Category Archives: Dairy-free

Instant Gratification from France

I don’t like the taste of cake mix. There’s something metallic about it that spoils the flavor for me. Plus, how much time does it actually save to use a mix, given that you have to add liquid, egg, and … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Junk Food Files: Golden Rolls

These crisp and airy yet densely buttery-tasting confections feign dairy effectively, yet contain none. Equally at home in a fruit salad or an ice cream sundae, their only downside is that they are maddeningly hard to find in the United … Continue reading

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Pie Academy: Part 2 (Don’t Fear the Crust)

Now that I’ve gotten past Chanukah-giving trauma — and have many more successful pies under my belt, both literally and figuratively — I’m ready to spill. And split my pants. My fellow blogger Chicago John reminded me the importance of … Continue reading

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Fun with Farro

I love me some ancient grains, don’t get me wrong, but it can be a pain trying to find good recipes you can rely on. Sunset magazine, for instance, steered me wrong on the amount of liquid to add to … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration: Vegan Chocolate Praline Maple Bark

Forgive the hiatus. When Alan Arkin’s character in Argo (my pick for Best Movie of the Year even though I know those fools will give it to Lincoln) says something to the effect that the darkness of the movie business … Continue reading

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Dairy-free Junk Food Files: Coconut Nog!

Coconut nog! I’m not a fan of So Delicious‘ other products but this nog does it for me. Yummy. Compared to regular nog, it’s almost a healthy beverage (well, not really, but it has less fat and no saturated fat … Continue reading

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Dairy-free Rabbit (Rarebit)

Teetotalers beware! I followed the recipe from Cooks.com for “Classic Rarebit” pretty closely and used an entire cup of booze (sherry, as it happens, probably the flat beer they recommend is less alcoholic) and this was the booziest recipe I … Continue reading

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