10 Questions with KC: Heather Hardcastle-Flour Craft Bakery

Meet Heather Hardcastle, Founder of Flour Craft Bakery, which is 100% gluten-free.  She’s also the maker of my favorite Pistachio Loaf Cake and the famous Flourless Mudslide Cookies, both of which you can order online here. 1. Can you tell us a little about your business and how it all began? My professional background is Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – GF Doctor Jean Layton

I figured if someone was going by the handle of “Gluten Free Doctor” and creating recipes, I should probably call her up.  Turns out, Dr. Jean Layton could write volumes with her story –  with Culinary School, Running the Fancy Food Marketplace at Macy’s Herald Square, the Loss of a Husband to Lymphoma, Naturopathic Medical School, Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Candace Nelson

She’s the “Godmother of the Cupcake Revolution” – a judge on Cupcake Wars (where she called my friend Kyra from Crave Bake Shop & her team “magical Gluten Free elves”) and the developer of the world’s first Cupcake ATM. I had to know what was in her fridge and in her head – and if she Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Todd Gray

I love immersing myself in the food-culture in any region or city I visit, and so many of my foodie buddies are talking about Washington D.C., I decided it was time for a little investigating. The more I found out about James Beard-nominated Chef Todd Gray & his wife Ellen (a fellow SYSCO alumni) of Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Tara Barker

Isn’t it funny when you find a soul sister (or brotha from anotha’ motha’) where you least expect one?  My 10 Questions with KC articles have introduced me to people I might never have met – and I’m so glad to know them & share it with you.  Tara Barker’s description of the genesis of Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Kathy Casey

I met Kathy Casey for the first time years ago at a Food Show in San Francisco where she was introducing the crowd to her Cocktailor Drink Mixers – one sip of her Classic Cosmo mix, and I decided I liked her. Since then, she’s gone on to do some amazing things in the food Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Thoa Nguyen

It is always exciting to find multiple menu items that are gluten free, when did you start offering a gluten free menu? I noticed a trend since last year, and it is easy with Vietnamese cuisine, so I started to offer a separate GF menu. All of your food sounds delicious and unique!  Have you Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Kyra Bussanich

I had heard about Crave Bake Shop (now Kyra’s Bake Shop) from a friend in the North West who swore that Crave’s cupcakes were better than any others in the universe – and that clearly, owner Kyra Bussanich had sold her soul for some kind of G-Free baking secrets.  After I saw Kyra mow down Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Rori Trovato

Ooooh – I love ice cream.  Like, love-love-love it.  But sometimes my food intolerances can get in the way of love – and that’s just a pity, isn’t it? When I first heard about Rori’s Organic Creamery I was excited to try out the goods – but when I heard that her Gluten Free DAIRY Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Julia San Bartolome

One of the few shows my 7 year old daughter & I can can agree on is Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.”  We were both excited to watch the Executive Pastry Chef of Sweet Arleen’s in Los Angeles, Julia San Bartolome, whip up some winning treats that were also Gluten Free. I decided to talk with Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Kimberlee Ullner

Mommy of two, lawyer, Celiac, Founder of 123 Gluten Free and creator of delicious G-Free baked goods (including our favorite Gluten Free Cookie Mix!) – it’s possible that Kimberlee Ullner is a superhero – or at least she doesn’t sleep much.  I got her to slow down long enough to answer a few questions and Read more…

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10 Questions with KC – Iso Rabins

I love people who make a life in food – their way.  Iso Rabins is a forager – and he created a business & following at ForageSF & The SF Underground Market.  Here’s my interview with a different kind of Wild Man –   Please explain the basics of Foraging; so many people don’t understand Read more…

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