Archive | 2012

Garden Cafe on the Green and Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

It’s Hudson Valley Restaurant Week although that should be pluralized because the event lasts for 2 weeks. From March 18th through March 31st, almost 200 restaurants in the Hudson Valley, NY area will offer 3-course lunches at $20.95 and 3-course prix-fixe dinners at $29.95 (tax, tip and beverage not included). Standing out from the sea of […]

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7 Delicious Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Next week is St. Patrick’s Day. It’s time for shamrocks, leprauchans, and rainbows leading to pots of gold. It’s also a time for delicious food so I thought I’d look through my list of recipes that are already on the blog and see what would be appropriate for St. Patrick’s Day. I may not have […]

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Southwestern Tofu Scramble with Greens

By now you may have heard the tragic story about the 50,000 hens who were left to starve when a Turlock, California egg-farm owner, Andrew Keung Chung, ran out of money and just abandoned the birds. Animal Services were called to the ranch after complaints about the smell. They found that the chickens hadn’t been […]

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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Every time I go to the supermarket, I’m tempted to buy another butternut squash. Then it sits in the kitchen while I debate what to do with it. Another soup? A side dish? Roast it? Mash it? There can never be enough recipes that use butternut squash. So here is another one. I decided to […]

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A Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu

This week is Valentine’s Day and what better way to say “I love you” than with a delicious, home-made, cruelty-free meal? Instead of my usual long list of mix and match menu ideas, this time I’m making a specific menu so you can spend less time reading through recipes and more time coming up with […]

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BK Supperclub Challenge: Seitan Steak in Beurre Blanc Sauce with Oven-Baked French Fries

This Bitchin’ Kitchen Supperclub Challenge was probably a meat-eater’s dream. Rib-eye steak cooked in tons of butter with a white wine butter sauce served with french fries cooked in duck fat. Yuck!! Tons of cruelty, tons of calories, tons of fat, tons of NO WAY!! What a great challenge, though, for me to veganize! I […]

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