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Our Gluten Free Family Kirstin
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Attended Hunter College
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Valentine's Day is over but you can make these decadent chocolate recipes all year long! I wrote an article on the importance of zinc for growth and development for this issue!
Check out Gluten Free and More's January/February 2015 issue for an article I wrote on the importance of zinc. The issue also includes  Food Blogger's Best Recipes that includes my blog! And decadent chocolate recipes that yo...
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Upgrade your slow cooker to this VitaClay Slow Cooker which looks better than most slow cookers out there!
"Do you know of any slow cookers that are made without aluminum or teflon" is a question I have been asked repeatedly over the years. It took me a while to find a non-toxic slow cookeer, but the VitaClay VM790 Smart Organic M...
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Fresh & Co. opened on my corner and they have an AMAZING selection of gluten free options...Including this quinoa bowl with kale, brussel sprouts and tofu!
Fresh and Co. opened on my corner a few weeks ago and there is an amazing selection of gluten options available—naturally gluten free salads, freshly prepared quinoa or rice bowls, hot soups, desserts and snacks.  Most amazi...
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A quick tip from Your Personal Foodie's Jill Hopler about storing herbs! To contact Jill see her website at YourPersonalFoodie.com
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Happy Valentine's Day! Lucky me to receive a stunning box of assorted chocolates that are certified gluten free, dairy free and ORGANIC!!!
My husband loves to surprise me with gluten free sweet treats on Valentine's Day. Lucky me to   be given this beautiful box of luxury chocolates from Amore di Mona. Theses certified  gluten free, vegan chocolates are 80% coco...
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This angle adjust knife sharpener is AMAZING!
The Kitchen IQ Knife Sharpener is easy to use and will sharpen the dullest knife to a honed perfection. "There is nothing more dangerous than a dull knife" I always say. Dull knives are a hazard because of the extra force you...
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NYC Snow Day Photos from Our Gluten Free Family...
From the snow piled on the stone wall outside my window, it looks like about 10 inches--enough to make NYC a winter wonderland for sledding but not enough to be the blizzard that was predicted. Bill DeBlassio’s canceling scho...
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A quick tip about storing herbs!
Thank you Jill Hopler for the tip!
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Have her in circles
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Scarlet Gray Hypnosis's profile photo
Melissa Heller's profile photo
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Work
Occupation
Writer/Photographer/Blogger/Mom
Skills
cooking, writing, photography, nutrition
Employment
  • Our Gluten Free Family
    Writer/Photographer, 2007
  • Hunter College
    Printshop Manager, 2000
  • Le Bernardin
    Garde Manger/Pastry, 1990
  • Barefoot Contessa
    Bread Baker, 1988
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Story
Tagline
Artist/Photographer/Cook/Mom/Writer
Introduction
Kirstin Boncher, BFA, MFA with a degree from the French Culinary Institute is a cook, photographer and mother  who created the blog www.ourGFfamily.com to share her story, life, research and recipes with other gluten free families. Kirstin lives in Manhattan, NYC with her two gluten free children, her gluten free husband and her black lab, Kathy. Kirstin also writes for www.mylifewithfoodallergies.com/index/author/kirstinb.
Bragging rights
Baked bread for Ina Garten at the Barefoot Contessa, cooked at Le Bernardin, now cooking for my two GF kids.
Education
  • Hunter College
    Painting, 1992 - 1999
    BFA, MFA in painting. Summa cum laude.
  • Taft School
    1984 - 1987
    High school