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War in the Time of Pop Rocks

At the risk of dating myself, I’m going to write about some childhood memories…and no, I’m not going to tell you about how I had to walk uphill both ways to school in a raging snowstorm or anything like that. Maybe I did, but this is going to be food related. My mom was a […]

About Me

Being a vegetarian in the Midwest for over thirty years, and vegan for many of those years, cooking has become a way of life for me. This blog and my cookbook, American Vegan Kitchen (Feb. 2010, Vegan Heritage Press), contain some of my kitchen creations. I’m currently at work on my second book, Vegan Sandwiches […]


 American Vegan Kitchen (published by Vegan Heritage Press, February 2010) is my first book. Filled with classic comfort foods and home style favorites, these 250 recipes are sure to satisfy. From breakfast to dessert, you’ll feel like you’re back in Mom’s kitchen. If she were vegan, that is. Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day (to be […]


  Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day (Published by Fair Winds Press, July 2013) is my second book. Fabulous food photographer (as well as wonderful cook), Celine Steen is the co-author. This book is packed with recipes for around the clock sandwich feasting. Just released!  As with any book, there are bound to be minor errors. […]