Tag Archives: Vegan

Creamy Green Gazpacho with Queso Fresco and Toasted Pepitos

When I was 13 my mother took my sister to visit colleges. That was also the week of Spanish class presentations at my high school. With my mother and sister away from home, I came home with a “recipe” from … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Cocoa Shortbread

I created these a long while back and brought them along to a picnic. I forgot all about them but my 3rd base-playing friend, LB, did not. She reminded me of how much she loved those cookies several times over … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Ice Cream with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

I have friends eating their way through their last week in Austin before a big move overseas. Some of their favorite things include dessert: particularly Lick Ice Cream. While I do love Lick, I can’t sample some of the favorites. … Continue reading

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Honey Ginger Almond Butter Stuffed Dates

I came across this recipe for Honey Ginger Almond Butter on Food52 and have made it several times already. I have a hefty jar of it in my fridge and my favorite thing to do is stuff the almond butter … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Chocolate Ganache Tart

I recently took a vegan and gluten-free baking class at Thai Fresh with Kaylee. What a wonderful way to spend a cold evening: in the Thai Fresh kitchen with a handful of folks standing around an island heated by the … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Almond Milk

I met my friend Emily at the age of 8. We had tea parties, we picked flowers, and we may have also tortured snails and slugs in the yard. I reminisce about things sporadically but there’s one thing I had … Continue reading

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Green Tea Chai Ice Cream

It’s official. Of all the ice creams I’ve ever made, this might very well be my favorite. I cannot count how many times I had to lick the spoon clean. It started when my friend Rajiv handed me a ziplock … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Norma

This is a recipe I fell in love with during my semester in Italy a million years ago. Our Regional Cooking Instructor was a master. I tasted everything we made, relished everything he brought us, and went every place he … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Hazelnut-Espresso Ice Cream

And another ice cream treat…We now have a freezer full of ice cream. Ice cream party anyone? Chocolate-Hazelnut-Espresso Ice Cream 1 can coconut milk (1 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup boiling water 1/3 cup strong brewed (decaf) espresso 1 scant cup … Continue reading

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Never Thought I’d See the Day… Vegan and GF Mac n’ Cheese

Seriously though. I never thought I’d be eating gluten free and vegan macaroni and cheese. Isn’t that just straight up gluten and dairy? Mac’n’Cheese is a comfort food though and sometimes you need a little comfort. It’s what we ate … Continue reading

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