Archive | 2012

The "V" Word’s Top Ten Posts of 2012

One of the traditions of New Year’s Eve is the countdown to the New Year, the ball dropping, kisses and confetti. So here is a countdown of The “V” Word’s most popular posts of 2012. 10.  Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah Menu for 5773          A delicious feast to start the new year off right including […]

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Fast & Festive Apple Sauce with Cinnamon and Cloves

I just posted 9 different recipes for latkes and 5 recipes for dipping sauces and creams. But where’s the apple sauce, my favorite condiment for latkes? Latkes with no apple sauce???? NOOOOOO!!! Relax. Here is a fast (we’re talking 20 minutes max) and festive apple sauce. It’s rich, sweet from the apples and a little […]

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Lotsa Latkes Part II: Global Mash-Ups

Yesterday I posted 4 recipes for vegetable-filled latkes: traditional potato latkes, potato-zucchini latkes, zucchini-carrot latkes and Brussels sprouts latkes. Today I am going global, mashing up the customary potato latkes with some of my favorite ethnic flavors. It’s really fun to shake things up and try new things. I made 5 different styles of flavor-filled […]

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Ooh La La Gluten-Free French Bread

It’s a little early for New Year’s resolutions but here is one of mine: I want to learn to bake! Aaack! I get nervous just thinking about it – the measuring, the need to be precise, the pounds of flour making my clothes look like I was caught in an avalanche and the science experiments […]

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The Amazing Art of Sarah Kiser

When I began this blog back in 2009, I intended to write about many topics: veganism, weight loss, and whatever was going on in my life and the world that I found interesting. To my surprise, The “V” Word quickly became a food blog more than anything else. Occasionally, I post an essay or review […]

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Please, Please Ask Me Where I Get My Protein

Ask some vegans what question annoys them most and you will probably hear “If you don’t eat meat, where do you get your protein from?” The runner-up question is probably, “If you don’t drink milk, where do you get your calcium from?” And why are these questions so annoying to many vegans? Probably because they […]

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Hug in a Mug Tomato Soup

The weather has been pretty erratic around here. One day it’s cold, the next day it’s warm and sunny, the next day it’s pouring rain. Last night the wind was blowing hard enough that we had to take the wind chimes down so they wouldn’t fly off and break. We even had some snow last […]

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Sauteed Delicata Squash Rings

Last post I wrote about stuffing squash. This time I’m showing off the prettier side of squash. Delicata squash is a long winter squash that is usually yellow and/or green on the outside and yellow or orange on the inside. You don’t have to peel it which is a big plus in my book. Simply […]

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VeganMoFo: Sandra Lee and Penne alla Norma

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today I’m focusing on the Food Network Star who stirs up a lot of controversy, Sandra Lee. Sandra Lee is famous for her “Semi-Homemade” cooking which is 70% store-bought and 30% fresh ingredients. She’s […]

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VeganMoFo: Nadia G. and Halloween Treats: Eyeballs, Coffin Sandwiches and Witch Fingers

Hello Boys and Ghouls! The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today we have Nadia G. of Cooking Channel’s Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen and some of her favorite Halloween recipes. As many of you know, Nadia G. and Bitchin’ Kitchen […]

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