Archive | July, 2013

Tofu Scallops

I only tasted scallops once and they tasted like rubber. So I figured I didn’t like them. After watching many cooks make them on TV and screw them up, I realized that the one I had tasted wasn’t cooked well. Oh well… I made these vegan scallops for a friend who asked for a vegan version of […]

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5 Years Later

  It has been 5 years since I stopped eating meat. Five years ago my freezer was filled with meat, my refrigerator held various cheeses and milk and eating out always meant meat-filled dishes. Five years ago I didn’t know one vegetarian and I had never even heard of the word “vegan.”   So much […]

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Penne with Garlicky Spinach Pesto Sauce

Today is the hottest day of the year so far, says the TV weatherman. I wouldn’t know except that Benny came back from his walk with his tongue hanging down by his feet. Now he is laying on the floor beside me, already asleep after his very short walk. Days like today call for meals […]

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Shepherd’s Pot Pie with Tofu

Here is the deal: I like the filling of pot pies better than the filling of Shepherd’s Pies. Shepherd’s pies usually have a ground “meat” filling. I made one of these using tempeh for my meaty filling in my Peaceful Shepherd’s Pie. Pot pies, on the other hand, usually have chunkier fillings of meat and […]

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