Vegan 3 Ingredient No Churn Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Vegan 3 Ingredient Coconut Milk Ice Cream

    Only three ingredients? And it is vegan? And you don’t need an ice cream maker? And it actually tastes really, really good? Yes. This Vegan 3 Ingredient No Churn Coconut Milk Ice Cream is fabulous! Mix it. Freeze it. Eat it. This recipe came into existence because of two things. First, I wanted something […]

Brown Sugar-Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Brown Sugar-Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Brown Sugar-Vanilla Frozen Yogurt is actually the ingredient list. Brown sugar + vanilla + yogurt = creamy and tangy goodness. As I am writing this the temperature outside is nearing 110°, and my entire duct system, furnace and air conditioner are being replaced. Considering the old Day and Night system was new when my parents […]

Olive Oil Cake with Pine Nuts and Currants

Olive Oil Cake with Pine Nuts and Currants

I’ve been teaching cooking classes at the Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, and recently we did a series on Italian regional cooking. One of the recipes that made an impression on me was a Tuscan Pine Nut Cake. Very moist and flavorful, this was the kind of cake to serve not just after a meal, […]

Slow Cooker Persimmon Butter

Persimmon Butter

Fall is here and persimmons are abundant. Farmer’s markets and grocery stores showcase them in all of their vibrant  orangeness. I am lucky to be able to walk out my front door, go next door and harvest the sweetest organic persimmons from my neighbor’s tree. She doesn’t like persimmons, she just likes having fruit trees. […]