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A GF Tale

October 19, 2014

By Beth Hillson In the words of Charles Dickens, the adventures surrounding a family wedding in Rockland, Maine proved to be the best of times and the worst of times for someone with celiac disease. Peak foliage week made for a spectacular drive and the affair, orchestrated by the bride and groom, was like a fairytale. My sister, who also   …Read More

Pumpkin Waffles with Apple Cider Syrup

October 17, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes 6 waffles  Is it me or is everything coming up pumpkins this month?!  Pumpkin Lattes, Pumpkin Chili, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and Pumpkin Soup.  Then there’s the aroma of the warm spices that marry so well with pumpkin dishes – cinnamon, cloves, and ginger.  Pumpkin recipes have been everywhere lately — the bakeries, my favorite little lunch place,   …Read More

Gluten on the Brain

October 15, 2014

By Beth Hillson One of my favorite science writers, Moises Velasquez-Manoff, had a piece in last Sunday’s New York Times titled, “Can Celiac Disease Affect the Brain?” It reports that gluten antibodies have been linked to all sorts of brain functions from neuropathy to autism, schizophrenia, and something called gluten ataxia or balance issues.  (Did you know that about 10   …Read More

Gourmet White Pizza

October 12, 2014

By Beth Hillson Makes two 12-inch pizzas Get out the beer and celebrate Oktoberfest with this yummy “white” pizza. It’s called white because there are no tomatoes or sauce on this pie.  However, if “white” is not your kind of pizza, add them.  It won’t take anything away from this flavorful pizza.  Experiment with your favorite cheeses and herbs, too.   …Read More