At least, Gloria, you finally have some decent options (well, some that suck less, anyway) on gluten-free products. And some things that can work fine without gluten are now available, so you have a shot at eating some meals that don’t feel like punishment, and your wife can cook you a nice meal without worrying about you doubling over later.

OTOH, gluten-free cough syrup? Seriously? Does it ever feel like your disease (which is non-trivial) is being mocked as you shop?

Enjoy it, like I did the low-carb craze, while it lasted (I’m diabetic, so Italian garlic bread is on my no-no list, alas), but marketing will move on to the next American craze at some point. And my bags of gluten will vanish from the shelves, and my whole-grain muffins will go back to being flat. :-(

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Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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