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Candied Pecans?


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#1 Nikki2777

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:46 PM

I was accidentally served candied pecans at a restaurant that was being otherwise careful. Menu just said 'pecans'. Anyone know the chances that the glaze on he pecans had gluten? It's about an hour later and I haven't reacted, but I had inconsistent symptoms pre-diagnosis. Thanks.
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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:50 PM

I actually had this discussion with a chef who was sitting at the bar of a restaurant. He said they shouldn't as they are just sugar and sometimes cinnamon. The bar tender went and asked the chef of the restaurant and he said they were just sugar/ no gluten.

And I was at another restaurant and the same thing. They were safe.

Sometimes they have egg whites but they look like there is meringue on them.

You should be Ok, I'm thinking.
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Posted 29 August 2013 - 07:36 AM

When I make them at home they're just sugar, cinnamon and a little egg white.  Could it be from some sort of cross contamination where someone touched gluten and then the pecans?


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 01:23 PM

Thanks, everyone - was just wondering what the 'normal' way to make them was.  So far, no reaction, so I think I'm good.


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