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The magic of gluten-free baking: a comic by Shira and Becca

This is a background moment from the fluffy lgbtq fantasy book A Harvest of Ripe Figs. If you were wondering what kinds of work it took to create that gluten-free challah Aviva brings to Shabbat in the middle of the book, read … Continue reading

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Gluten-free chocolate cake that’s actually FLUFFY

So, Jane Dominguez, the graphic artist who colors some of the art for this blog and made the banner at the top of the page, has the following recipe to share with us. She was trying to make brownies for … Continue reading

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There are times when Queen Shulamit doesn’t really mind being gluten-intolerant!

Shulamit and her bodyguard Captain Rivka are characters from The Second Mango (sequel due out July 2014!) drawn here on commission by casually-draws-dorks.

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In Aviva’s kitchen

Queen Shulamit fell in love with Aviva, the cook who figured out how to safely navigate her multiple food allergies. Now Aviva’s kitchen house is gluten-free, chicken-free, and judgment-free; the ultimate Safe Space, just like Aviva’s arms. (Characters from The … Continue reading

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Ladies in love

Aviva and Queen Shulamit, the f/f couple from The Second Mango (Prizm Books.) Shulamit has multiple food allergies, and Aviva is the cook who figures out how to keep her from getting sick. Over the course of the three books … Continue reading

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When Gluten Attacks!

Queen Shulamit is gluten-intolerant, which is why she fell in love with the palace cook. Never fear, Queenling — Aviva will save you from the evil bread-monster! (Characters are from the queer YA fantasy novel The Second Mango and were drawn here by … Continue reading

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Queer women can star in fairy tales, too

Painfully aware that big Western animation houses weren’t going to give me the queer lady fairy tales I wanted… I wrote my own, and it got accepted and published. And a sequel, due out July 2014. And I’m 2/3 of … Continue reading

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