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4 February 2014

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 February 4, 2014
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Dancing Deer

Dancing Deer Baking Company

It is no secret that I love all things chocolate so when Dancing Deer Baking Company reached out to me to sample their gluten-free brownies – it was a no-brainer. Now I do have to say that the company did talk a good game, saying that their gluten-free brownies were indistinguishable from their gluten-filled counterparts. Of course I would not be…

27 October 2013

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 October 27, 2013
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Sun Cups

Sun Cups: Not Just For Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, my friends at Sun Cups sent a sampling of their nut- and gluten-free “peanut butter” cups. Now, I do have Celiac disease and a shellfish allergy but do not have any nut allergies. I do have friends with nut allergies and I always have nothing but respect for them trying to navigate safely in a nut-filled world.

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…

27 September 2013

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 September 27, 2013
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Halfpops

Things That Go Pop!

Continuing with my Food Fete finds – yes, these events typically yield a plethora of new gluten-free finds but I believe the previous Food Fete was the largest to-date – so I have a particularly large cache of product to share with you. Years ago I remember something similar hitting the market with the same name but apparently there is no connection…

20 September 2013

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 September 20, 2013
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Twofold

Twofold Quinoa Granola

Still working my way through all my Food Fête finds, yes there was that many great new gluten-free products there, I am finally up to Twofold Quinoa Granola – a small start-up company. Now, I love granola and while there are a few gluten-free varieties on the market that are like the real-deal I was used to prior to my Celiac diagnosis…