Gluten-free talk, treats at Silicon Valley JCC

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Interested in learning more about where a gluten-free diet and Jewish cooking intersect? The Addison-Penzak JCC of Silicon Valley is holding a program titled “Is That Really Gluten Free?” on Thursday, Nov. 14 in Los Gatos.

Subtitled “A tasty evening of conversation and snacks,” the event will feature a panel discussion with Lisa Stander-Horel and Tim Horel, authors of “Nosh on This: Gluten Free Baking Classics from a Jewish-American Kitchen,” and April  Peveteaux, author of “Gluten Is My Bitch: Rants, Recipes, and Ridiculousness for the Gluten-Free.”

The cost of $5 for APJCC members and $7 for nonmembers includes an array of catered gluten-free desserts made from recipes in the books. The event is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. in the JCC auditorium, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. Organizers are asking people to RSVP at or by calling (408) 408-357-7411.