Tuesday, December 16, 2008

cookies, portabella cheezesteak & snow

Cranberry White Chocolate Biscotti -
 a tester for Terry and Isa's upcoming Vegan Cookie Book - cookie testing is back!  I believe the book is due out in late 2009.

Karla and I volunteered this past weekend as waitresses at the most recent Apron Activists dinner at Sweetpea - Dinner for the Doggies.  We poured 400 glasses of water and brought plates to and fro tables - I had Vegan Addict at one of mine, how a-dor-a-ble!  We were lucky to take home a cookie doggie-bag each after the guests had departed with theirs.  We usually go on a date to these dinners, like we used to at the Red & Black benefits, but our wallets needed a break and we decided to help out as we could.

The cookies: including sparkled ginger, peanut butter, chewy chocolate chocolate walnut and another cranberry white chocolate biscotti.

Philly Portabella Cheezesteak - a test recipe for Urban Vegan's upcoming cookbook! 

Bear with me with for the poor photo, but last week I made another one of 
Isa's Swiss Chard Frittatas.  I had previously made it as a test recipe for Vegan Brunch last winter and posted it here.  I had chard, tofu and wanted to use my oven and there ya go.  I love how easy it is - keep an eye out for this book!

And Portland has snow! Real snow!  It's may not be snowball fight snow, but it has yet to be rained or slushed on, and for that I'm giddy.  Photo by Karla.


More test cookies on my next post!

13 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

COOKIES!!!

Enjoy the snow :-)

Mihl said...

Those biscotti! They sound divine.

shelby said...

You tease! Those biscotti look too good to be true...and that fritatta. MMM!!

Daneen said...

Those cookies look delightful!

julie hasson said...

That dinner was fun, wasn't it Jess?!

I love Karla's photo of you walking in the snow.

aredcardigan said...

Terry and Isa and now YOU are gonna get me into a sugar coma!

Yay for beautiful snow!

All you pics look beautiful...what are you talking about? hehe

I ♥ puggies said...

I love cookies! Their the best!

Melisser; the Urban Housewife said...

Mmm, mmm, mmm! I want to come eat with you! I wish I had been at the dinner!

DJ said...

Cookie-heaven! Am loving the biscotti!

Bianca said...

Oh, I'm so glad to see all those test cookies! Yum yum! And I'm excited about Urban Vegan's book too. Since she lives in Philly, I'm glad she veganized the Philly Cheesesteak.

Stacey said...

The snow photo is really cool! I miss snow.

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