Many thanks to Lynn Woike of Valley Life for the lovely article about Gluten-Free Connecticut in the September 2016 edition!  Follow the link below to read about how the website began, and where it’s going! Valley Life article about Gluten-Free Connecticut, September 2016        

When you think of Rio de Janeiro, your first thought is probably the summer Olympics. You may also think of the beach, late night partying, and maybe that oddly green diving pool. But did you know that Brazilian cuisine is largely healthy and gluten-free, and that you can get it right here in Connecticut? Brazil…

Contributed by Kim Morrison When my husband and I started the New England Pasta Company in Avon 22 years ago, fresh pasta was our focus, and gluten was far from a household word. Flash forward to 2011. I wasn’t feeling as energetic as I wanted, and I needed to change something. After encouragement from friends,…

Before the days of glass mason jars, cold and hot packs or pressure canning; before the days of refrigeration or refrigerated shipping containers and a booming market for produce from around the world, our ancestors still managed to eat. Imagine that? How in the world did they do it during the snowy, frigid winters in…

If you’re gluten free, have a sweet tooth, and live in Connecticut, you absolutely must visit Popover in Simsbury.  If you’re gluten free, have a sweet tooth, and live in Simsbury, you have a problem.  On any given day, there’s a plethora of gluten-free goodies to be had at Popover. They vary, so if you’re…

Going to college is a pretty big deal. Whether you are the student or the parents, it’s an overwhelming prospect.  From campus visits and financial concerns, to applications and wait lists, there seem to be countless details to negotiate and consider. So what happens if you add gluten-free accommodations to that list?  Are colleges offering…

Fact: According to research firm Mintel, Americans spent an estimated $7 billion on gluten free foods in 2014. In my non-scientific estimation, half of that amount was spent on gluten-free bread alone.