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Take a time out from the turkey this year, and instead host a Thanksgiving dinner with a menu inspired by your favorite feminist icons We all know that today’s interpretation of the first Thanksgiving is kind of a sham—we’re pretty sure there was no congenial corn-cob sharing between the colonizing pilgrims and the Native Americans they persecuted. Read More
Candy corn is the quintessential Halloween treat, and who knew you could actually make it at home? This DIY version is a bit time consuming, but the end result is well worth it. Best of all, it’s vegan, so all your pals can enjoy it (store-bought candy corn typically contains animal products like gelatin, egg whites, and beeswax). If you really want to get into the spooky spirit, host a candy-corn-making party, so you can assemble these little confections in the company of friends.   1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup sugar, 2⁄3 cup corn syrup, 5 Tbsp. Read More
Fall is one of the most wonderful times of the year for a wide variety of reasons including sweater weather, back-to-school keggers, spiced everything, and above all else: pumpkin. For the foodies looking to rekindle their love affair with the number one ingredient of the season, look no further than these recipes below.  1) This pumpkin pie using fresh pumpkin Making this traditional pumpkin pie from scratch will be well worth the hours slaved in the kitchen. Trust us. Read More
      Gluten intolerance is all the rage these days. The trend started when people with an actual allergy to gluten discovered substitutes for foods containing the protein. For instance, quinoa can be used to replace oatmeal and zucchini is a pasta alternative. These substitutes are odd, but they make sense. There is, however, one option that is completely mind-boggling: banana flour. Yes, that’s right – try and wrap your head around that. Read More
Memorial Day, the first true warm-weather holiday in months, is a great excuse for an outdoor party or picnic. Head out into the sun with some friends and a few of these delicious dishes—they won’t disappoint! 1. Strawberry Country Cake Festive red and white, this cake is layers and layers of SO GOOD. Recipe here.   2. Vegan Macaroni Salad A tangy, tasty, simple picnic staple, vegan-friendly. Recipe here. 3. Avocado Egg Rolls With Creamy Cilantro Ranch Dip A great veggie option for a picnic: easy to transport, even easier to eat… and eat… and eat. Read More
Well, it's Good Friday—that leaves you with one day until the Nightmare Before Easter. You should probably quit whatever you're doing and start cooking for Easter Sunday right now. Psych. We're just going to pin all of these recipes to our Pinterest boards while we contemplate how many Cadbury eggs would be appropriate to eat. Here are nine of the cutest recipes that you could just eat year-round—because why limit eating Oreo bark to only one day a year?  1.) Honey Glazed Bunny Rolls   2.)  Easter Cupcakes Baked In Real Egg Shells  3.) Bunny Bait 4. Read More
Spring is miraculously just around the corner, which means warmer temperatures and fewer layers of socks. No really! It's going to happen! If some of you are in an "I'll believe it when I see it" mindset, then don't despair. We've compiled some of our favorite winter recipes to tide you over until that first sorta warm, sorta sunny, sorta less arctic tundra-type day. Read More
In case you haven't heard, cauliflower is the kale of 2015—the country's largest organic grower, Earthbound Grown, officially named it the top food trend of the year. Demand for the vegetable has been increasing because it's available each season, making it more accessible than some of the more typically 'beautiful' veggies (cough, kale). Not to mention, it's crazy healthy—among other benefits, it's rich in vitamins and boosts your brain health. Read More
This isn't the first time you've heard us chatting about our awesome friends over at Speed Rack. The competing ladies stir up some great booze, but they also do it for a good cause;They've raised over 250,000 dollars globally for breast cancer research! Now, the ladies are at it again. On Saturday,February 8th,2015 Speed Rack will host another friendly competition in Seattle, Washington between 2:00-6:00 P.M.  Promoting female bartenders already has them on our good side, but now they're wooing us with these delicious, old favorites that have a new Superbowl spin. Read More
If you were ever categorized as “basic” by the Internet, perhaps you are lamenting the loss of pumpkin in your diet this fall as you construct a less PSL-dependent existence. Whatever, HATERS GONNA HATE. The lack-o’-jack-o’-lantern food is a shame given the pulpy nutrients inside: one cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin has 245% of your daily vitamin A and 16% of your daily potassium (not that you were getting that in your latte). Don’t give up on that pumpkin. Read More