sharkycharming's Profile

From: Baltimore, MD USA

Joined: April 1st, 2013

About me: I love to eat, and I love to read cookbooks. Because of my work and grad school schedules, I rarely get to cook. But when I do have the opportunity to try a new recipe, I enjoy the marriage of creativity and methodology that comes with cooking.

Favorite cookbook: impossible to choose

Favorite recipe: Cowboy Cookies from "Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar"


Latest review:

April 1st, 2013

Carrot Cake from The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets

I've made many vegan carrot cake recipes over the years, and this is one of my favorites. I made it yesterday to bring to a family Easter dinner, which was all non-vegans, and nobody knew that it lacked... read more >


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sharkycharming's Bookshelf

78 book(s). Click the title of a book to start adding your recipe and book reviews.

TitleTagsRatings & Reviews

500 Best Sauces, Salad Dressings, Marinades and More

By George Geary
Robert Rose - 2009


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

500 Vegan Recipes: An Amazing Variety of Delicious Recipes, From Chilis and Casseroles to Crumbles, Crisps, and Cookies

By Celine Steen, Joni Marie Newman
Fair Winds Press - 2009


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 16 my recipe reviews 0

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer
Workman Publishing - 2008


(81 recipe reviews)
owned by 45 my recipe reviews 0

Alternative Vegan: International Vegan Fare Straight From The Produce Aisle

By Dino Sarma
Tofu Hound Press - 2007


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

Asian Dumplings: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More

By Andrea Nguyen
Ten Speed Press - 2009


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 24 my recipe reviews 0

The Asian Grocery Store Demystified (Take It with You Guides)

By Linda Bladholm, Jonathan Eismann
Renaissance Books - 1999


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

Authentic Chinese Cuisine

By Bryanna Clark Grogan
Book Publishing Company (TN) - 2001


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 7 my recipe reviews 0

The Best Veggie Burgers on the Planet: 101 Globally Inspired Vegan Creations Packed with Fresh Flavors and Exciting New Tastes

By Joni Marie Newman
Fair Winds Press - 2011


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

The Big Book of Slow Cooker Recipes: More Than 700 Slow Cooker Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert

By Rachel Rappaport
Adams Media - 2013


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Bread: The Breads of the World and How to Bake Them At Home

By Christine Ingram, Jennie Shapter
Hermes House - 2003


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

Buddha's Table: Thai Feasting Vegetarian Style

By Chat Mingkwan
Book Pub Co - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

The Complete Asian Cookbook

By Charmaine Solomon
Tuttle Publishing - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions: Veganize It! Foolproof Methods for Transforming Any Dish into a Delicious New Vegan Favorite

By Celine Steen, Joni Marie Newman
Fair Winds Press - 2010


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

Cookin' Southern Vegetarian Style

By Ann Jackson
Book Publishing Company (TN) - 2000


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

The Cook's Herb Garden

By DK Publishing
DK ADULT - 2010


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

The Curry Companion

By Think Books
Think Books - 2007


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Eat, Drink & Be Vegan: Everyday Vegan Recipes Worth Celebrating

By Dreena Burton
Arsenal Pulp Press - 2007


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 21 my recipe reviews 0

Everyday Happy Herbivore: Over 175 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes

By Lindsay S. Nixon
BenBella Books - 2011


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 11 my recipe reviews 0

The Everything Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook (Everything Series)

By Rachel Rappaport
Adams Media - 2010


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owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

The Everything Whole Foods Cookbook: Includes: Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie, Spicy Bison Burgers, Zucchini-Garlic Chili, Herbed Salmon Cakes, Pineapple ... ...and hundreds more! (Everything Series)

By Rachel Rappaport
Adams Media - 2012


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Field Guide to Herbs & Spices: How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning at the Market (Field Guide To...)

By Aliza Green
Quirk Books - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

Field Guide to Produce: How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the Market

By Aliza Green
Quirk Books - 2004


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs

By Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg
Little, Brown and Company - 2008


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

The Food and Culture Around the World Handbook

By Helen C. Brittin
Prentice Hall - 2010


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World

By John Robbins, Stanley Sapon, Neal D. Barnard, Harriet Small, Sharon Towns, Daniel Towns, Debra Wasserman, Reed Mangels, Janet Steinberg, Gentle World, People for the Ethical Treatment of Anim, Glen Merzer, Tanja Thorjussen, Barry David Marcus, Robin Rober
Conari Pr - 2001


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

Freakin' Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate, and Generally Be Better than Everyone Else

By Clinton Kelly
Gallery Books - 2008


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

The Garden of Vegan: How It All Vegan Again!

By Tanya Barnard, Sarah Kramer
Arsenal Pulp Press - 2003


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 20 my recipe reviews 0

Greens Glorious Greens: More than 140 Ways to Prepare All Those Great-Tasting, Super-Healthy, Beautiful Leafy Greens

By Johnna Albi
St. Martin's Griffin - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

The Happy Herbivore Cookbook: Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes

By Lindsay S. Nixon
BenBella Books - 2011


(9 recipe reviews)
owned by 18 my recipe reviews 0

Herb Mixtures & Spicy Blends: Ethnic Flavorings, No-Salt Blends, Marinades/Dressings, Butters/Spreads, Dessert Mixtures, Teas/Mulling Spices

By Deborah L. Balmuth, Maggie Oster
Storey Publishing, LLC - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet

By Sarah Kramer, Tanya Barnard
Arsenal Pulp Press - 2002


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 14 my recipe reviews 0

In Search of the Lost Taste

By Joshua Ploeg
Microcosm Publishing - 2009


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

The Indian Grocery Store Demystified (Take It with You Guides)

By Linda Bladholm, Neela Paniz
Renaissance Books - 2000


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

The Indian Vegan Kitchen: More Than 150 Quick and Healthy Homestyle Recipes

By Madhu Gadia
Perigee Trade - 2009


(8 recipe reviews)
owned by 12 my recipe reviews 0

Ingredients

By Loukie Werle, Jill Cox
Konemann - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

The Joy of Vegan Baking: The Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats and Sinful Sweets

By Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Fair Winds Press - 2007


(49 recipe reviews)
owned by 27 my recipe reviews 1

La Dolce Vegan!: Vegan Livin' Made Easy

By Sarah Kramer
Arsenal Pulp Press - 2005


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 15 my recipe reviews 0

Lantern Vegan Family Cookbook

By Brian MacCarthy
Lantern Books,US - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Local Bounty: Vegan Seasonal Recipes

By Devra Gartenstein
Book Publishing Company (TN) - 2008


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian: More Than 650 Meatless Recipes from Around the World

By Madhur Jaffrey
Clarkson Potter - 2002


(25 recipe reviews)
owned by 56 my recipe reviews 0

The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen

By Donna Klein
HP Trade - 2001


(1 recipe review)
owned by 19 my recipe reviews 0

Microgreens: A Guide To Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens

By Eric Franks, Jasmine Richardson
Gibbs Smith - 2009


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Nonna's Italian Kitchen: Delicious Home-Style Vegetarian Cuisine (Healthy World Cuisine)

By Bryanna Clark Grogan
Book Publishing Company (TN) - 1998


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 9 my recipe reviews 0

Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World

By Gil Marks
Wiley - 2004


(0 recipe reviews)
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The Oxford Companion to Wine, 3rd Edition

By Jancis Robinson
Oxford University Press, USA - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Passionate Vegetarian

By Crescent Dragonwagon
Workman Publishing Company - 2002


(7 recipe reviews)
owned by 37 my recipe reviews 0

The PDQ (Pretty Darn Quick) Vegetarian Cookbook: 240 Healthy and Easy No-Prep Recipes for Busy Cooks

By Donna Klein
HP Trade - 2004


(0 recipe reviews)
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Pickled: Vegetables, Fruits, Roots, More--Preserving a World of Tastes and Traditions

By Lucy Norris, Elizabeth Watt
Stewart, Tabori and Chang - 2003


(0 recipe reviews)
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Please Don't Feed the Bears Cookbook

By Asbjorn Intonsus
Microcosm - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Plenty

By Yotam Ottolenghi, Jonathan Lovekin
Ebury Press - 2010


(12 recipe reviews)
owned by 53 my recipe reviews 0