Baking

Colleen Week: Day 3 (Date Bars)

I made these date bars, from Joy of Vegan Baking, with some friends this morning while our kiddos played together.  (For those of you just joining me, I am cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  It was my first time making them and I can definitely say that I will make…

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Colleen Week: Day 1 (Brown Lentil Soup and Drop Biscuits)

Day 1 of my cooking experiment:  Brown Lentil Soup from Color Me Vegan.  (If you didn’t see yesterday’s post, I’m cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  Not exactly a recipe that is going to get me out of any cooking ruts (I make lentil soup a LOT), but it’s always nice…

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‘Twas the night before Valentine’s Day…

…when all through the house not a creature was stirring except my husband’s spouse… Okay, so I’m not the best poet.  But it is 12:24 am…so cut me some slack! You see, I’ve been baking up a storm all evening for Valentine’s day.  That day that everyone complains about, but somehow becomes really, really fun…

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Red Lentil Soup and Bay Biscuits

Let me just say that this photo doesn’t do our dinner justice.  The family was hungry and ready to eat, and I just didn’t have time to get out the light box and take a decent photo.  But this food was GOOD.  The red lentil soup is from a recipe that I clipped from Vegetarian…

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Christmas, Scones, and New Year’s Resolutions

I hope all of you who celebrate had a wonderful Christmas!  We had a lovely time visiting with relatives and feasting on wonderful food.  I contributed some sauteed kale with dried cranberries (red and green, of course!), homemade cranberry sauce with apples, a tofu swiss chard quiche, and my homestyle vegan pumpkin pie. I was…

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