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A Victory Today, I Just Want To Share.
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Today is a good day, today at our local festival I entered my gluten free chocolate cream pie, and you wanna know what.......I took first place!!! :lol: I just had to share this with people that understand the frustrations of gluten free baking, finding tricks that work for you, and then success!!! This has been one heck of a journey, and not everyday is this great, but everyday I come on to this forum, read other peoples stories, ask for advice, or just feel comfort from people who know exactly what this truthfully feels like. So dear friends I wanted to share this little triumph, everyone have a great weekend!

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How wonderful! So glad people are discovering the virtues of gluten-free baking. I bet in addition to your success the judges' eyes were opened as well (which is also success). Way to go! :P

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Where's the "like" button?? :D

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That is very cool! Congrats! We have been making gluten-free biscotti and sharing them with friends......they can't tell the difference. :)

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Where's the "like" button?? :D

Where's the recipe?

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Yes! Share the recipe!

Something pretty cool along a similar line happened to me today. There was a bake sale in town, and one lady had a gluten free table! It seems I'm NOT the only one in this small town with Celiac. I got some cookies with chocolate chips and pecans - yum! And because I know this lady lives in a totally gluten free home, I knew they were safe to eat.

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That's fabulous! Thank you for sharing the good news with us.

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Where's the like button ??and waiting for the recipe :D

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Where's the "like" button?? :D

Top right side of each post there is a +- sign. Click the plus sign to Like a post and the minus sign to dislike a post. We are much more advanced on this forum than Facebook, cause we have a dislike option. :D I clicked the plus sign for Bonnie Blue's post. Try it, it doesn't hurt at all! :)

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We are much more advanced on this forum than Facebook, cause we have a dislike option. :D I clicked the plus sign for Bonnie Blue's post. Try it, it doesn't hurt at all! :)

are you sure :ph34r::P:lol: :lol:

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That's great!

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are you sure :ph34r::P:lol: :lol:

Well, we don't have facial recognition yet, but FB doesn't have dislike / minus sign, so yeah, we got em beat! :)

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