Monthly Archives: October 2012

Kale and Veggiepalooza Egg Scramble

So here’s the deal — I eat a lot of kale.  I don’t do it because it’s a ‘superfood’ and it’s ‘so good for you’ (although those things are stellar.  I’m down for some hearty nutrients any day, hey.) — I do it because kale is delicious.  However, despite the fact that a.) I am an […]


Provencal Leek and Lavender Stew with Heirloom Carrots

This hearty aromatic stew is roughly modeled on the Leek and Bean Cassoulet with Biscuits recipe from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s infamous Veganomicon. I had been considering the cassoulet recipe for a while as a fall dish for Harvest Noon, a cooperatively-run cafe for which I test recipes. However, another member mentioned that they had tried […]


Autumn Latkes: Vegan, Gluten-Free, AND Baked?!

As I mentioned in my previous post, I am part of the menu-planning group at Harvest Noon Cafe. We modify and test the recipes we dig up to meet the cafe’s mandate: affordable vegan lunches produced with local, organic ingredients. We try to make our mains gluten-free as well. We are at that time of […]


Recipe Testing for Harvest Noon Cafe

If you couldn’t tell, one of my hobbies is to cook. The inherent creativity and gratification of a hands-on process makes it an invaluable part of my sanity/life. I’ve found that being presented with an out-of-the-norm challenge is often what gets the creative juices really going. The base criteria helps guide your mental search. I’ve […]

Raspberry Lime Scones from a fine June eve

The proverbial pie cooling on the window sill

“Good things come to those who wait.” We’ve been told that patience is a virtue that applies to both scrumptious baked goods and high-quality web design. The Divide & Savour blogs are currently under construction while our swap projects are being treated to a makeover. We are excited that curious cats such as yourself have […]