Man Hands: A Gripping (Groping?) Romance.

I know, I’ve been reviewing some pretty hard to read stuff, lately. Almost no romance. Honestly, I just couldn’t get into it. Unless a friend wrote it, I mostly ignored it in favor of books on social justice, books on repairing the country, hopeful books, and organizing/planning/action tomes. Today, I’m reviewing Man Hands by Sarina Bowen and … Read more…

Toss Your Own Salad, In This Case It’s Charred Cauliflower and Chickpea Quinoa Salad

I’m pretty picky about cookbooks. Occasionally, I will come across one that I adore. However, most of the time, I’m ambivalent–using just a few of the recipes. But a book titled Toss Your Own Salad? How could I say no? So I made charred cauliflower and chickpea quinoa salad  to go with it, and I’ll just … Read more…

On Writing. (On “I Stole That Title From Stephen King Because He Hasn’t Adopted Me, Yet.”)

I’ve been absent. I know, you’re sad. I’m sad, too. Alas, I was getting used to my new life. Alas, I have a new superfood sushi with spicy sauce recipe for you–and some bitching, so, gird yer loins. So, I’m kind of a big deal. Just kidding! I’ve just taken a position as a staff … Read more…

There are vegans in Michigan, right?

Hey Scamps! Great day to be an American, right? everything sucks and I wish I was Canadian. You know what state borders Canada, has a boss climate this time of year, and is home to the characters in today’s book? If you guessed Michigan, you’d be right. So let’s get there quick before the Canadians … Read more…

lemongrass and ginger soba noodles

Is it hot in here, or do I just want to call the fire brigade?

OMG!! I am reviewing a cookbook. What the fuck has happened to me? For my #BeBetterBookChallenge I selected a vegan instant pot cookbook, and so far it’s great! But I decided to go for extra credit and read another. I’ve been seeing the Engine 2 Diet products in Whole Foods for a few years now, but kinda just … Read more…