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Old 05-28-2009, 12:25 PM   #31
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I keep forgetting to mention something that a lot of people over look. A big problem is cross contamination. The littlest bit of gluten can cause full on symptoms. You might want to clean your kitchen thoroughly and replace a few items. For most people the toaster is the first thing to go because it's impossible to get all of those crumbs out. Also, gluten is a glue (really!) and it sticks in porous objects, such as plastic, wood, cast iron, stoneware, and teflon.
I totally agree with you on this one. DH has his own toaster and I have a toaster oven for Dad and I. They are in total opposite corners of the kitchen and the GF one has a cover (which is washed often) for when it is not in use. I also have a complete set of measuring spoons/cups, spoons, spatulas, etc. for his cooking. I only do GF baking after the whole kitchen has had a major clean-up and I have sanitized it as well.

Another tip is to wear a clean apron when doing specialty cooking and make sure you take it off each time you leave the kitchen. Your clothing can pick up things as well.
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:48 PM   #32
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rice dream not gluten free? who told you that, its rice water oil and salt.
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Old 06-23-2009, 06:29 AM   #33
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how can rice dream have gluten???? its just rice water oil and salt?please explain as i am gluten intolerant and allergic to casein and dairy?!
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Old 06-23-2009, 12:34 PM   #34
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It depends on the oil; some "vegetable" oil comes from grain, and not all grain is gluten free. I found that out the hard way :(
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Old 06-25-2009, 03:46 PM   #35
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Rice Dream uses a barley enzyme to process it. I'm not sure if it's the shelf-stable or the refrigerated one. One of them uses barley and the other doesn't. I just don't buy rice dream. I use Pacific Foods rice milk.
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Sulfite Free allergy food list

Hi! I might be able to help...I too suffer from a pretty bad sulfite allergy. I was diagnosed about 3-4 months ago and it has been hell trying to find out what I CAN eat. There is really nothing out there but lists of things that I CAN'T eat....I have started a blog that might help you and give you some ideas...I decided I wanted to help people like me who are clueless. One of my problems is that everything pretty much has to be homemade and I am not really a cook. So check it out if you want...subscribe to it and we can all kind of stick together in this thing! Best of luck to you!
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BTW: in case anyone was wondering, my symptoms are severe joint swelling, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, extreme fatigue and weakness and reynauds/circulation problems. I am 41 and a mother of 3.
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