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I was just wondering if you lived in a gluten shared kitchen or an entirely gluten free kitchen, and if you've noticed a difference? I live in a gluten free kitchen, and have noticed I always get glutened somehow in a shared kitchen. Maybe I'm just super sensitive <_< . Wanted to hear your experiences! :)

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I live with a shared kitchen and never feel 100%, I know I am constantly being cc'd and it's very frustrating. I clean my area before cooking but I'm quite sure other people in the house use my specifically marked gluten free cooking utensils...annoying. I long for my own safe kitchen.

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I am the only one that is gluten free in my family of 5 and we have a shared kitchen. I am probably not a good one to answer this question because I am not super sensitive and actually have no symptoms when I've been glutened. The only way I know that the diet is working for me is by my bloodwork which has been 'normal' for the past 10 months so I guess I haven't had too many slip-ups, if any.

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Unfortunately for now in a shared kitchen but I try and maintain my own self. Thankfully though I live with my dad (college/money saving purposes) so it makes it more bearable since I have my own mini-fridge. Fridge was bought long before celiac diagnosis because I went extremely healthy and when living with another parent at the time, I was taking up too much space with fruit/veggies in her fridge :lol: I just try my best to avoid CC by making my own meals and with me having a little more money, finally invest in my own pots/pans.

Haven't felt truly glutened in the kitchen in awhile, a few minor slipups but it happens. Shared kitchen isn't ideal but until I move out into my own place again, this is my best option.

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I have a shared kitchen. If I get cc'd then it is minor and I have not noticed any symptoms. I'm pretty careful though and I do most of the cooking and when my husband does it is usually gluten free since all our meals together are this way. The only time I am concerned is after my one babysitter has been there. I have not had the "talk" with her yet. I need to get on it. :P Otherwise It is working for now.

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I live in a 99.9% gluten free kitchen. My husband can not give up his Doritos.

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Shared kitchen, just me and my husband here. i keep gluten containing products that we do continually buy (raisin bran, crackers, etc.) are on the side of the kitchen where food prep does not take place so there arent any crumbs falling all over my space. i keep one container (sealed plastic) of wheat flour on my counter so there is no possibility of it being opened without my knowledge and spreading its gluten germs all around my shelves (hehe). other than that the only precautions really necessary are suirt-bottle condiments, separate butter containers, and i taught hubby to either get enough peanut butter the FIRST time he dips the knife in there... or "go ahead and use another knife, i will be angrier if i get glutened than if i have to wash extra flatware" :lol:

this is not an issue we have had ANY problem with. no arguments, no glutenings, nothing. when we have company they are told no double dipping period. if you touched bread and want something else then you have to wash. simple as that

when we have kids.... things may change but we cross that bridge then, not now

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I am a super sensitive. After a year of me continuing to get sick (make all our own food from whole foods mostly) my two teenagers and Michael told me they'd go gluten free in the house. This was 4 years ago or so and it made a HUGE difference. There is NO obvious gluten in our house. If I entertain and friends and family bring potluck, we're all EXTREMELY careful and I pretty much regard my house as contaminated until we finish cleaning up afterwards.

Our 4 dogs and 5 cats also are primarily gluten free. The only gluten eater is our house bunny who has the audacity to continue eating wheat pellets daily. I am enormously careful around that and it doesn't seem to be a problem. Right now she's testing the fences as I write this, making a lot of noise so I think she's actually annoyed I haven't given her her morning salad...tra la, gotta go.

lisa

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I was just wondering if you lived in a gluten shared kitchen or an entirely gluten free kitchen, and if you've noticed a difference? I live in a gluten free kitchen, and have noticed I always get glutened somehow in a shared kitchen. Maybe I'm just super sensitive <_< . Wanted to hear your experiences! :)

After I was diagnosed in November 2008, I tried to run a shared kitchen so as not to force my husband and two kids to be gluten free but it didn't work. I'm quite sensitive and was constantly being glutened by crumbs. So we all went gluten free in January of this year.

As it turns out, the kids responded well to the diet; they both have had keratosis pilaris since infancy, and Emma had eczema as well. Their skin conditions improved noticeably and Emma is now gaining weight (she's been dx Failure to Thrive)! Turns out she is HLA DQ2; tested negative for celiac in bloodwork but those tests are notoriously inaccurate in young children (she's 3). I think the important thing is positive response to the diet shown by both kids!

Also, after being gluten free for several weeks, my husband drank some beer during Superbowl Weekend and promptly broke out with a horrible case of dermatitis herpetiformis (DH)! :blink: Poor guy! He had no idea he had celiac disease....many people with DH have "silent celiac" (no gastric symptoms).

So we now know that all four of us need to follow the gluten free diet! My husband has become really careful about possible sources of gluten in our kitchen....I just ordered a new stoneware liner and lid for my crockpot, since he thinks we may have been glutened because we're using an old crockpot.

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We are 100% gluten-free here. I live with my husband and daughter, who are not celiac...but since I do all the cooking, and I like to very creative in cooking and baking, it is easier to not have to worry about it.

Ever our toiletries and cleaning solutions are gluten-free.

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Foodiegurl, I am envious of your gluten-free home and admire your committment :)

I share my kitchen with my husband and our foster son; both eat gluten. Yesterday we went out and bought me my own frying pan, toaster, etc. so we are working towards a safer kitchen environment. Of course my husband ran out of his cheese and while making a sandwich touched his bread and then touched my cheese and couldn't understand why I was unhappy with that lol.

I think I'm still getting cc'd but it's a steep learning curve for all of us and I am trying to be patient. I am more patient some days than others :) I am cooking more these days so that I can be more confident that my food is truly gluten-free.

Cheers,

Jillian

We are 100% gluten-free here. I live with my husband and daughter, who are not celiac...but since I do all the cooking, and I like to very creative in cooking and baking, it is easier to not have to worry about it.

Ever our toiletries and cleaning solutions are gluten-free.

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I have cooked in a shared kitchen before, no one ever understood that I was allergic to wheat. I was never 100% when I shared a kitchen no matter how careful I was. So oneday I purchased my own set of pots and pans, bowls, etc. It got a little better after that.

I used to keep all of my gluten-free food either in my room and if it was in the kitchen I never put it in the pantry. I invested in a lot of tupperware lol, big ones for my vieggies, my flour things like that.

Now I am lucky enough to have a wonderful husband who supports me in my diet, we do not have any gluten in our kitchen at all. He went gluten-free with my the first of this year and I am so glad he did. I dont have to worry about anything when it comes to cc which is so nice.

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My kitchen is gluten-free right now and my husband is being really, really supportive. Sometimes he talks about how we could make it safe for him to have some gluten ingredients, but I know he's aware of cross-contamination, so if he decides to do that, he'll be careful. It's definitely good not having any gluten in here at all while I get used to this.

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Amyleigh,

Did you know that the corn variety of Doritos is gluten free? I have them in my kitchen. Watch for the bright yellow bag. Welda

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I have a gluten-free kitchen. I and my 22 month old are gluten sensitive and my dh and 3 other kids are being tested. It is really hard wtih a toddler around to not be gluten-free since the other kids drop stuff and feed her things she shouldn't have. I think the other kids as well as dh will actually benefit from eating gluten-free at home. If they test positive they will have to be gluten-free 100% and not just at home.

I thank my lucky stars for my supportive husband who agreed to have a gluten-free kitchen so we could be healthy.

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I share a kitchen with two roommates. I know that I am getting cc'ed there. I'm not quite sure by what though. But I do know that it seems to happen on Sunday (our kitchen cleaning day). Shortly I am moving into my own apartment so I wont have to worry about it as it will be gluten free. :)

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