Category Archives: American Vegan Kitchen

Super Bowl Sunday (aka Super Food Day)

Jim used to be a huge football fan. Then when the Browns left Cleveland for Baltimore, he decided it wasn’t worth his time. We won’t be watching football on Sunday, but we’ll still use event as an excuse to have a fantastic appetizer and small plate spread. Our snacks will taste just as wonderful while […]

Cheesecake and the Last Week of the Blog Tour!

Whew, Thanksgiving has been here and gone. I still can’t get over the fact that it is nearly December, but I guess there really isn’t any disputing that fact. So I thought I’d share the sweetest thing about our Thanksgiving dinner: the dessert, of course. We had the New York- Style Cheesecake from American Vegan […]

Artisan Vegan Cheese Review and Contest

In the 1980s we fell off the vegan wagon into a pool of melty mozzarella on a pizza. More than once. We loved cheese. With Miyoko Schinner’s new book, Artisan Vegan Cheese, I’m happy to say that we are happily indulging once again. For most of the cheeses, the first step is making rejuvelac. Before […]

Party! Prizes! Music!

  To celebrate the release of Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day!, which was my first chance to write with a partner, the wonderful Celine Steen, I’m hosting a book release party! Where and When: Sunday, September 16th, 2012 2:00 to 5:00 PM Purola Brothers Bridge Street Pizzeria (Ashtabula Harbor)   Food: Free sandwich samples and […]

4th of July, Birthday Cake, and a Contest!

Happy Day After the 4th, aka my birthday! Growing up, I was convinced the 4th of July was just for me. With a lazy summer day spent in a pool,  a cookout, incredible hand-cranked ice cream, Mom’s lovingly homemade birthday cake, and finishing the day with fireworks, how could it not be? Of course, things […]