RECIPES

Vegan Cashew Espresso Truffles

Tis the season for all things sweet. Last year at this time, I was savoring dark chocolate pear cake and whipping up loaf after loaf of braided challah. That’s what I’d like to be doing right now, too, but I’ve found that baking isn’t a treat when it’s squeezed into my busy weekends these days. What cooking time I do …

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RECIPES

Tofu Tahini Scramble

A few weeks ago, when Valerie and I had dinner at Open City, Val ordered the tofu scramble and pointed out that the restaurant’s addition of tahini to the scramble gives it a distinctly “feta” like flavor. Curious, I took a bite: I always did like feta, before I went vegan. Valerie was right: the scramble (which is really a …

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HEALTH

Do Air Purifiers Help With Pet Hair?

There happen to be much noise about air purifiers in recent time. The news over the discussion of air purifiers is such that is on the increase due to their said ability to help clean and purifies the air of unhealthy particles in apartments. However, to some extent, the level of confirmation from users of various forms of purifiers shows …

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RECIPES

Heirloom Bean Bourguignon with Celery Root Mash From At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen (plus a giveaway!)

  It isn’t often that I truly rave about a cookbook. When you spend as much time as I do immersed in the world of food–blogs, books, photographs, not to mention one’s own recipe development–it’s easy to become a little numb to the beauty of what you see. There is so much talent out there, and we foodies get exposure to a …

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