• Pizza Pizza!: Italian Pie Shoppe

    by  • October 15, 2012 • 2 Comments

    Conte's Pizza Crust

    I have been bopping around the idea of having a pizza month for the blog.  Haven’t hatched all the plans yet, but did have a chance to try to the GF pizza at Italian Pie Shoppe on Grand Ave. in St. Paul. (Looks like they also have an Eagan location). The crust was a...

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    Restaurant Review: Brasa

    by  • October 15, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Sweet Plantains

    I.love.Brasa. Creole/Caribbean/Central American fusion from delicious, whole ingredients, Brasa’s menu has only two menu items that are NOT gluten free.  Everything except TWO ITEMS is glorious, delicious food that I can indulge in and not have to worry, pick, feel deprived, or provoke my table mates to apologize to me (bah!  I have been...

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    Restaurant Review: Café Latté

    by  • September 29, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Café Latté Cake

    Café Latté in St. Paul, an upscale cafeteria-style establishment with pizza and wine bar, has been a standby of ours for years!  It was a huge blow to my dessert psyche when I went GF and thought I’d never have turtle cake pass my lips again. Not to despair:  Deep Chocolate Flourless Torte is...

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    Product Review: Merry’s Miracle Tart

    by  • September 17, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Merry's Miracle Tart

    My sweet hubby surprised me with a treat when he came out of Whole Foods the other night, where we had walked the babies up to grab a few staples for the week.  Earlier just that evening I had been noticing that I was craving gluten in a big way.  I wanted me a...

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    Product Review: Bittersweet Bakery Cookies

    by  • September 13, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Bittersweet Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookie

    I went scrapbooking last weekend with my mom’s quilt group.  Being a bevy of strangers potlucking it, I wasn’t sure what to expect food-wise.  I needn’t have worried, all the crafters were familiar with gluten free, so there was sympathy.  However, they had found out I was coming at the last minute, so they’d...

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    Restaurant Review: Birchwood Cafe

    by  • September 2, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Strawberry balsamic cupcake

    Last glorious Friday night, Bryce and I decided to take the 2.9 mile bike ride along the river to Birchwood Café to FINALLY try the GF donuts!  This was totally a dessert run.  We have eaten dinner/lunch there in the past and found it to be awesome.  However, we were never much of a...

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    Restaurant Review: Longfellow Grill

    by  • August 27, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Longfellow Bacon Cheeseburger

      Part 2 of the double-header! My hubby Bryce’s birthday was on Tuesday so his brother took us out tonight at Longfellow Grill, on West River Road and Lake in Minneapolis.  This was a big fave of ours pre-GF days so I was nervous they might not have anything much for me.  All was...

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