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Turkish cooking class with Sureyya Gokeri by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My plate. I've posted about taking cooking classes at PCC (our food co-op) before, and as in the past, we really enjoyed both the instruction and the food ... Read on »
Sodastreams and Vitamix blender jars by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Quite a number of months ago I got a sodastream, but I held off talking about it until I had formed an opinion, and then, it became such a part of everyday life that I ... Read on »
Fremont Solstice Parade 2014, and a smoothie by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Blueberry-mango version The first day of summer in Seattle was uncharacteristically warm and sunny — perfect weather to start the new season. Blue skies, ... Read on »
Dips for dads — and don't forget the cake by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We celebrated Father's Day at our son and daughter-in-law's house where we had a delicious brunch. We had tofu scramble from Isa Does It ( reviewed here ) along with r ... Read on »
Blueberry-lemon quick bread — GF or not by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Blueberry-lemon version. The Fire and Earth Kitchen folks, who recently taught a cooking class at my house ( read about it here ), just posted a recipe fo ... Read on »
How To Be Vegan by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you've been vegan for any length of time, there have probably been moments when you wished you could pull a book like Elizabeth Castoria's How To Be Vegan out of yo ... Read on »
Blueberry lemon flaugnarde, vegan and gluten-free (or not) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Blueberry lemon cake with lemon glaze. Back in November, I tried to make a desert called a flaugnarde, which is basically a clafoutis made with blueberrie ... Read on »
What can you do with vinegar? - Marukan vinegar review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There are so many different kinds of vinegar you can choose from — in my cupboard right now I have organic raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar, premium rice vinegar fro ... Read on »
Not my usual food post by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The sun setting at Tenney Park (Susan's memorial). Looks like I've been on a bit of a blog break, doesn't it? I didn't plan it, exactly, but timing and ci ... Read on »
No cacao nibs? No cashews? No greenish bananas? by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cooked and raw salad with quinoa, mango and sesame seeds. No matter what you choose to eat, you can find people who eat the same way as you, and an expert ... Read on »
Crunchy, spicy, salty, sweet: Zouq snacks review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm usually pretty cautious when it comes to accepting products for review. It has to be something I think I'll like and will probably use, and if it's food, it has to ... Read on »
Eastern European cooking class — pierogi, stuffed cabbage rolls, beet tart by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last night we hosted a cooking class at our house taught by Renee and Nick of Fire and Earth Kitchen. All we had to do was clean the house and clear the kitchen counte ... Read on »
Buckwheat waffles (gluten-free) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was scanning facebook very early in the morning the other day when the word "BUCKWHEAT" screamed across my field of vision. I didn't read the message, nor did I know ... Read on »
A winner of a cookbook and a cookbook winner by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Marinated balsamic, maple & garlic tempeh. Here are a couple more things we've cooked from from The Oh She Glows Cookbook. Actually, my husband cooked the ... Read on »
Cooking up new traditions by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Monday night was the first night of passover, and I cooked all day for our family seder, but didn't make a single thing that usually appears at every holiday meal at o ... Read on »
Lessons learned at Seattle Vegfest - preserved lemons by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There's always a moment when Vegfest looms, when I wonder why I go. I don't buy very many packaged, convenience foods, and most of the stuff I taste at events like thi ... Read on »
Oh She Glows Cookbook: review, recipe, and giveaway by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As I read reviews of Angela Lidden's new cookbook, I was mentally trying to figure out how I could possibly fit another cookbook into my collection, because it was obv ... Read on »
Chia, by Laurie Boone: a book review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Chia seeds and I haven't always seen eye-to-eye, like when they sneaked into my sugar jar and pretended to be an insect infestation, or when they added crunch and lump ... Read on »
Balsamic asparagus, artichoke pasta and new, red sandals — it must be spring by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was in a store where I don't usually shop, looking for grape tomatoes for a recipe I want to re-vamp, when I spied a huge display of beautiful-looking asparagus. Fin ... Read on »
Tiny black things in the sugar vs. chocolate banana cheesecake Sumo orange by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For those of you who may remember the black worm incident, don't worry, this is not that. When I saw the photo of chocolate galaxy banana cheesecake from Vegan Pie in ... Read on »