Friday, March 25, 2016

Easter Greetings, and a picture of the cookbook!

Finally I figured out how to load the picture! (The purchase link is to the right)
Happy Easter all-- I just vetted the menu, with really no substitutions, for our Easter meal with friends.  
Our chocolate and jelly beans are from Vermont NutFree, and the weather looks decent-- what more can I ask! Buona Pasqua, as we say in Italian.

College Cooking: Allergy-Free

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

10 Easy Ways in Which Food Allergies Have Changed How I Think

10 Easy Ways in Which Food Allergies Have Changed How I Think About Myself and How I Go About My Life

Maybe I’m teasing-- just a little-- but here’s the list:
·      Explorer: I have discovered a true love of cooking
·      Daredevil: If I can make delicious wheat free, egg free, dairy fee, nut free cake, then I can do anything!
·      Hostess: All the parties are at my house!
·      Vanguard: My son and I now see challenges as opportunities to grow.
·      Colonizer: We’ve built friendships across state lines and ages and allergy lists.
·      Fortune Teller: My son—and your kids—will be people who get things done, who command respect, who lead--not follow.
·      Pilgrim: My family maintains a nutritionally sound diet with lots of fresh foods.
·      Crusader: I get to educate people—informally & formally—about keeping people with food allergies safe and happy.
·      Pirate: Arrrgh—we’re not different or special or weird—try “food allergic”
·      Mythbuster: Sometimes lemons really DO make delicious lemonade!