Archive | December, 2012

The "V" Word’s Top Ten Posts of 2012

One of the traditions of New Year’s Eve is the countdown to the New Year, the ball dropping, kisses and confetti. So here is a countdown of The “V” Word’s most popular posts of 2012. 10.  Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah Menu for 5773          A delicious feast to start the new year off right including […]

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Fast & Festive Apple Sauce with Cinnamon and Cloves

I just posted 9 different recipes for latkes and 5 recipes for dipping sauces and creams. But where’s the apple sauce, my favorite condiment for latkes? Latkes with no apple sauce???? NOOOOOO!!! Relax. Here is a fast (we’re talking 20 minutes max) and festive apple sauce. It’s rich, sweet from the apples and a little […]

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Lotsa Latkes Part II: Global Mash-Ups

Yesterday I posted 4 recipes for vegetable-filled latkes: traditional potato latkes, potato-zucchini latkes, zucchini-carrot latkes and Brussels sprouts latkes. Today I am going global, mashing up the customary potato latkes with some of my favorite ethnic flavors. It’s really fun to shake things up and try new things. I made 5 different styles of flavor-filled […]

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Ooh La La Gluten-Free French Bread

It’s a little early for New Year’s resolutions but here is one of mine: I want to learn to bake! Aaack! I get nervous just thinking about it – the measuring, the need to be precise, the pounds of flour making my clothes look like I was caught in an avalanche and the science experiments […]

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The Amazing Art of Sarah Kiser

When I began this blog back in 2009, I intended to write about many topics: veganism, weight loss, and whatever was going on in my life and the world that I found interesting. To my surprise, The “V” Word quickly became a food blog more than anything else. Occasionally, I post an essay or review […]

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