Irish Cream Cupcakes

Irish Cream Cupcakes

I know, I know, I am a day late for St. Patrick's Day, but honestly do you need an occasion to eat cupcakes? Especially cupcakes infused with booze? I was up baking these late last night, which might explain the off-kilter frosting, but they taste so good that I'm sure you'll forgive me. As you … [Read more...]

Cocoa-berry Cake From ‘Sweet Utopia’: Cook That Book

There's an unhappy relationship between cakes and my waistline but something about this Cocoa-berry Cake  made me want to toss the tape measure and start stuffing my face.A few weeks back I got in the mail a review copy of Sweet Utopia by Sharon Valencik. It immediately grabbed my attention with its … [Read more...]

Focaccia With Caramelized Onions, and the Common Sense Of Dogs

focaccia with caramelized onions

You've heard those amazing dog stories-- you know, the ones where the parent is hanging by the edge of a cliff, or has a heart attack in the middle of nowhere, or is about to get engulfed in a terrible house fire, and lo and behold! Fido, who never seemed to be good for anything but wagging his tail … [Read more...]

Cook That Book: Silky Chickpea Gravy From Appetite for Reduction

Once upon a time, before an army of vegan cookbooks took over bookstore shelves, there were three that  nearly every vegan cut his/her teeth on: Vegan with a Vengeance, Veganomiconand Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World. The cupcakes book, I think, was the first vegan cookbook I ever bought. I still … [Read more...]

Creamy Phool Makhana Curry (Lotus Seed Curry)

phool makhana curry

So it's time to say goodbye to another year, time to make new resolutions, time to lose weight, time to read more books, time to take longer walks with the dogs, time to cook more delicious vegan food, and yes-- time to blog more. This past year's been a rocky road for Holy Cow! She turned three … [Read more...]