This caramel pairs well with just about anything.
As this slow simmered in my kitchen all day, the warm caramely scent was gloriously intoxicating. As soon as this caramel was done, I immediately made myself a cup of coffee to swirl it in.
This has since topped pancakes, oatmeal, ice cream, and numerous coffees. My spoon is hitting the bottom of the second jar – it is time to make more.
My friend Kathy Hester has just released another fantastic book, Vegan Slow Cooking For Two or Just For You.
Once again, I have a copy to give away today!
This book has stunning photography, and the [click to continue…]
errey day I’m waffelin’
Okay – not every day, but often. Also? Recycled line, I’ve used it before.
You might know I do love my waffles, though. and that I am anything but traditional with them. Sweet? Yes. Savory? Absolutely. As sandwich bread? Why not. In place of a sandwich altogether, in stuffed waffle form? All the time.
Today, because it is Sunday and we’re having waffles for breakfast, I bring you a few waffle recipes to choose from – some sweet, some savory, some stuffed, all good:
grilled cheese wafflewich sliders
sweet zucchini waffles with mango
raspberry coconut flax waffles
carrot juice waffles
croque monsieur stuffed waffles
tahini kale stuffed waffles
cheesy tomato stuffed waffles
pancakes or waffles? ever enjoy them savory?
Happy National Hot and Spicy Food Day!
Yep, among the national food days, I found one that is quite obscure. This is not to be confused with International Hot and Spicy Food Day, which is celebrated in January.
I will have to remember that one too…
Many know I [click to continue…]
This recipe is a few of my favorite things – tahini, coffee, and chocolate.
Oh and fudge.
…and who doesn’t like fudge?
This takes just a few minutes to prep and combine – and if you cannot wait for it to set, leave a few crumbles in the bowl for taste testing.
Fudge dough. It is [click to continue…]
I woke up to a wonderful crisp and cool morning. As I sit here and drink my coffee on the deck with the pups, I am smelling the air (the dachshunds are sitting here sniffing too), getting a hint of October.
I love what October smells like.
We have been incredibly lucky with a perfect summer. Very little rain, perfect temperatures, all kinds of sun and fun. There are times when Portland’s summer goes way to quickly, where the sun does not always play along, and many of us feel the cooler weather comes too soon.
This year, I am ready.
I am ready for the cool mornings and evenings. Walks in the neighborhood as the sun goes down, with scarf and gloves and coats on the dogs. Autumn produce and changing flavors – deep and smoky and hearty.
Are you getting ready for fall?
Please come say hello at Attune today – I’m sharing my sweet and salty cluster crunch.
this recipe was shared with Healthy Vegan Fridays.
I learned to make ice cream at a very young age. The kind of ice cream you make with ice and rock salt and an old-timey wood bucket with a hand crank. I looked forward to it every summer.
We made ice cream every summer at our huge family picnic. The whole family would converge on great grandma’s land out in the country. While my brother would run off to grandma’s go-cart tracks that wound through her back yard, I would [click to continue…]