Monthly Archives: September 2011

Joys of visiting vegan friends (and a blog you should follow)

When I was up in New Westminster a couple weekends ago, I arranged to meet my friend Kayleen at Karmavore, as we finished up our tour. Not only did I get to see her smiling face (and dragged her across … Continue reading

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Blackberry-apricot jam with ginger

The good news is that this is the best jam I’ve ever made (and right up there with the best I’ve eaten), and I’m going to tell you how to make it. The blackberry flavor is much more noticeable than … Continue reading

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Early-autumn dinner: Spaghetti squash with pesto and marinated tempeh

Despite today’s blustery, sometimes wet weather Jud and I had a great time spending all kinds of money with local farmers (and even a local vintner) at the Ballard Farmers Market. When the cash ran out, it was obviously time … Continue reading

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New Westminster does vegan right

You just never know where vegan tourism will take you. For most of my life, all I knew of New Westminster was the BC ferry named after the place, which I’d often ridden to or from Vancouver Island. Come to … Continue reading

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Cucumbers are here: Make these easy and delicious dill pickles!

Almost a year ago, my friend Chris gave me a jar of the best dill pickles I’ve ever eaten. So when he organized a pickle party this week for a bunch of us to make some for ourselves, I was … Continue reading

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Biking glorious Lopez Island–and eating vegan there

On Monday Jud and I headed to Lopez Island, one of the beautiful San Juans, to take advantage of the wonderful weather and try out the bike I’ve borrowed for a couple weeks (for the Hungry Taurus’ vegan bike tour … Continue reading

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Northwest Niblets (Cool little things you may have missed this week)

First off, hurry and grab one of the last spots for Hungry Taurus’ awesome vegan bike tour of New Westminster, BC, on Saturday the 17th. As of 4:00 today there were only three spots left, so don’t dilly-dally! If you … Continue reading

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