Michael is in New York City for the week meeting up with book publishers, OpenSky, and judging Iron Chef. He asked me to repost Carol Blymire’s Q & A on celiac disease. Look forward to a new post from Michael on Monday. And I am hoping for some off-the-cuff photos for this Friday’s post from him.  —Emilia Originally posted October 19, 2010 The blog world knows Carol Blymire for her cooking her way through The French Laundry Cookbook (which is how I became acquainted with her). She’s now documenting her adventures in avant-garde home cooking in her new blog, Alinea at Home. By day, she’s a communications and public policy consultant in D.C. Day and night, she lives with celiac, a disease that prevents her body from digesting gluten, diagnosed after years of tests for ALS Read On »

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The blog world knows Carol Blymire for her cooking her way through The French Laundry Cookbook (how I became acquainted with her).  She’s now documenting her adventures in avant-garde home cooking in her new blog, Alinea at Home.  By day, she’s a communications and public policy consultant in D.C.  Day and night, she lives with celiac, a disease that prevents the body from digesting gluten, diagnosed after years of tests for ALS and MS and the like when her dermatologist noticed some rashes and said she probably had celiac.  Celiac sources say 3 million suffer from it.  One in 4 is genetically predisposed to the disease. No one knows what engages the gear that activates it. Millions are likely undiagnosed. Until Carol went on a rant about what she goes through (I was likely being Read On »

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