Quickies: Butter & Lincoln in the Bardo

Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova Publisher/Year: Algonquin Books, 2016 Format: eBook Pages: 336 Source: Publisher What it is: Khosrova takes readers around the world to examine the cultural and religious significance of butter. She also looks at the history of butter making and its subsequent commercialization, then turns her focus to contemporary butter artisans. Only about half theContinue reading “Quickies: Butter & Lincoln in the Bardo”

The Vegan Slow Cooker

I love my crock pot. It’s great to wake up to a fresh pot full of beans or come home from work to one of my favorite comfort foods of all time, chili. But until a couple of years ago, most slow cooker cookbooks were geared towards the meat-eating crowd. As a vegetarian, my go-toContinue reading “The Vegan Slow Cooker”

Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar

Snoop around my bookshelves long enough, and you’ll find my little stash of vegan cookbooks. Some of the best meat-free cookbooks in existence are the ones co-authored by the vegan dyamic duo, Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero. One book that I’ve had for a while and have used many times is their 2009Continue reading “Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar”