My son, Cameron, turned 5 today, and his birthday cake request was a chocolate/strawberry cake “that daddy can eat too”. My husband is allergic to eggs and dairy. These allergies have also been handed down to my youngest, Wesley, although they are not as severe. Therefore, I made a vegan chocolate cake with strawberry frosting. It was so beautiful, so delicious, and each one of my men happily had seconds. Continue reading →
Do you know who Tish Boyle is? Well you should; she makes a damn good chocolate chip cookie. I found this recipe in Tish Boyle’s The Good Cookie cookbook. It’s a perfectly crisp cookie on the outside and wonderfully soft on the inside. I made these for Cameron’s preschool. He’s turning 5 tomorrow and he asked for chocolate chip cookies. He’s also requested a pancake breakfast with bacon, and a “chocolate birthday cake with strawberry frosting that daddy can eat too”. Next up on the blog is a vegan chocolate birthday cake with vegan strawberry frosting. Continue reading →
On April 29th, 2011 I made this chicken, leek, and tarragon pie for a William and Kate royal wedding viewing-party I attended at my mom’s house. The festivities began at 2 am. My mom and I made coffee, got under a blanket on her couch and excitedly watched London on the news. By 6 am we were popping open champagne and digging into this pie. At 7 am we drunkenly took my dog, Sammy, for a walk. Finally at noon, I fell asleep (passed out), and probably around 2 pm woke up and started eating more of this pie. It was a good wedding. It was a good pie too. Continue reading →
I have to apologize to you. It has come to my attention that the Contact Me page, in the banner under my logo, has not been working. I have not received anyone’s emails in a very long time. If you have emailed me and I never responded please forgive me! I am currently working to fix this problem, and hope to rectify shortly.