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Dawn Carlock
I am the writer and photographer behind the all-purpose plant blog, Vegan Fazool.
I am the writer and photographer behind the all-purpose plant blog, Vegan Fazool.


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Infiltrating the Underground Blueberry Market
I'm a planner, and, more often than not, a tedious, painfully deliberate one. Each spring, my various planting and gardening areas become the target of my planning powers, and of my aspirations, hopes, dreams and wishes. I carefully consider each catalog, e...

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Restorative River Walks
Well, I've had a lot of unwanted "excitement" here in the past few months. LSS (long story short) I've had kidney and related problems on and off since April that have been worsening since November, including a week long kidney "event" over Christmas vacati...

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DIY Easy Milk Carton Gingerbread House
Do you wish you could make an adorable gingerbread house but blanch at the prospect of the baking, cutting and assembling before finally getting to decorate? Yes? Me, too. Here, then, is an adorable, easy "gingerbread" house that you can put together with...

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Trader Joe's Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast to the Rescue!
So, a week ago I made a desperate Trader Joe's run in search of their vegan vanilla ice cream (which is amazing) and which they had been sold out of for the first two weeks of November (my poor husband was the victim on those runs). THIS TIME I CALLED AHEAD...

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Thanksgiving Again
Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had an early vegan feast this year that included top-secret book-bound recipes! Shhhh! It's also time to put the garden to bed and collect the last CSA boxes of the season. Kholrabi from my final CSA box of the season!...

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The Brussels Sprouts Bazooka!
At long last, I present to you... The Brussels Sprouts Bazooka! Aptly named and skillfully brandished by my son. And, after helping me harvest the smaller, more tasty sprouts for actual consumption,  YUM. I relinquished the rest of them to allow for the... ...

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Happy Halloween!
Halloween is tomorrow, and we love Halloween around here! Hubby and I carved Vampire and Bat pumpkins this year!  Maybe this bat will help the Sox win Game 6 of the World Series tonight! We were invaded by giant spiders, too...  The guardian of the fig tree...

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The Miller's Daughter
How will I spin all this straw into gold?? CSA Haul, Wed. 10/23/13:  Vine tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, turnips, "spicy mix," beets, arugula, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, spinach, lettuces and carrots. With the help of my Rumpelstiltskin, of course! ...

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Call for Testers!
Do you crave intrigue? Mystery? Fame and fortune? Satisfy all your earthly desires, become a tester for my cookbook! If you'd like to be a tester for my book (and I hope you do!!)  just leave me your name and email address in a comment below and I will get ...

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Guess What?
Guess what?  It's kind of like a baby... I'm gonna have a book! Grandma Margie, circa 1965. I'm honored and excited to be working with Jon Robertson and the wonderful folks at Vegan Heritage Press on my first cookbook, due out in Spring, 2015.  Specific con...
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