In 1994 I was diagnosed with celiac disease, which led me to create Celiac.com in 1995. I created this site for a single purpose: To help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives. Celiac.com was the first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease, and since then it has become an invaluable resource to people worldwide who seek information about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.
In 1998 I created The Gluten-Free Mall, Your Special Diet Superstore! which was also another Internet first—it was the first gluten-free food site to offer a shopping cart-style interface, and the ability for people to order gluten-free products manufactured by many different companies at a single Web site.
I am also co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.
ground beef, browned and drained
6 - 29 oz. cans (174 oz.) Hunts Tomato Sauce
4 - 12 oz. cans (48 oz.) Hunts Tomato Paste
1 - 28 oz. can Hunts Whole Tomatoes
1 oz. Fresh Oregano, Rosemary, Savory, Thyme
2 small onions
6 stalks celery
1 tsp. minced garlic
¾ tablespoon sugar
Chop whole tomatoes and herbs in blender. Chop onion and celery with water in blender, drain. Add whole tomatoes and herbs and onion celery combo to ground beef, garlic, sauce and paste in roaster. Stir in sugar (to cut acidy taste of tomatoes). Slow cook at 275 degrees for 4-6 hours. Makes 11 quarts.