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General Information

Name:  Kelly Rudnicki  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Kelly lives in the Chicago suburbs.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kelly is the mother of four young children.Her second child was diagnosed at age one with severe dairy, egg, peanut, tree nut and legume allergy as well as being asthmatic, so the likelihood of a life threatening reaction from food is increased. She spent several years learning how to read food labels and sort through the ingredients and product information, for ways to cook and bake safely for her son.She has a goal to raise awareness and increase funding for food allergy research.

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Titles At Your Library

The Food Allergy Mama's Baking Book: Great Dairy-, Egg-, and Nut-Free Treats for the Whole Family
ISBN: 1572841028

Agate Surrey. 2009

The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book is a one-stop guide to delicious, everyday baked goods free of dairy, eggs, and nuts — the most common food allergens. It offers timeless, foolproof recipes that are easy to prepare even for kitchen novices. It's an invaluable resource for home bakers (and their families) who loves sweets and treats. These recipes are more than delicious enough to be enjoyed by everyone who craves great baked treats, whether they have food allergies or not. But they fill a particular need for families who find baking at home to be the smartest and safest option. All the traditional favorites are included, with chapters devoted to the best and tastiest muffins and quick breads, cookies and bars, and all manner of cakes, pies, crisps, and cobblers. In addition, the book is filled with practical advice about dealing with classroom and birthday parties, as well as easy ingredient substitution ideas. It is the go-to guide for food-allergy mamas everywhere.

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