Monthly Archives: March 2011

Anytime Pesto

Growing up, my first recollection of pesto was from a cross country pasta party.  I’m not sure how pesto and I hadn’t crossed paths until I was 16, but somehow we had existed in separate spheres.  I’d like to be … Continue reading

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Raw Walnut “Cheddar”

Extra sharp cheddar is my very favorite cheese.  I’ve always been skeptical of vegan nut cheeses, but we’re still in the early days of my vegan challenge, and my Cabot Seriously Sharp cheese is far, far away (not just because … Continue reading

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The Accidental Vegetarian: Part II

Did you catch Part I ? The next set of influential books along the accidental vegetarian journey were “Master Your Metabolism” by Jillian Michaels and The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan.  I had been a Jillian fan for a while, … Continue reading

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Vegan Challenge

Thanks to Kris Carr’s “Crazy Sexy Diet”,” I’ve been dabbling in veganism.  After going a whole week without cheese, I can attest to the fact that it does eventually become less appealing.  Granted everything is relative, and extra sharp cheddar … Continue reading

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The Accidental Vegetarian: Part I

I feel fairly certain that when I was in college I didn’t actually know what veganism was, though I probably had a passing familiarity with vegetarianism. I don’t remember any of my friends being vegetarian though. Looking back on the … Continue reading

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