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Recipe: Thai Carrot Soup

Milkpocalypse! has taken a short break over the past two weeks, mostly due to illness on my part. I haven’t been feeling like eating, so I definitely didn’t feel like writing about food. 848 more words


Unleashing the baker within

I never used to be the “cooking/baking type.” Just the occasional brownies-from-the-box or cake-from-the-box. From scratch meant nothing to me.

But then I moved to Qom. 461 more words

Family Life

Technique & a Recipe: Non-Dairy Buttermilk & Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

When I first thought about including these recipes in my week dedicated to coconut milk, I told my husband I was hesitating because these weren’t really recipes, they are just suggested techniques for throwing things together. 700 more words


An Ode to My Family

This post is the first of many dedicated to the people in my life who actively try to include me, who welcome me, make sure I have nutritious, non-threatening food, and share their love through their cooking and compassion. 996 more words


Recipe: Non-dairy Cream of Mushroom Soup

I have always had a deep and abiding affection for Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup. First and foremost I love it as a casserole devotee, but it’s also a central ingredient in a recipe I made for my sister growing up, so I’ve got a lot of nostalgia for it. 461 more words


Recipes: Non-Dairy Ice Cream in Vanilla, Chocolate, and Toasted Marshmallow

When we got married, a good friend of ours sent us an ice cream maker for a wedding present. I tweeted about this in my excitement, and one of my Twitter friends who knew about my allergies said, “Well, that was just mean.” But no! 647 more words


An Ode to Coconut Milk

There’s a school of thought that the best approach to non-dairy food is exactly that: not utilizing any dairy or dairy substitutes at all. I guess the idea is that if you’re not going to eat something, presumably for health or ethical reasons, you should commit to it. 841 more words