Desserts

Vegan Ice Cream Recipe: Strawberry Ice Cream

Vegan Ice Cream Recipe:  Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Vegan Ice Cream A lot of vegans complain that one of the things they miss eating is ice cream. Sure there are some commercial brands out there, but maybe they aren’t in your favorite flavor. Or they are hard to get and quite expensive. And frankly, some of them taste downright disgusting. If...

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An April Fool’s Birthday Party: Illusion Food

An April Fool’s Birthday Party:  Illusion Food

An April Fool’s Birthday Party: Illusion Food This year, we celebrated my friend’s birthday with a party on April Fool’s Day, April 1. It was the perfect time to try out my menu of Illusion Foods. Some years ago, on a Food Network television show called Dinner Impossible, Chef Robert Irvine was invited to...

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Cuisinart Ice 21: A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User

Cuisinart Ice 21:  A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User

Cuisinart Ice 21: A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User I had been wanting to get an automatic ice cream machine for a while but wondered if it was worth the expense. I finally caved and got one that I hoped would be inexpensive, easy to use, durable, and give me...

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Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins (SORRY, no photo this time. I gave the whole batch away while they were still warm (minus one for quality control, of course!) I’ll take a photo the next time, because I WILL be making these again.) Calling all pb and j fans! Here’s a quick and yummy...

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Types of Vegan Desserts

Types of vegan desserts A lot of people are worried, when they are contemplating changing to a vegan diet, or when they are just beginning, that they will miss out on eating some of their favorite foods. While that is true, you’d be surprised at how much vegans can actually eat–and it tastes great,...

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For Ginger Lovers: A Ginger Menu

A good friend fell off a cliff, broke his neck in two places, but is fine (thank you, gods!) and recovering. Recently, however, he’s been having some nausea as he tries to wean himself off the narcotic pain pills. Because I know ginger is good to relieve nausea, plus it helps digestion, I whipped...

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Vegan Apple Crisp

Vegan Apple Crisp

Vegan Apple Crisp Apples are in season, and this week, with all the Thanksgiving-themed shows on, I was starting to get hungry for fall food, stuff like pumpkin, stew with lots of root vegetables, and apple pie. I’m not much of a pie eater, but I do love me a good Dutch apple pie....

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Halloween Desserts Ideas

Halloween Desserts Ideas

I played around with a couple ideas this year for easy to do, quick, yet effective Halloween dessert ideas. Cupcakes and cakes were the focus. They mix up quickly and you can prepare the frosting or other foods while they are baking and cooling. Here are some of my favorites. NOTE: If you don’t...

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Sweet Thai Snacks

Sweet Thai Snacks

Despite my uncomfortable and worrisome, bubbling and unstable abdomen, I decided to brave the trip to Warorot Market, an enormous warren of shops. Typical of markets throughout Asia, this one filled the three or four stories of the concrete building, plus all the space in the side streets adjacent to it. At home, we...

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Thai Crepes and Batik Class

Thai Crepes and Batik Class

I spent the day at Chiang Mai Batik Painting School with Ann, the teacher, at her home. She served me some snack/dessert cakes she had gotten at her daughter’s school. They were like miniature crepes, stuffed with a filling like you’d find in eclairs, and rolled like burritos. The Thai name sounded “like Tokyo,”...

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