Putting My Best Food Forward: Sharing Veganism Through Enthusiasm on Our Hen House

July 16, 2013

Howdy, all! Happy you liked the rosemary crackers. The last time I contribute a thought for food column to the Our Hen House website, it was about eating disorder recovery, veganism, and the way they intersect in my life (a familiar topic here on CR). This time I’m writing about something less somber, but no […]

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A Perfect Raw, Vegan Dinner at Pure Food and Wine

April 28, 2013
PicMonkey Collage

Hello, friends. I hope you had happy weekends, and I’m grateful for your kind responses to Sharon’s story on Friday. As you may have seen on Instagram or via Twitter, I’m home in New York, here to enjoy some time with my mom and catch up with friends. On Friday night, I had a chance […]

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Crazy Sexy Kitchen

January 9, 2013

Rodgers and Hammerstein. Lerner and Loewe. Gilbert and Sullivan. It’s always wonderful when two talented people come together to create something beautiful and uplifting. This is as true in the world of culinary arts as it is in the world of musicals and operettas. So it was with great excitement that I first learned that […]

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The Butcher’s Daughter, NYC

January 5, 2013

Two weeks ago, my friend Jim and I met for lunch at a new, mostly vegan dining outpost called (cheekily) The Butcher’s Daughter in Nolita. I’d heard some great things about The Butcher’s Daughter from friends, and I’m pleased to say that the hype was legit. The menu features cold pressed juices, raw food specialties, […]

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Farro Salad with Beets and Carrots. Inspired by Eat Restaurant, Greenpoint.

January 3, 2013

As I dive back into the swing of things, it’s nice to look back on my holiday time and appreciate how restorative it was. Restoration came in the form of quality time with dear friends, lots of wandering around random NYC neighborhoods, and nourishing food. One particular evening combined all three of these things. It […]

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Packed Lunch: The Care Package Edition

December 12, 2012

A few days ago, I wrote about the necessity of friendship, even in busy times. I didn’t expect the post to strike such a chord, but it did, in part because I think many of my readers know what it feels like to push away loved ones out of anxiety, self-loathing, or stress. As I […]

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Bitter, Salty, Sour, and Sweet. Kale Salad with Roasted Kabocha Squash and Cauliflower, Candied Pumpkin Seeds, Goji Berries, and Turmeric Lemon Vinaigrette. My Entry to the Show Me Your Salad’Tude Contest!!

December 9, 2012
kabocha goji salad

Hey all! Thanks for the comments on yesterday’s post. I think Lia summed it up best by saying that the post was an illustration of the fact that health is about “so much more than food.” Wise words, and important ones to remember in the food blog realm. I have not been as excited about […]

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