Every time a vegan is asked, “So, where do you get your protein?” and “What can you eat?,” some poor cow goes to heaven. Yet one glance over at the sans bacon or cheese spread at the second annual VegFest Houston, hosted by the Vegan Society of Peace at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, no doubt served up that answer. If a catatonic food comma is what was intended for guests, mission accomplished.
Is there anything more gentle than crème brûlée? Silky and understated, the elegance lays in its simple layering of flavors of a few ingredients.
Yes, the original custard depends on cream for the richness and egg yolks baked au bain-marie for the consistency, the vegan version must depend also on a less than more ingredients to achieve the desired result.
Most recipes out there call for silken tofu for the creaminess. I was determined to find a version that was soy free. [...]
Like bananas, I have a habit of buying way too many thinking that I will munch on them sporadically. For the most part, I do pretty well, trying to keep the doctor away. But for some reason, perhaps working too much has taken a toll on my ability to deplete my stash. So I have WAY too many apples.
When all else fails, bake. Then perhaps you can say, with a grin, [...]
Perhaps this breakfast isn’t as testosterone filled manly Ahnold Schwarzenegger-esque as yesterday’s Porcini Spinach Omelet with stuff, but I was in the mood for something just as hearty that would appeal to my sweet tooth. After all, those of you that know me, I go from animaniac type insanity to quiet but troublesome introspection like an unsuspecting cream filled something [...]
Foreplay is to sex what preparing these pancakes are to eating them. After eating these, I think I need a smoke.
Growing up, strawberries were seen as somewhat stick out you pinky and giggle feminine. After all, berries sparkle. In choosing ice-cream flavors, the guys chose chocolate, and the girls nibbled gently on their pink color berry treat on a stick. I was a rebel. I refused either. Choosing chocolate would [...]