Orange Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Recipe

By | October 6, 2011

Photo: SisterMaryEris

The moist warm air turns crisper and dryer and scant clothing is switched out for heavier and textured. Our cravings and mood respond to these changes in the weather by our desire for decadence and indulgence. What could better satisfy us than soft bites of chocolate chip and orange cupcakes, draped with chocolate ganache? Yes, Fall is here! We need the calories, so why not make it worth it? Fire up your and oven and be ready for that welcoming smell of sweet, citrus, and chocolate to fill your home. Read More


One Ingredient, Two Ways: Mint

By Suzanne Lehrer | July 13, 2011


Photo: Suzanne Lehrer

One of the things I love most about mint is how vastly different fresh mint is from processed mint flavors. Sometimes with watermelon, the fake flavor resembles the real one very closely, but it’s very difficult to capture the complexity and brightness of fresh mint in, say, a stick of Double mint (more like no mint) gum. And the benefits of fresh mint certainly outweigh those of the processed kind-peppermint is one of the most healing herbs around.  Read More


Gluten-Free and Soy-Free Chocolate Vegan Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting Recipe

By Aine Carlin | June 2, 2011

Photographer: Aine Carlin

Photographer: Aine Carlin

I don’t do a tremendous amount of baking but now and again the urge strikes me and I find myself in the kitchen whipping up some sort of sweet muffin, cupcake or cookie – for some reason I seem to alternate between the three. It’s true to say it can be a little more difficult to get that sweet fix when you’re vegan. Depending on where you live you may or may not have access to vegan baked goods, so most of the time you have to rely on your own baking skills to get you through.  Read More

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