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Cracked Wheat-Pumpkin Top Knots

It’s been a while since I posted a bread recipe (although I did share my bagel recipe…), but not because I’ve given up proofing and kneading.  I’m still making about one all-purpose (i.e., sandwiches, toast, tea-time …

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Vegan Planet Review & Giveaway

I imagine that when Robin Robertson put the finishing touches on Vegan Planet and sent it off one final time to her editor, she breathed a big sigh of relief and satisfaction and thought to herself: …

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5 (Revamped) Vegan Breakfasts. Recipe #2: Strawberry-Vanilla Pinwheels with Sweet Cashew Icing

My second revamped breakfast is based on Half-Pint Pinwheel Rolls, a recipe from waaaay back in February 2012.  For that recipe, half of the diminutive pastries were filled with a savory mixture of garlic, walnuts, and …

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Easy Pretzel Roll Bagels

If the idea of making bread seems intimidating, making bagels at home feels kind of overwhelming, but the truth is, they’re really quite simple and easy to make.  Especially if you use a stand-mixer.  I …

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Raw Black Bread. Gluten- and Oil-free.

With vegan “replacement” foods like tempeh (or coconut) for bacon; nuts and nutritional yeast for Parmesan cheese; seitan for sausage – the key to satisfaction and appeal is replicating familiar flavors.  This is what makes transitioning from a …

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Chocolate, Cherry, and Nut-Stuffed Braid

Sigh…I’m still basking in the glow of all of your thoughtful, insightful, and encouraging comments on last week’s post, You’re Only As Good As Your Last Post.  You reminded me of why I’m doing this …

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Keepin’ It Kind, Cookies, Gingerbread Tartlets, Christmas Morning Bread, & Granola

You probably already know that Kristy at Keepin’ It Kind hosts a wonderful annual Christmas cookie swap where vegan cooks from around the blogosphere share their favorite recipes.  We are deep into 25 days of …

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Carrot Walnut Bread (or how to use the pulp from your juicer)

I did it!  I actually made a recipe that I pinned to one of my Pinterest boards!  Based on a non-vegan recipe by Try Anything Once my version uses whole wheat flour, chia instead of eggs, and …

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Vegan MoFo 16: Peanut Butter & Jelly Rolls (or Bread)

This recipe is based on the PB&J Cinnamon Rolls, by Runs with Spatulas, featured at Number 18 on BuzzFeed’s 29 Ways to Honor the Glory of Peanut Butter and Jelly. I love bread. I love …

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Vegan MoFo 10: Grilled PB & J Sandwiches

I can’t tell you how happy I was to get to this recipe.  Why?  Because it doesn’t get much simpler than this (unless someone else makes it for you).  And at this point in MoFo, …

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Mexican-Spiced Roasted Vegetable Sandwich with Green Chile-Chipotle-Cilantro Dressing

For the sloppiest sandwich ever, look no further.  Tons of spicy roasted veggies and a quick guac topped with my Sweet & Tangy Green Chile-Chipotle-Cilantro Dressing.  Go at it with a fork and knife or bare …

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Chipotle Chile Pepper Rolls & Some Good Stuff Happening in Cleveland

It happened. My home town surprised me. On a recent visit to spend time with my parents I met friends in Cleveland for a too-brief reunion and a tour of the city. It was an …

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One Dough, Three Loaves

My head has been so full of other kinds of recipes that my breadmaking time has shrunk to nearly nothing, so when I make the time for kneading, rising and baking, I go for a …

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Walnut Braid with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Roasted Garlic

During my long stay in Utah I really missed bread. Not eating bread so much – it wasn’t hard to find excellent artisanal loaves – but baking it. As good as store-bought bread can be, …

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Slightly Sourdough Almond Butter Biscuits with Cacao, Orange & Tart Cherries

This biscuit is truly a collaborative effort. I modified a recipe from The Joy of Vegan Baking, by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau by replacing the vegan butter with almond butter, trading out the AP flour for whole …

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Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Flatbread Sandwiches w/ Chocolate Cheez & Caramelized Bananas

These flatbreads are based on a recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Flatbreads that I shared earlier this month.  It occurred to me that a cinnamony-sweet version would be just the thing for a brunch, lunch or …

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Spiced Pumpkin Flatbreads

This time of year I always seem to have dribs and drabs of pumpkin puree in my refrigerator.  With the exception of pumpkin pie, most recipes call only for a portion of a can and …

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VeganMoFo: Khatchapuri Day 2, The Bread

May I present to you the finished product, those little Georgian cheez pies that made life so much easier while living in Russia! Now, I’d like to draw your attention to the small wine glasses …

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Sage & Kalamata Olive Focaccia (with roasted grapes)

It all came about because of the grapes.  During my brief pit stop in Oklahoma recently, I strolled up to the grape vines we have growing along trellises in the middle of the garden to …

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Build It and They Will Come: Muffuletta with Smoky Tofu & Olive Salad

I love baked tofu sandwiches.  But one thing that has always kind of nagged at me is that the baked tofu that I remove from the oven (dark brown, crisped edges) is not the same …

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Cocoa-Coconut Butter

This post demonstrates the part of my personality which can become obsessive.  When I find something I’m interested in, I beat it to death.  Then inevitably I lose interest and move on to the next …

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A Doughnut with No Holes

“A flute with no holes is not a flute.  A doughnut with no holes is a danish.” – Ty Webb, Caddyshack I’d have to delve deep into my awkward pre-teens to explain my connection with …

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Small Kitchen Tragedies

I should have stayed out of the kitchen on Sunday.  The peanut butter-banana-wheat germ pancakes came out just right, sure, but it was downhill from there.  I had been looking forward to a morning of …

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By Hand or By Machine: Cranberry Wheat Loaf

It’s been ages since I’ve posted a bread recipe and if I’m to achieve my goal of getting everyone on earth to at least once bake a loaf of bread – I’d better get moving.  …

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Onion and Mustard Seed Braid

Here’s the recipe I promised yesterday.  I was looking for a bread to complement a sandwich I was contemplating and as soon as I saw this one including onions and mustard seeds, I knew it …

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Cracked Wheat No-Knead Bread

Is it wrong to wax eloquent about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich (as I do on my sister blog, Dough, Dirt & Dye)?  Well, if it’s wrong, I don’t want to be right.  This …

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Rosemary Whole Wheat Rolls

Dig out that six quart food grade bucket and add a mere ten ingredients, then apply a little bit of elbow grease and stir.  Let sit on the counter for a few hours (where it …

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100% Whole Wheat No-Knead Bread

Sometimes I still find it a little hard to believe that a crusty, hearty, whole grain loaf of bread can be made at home – without an overnight soaker or pre-ferment or spending 15 minutes …

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Open-Faced Sandwich: Curried Garbanzo Spread with Tomato Chutney, Avocado and Sprouts

This is definitely one of those knife-and-fork kind of sandwiches.  It’s one my grandmother might have called an “everybody do everything” sandwich because it has so many different ingredients and lots of flavor.  There’s the …

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Noon Rogani (Cinnamon Turban Bread)

I subscribe to King Arthur Flour’s quarterly publication, The Baking Sheet, because I’m obsessed with breads – especially yeast breads.  And while a good majority of the offerings are not vegan-adaptable (at least not by …

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