You found out that you have celiac disease, huh? That's a pretty big deal! After over ten years of working with gluten-free folks, and being gluten-free myself, I've noticed some steps of going gluten-free. For fun, I jotted down the list. . . .
Years ago, I ordered a bowl of sweet potato soup in a small bistro in Burlington, Vermont. I expected a sweet, creamy soup. What I got was a sweet, creamy soup with a noticeable spicy kick. I loved it! At home, I recreated the soup and included the recipe in my second cookbook, "How to Cook Gluten-Free." That recipe, like the one served at the bistro, contained dairy. Several readers asked for a dairy-free variation of the recipe. So I created one. . . .