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Spicy Chocolate Pumpkin Cake by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While my circle is generally up for anything culinarily speaking, as a group they have limited tolerance for messing around with the classics at Thanksgiving. Can I serve veg ... Read on »
Boston Vegetarian Society Food Fest Recipes by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thanks very much to the hundreds of people who came out today to my cooking demo at the Boston Vegetarian Society Food Festival! 400 samples of the recipes I cooked today were ... Read on »
Reconsidering the Radish by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of my many new undertakings this busy season was a full fledged garden. Though I'd lived in a rural area with a fair bit of small-scale farming and gardening all around, ... Read on »
Strawberry Season by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My mom called me last week to tell me she'd eaten the first of the berries from her newly planted patch. "It was amazing," she sighed, "like they used to be when you were y ... Read on »
Homemade Flavored Sugars (Are Sweet!) by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking With a shelf full of flavored salts , I had to balance the scales with some sweetness and make flavored sugars. They too are simple, delicious and handy to have on hand for ... Read on »
Do It Yourself Flavored Salts by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was a kid I was a fiend for salt. My parents were always after me to go easy on the salt shaker. Concerned about my youthful over-indulgence and convinced that it was ... Read on »
Taza Chocolate: Sustainable, Stone Ground, Bean to Bar in Somerville by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you even know of Somerville, Massachusetts, a densely populated little city often overlooked by out-of-towners who, when they venture across the river from Boston, flock ... Read on »
Cupcake a Day by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There's a pathological impulse that leads to excessive complaining about the personal details of one's life on the internet. Somehow, it's a natural forum. I'm bravely atte ... Read on »
Sugaring in Spring by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If nothing else, spring in New England is dramatic. Every day shoots are springing up, early color in the form of crocuses, daffodils, forsythia and hyacinth unfurls, greens ... Read on »
Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Soy, Not Oi, 20 years later by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Time was when a young vegan couldn’t just hop on the internet to tap into blogs and other digital compendiums of veg recipes and ideas. It used to be more likely that an in ... Read on »
A Vegan Malay Feast by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking "I didn't want any of what I was observing to slip away. I wrote down how Iman extracted tamarind pulp, how she carefully coaxed coconut milk from grated coconut flesh and ... Read on »
Valentine's Chocolates and The Winners! by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking With 99 different entries to consider in our search for the ideal Valentine's chocolate, we had our work cut out for us. Armed with Excel spreadsheets, highlighters and pens, ... Read on »
The Taste of Love Chocolate Contest by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Seems like only yesterday it was Chinese New Year and I think the day before that was Christmas, right? How time flies. Now Valentine's is on our doorstep, wondering what cu ... Read on »
Vegan Soups and Stews Blog Tour: The Borscht Edition by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We interrupt your regularly scheduled chocolate for...borscht. That's right, another storm is swirling across the country and an expected 6-10 inches of snow, followed by s ... Read on »
Chocolate from the Source by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Warned off of the advertised chocolate making tours posted around town, we asked Eric, our host at the veg-owned Cashew Hill Jungle Lodge in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, for an a ... Read on »
Vegan Chocolates by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I don't know about you, but if I have been, say, ignored or otherwise ill-treated, chocolates will go a long way toward making up for it. So, in an effort to treat my poor ... Read on »
Updates: Costa Rica, Cultural Survival and Vegan Cooking Classes by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Returning home to New England after a week+ of warmth and coconuts on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica is taking some adjustment. I spent a lot of time over our Thanksgi ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Breakfast by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Culinarily, holiday emphasis falls on the dinner, but there's an awful lot to like about breakfasts the day after too. Whether you raid the refrigerator for feast leftov ... Read on »
The Vegan Pate Choux Chronicles by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan It's that Daring Bakers time again and I'm posting in at the eleventh hour, though I've been working on this challenge for quite a while. Lest you get too excited for the gr ... Read on »
Updates: Costa Rica, Cultural Survival and Vegan Cooking Classes by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Returning home to New England after a week+ of warmth and coconuts on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica is taking some adjustment. I spent a lot of time over our Thanksgiving ... Read on »