Celebrate Summer Cookbook Give-Away!

photo courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky, Easy as Vegan Pie, Skyhorse Publishing.

photo courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky, Easy as Vegan Pie, Skyhorse Publishing.

It’s time to celebrate the beginning of summer with a gift of this cookbook for my most enthusiastic and loyal readers. Yay for y’all!

Hannah Kaminsky has outdone herself with her fourth cookbook called Easy As Vegan Pie, One of-a-Kind Sweet and Savory Slices.  That’s right, this time around Kaminsky treats us to both sweet and savory pies and every variation and innovation you can imagine. Continue reading

Frozen Mojito Pie

photo courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky, Easy As Vegan Pie, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

photo courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky, Easy As Vegan Pie, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

I’ve started dreaming about summer pies bursting with bright roasted strawberries and sunny cherry tomatoes. Wait, maybe I should head into savory territory and re-think dinner on the patio with a taco pie layered with black beans, mushrooms and tempeh and topped by shredded Romaine and red bell peppers. Easy As Vegan Pie has me spinning in all different directions and that’s a great thing. Continue reading

A Meditative Meal

By Hannah Kaminsky

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Not so far from the maddening crowds of Manhattan midtown, there sits an oasis of tranquility, hidden in plain sight. Prompted to remove your shoes before entering the dining room itself, this simple gesture simultaneously suggests that all other extraneous distractions be left at the door before proceeding. Adhering as closely to tradition as an entirely vegan Korean restaurant can, the experience of dining at Hangawi is almost as noteworthy as the food itself.

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