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Over The Moon About Tinkyada


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#1 PattyBoots

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Posted 05 August 2009 - 06:38 PM

I finally screwed up my courage and tried the brown rice elbows tonight. First pasta of any kind I've tried since going gluten free June 1, 2009. I was utterly petrified. We've never been big pasta people anyway, so doing without wasn't that big of a deal, except I really, really wanted mac-n-cheese to go with my ribs tonight. So, I did the "boil for two minutes, then set off, covered" cooking style. I rinsed it in cold water and it was still kind of tough, but I was hoping that since I would be baking it, it would be okay. I tasted a piece of it, and really, was stunned. It tasted JUST LIKE WHEAT pasta. I gave a piece to DH (who had no idea I'd cooked something "weird"), and he was, "Yeah, it's noodles." Paired with my usual cooked sauce (replacing the flour with half the cornstarch), and into the oven, it truly was indistinguishable. What a friggin' relief!
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#2 Amyleigh0007

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Posted 05 August 2009 - 06:40 PM

Tinkyada is our favorite! I bet we have it at least 5 times a week.
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1989: I am diagnosed with IBS.
3/08: 8-year-old son diagnosed with Celiac (blood test and biopsy) and allergies to corn, egg whites, soy, peanuts, walnuts, wheat, and clam.
6/08: My Celiac test is negative.
7/08: I go completely gluten free despite negative test and NO MORE IBS SYMPTOMS!!
7/09: My Enterolab gluten sensitivity gene testing results indicate I have one Celiac gene and one gluten sensitivity gene.
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#3 elle's mom

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Posted 05 August 2009 - 07:05 PM

YES, I felt the same way when I first made it too! FYI I also had the same reaction to Kinnikinnick donuts-they are soooooo yummy and gluten-free/dairy free.
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Myself: Neg blood tests despite myriad of life-long symptoms. Enterolab testing positive for gluten sensitivity: DQ5DQ5. Currently gluten, dairy, grain, & sugar free and on rotation diet.
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3yo ds: neg blood tests, IgA deficient, DQ5DQ6
21mo dd: DQ2DQ5
DH: Neg blood tests, by deductive reasoning: DQ2DQ6.

#4 Juliebove

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Posted 05 August 2009 - 07:39 PM

My husband is Italian and doesn't know the difference.
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#5 ang1e0251

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Posted 06 August 2009 - 11:09 AM

Tinkyada is the best! I made lasagne and DH tasted it then said, "This is really good". You know, all surprised like! "You thought it was going to be some weird gluten-free thing, didn't you?"

"Yeah..."

"Well, it is gluten-free. But it's really good, isn't it?"

He can't tell the difference and neither can I.
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#6 oceangirl

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Posted 06 August 2009 - 04:25 PM

Tinkyada rules- even for a "super sensitive". Tell everyone.

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#7 dilettantesteph

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Posted 08 August 2009 - 01:32 PM

I guess I must be super duper sensitive then. It bothers me so I make my own pasta.
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