I went back to the naturopath on Monday and was graduated from a no-grains-except-brown-rice diet to a gluten-free diet. This opened up another world of grains and flours and I celebrated this week by experimenting with a gluten-free coffee cake. I have to say, I haven’t had a ton of gluten-free vegan baked goods that [...]
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I had some disappointing news on Monday. I was rejected from another grant for research funding. I started working on this one more than 15 months ago and had gone through one rejection and rewrite already, so this came as a big disappointment at the end of a very long and exhausting process of [...]
When I was a teenager growing up in Pittsburgh, a small catering kitchen and cooking school opened around the corner from our house, called Food Glorious Food. Brad and Tom are the owners and they have grown the business into a successful neighborhood staple, offering a bakery several times a week. Lines are out the door to [...]
We’re coming up on strawberry season and there are few foods that are as enticing or as pretty as chocolate covered strawberries. We dipped about 75 strawberries for the vegan baby shower we just hosted and they were a hit. The best thing about chocolate covered strawberries is that they are extremely EASY to make. The only [...]
When we were snowed in last week, I got an unreasonable hankering for blueberry muffins. And not just any blueberry muffins…cream cheese blueberry muffins! We trudged up to the grocery store in the snow with Maizy (she loves the snow!) and got some frozen blueberries and some pretzels (for snacking, not for the muffins). These [...]
This past weekend, in an effort to use up some more of the pears from our pear tree, I decided to make some apple-pear pie. Our next door neighbor, who just moved back into her house, had an abundance of apples weighing down her little apple tree. Along with the pears, I used some of [...]