Lucky Teeth

(This essay was accepted for publication in Fire & Knives quarterly. Sadly, F&K went out of print. The essay was later picked up by Oh Comely

No Turning Back

(This essay first published in Oh Comely magazine.) She found me in Arizona—the dog I always knew I’d someday have. I’d been traveling cross-

Unsatisfied

When I attended the keynote presentation at the Central Pennsylvania Gluten Free Expo on November 10, 2013, one thing Alice Bast, president and CEO of

I never intended to write a memoir. So, here’s how that happened…

(This essay first published in Good News magazine, May 2015, to honor and promote celiac disease awareness month.) I’m sitting in the cafeteria a

Coffee Soup

I must have suspected, with a child's intuition, that butter was integral to my Grandma's cooking. But I didn't realize until much later, when I a

Hand me downs

I must have been about sixteen when my mother happened upon The Carrot Cake recipe. I have no idea where the recipe came from—probably one of the