• Welcome to I Am Gluten Free

    January 12, 2009

    One of my most prized possessions is a tattered, stained copy of a blue New York Times cookbook bequeathed to me by my late and beloved mother. I’m happy to include it on my ever-growing shelf of cookbooks. She and I shared a passion for cooking. And though my mama is gone, she sits on […]

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    Weekly Cookbook Review

    April 8, 2007

    I love thrift stores, each one filled with the histories of so many disparate people and places. I particularly love finding cookbooks in thrift stores. Some of my most prized cooking compendiums come from the shelves of our local second-hand stores. For me, a good cookbook is every bit as enjoyable as a good novel. […]

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    Converting Recipe from Wheat flour to Gluten free flour

    February 24, 2007

    I’m ready to make the jump. I’m ready to experiment without a net. But I need some help from my GF friends. I know I’ve read it in at least a million places, but I just can’t remember – so if anyone knows the answer, please comment and let me know. When you are replacing […]

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    Make Your Voice Count

    February 24, 2007

    Let’s make our gluten free voices heard. Go here and take a very short survey (took me 3 or 4 minutes) and make sure our government hears you. This is a way to make your opinion count. There is a deadline, so please do this right away. This has to do with the FDA’s proposal […]

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    Let Me Introduce You To My Sister

    February 23, 2007

    I have a confession to make. In my last post, I spoke about a friend who fell off the gluten free wagon, with the hope that she would read my words and recommit herself to being totally gluten free. Not only did it work, but she has made some radical changes, including buying a separate […]

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    Gluten Free Weekend

    February 13, 2007

    a few slices of Breads From Anna bread black bean soup We were invited to spend last weekend with some new friends who have a home in the hills of New Hampshire. One of the couple has Celiac Disease and they both keep their house entirely gluten free, just like my husband and I do […]

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    More sir, I want more!

    February 8, 2007

    Back in the olden days, pre-Celiac diagnosis, we used to frequent a local Vietnamese restaurant called Dalat. It was one of those fabulous little local places that you wouldn’t necessarily go into unless somebody told you about it. But once you entered, the place was almost always packed, no matter for lunch or dinner. That’s […]

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    GF at the Boynton in Worcester, MA

    November 22, 2006

    We dined at The Boynton on Highland St. in Worcester, MA tonite. It was fantastic. They have a regular offering each day (lunch and dinner) of a fantastic GF pizza (three different kinds – cheese, pepperoni, and pepper and onions. We had it a few weeks ago and it was unbelievably delicious. On Wednesday nights […]

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    Culinary Teas

    November 1, 2006

    I ordered some specialty teas from an online company. They sent me a lovely assortment of Chai Rooibos, Summer Punch Green Rooibos, Hunny Rooibus, Early Grey Rooibos (my personal favorite), and Bourbon Street Vanilla Rooibos. The person I spoke with in customer service assured me that the teas are gluten free. They came in silver […]

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    TTG down to 7

    October 30, 2006

    Just a quick post to tell all my friends that after almost 10 gluten free months, my TTG blood test results were stunningly wonderful. I started at 115 (normal is 19 or lower), lowered it to the mid-80’s in about two months, then to the mid-60’s in another two months, and then last week my […]

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    Gluten Free Pizza, Worcester, MA on Nov. 5, ’06

    October 18, 2006

    On Nov. 5, the Boynton Restaurant in Worcester, MA (about an hour from Boston) will be having a GLUTEN FREE pizza night. And salad with GLUTEN FREE dressing. And GLUTEN FREE BEER if you so choose. And GLUTEN FREE triple chocolate cake for dessert made by a local pastry chef who is very aware of […]

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    Vietnamese restaurant with gluten free food

    October 12, 2006

    Several weeks ago I went to Pho Pasteur, a Vietnamese restaurant at the Atrium Mall in Chestnut Hill, MA. I mentioned that I needed a gluten free meal and the maitre d’ smiled and assured me that he had other Celiac customers and knew just what I could eat. He went into the kitchen, spoke […]

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