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Edible Giving: Vanilla Cinnamon Pecan Milk

December 10, 2013
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I suppose the title of this post ought to have been “potable giving,” but it just didn’t have the same ring! Thank you so much for the enthusiasm about yesterday’s gift guide. At the end of that post, I mentioned that my favorite type of gift giving is the edible kind, and it’s true: there’s nothing […]

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Mostly Raw, Vegan Gingersnap Cookies at Keepin It Kind!

December 7, 2013
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One of the highlights of this past year was having the opportunity to meet Kristy Turner, the fabulous writer behind Keepin It Kind, at Vida Vegan. I have admired Kristy’s blog since it first got off the ground, and I continue to marvel at her culinary talent, her creativity, her energy, and yes, her kindness. […]

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Easy No Bake Vegan Pumpkin Pie (Mostly Raw, Gluten Free, Soy Free)

November 25, 2013
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The fussier my recipes get, the worse off they are. Perhaps this is the case with most cooks, and most food, but in my case the correlation between longer ingredient lists and more inconsistent recipe outcomes is striking. The best food I’ve created for this blog is definitely what I’d call simple food (of course, […]

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad With Radicchio, Cranberry, and Pistachios

November 20, 2013
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Yesterday, when I was sharing my new favorite trail mix, a bunch of you mentioned how much you love pistachios. I do, too, but I tend to underutilized them in my kitchen (part cost, part availability, part force of habit). Since I had pistachios around for the trail mix, I decided to come up with […]

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The New Veganism: Vegan Gravy

November 15, 2013
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Photo by James Ransom for Food52 As I was researching gravy a little bit for this week’s New Veganism column over at Food52, I learned that gravy can mean either 1) “a sauce made from the juices of cooked meat” or 2) “something valuable or pleasing that is more than what is earned or expected.” […]

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Raw, Vegan Witches’ Finger Cookies For Halloween

October 24, 2013
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So glad you all like the chocolate maca milk! I can’t wait to get back to my blender so that I can whip up another batch. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I had a chance to make a couple of Halloween-themed treats last week before I left for New York. For someone who’s basically […]

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A Food52 Christmas

December 24, 2012
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One of the nicest developments that 2012 offered me was the chance to work with the wonderful food website Food52. The site was co-founded by Merrill Stubbs and Amanda Hesser, two women whose culinary talent can only be matched by their fine taste in food, writing, and photography. I’ve admired the site since Chloe introduced […]

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