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Challenge Accepted: Saint Joseph's Pants Cavazoon (Sweet Chickpea Calzone) & Happy St. Joseph's Day!
Today's entry for my "Challenge Accepted" make-it-vegan series comes from a very special source: mia famiglia. My mom requested that I try to recreate the sweet chickpea cookies that my great-grandmother used to make for her, called "St. Joseph's Pants". A calzone-type cookie (called a 'cavazoon' in Sicily, where this is popular), the Pants are sweet doughy folds containing vanilla and honey-laden chickpea puree. They are traditionally served on St. Joseph's Day (celebrating the spouse of Mary), which this year is March 19. The Eye-tals in my family reminisce fondly about these cookies and I just had to figure out more about them.
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Laughfrodisiac is attempting to complete another month of VeganMOFO in September 2014! Read about the plan here and stay tuned every day in September!
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