The Moistest Coffee Cake in the World.

It is a rainy day in good old Plattsburgh, the kind of day I just love. It is the sort of day where you curl up with a good book, a cup of tea, and a slice of coffee cake. I have to work today, so there will be no books for me, but I …

Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

These might be the best cookies I have ever made. Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¾ cup (1 and ½ sticks) softened butter or any vegan margarine/spread ½ cup sugar (I use Sugar in the Raw) ¾ cup brown …

“It’s a Sham” Salad Sandwich!

Even as a meat eater, I was not fond of ham. In fact, I was a bacon devotee more than anything. However, occasionally my mother would make ham salad or potted meat sandwiches from those tiny cans. I would take a bite here and there, but I never asked for a sandwich of my own. …

Tempeh Reubens!

I love tempeh Reuben sandwiches. This is my take on a traditional Reuben, complete with homemade Russian dressing and spicy coleslaw replacing sauerkraut. I find that marinated tempeh gives the sandwich more flavor. I marinated triangles of tempeh in my special marinade for a few hours. I also use this marinade for portobello mushrooms. Mandy’s …