Month: October 2013

Going crunk over Southern taste

Going crunk over Southern taste

Bianca Phillips has the passion of generations of Southern cooks in her blood.  With mama Delores and granny Ruth, she has successfully redefined and re-created the best, and homeliest dishes from her beloved childhood. Now we can all benefit from three generations of soul-warming country […]

Vegan cooking for carnivores

Vegan cooking for carnivores

The title says it all. From chicken fried steak bites to cheesecake, it’s a book of look-alike food for vegans – “recipes so tasty you won’t miss the meat”. It could get tiresome except for the enthusiasm of  Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi who […]

New style mash

New style mash

Mashed Millet and Cauliflower This tasty replacement for traditional mashed potatoes is from the Great Life Cook Book. Ingredients  1 large yellow onion, diced small 3 cups millet, rinsed well 1 large head cauliflower 1 tsp sea salt 9 cups water Method In a large […]

Fruity family favorite

Fruity family favorite

Pear Crisp with Vanilla Sauce This popular and seasonal family dessert is from the Great Life Cook Book so it is made for entertaining. Filling 1 cup dried pears 2 cups pear juice 16 to 16 large pears (Bosc or Bartlett) 1 cup brown rice […]

Elegant Wild Rice Carnival Squash

Elegant Wild Rice Carnival Squash

Reclaim the family dinner or entertain all your friends with this party-size recipe from The Great Life Cook Book.  12 small to medium carnival squash 2 cups long grain brown rice 1/2 cup wild rice 5 cups water 2 pinches sea salt 2 medium onions, […]

Reclaiming the family dinner

Reclaiming the family dinner

Authors Priscilla Timberlake and husband Lewis Freedman RD share their story of hosting community macrobiotic dinners since 1995 in one of the most endearing cookbooks you will ever read. More than a collection of recipes, the book serves up a monthly feast with 12 full […]

New York: Candle 79 sets the gold standard

New York: Candle 79 sets the gold standard

Candle 79 is no brown rice joint; it’s an elegant vegan restaurant that could give any meat-eating interloper a satisfying dining experience. Long considered one of the gold standards of American vegan cuisine, it’s highly regarded for its array of dishes and practice of marrying […]