Raw Nerves: Recipes for the Courage to Eat Raw Vegan

I am outraged over the unretouched pictures of Lena Dunham’s cover debut on Vogue that were exposed by Jezebel. OUTRAGED. Not because, as Jezebel intones, it misleads readers on what a woman like Lena Dunham really looks like, but because — and it’s not very feminist of me to say — I’m jealous. They airbrushed…

Surviving the Polar Vortex: Bread on the Fly (sort of)

The winds in the Polar Vortex are allegedly slowing down and temperatures in Chiberia are jumping from -14F to a balmy 14F. One can only hope. I fed the last bit of bread in my apartment to the birds who apparently didn’t seek warmer temperatures at a lower latitude.  Since my courage has only allowed…

Don’t Take My Word: Sable Cookies

Oh dear, Shia Labeouf, thank you for giving me something to think about. The Transformers actor and complete goofus spent the holidays doing damage control for a series of plagiarism accusations: once for an apology he lifted from an Esquire feature, another for completely ripping off a graphic novel to make a film short, and…