Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread Class

February 6, 2019

My bread baking adventure takes a new turn as I learn how to make 100% whole wheat sourdough from freshly milled flour at King’s Roost in Silverlake.

Starting with starter

January 16, 2019

I’m trying to get over my fear of naturally leavened bread. So begins my journey into sourdough starters. Can’t be that hard, right?

100% Whole Wheat Bread

May 1, 2018

While home milling grains makes for delicious and nutritious bread, it does take new techniques and recipes to achieve consistent and great results. This is my new weekly standard for soft, fluffy sandwich loaves.

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cashew cheese spread

Cashew Cheese Spread

November 2, 2013

A soft, spreadable cheddar like vegan cheese made with cashews.

Post Punk Kitchen Episode 1

July 27, 2013

One of my all time favorite vegans is Isa Chandra Moskowitz. She and her friend, Terry Romero, another awesome vegan blogger/chef used to have a public access show called the Post Punk Kitchen. Isa is putting some of the videos up on YouTube. Here is Episode 1, Sushi and Cupcakes.

Vegan pizza with mushrooms and pineapple

Happy Vegan Pizza Day!

July 1, 2013

I’m actually a few days late in posting this, since Vegan Pizza Day was on June 29th. We did however, enjoy a homemade vegan pizza using a veganized version of Peter Reinhart’s Pizza Americana dough.

Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

Vegan Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

June 8, 2013

Chipotle peppers add a smoky, spicy depth to vegan macaroni and cheese. Isa Chandra Moskowitz (Post Punk Kitchen) created a recipe that has quickly become a family favorite.

Ankarsrum Assistent Mixer

Ankarsrum – Electrolux Mixer Videos

May 28, 2013

The name has changed (again) for the Electrolux Assistent mixer. It looks like they’ve gone back to the Swedish name Ankarsrum. This mixer has been named Verona, Magic Mill, Electrolux Assistent, and DLX. The names may change, but the superb quality of the mixer has not.

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

May 23, 2013

A modified version of Dreena Burton’s Homestyle Chocolate Chip Cookies. These vegan treats are always a big hit, with a lovely buttery taste from pure maple syrup and a bit of spice from cinnamon that pairs well with the chocolate.