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Thanksgiving Breakfast by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 leftovers, ... Read on »
An Early Thanksgiving Meal and Cooking Video by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love planning for a big festive meal--thinking about old favorites, new ingredients, seasonal treats and flavors. While any day can be a reason to celebrate, I take speci ... Read on »
Vegan Pizza and Crackers: A Two for One Daring Bakers by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sadly, I missed last month's Daring Bakers challenge, a big first for DB that featured a completely vegan challenge (no 12 egg and 8 pints of cream recipe to veganize!) in the ... Read on »
Tomato Politics by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My friend Josh, an organizer for Rainforest Action Network (get involved!), always tells me that without optimism we have no hope of changing the world. Maybe that seems obvi ... Read on »
Best of Summer Roundup, Part 2: Herb Gardens by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This installment of Best of the Summer also doubles as my entry for Iron Cupcake Earth, a creative cupcake competition that features a new ingredient every month for participa ... Read on »
Best of Summer Roundup:Part One, Tarts by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Early this morning I peeled apples. Honestly, they'd been peeking out of wooden baskets at the farmer's market for a few weeks, little red harbingers of fall to come, but th ... Read on »
The Vegan Pâte à Choux Chronicles by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 g ... Read on »
Delicate Flame: Urfa Biber Chili Cupcake for Iron Cupcake Earth by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I read on Cupcakes Take the Cake about an Iron Chef-style cupcake competition taking place, my gears immediately started turning. As in Iron Chef, a special ingredient ... Read on »
Sugarbaby: A Watermelon to Remember by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was a slow drift, something I didn't even really notice until there I was in front of a catered fruit platter at a work lunch looking at the watermelon from a great distanc ... Read on »
Give Yourself a Challenge by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sure, like making healthy meals without animal ingredients, pesticides or huge carbon footprints isn't challenge enough. Life is hard as it is. ...But sometimes don't you li ... Read on »
G√Ęteau Filbert with Praline Buttercream: Daring Bakers Challenge Take Two by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This month's Daring Bakers challenge involved intense scrutiny of the forecast and supreme schedule jostling to find time on those glorious days when a dessert to share was ca ... Read on »
Eating Closer to Home by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is long overdue, but perhaps a little more dramatic for its delay. It's been a great summer season so far of super fresh, local produce from Parker Farms and I've b ... Read on »
Daring Baker's Challenge: Danish Braid by Emilie H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What was I thinking not being a member of Daring Bakers? This group of intrepid dessert makers all come together around a different challenge recipe every month in which they ... Read on »