Cast a Gluten-Free Kitchen Spell with Mickey and…What's that Other Wizard's Name?

“It’s a very old story…a legend about a sorcerer who had an apprentice…he was a little bit too bright, because he started practicing some of the boss’s best magic tricks before learning how to control them.” – the Narrator, Fantasia

In Fantasia, Mickey, the sorcerer’s apprentice, loses control over the spell he initiates and watches as the dancing brooms nearly flood the chamber. The scenario may seem familiar to people with celiacbrooms disease. Starting new recipes full of strange ingredients is like trying to enchant broomsticks – it may turn out a little differently than the picture in the book. Unfortunately, sometimes you have to be both the sorcerer and the apprentice and clean up the mess when your magical baking pan explodes.

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From One Holiday to the Next: GF Hanukkah

Welcome back, everybody! Did you have a nice Thanksgiving weekend? Have you finished up your gluten-free leftovers, or are you still working on that last bit of turkey?

I don’t want to give anyone whiplash – especially those of us still basking in the tryptophan glow – but we’re quickly approaching another food-centric holiday, and information is in order.

Wednesday at sundown marks the start of Hanukkah. However you want to spell it, it’s early this year. It’s also one of my favorites, not least because the celebration involves fried food. The traditional recipes are either naturally gluten-free, or easy to adapt; whether or not you’re Jewish, you might want to give them a try.

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Giving Thanks: Gluten-free Around the Web

What will you be giving thanks for tomorrow?

2010’s been good to me; among the many things I’m thankful for is this (relatively new) gig blogging for Triumph. I love being able to engage with such a variety of fellow gluten-free folks, and reading the stories/recipes/thoughts you leave in the comments.

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I also love being able to share good gluten-free news with the people it affects.

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Last-Minute Pumpkin Ideas…for Thanksgiving and Beyond

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Nothing says Thanksgiving quite like the ripe orange of a pumpkin! Truly, this gourd represents the season. And, loaded with the antioxidant beta-carotene, pumpkins are quite the superfood…not to mention naturally gluten-free. Here’s a round-up of some seasonal gluten-free pumpkin recipes, just in case you’re still not sure what you’re going to do with all that yummy orange goop:

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Going to Disney World: Gluten-free!

We interrupt our normal Thanksgiving program to bring you this important bulletin:

There are gluten-free cupcakes in Disney World.

If you’ve been on the hunt for gluten-free baked goods in New York or Los Angeles – or in the pages of your gluten-free dining guide – you may be familiar with Babycakes NYC.


The internet is abuzz lately, because Babycakes just opened a third location. Not only is it in Downtown Disney, it’s taken the place of a McDonalds.

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