Carol Field Dahlstrom

Carol Field Dahlstrom Jay Wilde Photography

Carol Field Dahlstrom was Executive Editor at Better Homes and Gardens books for many years. She is now president of her own company, Brave Ink Press. She became interested in developing gluten-free recipes when family members were diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Q & A

Who's your present celebrity crush? Name a past (and hopefully embarrassing) celebrity crush.
Oh, let's see. Perry Mason has always been the best-looking man on television. Unless, of course, it is Paul Drake.

What was the worst job you've ever had?
Cleaning the outside of school buses when I was 16. (Actually, it was kind of fun crawling on top.)
Besides being an author, what is your fantasy job?
I would love to have a TV crafts/story/cooking show for little children or a cooking show for adults on how to cook simple and nutritious food--maybe even gluten-free!
What music, food, drink, toys, etc... do you keep by your side when you're writing?
I have a glass of ice water with sliced cucumber in it and some chocolate chips (if it's late at night!)
Who has been the greatest influence in your life? How?
My mother and father. They were perfect parents. They made me think that there was nothing that I couldn't do.


Gluten-Free Made Simple

Carol Field Dahlstrom, Elizabeth Dahlstrom Burnley, and Marcia Schultz Dahlstrom

Most families with a member with celiac disease struggle to get food on the table that the whole family can enjoy. This easy-to-use cookbook focuses on creating simple recipes that minimize...