To Do List: Order a Book. Win a Print. Eat Lava Cake.
Win a print until Feb. 2: Otherwise, consider 1. and 3.
First off, here’s a special pre-order offer for you: A chance to win a framed, limited edition print, made just for us by the wonderful Alex Testere. Three lucky winners who pre-order my upcoming book, Animal, Vegetable, Junk, and fill out this form by February 2nd will receive a print (check them out below). Everyone who enters will receive a special postcard.
Good luck, and, as always, thank you.
Now for a little more business: To all of you who joined last Friday’s conversation about our food resolutions for 2021, thank you! It was not only fun, but pretty productive (I learned some things, and hope you did, too). And don’t worry if you weren’t able to make it; you can read the whole discussion here if you’re curious, and my hope is to start doing them more and more, so there will be plenty of opportunities to dive in.
Before closing the book on that conversation, I wanted to dedicate today’s post to tying up a few loose ends. A handful of you were asking about specific recipes, so I figured I might as well post them for everyone.
A couple of people mentioned that their goal for 2021 was to learn how to make their own cashew cheese, which turns out to be quite easy (as long as you can get your hands on some nutritional yeast) and infinitely variable. That recipe, which is adapted from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, is below, along with 10 different ideas for how to flavor it.
Another recipe request was for Chocolate Lava Cake. (Who doesn’t like lava cake? My younger daughter, that’s who.) I worked on a version of that for How to Bake Everything; it’s…