Chocolate Peppermint Gingerbread Cookies

Posted on Dec 17th, 2011

These crinkle cookies have all the Christmas flavors in them:  chocolate, peppermint, pecans and gingerbread. When I first read the recipe on the label of my bottle of molasses, I thought that all those flavors together…

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Christmas in March: Vegan Peppermint Cheesecake Blondies

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

I have thirty-four recipes in my queue waiting for me to take photos and post them. This is part of my attempt to get them out to you. Here is the first Christmas in… recipe, and here is the second. This idea I had to…

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Key Lime Meltaways

Posted on Jun 1st, 2010

Living in Houston means that the supermarkets are full of inexpensive produce most of the year from south Texas and Mexico. It hasn't had to travel far, so it's very fresh. The citrus fruit is especially nice here, and I'm…

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Melomakarona – Greek Spice Cookies

Posted on Dec 14th, 2011

  I've been on a bit of a Greek food kick lately. After making Moussaka and Spanakopita, I was browsing the web looking for new Greek recipes, and I came across a recipe for melomakarona, popular in Greece during…

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Orange-Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 19th, 2009

I've veganized a lot of cookies in my time, and I've got a pretty good idea what works, but this time, I felt like making something that had already been tested. I've experimented too much lately. Thus, I turned to…

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Post Punk Kitchen Gingerbread Cookies and how to make cookie decorations

Posted on Dec 15th, 2009

It's Christmas cookie time! We'll eat half of these practically straight out of the oven and half will go into the freezer. I'll make a different kind of cookie sometime next week and freeze half of those. Then, we'll have…

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Pumpkin-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies and learning to cook

Posted on Jun 4th, 2011

  I first learned to cook from my mom Eloise. At first it was mostly cookies. One of my earliest memories of us cooking together was when I put cinnamon candy noses on reindeer-shaped cookies, for Christmas when I was…

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Sesame Cookies

Posted on Dec 21st, 2010

Have you ever entered a blog contest you didn't know you were entering? I did, when I sent this Asian Broccoli Slaw to the Sweet and Savory Challenge in October. Soon, I was the proud and somewhat befuddled owner of a pound…

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Tried and Tasted – Eggless Pecan Bars

Posted on Sep 25th, 2009

I noticed the other day that I had ninety-nine recipes saved in Delicious. That’s like having ninety-nine beers on the wall, isn’t it? It’s time to take one down and pass it around!       One…

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Vegan Crispy Rice Squares

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2011

One of my friends put this recipe up on her Facebook Wall this week.Since marshmallows have gelatin in them, I hadn't made rice crispy squares in over a decade. When I saw these, I had to make them right away. They are…

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Vegan Lemon Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Posted on Aug 4th, 2011

There is no such thing as low fat shortbread. Since it's nothing more than flour, fat, and flavorings, there is nothing that you can cut. If you were to replace the fat with something else, say applesauce, you wouldn't be…

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Vegan Triple-Chocolate Carrot Brownies

Posted on Nov 12th, 2011

My second favorite episode of the TV show The Simpsons is Lisa the Vegetarian. In one especially funny scene, her classmates tease Lisa by asking her if she's going to marry a carrot. She sighs and answers sarcastically,…

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