Vegan Grilling: Tofu

The New York Times recently showcased tofu recipes guaranteed to entice everyone, including those who may have had negative tofu experiences in the past. So fire up that grill and get cooking! Spicy… Continue reading

The Myth of the Paleo Diet

I have been hearing about the Paleo Diet for a few years now, ever since a close friend of mine was convinced by her trainer that the Paleo Diet was the ultimate method… Continue reading

Salted Caramel Sundae

The combination of sweet and salty is one of my favorites, and salted caramel ranks at the top.  The recipe below makes a versatile vegan caramel sauce that is great over almond ice… Continue reading

Strawberry Pizza

I first had this amazing pizza at Ubuntu in Napa while Jeremy Fox was the executive chef.  He was gracious enough to share the recipe with GQ Magazine, and a Rose family tradition… Continue reading

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies were always my mother’s standby cookies and a family favorite.  Just like the recipe on the back of the box of oats, this recipe produces a chewy cookie with… Continue reading

Basil Pesto with Linguini

I’ve always been told that basil grows like a weed outside.  That may be true for some, but I have had much better luck with those basil plants on sale at the supermarket… Continue reading

Vegan Dining

I was faced with a frustrating situation while eating out with friends Saturday night.  The restaurant we had chosen was Moroccan and  very well reviewed.  When I explained to the waitress my dietary… Continue reading

Vegan Tacos

Until I moved to California five years ago, I thought of tacos as ground beef leaking grease from hard taco shells topped with rubbery cheddar cheese and lettuce.  Here, tacos are served on… Continue reading

Roasted Artichokes with Garlic

If you grew up dipping steamed artichoke petals into melted butter like I did, you should try this method.  Stuffing garlic cloves into the core and between the leaves of the artichoke and… Continue reading

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry and rhubarb season are upon us and I thought it would be a great time to share one of my most requested recipes.  When selecting rhubarb, make sure to look for medium… Continue reading