Category: Inspiring Cookbooks

Category: Inspiring Cookbooks

Jammin’ with Lettuce

You know something’s up when you return home fromĀ a few days out of town happy to see a crisper full of … wilted lettuce. But that’s just what happened this week when I opened the fridge to inspect the state of affairs inside. Great, I thought, I can make more Lettuce Jam! That’s a humble, […]

Adventures with Vegan Cheese

A few years ago, I wrote a story about the benefits of a vegan diet. I interviewed Neil Barnard, M.D., founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and considered by many to be the “peaceful warrior” of the vegan movement. “So what’s keeping you from going vegan?” he asked. “I love cheese,” I admitted. […]

Vegan Baking Grows Up

I’m not vegan, but I’ve been on a bit of vegan kick lately. There are plenty of health, animal welfare and environmental reasons to adopt a plant-based diet. But my current interest is really more culinary than ethical. I’m seeing a whole lot of great vegan fare on restaurant menus — and often served alongside […]

3 cookbooks, 3 ways to cook

Between the holidays that just passed and everyone’s renewed enthusiasm to cook and eat right in the new year, people probably do more cooking now than any other time of year. So, for inspiration, here are three, now-classic cookbooks, each with a distinct point of view. Are all three for everyone? That depends on how […]