February 8 is National Girl Scout Cookie Day.
Last Thanksgiving was our first holiday catering to special diets, and you’d have thought come Christmastime we were abandoning something integral to the holiday — like Christmas trees — instead of simply gluten. Everything delicious and edible food seemed to brimming with delectable glutenous particles, and those of us on the restricted diet felt a little, erm, restricted.
A box of sweets is an easy gift that can be really thoughtful when you choose from these special Chicago confectioners.
With parties and celebrations galore, the holiday season can seem daunting when it comes to food for those who have dietary restrictions as well as those who are preparing food. Read on for some delicious, festive baked goods that are free of two common food allergens/irritants–wheat (wheat-gluten) and dairy–that will absolutely make your mouth water, even if you don’t have food restrictions.
Since Dirty Betty’s is a new pop-up shop inside Lincoln Park’s Cookie Bar, we had a difficult decision to make: doughnuts or cookies?