Category Archives: Dessert

American Visionary Arts Museum Dazzles Baltimore

The weekend before Valentine’s Day found us in Baltimore, Maryland, my wife Therese’s native city, celebrating the holiday a little early and spending time with our friend Faith, who lives just outside of Baltimore.  It all began with a visit … Continue reading

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Mini Coconut Layer Cake Vegan Buttercream Frosting

When Therese’s birthday came around last October, she started talking about how she wanted me to make her a coconut cake.  It took me a while to find the time (and ingredients) to do so, but what I came up … Continue reading

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Peaceful Provisions Headlines Pine Box Rock Shop Vegan Shopup

I am always ecstatic to learn about new sources of good quality scrumptious vegan baked goods.  So when my brother Chris told me about Peaceful Provisions, a floating bakery that shows up at various events in Brooklyn, I was very … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Viennese Apple Strudel Brings Many Smiles

I love baking, and so I am always looking for new things to try my baking hand at.  Recently, it became clear to us that I had yet to try any recipes from the cookbook I bought when we were … Continue reading

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Anthology Film Archives Highlights East Village Foraycations

With the large AMC Empire 25 movie theater multi-plex so near where we live, it can be easy for Therese and I to settle for whatever the latest movies are that are showing there.  But there are so many movie … Continue reading

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Arbanassi Day Trip and Drive Past Veliko Turnovo

On our first full day in the Bulgarian countryside with our friend Tedi, our agenda was not very ambitious.  Tedi had to take her car to get looked at by a mechanic for a minor problem in the morning, and … Continue reading

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Rouen Cathedral Gros-Horloge Bookend La Rose des Vents Snack Lunch

We couldn’t have Faith visit Rouen and not see the city’s two most famous and most wonderful sights, Rouen’s Notre Dame Cathedral and the Gros-Horloge.  And we also couldn’t have her come and not take to our favorite lunch restaurant, … Continue reading

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