Candle Cafe, Candle 79, and Candle Cafe West comprise a trio of some of New York City's most-renowned vegan restaurants. Just in time for the holidays, co-owner Joy Pierson and executive chef Angel Ramos have released Vegan Holiday Cooking From Candle Cafe, which is chock-full of some of the restaurants' most-iconic Thanksgiving and holiday season dishes. And you don't have to be a vegan to enjoy them! While I'd consider myself a pretty solid lifelong omnivore, there are some times when eating a
n the thick of winter, we could all use a little cheerfulness to brighten our spirits. The apple pastry recipe I’m delighted to share with you today won’t take you long to make, and doesn’t require many ingredients, but it will turn your home into a delightful café for you and your loved ones.
There’s nothing that makes me feel more smug as a home cook than the pride I take in having prepared a meal that I might have otherwise ordered as takeout. Pad Thai is perhaps my favorite example of this: It’s such a classic takeout favorite that we tend to forget that it’s fun (and delicious) to make at home. And it's so easy to make a vegan version.
MIDDLETOWN >> As any vegetarian or vegan knows, you don’t need turkey to have a happy Thanksgiving. Get ready for fennel and sage stuffing, apple and herb stuffed acorn squash, mushroom gravy, roasted brussels sprouts and more! It’