Black Olive & Rosemary Bread

You ever just feel like there is a black cloud following you around and you just can’t shake it? Or worse – you’re the little black cloud?

Soy Nog Napoleon Cups

I think we’ve all been there. You have all these fanciful daydreams of making impressively difficult French desserts full of precise slight of hand techniques that wouldn’t just make us kitchen magicians if we pulled them off but freaking wizards. Maybe we’d watch a video or two on how to make your puff pastry puff…

The Procrastinator’s Guide to a Vegan Thanksgiving

So today is my first day with my repaired laptop. I have my photos back and the ability to edit photos. You could say we have our blog back (it’s OK to say that)… just in time for one of the USA’s most beloved food tradition: Thanksgiving!  Some of us (me) might have fallen behind…

Vegan Wookie Cookies

Is September really almost half way over? Yesterday I was in the car when a Modest Mouse song shuffled on and it hit home in a way songs haven’t spoken to me since I was an unhappy 20-something with a crappy boyfriend. I couldn’t be happier right now if I tried. Our 2nd book is with the…

The Betty Crocker Project: Vegan Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Our weekend was a blur of oldest and dearest out of town guests, writing, being pregnant* and a baby shower**. After the crowd had left and the trays of Cinnamon Snail treats and sandwiches were empty there was time to catch up. To talk about old times, memories of friends who have followed different paths…

The Betty Crocker Project: Vegan BLT Mac & Cheez

The other day I fell down what  one of Dan’s work friends called a ‘Pop Culture Rabbit Hole’. To be more specific it was a Miley Cyrus/Amanda Bynes/Kpat trip*. It started innocently enough. As many of you know last week a pipe burst in our ceiling and water was pouring out of all the light fixtures and…