Barbara Rolek

Barbara Rolek

Barbara Rolek is a professional chef, food editor, food writer, and restaurant critic. She has a special interest in gluten-free recipes.

Food Expertise

Barbara is a graduate of Washburne Culinary Institute, one of the oldest cooking schools in the nation where she won a scholarship from the Anheuser-Busch company, and distinguished herself with outstanding performance as a student. She is the winner of a 2007 Hoosier State Press Association Award for a story on the ketogenic diet in the treatment of childhood epilepsy.

Author and Judge

Barbara co-authored Tell Me How Long You Want to Live and I'll Tell You What to Eat to Get There and judged the 2012 American Pie Council Crisco National Championships in Orlando, Florida.

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Most Recent Contributions by Barbara Rolek

Gluten Free Chinese Food

Preparing and eating Chinese food at home is the best way for a person with gluten sensitivities to consume this delicious cuisine safely. A ... Read More

Gluten-Free Bisquick: Recipes, Ingredients, and Reviews

Betty Crocker delighted those with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity when a gluten-free version of Bisquick Original Pancake ... Read More

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Barbara Rolek