6 November 2013

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 November 6, 2013
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Don’t Tell My Mother.

Yes, my name ends in a vowel and I was pretty much raised on pasta before my Celiac diagnosis and I rarely go to Italian restaurants because, well, as an Italian it’s not something we really do – because our mothers all make the best pasta and sauce and who can really compare with mom? Well, I think that might have all changed for me…

25 October 2013

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 October 25, 2013
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Spud Vodka

Look to the Potato (Vodka)

Those of you that follow me regularly know that I like a good cocktail from time to time (read often) and that my preferred spirit to imbibe with is hands-down vodka. My local liquor store carries a very nice selection of vodkas (thanks to my proximity of living close the Russian Consulate). New brands seem to pop-up on each visit…

21 October 2013

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 October 21, 2013
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Gimbal's Fine Candies

Gimbal’s Fine Candies

With Halloween and the Holidays on the horizon, I could not have been happier when Gimbal’s Fine Candies reached out to me asking if I would like to sample some of their products. Would I? Twist my arm. They must have figured out that I have a tremendous sweet tooth and actually sent me one of everything they make.

3 October 2013

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 October 3, 2013
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Tim Horton's Macaroons

Tim Horton’s New GF Macaroons

I was contacted by Tim Horton’s to give their recently launched gluten-free coconut macaroon a try a couple of months ago when they came out. Now, you are probably wondering why it took so long to get this review up. Well, I was waiting…and waiting…and still waiting to hear back from Tim Horton’s Research and Development…

29 September 2013

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 September 29, 2013
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Basta Barilla

Ciao, Barilla.

I tend not to get too personal when it comes to my blog on matters that do not directly relate to Celiac disease. However, the recent Barilla debacle really struck a chord with me as yet another company took a huge misstep when their CEO, Guido Barilla, decided to get personal during an Italian radio interview, making disparaging comments…