Pumpkin and Chocolate Chips

“It’s pumpkin season everything!” This quote was posted on social media by my nephew several years ago. His reference to pumpkin season was followed by a fun list of all the fun pumpkin foods on the market this time of year. It made me laugh because it’s so true! Once fall begins, we are inundatedContinue reading “Pumpkin and Chocolate Chips”

Vegan Banana Bread with toasted coconut

It seemed inconceivable that Banana Bread could be made to be this delicious without some traditional sugar and eggs. However, the Banana Bread images in Meera Sodha’s cookbook, EAST 120 Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes Bangalore to Beijing were so attractive, I had to try making it. It turned out to be a heavy bread withContinue reading “Vegan Banana Bread with toasted coconut”

How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Every summer it seems the garden provides us with a surprise gift. This year a small plant emerged that looked like a squash plant. I mentioned to my husband that we should keep an eye on it. So he tenderly trellised and mulched it. Eventually small round green fruit turned into brown weave-laced melon. WhatContinue reading “How to Make Homemade Yogurt”