NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

Posts tagged “celiac disease

Mom’s Recipe Box: Jillian’s “Proud To Be An American” Old Glory Gluten Free Cake – Perfect for Veterans Day!

Posted on November 7, 2014

                            Jillian’s “Proud To Be An American” Old Glory Gluten Free Cake I love to bake. Well, I love to bake things that come from a box. Well, I love to decorate baked things that have come from a box. I think every holiday or occasion calls for a baked cake with thematic decor. If it’s someone’s birthday I like to find the most embarrassing photos and print them out, tape them to toothpicks and stick them into the cake. People love that!! Now, I have celiac disease which means I have to be gluten free. Thank goodness being gluten free is trendy because a lot of restaurants and grocery stores have…

Don’t Call Me “Honey”

Posted on January 15, 2013

Mish Mash by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb In my posts I generally report on news events but today’s is a mish mash about a bit of what’s on my mind… I continue to be bothered by the epidemic of clerks addressing customers as “honey” or other unprofessional, inappropriate terms. I’m fed up with the concept of  “dress down” having spawned a norm of sloppy dressing. I love the CBS hit drama “Blue Bloods” but am annoyed that the powers-that-be reportedly could not find their way to accommodate Jennifer Esposito as she deals with celiac disease and have kept her on in her outstanding role as Danny’s partner. Could we possibly rediscover “ing” in this nation? It is understandable if one is a country music singer (and I…