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It’s all about the sammie

July 9th, 2012 33 Comments

Like Brooke mentioned, we’re mommies! And with mommyhood comes a life full of love … and sandwiches. While little W is only just beginning to snack on the brown-bag lunchtime staple, I find it’s the meal of choice for me most weekend days when I’m running after a crawling toddler and navigating the rest of [...]

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VOTE NOW! Brandi’s In The Top 15 for Next Food Network Star!

August 9th, 2010 41 Comments

Remember when we said:
“We’re extremely excited to announce that founding DC Glutie, Brandi, has decided to vie for a coveted spot as The Next Food Network Star.”
WELL, WE CAN HARDLY CONTAIN OUR EXCITEMENT NOW AS WE LET YOU KNOW BRANDI MADE IT TO THE TOP 15 CANDIDATES FOR THE NEXT FOOD NETWORK STAR YOUTUBE CHALLENGE! [...]

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Cabbage and Cod. Two “Cs” that are Celiac Friendly.

September 2nd, 2008 43 Comments

Opening the refrigerator in late August, you risk falling victim to an avalanche of late-season summer squash, peppers, potatoes, cabbage and corn. Our garden may only have 6 weeks to go, but the harvest is still sweet. Tonight, cabbage caught our eye and a sweet and savory dinner ensued. Total cook time was less than [...]

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Rice noodles are safe, right?

April 15th, 2008 48 Comments

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 [...]

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Gluten, gluten everywhere.

April 10th, 2008 35 Comments

Committed gluties are avid readers. We dissect ingredient lists, recipes, menus – any description of the foods we eat - with a fine tooth comb. But do we apply the same diligence to the medicines and vitamins we take to feel better? Scarily, gluten is a hidden ingredient in many meds. Since it is not an active [...]

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