Author Archives: Ashley

Sacramento-Style Deep Dish Pizza

I’ve been really busy lately.  Really busy.  Like, eating-exclusively-cereal-and-freezer-burnt-leftovers busy.  So, I don’t have much to talk about, food-wise.  I could show you what a bowl of shredded wheat looks like, but I’ll spare you. Things finally slowed down tonight, … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Orange Bundt Cake

Despite all of the sugar I’ve been posting about lately, I actually don’t have much of a sweet tooth.  I’ll have a bite of something sweet, enjoy it, and then be done.  I’ll make a batch of cookies, eat one, … Continue reading

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Semolina Rolls

I haven’t been eating very well, lately.  It’s been Operation Pantry Clean Out around here, which has resulted in a lot of starch-based meals.  Today’s meal plan, for instance, was bread for breakfast, chickpeas and VegNews Macaroni & Cheese (starch-with-starch-sauce) … Continue reading

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Cookbook Challenge: 500 Vegan Recipes

The PPK is doing a weekly cookbook challenge.  I haven’t been following along very well (or at all, really, since they cooked from 500 Vegan Recipes several weeks ago), but I like the idea of using my cookbooks more.  I … Continue reading

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Making fail into fail-ade

Or something? As a result of yesterday’s failed attempt at coloring white chocolate with liquid food coloring, I ended up with a cup of seized up, pink-speckled, melted white chocolate.  It still tasted fine, so I threw some Rice Krispies … Continue reading

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Circus Animal Cookies

When I was a kid, my absolute favorite cookies were Mother’s Circus Animals.  Cute little animal-shaped cookies, coated in pink and white waxy icing, and covered in rainbow sprinkles: the best cookies ever.  I grew up on those little cookies.  … Continue reading

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Quinoa-Almond Granola

A little of this, a little of that: oats, quinoa, wheat germ, banana, walnut butter, almonds, cinnamon, and just a touch of agave — all the good, beige stuff I could find. After it baked up all nice and toasty, … Continue reading

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