Homemade Nonpareils

Whether you call them nonpareils or the brand name Sno-Caps, these chocolate candies covered in nonpareil sprinkles come in a variety of colors, flavors, and type of chocolate. Even though they are made with just three ingredients and nonpareil sprinkles are usually free of confectioner’s glaze, the commercially-produced versions of these candies are rarely vegan. […]

Seitan Beats Your Meat Turns 2!

The very first post on Seitan Beats Your Meat was published two years ago today! Over the past two years, we’ve been through so much, including bacon-infused vodka, Mad Men Vegan MoFo, the discovery of vegan meringue, and so much cake. In honor of this special day, I thought I’d share my top five recipe […]

Fairy Food Recipe

My first experience with fairy food was at a Milwaukee vegan bake sale. It goes by other names like sponge candy and honeycomb candy, but it all tastes like the crisp exterior of a toasted marshmallow covered in chocolate and magic. The most notable part is that this recipe relies completely on chemistry; it’s basically […]

Cake Pops

Cake pops

Cake pops! I had so much cake leftover from the last cakes I made that I decided to catch up with the times (in 2010) and make some cake pops. The recipe is pretty simple and not really an exact science. Combine crumbled up cake with just enough frosting to hold it together. I’ve also […]