Baking & cooking with an enthusiastic amateur

Fennel Faux Meatballs

Just because you’re a vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t have pasta and meatballs any more! Fennel is the not-at-all-secret ingredient to make these easy, meat-free meatballs pop!

July 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

My First Food Swap

I attended my first Food Swap last weekend and met great people – and came home with great food!

July 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Zucchini Cakes

Q: I don’t like zucchini but I have some in my fridge. How can I make myself eat it? A: FRY IT UP!

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mango Chutney Muffins

I revisited vegan muffins in this recipe inspired by mango chutney, incorporating mango, raisins, ginger, and curry powder for a mild but exotic flavor!

July 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Shrimp Fried Rice

While I don’t think I’ll ever lose my love of the occasional Chinese food late-night delivery, being able to cook one of the staples any time I want is a great way to save money and customize it to my liking!

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Liqueur Cupcakes

Cupcakes that taste like chocolate liqueur, with a hint of that alcoholic flavor, topped with a spread of very dark chocolate. Irresistible. Did I also mention that they’re vegan?

July 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Ginger & Coriander Veggies

Fresh vegetables should not be underestimated! A trio of carrot, onion, and pepper is joined by frozen spinach and a few spices for an incredibly easy and veggie-filled dish that’s perfect over lentils or rice.

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment