The Vegan ABCs Cookbook: Bonus Recipe: Miso Butter

My new cookbook, The Vegan ABCs Cookbook, is coming out on June 1st! It’s a fun introduction to 26 all-star ingredients – from A to Z – get it? The ABCs! Each chapter focuses on one ingredient with nutrition info, fun facts, how-tos and answers to your FAQs. I curated the list of ingredients, not just because they are vegan, but because they are awesome. Guess what M is for?

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It’s My 10-Year Blogiversary + How to Use Aleppo Pepper Chili Oil

Hello everyone! I am so excited that today is my 10-year blogiversary! Let me say that again…10 years!!! What?! How?! I started this blog a decade ago when I was at home with my little baby who was sleeping most of the day and I was teaching myself to cook. I’ve come a long way, baby! Thank YOU all SO much for reading and cooking all of these years.

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Our Annual Apple Picking Trip, 2020 Style, Plus Applesauce and Chutney!

We love to go apple picking in the Hudson Valley. We were excited to gather our haul but it turns out the orchard suffered a frost early on in the year and they lost their crop. So they trucked in bags of apples from their other orchards across the state and hung them in bags on the branches for us to “pick!” Par for the course, 2020! 

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Blackberry Picking + Small Batch Artisanal Berry Jam!

The summer of 2020 is winding down and we are preparing to go back to school. In the words of Jerry Garcia, “what a long strange it’s been!” The last 6 months have been life altering to say the least. Being in lockdown in an apartment in New York City because of a raging pandemic was insane but I wrote a new book, spent every waking hour with my husband and son, and was forced to do nothing when there was nothing to do. On some level, I am grateful for that time but as soon as lockdown ended in June, we started taking trips outside of the city. We spent some time out east on Long Island where we hit up the farm stands and got lots of fresh corn and tomatoes and made several trips to the Hudson Valley, one of our favorite areas. This last time, my plan included picking blackberries!

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