Category Archives: testers

Corn Fritters with Tomato Thyme Gravy

Part of the fun of being a tester for a cookbook is getting the first crack at brand new recipes. In most cases, this is the first time anyone besides the author has tried them. That means the testers’ feedback is a huge barometer about how a recipe is going to be received when (and […]

Muffaletta Pizza

Sounds kind of crazy, doesn’t it? Well, I’m here to tell you, it’s crazy good. This is a tester for Robin Robertson and has it all going on. Layers of flavor! And as an added a bonus, it just looks so pretty on a plate. The next time I have an appetizer party, this is […]

Deconstructed Bahn Mi Salad

This is a tester recipe for Robin Robertson and it just blew me away. It’s got great crunch that plays off the seitan beautifully, and all with that Asian flavor profile that I love. This one is going to be in an upcoming book, but be sure to check back here on Friday for a […]

Vegan Unplugged Winner!

It was so much fun reading everyone’s stories of electricity outages, and it reinforced the fact that vegans are flexible and resilient people. We seem to have all enjoyed the lack of lights! Congratulations, Abbe, commenter #15! You are the winner of Vegan Unplugged. Please email me your mailing address so I can get this […]

Cookbook Winner, FNF, and Cream Puffs

It’s been a busy few days here, so I’m a day late in my date with random.org to pick the winner for Vegan on the Cheap. The winner is number 18, Jessica, who said, “I stick to buying whatever is on sale, grow my own herbs in my window, and go to discount grocery stores […]