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.
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons sweet rice flour
½ cup white shortening/Crisco
½ cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cook milk & rice flour in a large bowl in the microwave, stirring often, until very thick--about 5 minutes and let cool . Cream shortening and margarine and add sugar, beat until it is no longer grainy. Add cooled glop and beat until very fluffy. Makes about 4 cups.