Seasonal Produce Recipe Guide

The queen (or a trusted Omnimedia lackey) of everything organized and tidy has gathered seasonally appropriate produce recipes.  Check out the link below and never buy out of season again. http://www.marthastewart.com/276955/seasonal-produce-recipe-guide?tab=index Advertisements

Chinese Shredded Potatoes

My good friend Ke Monroe made these for me and I couldn’t stop eating them.  She didn’t know their name in English, so we decided to call them “Potato Noodles.”  The trick is… Continue reading

Blood Orange Sugar Cookies

Blood oranges are so fascinating to me:  unsuspecting from the outside and completely dark, lovely, and dramatic on the inside.  Inspired, I substituted blood orange zest for lemon zest in my Valentine’s Day… Continue reading

Spicy Vegan Italian Sausage

I saw Julie Hasson’s video for making these sausages online and I decided to feature it here.  My head is already swirling with the possibilities:  lasagna, bolognese, with waffles smothered in maple syrup,… Continue reading

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

My good friend Jonathan threw his annual Tremendous Tamale Throw Down last weekend, and I baked these cookies in keeping with the theme.  People loved them, and I didn’t even mention that they… Continue reading

Twitter Tips for Going Vegan

The New York Times has asked for tips on going vegan from its Twitter followers.  My favorite advice:  Focus on what you can eat, and not on what you can’t.  Click here to… Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Sage Latkes

After seeing a variation of this recipe on the New York Times, I decided to vegan-ize it for the holidays.  The combination of sage and butternut squash is timeless, and nothing beats a… Continue reading

Chocolate and Pumpkin Spice Layer Cake

I stumbled upon the most amazing flavor combination while baking a cake last weekend: chocolate and pumpkin spice. Absolutely complimentary and less expected than orange and chocolate, the cake was a big hit… Continue reading

Avocado, Mango, and Hearts of Palm Salad

I recently made this salad for a few friends and it caused a minor sensation.  Creamy, decadent, delicious, and refreshing, the exotic combination of avocado, hearts of palm and mango in a tangy… Continue reading

Pure Vegan, Pure Heaven

I am completely, absolutely, truly in love with Joseph Shuldiner’s new book Pure Vegan. A graphic designer by trade and a gourmet by night, Shuldiner has created a book that is a feast… Continue reading