Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

What Did You Have For Lunch Today?
0

324 posts in this topic

A big fat serving of Welsh Rarebit.  Oh, man... :wub:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

A big fat serving of Welsh Rarebit.  Oh, man... :wub:

i would love2 have that recipe :) 

 

that was my favorite 'comfort food' when i was a kid - my mother made it with 2 cans of soup - cheddar and tomato.  i'm sure yours is better lolz ^_^

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i would love2 have that recipe :)

 

that was my favorite 'comfort food' when i was a kid - my mother made it with 2 cans of soup - cheddar and tomato.  i'm sure yours is better lolz ^_^

Mine is the real deal with the Cheddar, egg, cream, Worcestershire but I did not use ale this time.  I can find a recipe if you want with actual measurements!  :P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mine is the real deal with the Cheddar, egg, cream, Worcestershire but I did not use ale this time.  I can find a recipe if you want with actual measurements!  :P

yummsss - actual measurements (just for the first time lolz!)  i will google around if yours is in your head  ;)  many of my recipes are not written down anywhere.  my friends call me 'the swedish chef' <like the muppet)  because when i cook, i just throw stuff in a pot with seemingly no rhyme or reason.  and i never give them my recipes because they are too lazy to write them down hahaha  :lol:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had no idea what you guys were talking about. I had heard of welsh rarebit before but had no clue what it was so I googled it. Alton Brown has a recipe for it. You know... if you're going to go out looking on teh interwebz for a recipe. It sounds delicious!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




Actually, Alton's is similar to what I use. Google Jamie Oliver's. His is sublime! In fact, that is what I am making today for lunch.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

wow, they all look delicious!  none with any sort of tomato, though, i wonder what my mom was thinking lolz  ^_^

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

wow, they all look delicious!  none with any sort of tomato, though, i wonder what my mom was thinking lolz  ^_^

 

Mom's can be weird. Mine definitely had some, uh, unique ideas about cooking. But omg did she ever make a killer mac & cheese! Which, if she found out I was eating a single serve microwave kind from a box for lunch today she'd disown me. :ph34r:

 

I had a peanut butter and strawberry jelly sandwich. :wub:

 

Kinda jealous, I really miss strawberries. I love them lots but they don't love me back.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It was homemade as well... just strawberries, sugar, and the stuff to make the jelly. I recently (as of the last few months) got it back.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welsh Rarebit AGAIN but with bacon jam on the bread first. Honestly. What could be better?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Every time I read "sandwich" or "bread" or "mac 'n cheese," I freak out a little bit. lol. Then, I remember that we ARE talking gluten-free. Must be my newbie status to gluten intolerance.

 

I went simple and quick with tuna fish with mayo and Almond Nut Thins. Now I wish I'd had a sandwich, instead. *sigh*

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Every time I read "sandwich" or "bread" or "mac 'n cheese," I freak out a little bit. lol. Then, I remember that we ARE talking gluten-free. Must be my newbie status to gluten intolerance.

 

I went simple and quick with tuna fish with mayo and Almond Nut Thins. Now I wish I'd had a sandwich, instead. *sigh*

Yep B)

 

I had some lunch meat with swiss cheese rolled up with a bit of mayo and some van's cheese crackers.....

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welsh Rarebit AGAIN but with bacon jam on the bread first. Honestly. What could be better?

lolz, love2 - i still had some of my welsh 'fakebit' left, so that's what i had, on toast - no bacon jam - but i did use the tomatoes from the garden - YES i am still having fresh tomatoes from the garden!  i picked all i could find the night before our first predicted frost, and they are ripening on the back porch.  dumb things, don't they know any better???!!!!  (my husband actually BOUGHT a tomato for salad last weekend, i was all like 'AHEM!  we have a ton of tomatoes on the back porch!!)   :lol:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Today I had a wonderful smoked salmon and. Lactose free cream cheese salad.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Today I had a wonderful smoked salmon and. Lactose free cream cheese salad.

Mmmmmm.....smoked salmon.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Carrot, onions and courgette with reice and quinoa mixture together with chicken broth I made overnight in my slow cooker...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Although it is -20 outside, I craved a smoothie. So, I made a strawberry, banana and peach one - so thick it was akin to soft ice cream.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

rotisserie chicken, stir fry veggies, brown rice. Yum!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welsh Rarebit! Can't get enough of it.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Leftover homemade pizza from last night.  I was able to roll out and knead the dough which is such a joy! 

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Millet brown rice pasta with homemade tomato sauce and basil pesto.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Eggs Benedict with unctuous hollandaise to mix with the slightly runny orange yolks. Oh, be still my heart!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My raspberry, mango and coconut smoothie was delicious, even though it is -22C (windchill -33). 

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      104,385
    • Total Posts
      920,613
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Squirmingitch, I forgot to mention best of luck to you during the storm! I hope you are safe and that your home isn't impacted too badly! I'm on the coast in SC so we will see some storms from it but nothing near as bad as what you will have. Take care and good luck.
    • SquirmingItch, I really appreciate you gathering info for me! To answer your questions, yes, I'm on Dapsone now and have been on it for about 4.5 weeks. I have been gluten free for the same amount of time. I started on 50 mg of Dapsone which didn't seem to help much. I spoke to my doctor about it and after about a week she raised it to 100 mg. Since then I did notice a huge improvement in both my rash and itch. I no longer have any active rashes and my itching isn't completely gone but it's very minimal. I have been getting weekly blood tests done and will soon be moving to monthly.  My DH skin biopsy was done before the gluten free diet and Dapsone. My results for the skin biopsy came back as inconclusive, but even with those results, my doctor was convinced I had DH. I specifically asked her about the fact that she took the biopsy directly from the lesion rather than next to it and if that affects the result. Her explanation was that if it's a fresh enough lesion that isn't scratched, there should be IgA antibodies present. But she said that an inconclusive result isn't surprising because the IgA antibodies come and go from the skin so quickly that it can be very difficult to get a positive result, even in someone who is positive.  That's when she decided to run the celiac blood panel on me. And even though those results came back positive for the deamidated gliadin and negative for tTg, she still is very convinced that I have DH. I am happy that my doctor seems to be certain, but I would just feel better if the results were more definitive. The one other thing I am waiting on is I have been asked to attend grand rounds at the local academic hospital in 2 weeks. I guess grand rounds is where all of the academic dermatologists and dermatopathologists get together to review certain complicated cases. They will meet with me, review all of my pictures, biopsies and blood tests. My situation has been so complicated so they asked me to come. I am hoping maybe then I will get some more answers. 
    • It sure is, it really is. 
    • shellyb, I have info. for you & you may yet be able to get an official dx from your dermatologist as she sounds like she would be willing to learn. If you are dx'd with dh it is definitive & no other testing is needed. You don't need to see a GI. Im in FL & have had a long day watching Tropical Storm Hermine & making preparations for it's track which is over where I live. I'm tired! I will have links for you to reputable medical info. on the rash but it make take me till tomorrow or even longer if we lose power.  I'll be back as soon as I can. Question: You're on Dapsone now? How long have you been on it? How is it working for you? Are you getting the proper testing at regular intervals to make sure it isn't doing bad things to you? Were you gluten free before the skin biopsy?
    • Thank you so much for your quick response, GFinDC. While I wouldn't be completely opposed to another skin biopsy, I already had 4 done (3 were done prior to my dermatologist suspecting DH) so I don't love the idea of  yet another hole and scar on my body. Plus, fortunately I don't have any fresh lesions now, which I believe is needed for the biopsy. I wish I would have known to see a GI before going gluten free but I was so desperate to get any relief that I started that and Dapsone as soon as my doctor mentioned it to me.  My rash is definitely symmetrical and I have it in all of the "classic" DH spots although it basically spread over my entire body. As much as I'd like a more formal diagnosis, I really don't think I can go through all of that again. It was so bad that not only was I getting no sleep but I had to change my sheets every morning because there was blood all over them. Sorry, TMI. The worst part is that this all developed during my ninth month of pregnancy and got much worse after I delivered my baby. So not only was I dealing with this insanely itchy rash but I had a newborn and a toddler to take care of.  My daughters' pediatrician did mention doing DNA testing on me first and then my daughters to see if there's any concern that they may be susceptible. I may just go that route for now. I was just curious if others have had similar test results to mine and how did their doctors treat it? Thanks again!
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      61,455
    • Most Online
      1,763

    Newest Member
    JLeigh
    Joined