
Tags: breakfast · cereal · chex mix · general mills · gf breakfast · gluten free · kids · Recipes · rice chex · snacks
Thai cuisine may be the most misleading for us gluties. Rice bowls, rice paper wraps, rice noodles, it all should equal GF goodness, right? WRONG!
Soy sauce is a central element to almost all Thai cuisine, so while many of the ethnic carbs are rice-based, the sauces are dangerous. Dumplings, some spring rolls and many fried [...]
Tags: Bangkok 54 · Brandi · Harris Teeter · Pad Thai · PF Chang's · Tara Thai · Thai food · Thai New Year · Thai Restaurant Week
One Friday night, everyone else was getting Italian Store pizza so I decided to try Arrowhead Mills pizza crust mix. I used to make wheat crusts from scratch so I was reliving the good old days as I dissolved the yeast in warm water and added the oil and water to the mix until it [...]
Tags: Arrowhead Mills · Gillian's pizza dough · gluten-free donuts · Italian Store · Pam cooking spray · pizza crust