Category Archives: Desserts

Emerald Beaut Plum Crumble

So, besides the salad already mentioned, here is where many of those green-skinned Emerald Beaut plums ended up. Surprise! They’re yellow inside! Don’t they look nearly like peaches, as yellow as they are? It’s only the lack of any red … Continue reading

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What Happened to the World’s Cutest Little Melon

I dispatched it tonight. I have a long history of violence toward melons…well at least since July 4, 2005, when I did in a watermelon. Yeah, that one there. It had it coming, let me tell you…just sitting there in … Continue reading

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Vegan Carrot Spice Cake

This started out as a riff on the famous Vegan Chocolate Cake, which I have helped to further the cause of but for which I can certainly not claim credit; it seems to have been circulating at least since WWII, … Continue reading

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Not Orange-Almond Asparagus

I stayed up about an hour too late on Sunday night, worrying about the next few weeks of work, which are going to be very busy, and I’m still paying for it in fatigue. It probably didn’t help that I … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Frosting

Hurrah, this works! And it tastes awesome – I asked my beloved if it tasted too “soy-y” and he said, “With all that chocolate and sugar, how could you possibly taste it?” Please note that the piece of cake in … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

The picture of simplicity, these.  They remind me of the concept of Can Can Casserole, in that there’s no measuring – the packages are the exact size you need.  There’s something so modern about that.  (It really is just a … Continue reading

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Spicy Lithuanian “Mushroom” Cookies

First, let it be said that there are no mushrooms in these cookies.  These cookies are mushroom-shaped.  This recipe comes from the same book the granola recipe does. These have a wonderfully heady smell, and when you bite into them, … Continue reading

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