Peruvian Purple Potato Soup

Why is it Peruvian? Maybe because purple potatoes are from Peru or maybe because I love alliteration. Either way, this soup made me feel like I was somewhere exotic, or at least anywhere besides my torn up corduroy couch in front of the TV. This is the kind of soup you can only really […]

Apple Crisp

Serves 8

This apple crisp is just perfect. Sweet and crunchy and spiced just right, I like it served warm with Vanilla Bean Soy Cream.


For the filling 4 lbs apples (I use Roma) 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup apple juice or water 1 tablespoon arrowroot powder (cornstarch will […]

Banana Bread

Makes 12 slices

A simple, no frills banana bread. Perfect for, um, eating. I recently edited the amount of sugar needed, so this should be perfect now.

Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup margarine, at room temp 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

Vegan Cornbread

Makes 12 to 16 squares

This is a delicious basic vegan cornbread. It is moist and crunchy and corntastic. It is not a sweet bread, but a bread to be savored with soup or smothered with guacamole. For best results, use old-fashioned cornmeal.

2 cups cornmeal 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 2 teaspoon baking powder […]

Chili Pumpkin Cranberry Risotto with Spicy Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Last week sometime I started working on menus for dead people. That is, what I would cook for people that I like who happen to be dead – if they were alive. Because sometimes I’ll take inspiration where ever I can get it. I was halfway through a cabbage gruel menu for Emma Goldman when […]