There is great news out there for all of you Gluten-Free folks. Someone has finally created a bread that actually holds up in a sandwich and tastes delicious on toast. Yes, it’s rather high in carbs, but that’s what you get when you decide to eat bread, right? Udi’s not only makes great breads, but they have bagels and muffins as well. I am not getting any compensation from Udi’s for sharing this.
To downoad a $1 off coupon for Udi’s Bread, visit Udi’s Website. Then go buy some bread for your gluten-free Thanksgiving guests. They will humbly weep and thank you profusely. I promise. No pressure, Nanna.
As you may or may not be aware, there is a Food Safety Bill that’s been going through Congress for the past year or so. The Bill’s objective is to create tighter regulations for food safety in the US, which is an excellent idea given the almost weekly new “outbreaks” of contaminated food ranging from peanut butter to spinach. Oddly enough, when you trace the food from table back to farm, you find that most of the food we buy from the supermarket changes hands often, resulting in many potential avenues for contamination. It comes as no big surprise that these regulations will be stiff and costly, and only the “big Agribusiness” conglomerates will be able to afford them. While many organic food companies and farms such as Cascadian and Stoneyfield are owned by large Agri-Corporations, (and thus will be able to absorb the costs of the regulations), the small farmers that operate through direct-marketing and CSAs will likely not be able to conform to the regulartions. Read the rest of this entry »