Why do I insist on continually going grocery shopping when I’m hungry?
But the thing I’m most excited and perplexed about is the pretty glass vial of rose water I picked up. You’d think I’d know better by now. Sigh.
Even when you’re restricted to only the gluten-free items in the grocery store, there are still plenty of ways to get in trouble. Today’s visit to a local Greek-ish store yielded a few unneccesary purchases: chocolate-covered figs (already gone, forcibly shared with the rest of the office), tahini (but I’ll use it for salad dressing and falafel, so it’s OK), sun-dried red peppers, etc etc.
I had no idea what I’m going to do with it, of course, but that didn’t stop me.
Now, the brand I bought (pictured, Al Wadi Al Akhdar) doesn’t explicitly say gluten-free, however I was willing to take the chance given the ingredients list: water, concentrated rose water, natural rose flavors. Maybe I’ll run it through a GlutenTox test just to be sure.
Anyway. The point is, I got home, smelled it, got to researching, and then got totally excited to add rose water into my list of secret weapons that make gluten-free food taste and smell awesome.
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