Joe Hitzemann of A&J Bakery in Cranston emailed today, asking me to spread the word that the bakery will be closed for vacation from Saturday, Aug. 18 through Monday, Aug. 27. They reopen Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 10 a.m. FYI: they are also carrying GF candy, including jelly beans and hard candy.
Since the expansion of the store, they are also offering pizza shells – topped pizzas that can be grilled or baked (cheese, cheese
and pepperoni and cheese with onions and red and green peppers), hot dog
and hamburger buns, nut and
gluten free buttermilk biscuits and pound cake. A&J has baked you some prepared foods that just need to be warmed and served, including baked breaded
eggplant, breaded chicken cutlets, eggplant Parmesan, chicken parmesan,
and a four pack of meatballs.
EvaRuth's Bakery in Middletown is now offering Peach Cobbler Muffins, Peach Pandowdy, Vegan Donuts (including peach, chocolate glazed, vanilla glazed, or blueberry), Kale and Chickpea Salad, and an Italian grinder.
Here's their new schedule for bread and muffins. Here's the down-low on what's available and when...
Tuesday: Yeast-free multigrain, white and whole grain bread, and lemon poppy muffins.
Wednesday: Dairy-free white, vegan, white, and whole grain bread, and the "muffin of the month."
Thursday: Garlic Italian, cinnamon raisin, and whole grain bread, and sweet corn mussins.
Friday: Onion dill, French, white, and whole grain bread, and banana and blueberry (corn or regular) muffins.
Saturday: White and whole grain bread, and sour cream coffee cake muffins. NOTE: Pumpkin muffins are available every day. Tuesdays and Saturdays will still have fluctuating herb breads. Buns and rolls will be available periodically as well by request.
Omega Medical Research of Warwick is still looking for participants for a study on an investigational drug for Celiac disease. Keep an eye out for their commercial on television. For more information, visit www.celiactrial.com.
Healthy Haven in Tiverton is stocking some new items including Rudi's Spinach Tortilla wraps, Simply 7 Creamy Dill Lentil Chips, Bakery On Main Triple Berry Fiber Power Granola, Canyon Bakehouse San Juan 7 Grain Sandwich Bread, Ener-G Yeast-Free White Rice Sandwich Bread, Hail Merry Persian Lime Miracle Tarts, Hail Merry Almond Butter Chocolate Miracle Tarts, Hail Merry Blonde Macaroons, CookSimple Cowboy Quinoa Chili, Drew's Chunky Medium Salsa, Drew's Double Roasted Salsa, Bakery On Main True Bars, Rudi's Spinach Tortilla Wraps, and Rudi's Original and Sun-Dried Tomato Tortilla wraps.
Back to Basics Natural Foods Grocery in East Greenwich is now carrying Julian Bakery's Paleo Bread in Almond and Coconut variety. These breads are high fiber, low calorie and low fat. For more information, visit www.backtobasicsnaturalfoods.com.
Sugarbird Bakery in Johnston is open tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cupcake menu for tomorrow includes Chocolate Fauxtess Cupcakes, Orange
Creamsicle Cupcakes, and Coconut Cupcakes!! Don't forget those Nutella
Swirl Poundcakes, Toasted Walnut Poundcakes, Blueberry Muffins, Banana
Chocolate Chip Muffins, Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies, White
and Dark Chocolate Blast Cookies and Paleo Cherry Vanilla Bean Cookies.
Remember to say congrats to owner Jill Puleo for being voted "Best Gluten Free Bakery in Rhode Island," a reward well-deserved. Kudos!
Just a heads up...on Amazon.com, you can search for "gluten-free cookbooks" and "free," and you can download cookbooks for free! Yup, for the bubble! I recently downloaded a couple, including "Quinoa Salads and Side Deserts" and "My Favorite Gluten Free Cake Recipes."
Well, that's all for now, boys and girls...I'm fried! Some things in the works: an interview with a gluten-free cookbook author, and a giveaway; an interview with an author whose main character has Celiac disease; and I'm working on a list of gluten-free lipstick manufacturers. If you have a request or suggestion for a post, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gluten-free cookbook author and blogger Carol Kicinski has a new title to add to her resume: magazine editor!
Her new venture, "Simply Gluten Free" magazine, was announced this week. According to Kicinski, the publication, also available in digital format online, will "be loaded with great tasting and easy-to-prepare recipes brought to life with page-after-page of gorgeous food photography."
Readers can look forward to articles on allergy-free living, recipes, crafts, and allergen-free "Homekeeping," as well as a section which discusses beauty products and dietary advice. A section of the magazine will also feature advice from various experts in the fields of health and medicine. Also included are columns on nutrition, traveling, special needs children, new products, book reviews entertainment ideas and dining out.
I'd like to personally wish Ms. Kicinski the best of success...and say a big Thank You from all of us celiacs out there who benefit from her knowledge and experience. Good Luck!