marshmallow chai cookie cake

Fighting Irish (Patriarchy?)

Let me just start by saying this: I hate my ovaries. I hate my uterus. I hate the curse of Eve. I hate the patriarchy. I hate that the vegan pop tarts have no frosting, and I hate that day drinking is considered so gauche–because my uterus says it’d benefit quite a bit from a … 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…

the dirty bishop

A Young Lady and The Dirty Bishop.

So I’m reviewing a YA/NA book today, and I made a cocktail to go with it. I’m not encouraging underage drinking–I’m encouraging drinking and below-age reading. Also, I like naming cocktails, and “The Dirty Bishop” just sounds so London finery bar, right? Of course right. A few weeks ago, April White offered me a copy … 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…