Tag Archives: vegan

From Bentos to Burgers, a Secret Ingredient Money Can’t Buy

A few years ago, when I was just starting to write about food, I really loved this Japanese blog. The author would post a daily picture of a bento box and list the contents. I was hooked. Each lunch was … Continue reading

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Just in Time for the Cupcake Backlash: My Baked Vegan Spelt Donuts

It has been 9 months since I baked my first donut. I used a special pan that my fiancee (now husband) found at an outlet kitchen store in northern Florida, a pit stop between tour dates with his band. He … Continue reading

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World’s Laziest Nori Rolls; Homemade Sushi for the Underacheiver.

If you are like me, when you’re home alone, meals consist of whatever is around and fits in the palm of your hand. I cannot be bothered to cook for myself. If there’s nobody around to oooh & aaah over … Continue reading

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Chipotle Bean Salad

I love spicy salads. The first time I ever had one–a really spicy one–was at Mooncake Foods. They serve their salads with homemade dressings, and everything on the menu with a side of jalepeño garlic sauce. For the longest time, … Continue reading

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Exotic Spiced Seitan & Pumpkin Kebabs

The broiler is the most underrated kitchen appliance. Everyone has it: that mystery drawer under your oven with the slotted pan in it. Is it a storage space? Grease-catcher? Who dares to crank the oven all the way up to … Continue reading

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Food Q&A: Where Can I Buy Raw Cashews, Cheap?

The price is slightly less than TJ’s (UPDATE: see comments), they are in the neighborhood (Williamsburg), and they have a really sweet 7 ft tall buddha shrine. The drawback is that their hours are sporadic and they usually close before 5pm. Continue reading

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Food Q&A: Can I Melt Raw Chocolate?

I have recently become addicted to answering food questions on foodpickle.com. Then, yesterday, I was psyched to get two food questions directly from friends. This is something I want to do a lot more of, so please, keep them coming! … Continue reading

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