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Every year since the Midwestern Gentleman and I met, we have taken a late-summer vacation on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. We’ve been particularly excited about this year’s trip, because we secured a phenomenally beautiful, hike-in campsite on … Continue reading
I enjoyed a brief vacation at my mom’s new place in Arizona last week, and it was a treat to eat out at several restaurants which can accommodate gluten-free diners. I tend to have more confidence in restaurants that specify … Continue reading
At first, packing a gluten-free, anti-inflammatory camp pantry for a week-long camping trip in Minnesota seemed a bit daunting. Then I really thought about it, and realized that a lot of what we eat translates fairly well to cooking over … Continue reading
Since our visit to Trinidad and Tobago in January, coocoo now claims a regular spot in our menu rotation. This Trini version of polenta is traditionally served as a starchy side with fish. I enjoyed it in Tobago as a … Continue reading
A year ago this month I was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune disease after two years of being sick enough to know something was wrong — truly wrong — beyond the usual suspects of overwork, lack of sleep, and “that … Continue reading
You might have thought I’m finally over Trinidad & Tobago… but that’s actually not likely to happen any time soon. Inspired by our visit, the Midwestern Gentleman and I are still spicing up our home cooking with the flavors of … Continue reading
Remember my post on Crio Bru brewed cocoa, when I mentioned that the Gent and I would be visiting a cocoa plantation on our visit to Trinidad & Tobago? Well, we actually did, and it was delightful! I expected to … Continue reading
Along with garlic sauce, hot peppersauce, and tamarind sauce, “green seasoning” is one of the quintessential condiments of Trinidad and Tobago, a nation that loves condiments. Other condiments we came across on our trip, either in condiment bars or in … Continue reading
Tobago is where Trinidadians go on vacation when they need a break from the hustle and bustle of their own gorgeous Caribbean island. So, our Trini friend Danielle, the Midwestern Gentleman, and I followed suit by heading to the “sister … Continue reading
If you follow a gluten-free diet and are traveling to the lovely sister-islands nation of Trinidad & Tobago, then you need an Aunty Arlene. In fact, even if gluten poses you no risk, you should still hope to experience such … Continue reading