Wow! Time flies when you’re having fun. Since December is National Fruit Cake Month, I thought this would be the perfect time to re-share my Veganified version of Aunt Dot’s Fruit Cake.
Plus, just for giggles, I wanted to share this short news segment about the history of the Fruit Cake. I actually had no idea there was an annual Fruit Cake toss, did you?! I know you’re just going to love this version of Fruit Cake and it won’t toss it anywhere except near your mouth.
Holiday Fruit Cake
Note: This is where the importance of Mis-en-place is hand in very handy. Prep each of the grouped ingredients separately so that when you finish with your mis-en-place, you have all your ingredients staged in 4 bowls. Once you finish that process, the mixing will be rather easy (and you will have a neat and clean kitchen workspace).
But, I am personally not a fan of Black Friday mob mentality. I like to shop from the comfort of my own home. Now would be a great time to share with you some of my favorite online vegan shopping options.
A few years ago, I wrote a blog all about Lavender and how it’s gone beyond just an air freshener scent! You’ll find below my blog from June, 2013. with a great recipe for Lavender Shortbread Cookies! Enjoy!
So, we all know how wonderful lavender smells, right? It may
Whether I’m hungry and need to have something delicious and nutritious in a pinch or want to impress guests with an appetizer that I can bet most likely they never even heard of never mind tasted and couldn’t be easier to prepare, grilled avocados
Those of you who know me personally know that I read cookbooks as others might read novels or non-fiction. I can’t help it. I’m obsessed with reading cookbooks, especially well-written, well-illustrated vegans ones that tell some stories in between the recipes.
I know I do. And today, we have a plethora of vegan pizzerias (one of my favorites is from my old stomping grounds in Philadelphia, Blackbird Pizza). Right here in Sedona, we are so lucky to have Picazzo’s
While I was searching the internet regarding World Farm Animal Day, I was shocked and appalled at how many images said “Happy World Farm Animal Day”. Contrary to those images, it is anything but happy. In fact, quite the contrary.
I’ve always had a love for cooking and read cookbooks and cooking magazines the way other people read books. They inspire me to create my own recipes and have taught me the ‘science’ of cooking, most especially baking.
Julia Child (definitely nothing veg about her, but probably the greatest skills technician) and my maternal Italian grandmother, Mary, were my first mentors. With the advent of the celebrity chef and abundance of television cooking shows, inspiration continued to be placed before me. Food, its preparation with love, and the creativity it sparks within me, became a passion of mine.