Special Edition: Vegans on Valentine’s Day – Episode V

Everyone warns you that romance evaporates when you have a baby. They caution you to keep the spark alive in your marriage and to not let the baby darn you of that will to live. Seems a little dramatic to us but then again that hasn’t been close to our experience. Yes, we can’t dote…

Vegan Pistachio Crusted Cashew & Coconut Cheese

So over the weekend I got to work with the always talented Vanessa Rees on a food feature for Laika Magazine which I’m dying for you all to see when the next issue comes out. During the recipe testing for the almond vegan cheese recipe in the feature, I ended up with this rouge half…

Artichoke & White Bean Hummus

So here’s a little known fact about us… we live in the same neighborhood as infamously awkward hipster heartthrob (?)* Michael Cera. You might know him from such cinema masterpieces as Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and Juno or the television opus Arrested Development. We just call him ‘our neighbor Mike’ or we would if…

Potato, Spinach & Green Onion Pierogis with Vegan Chorizo & Onions

Disclaimer: Today’s blog post is long… so if you’re just here for the food… you can skip to the end. This recipe is really good and shouldn’t be missed because you’re not into my history nerdery.  Yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and I wish I could tell you Dan and I volunteered to go…

Vegan Fish & Chips Tacos with Sriracha Tartar Sauce

So here’s a funny thing about humans*… we like distractions from reality. In the beginning we had myths and numerous religions to explain our existence and give meaning to our wars and struggle.  We then moved to songs, theatre, poetry, books and then movies. Eventually we moved all that into our homes with TVs and…

The Top 10 Recipes of 2014

I know. I know. By now 2015 feels like it’s always been here and the idea of typing 2104 on a form*seems like something we’d only do drunk or half-asleep… though I’m not sure why you’re filling out forms drunk but I think you get the idea**. But not that long ago 2014 was all…

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…