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Cauliflower Cacciatore

Years ago, when I was first learning how to cook, I made chicken cacciatore and I loved it. It’s Italian, a little spicy and full of flavor. When I became vegan, I reinvented the recipe and used tofu. I loved Tofu Cacciatore even more. This time I’m making another change and making cauliflower cacciatore. Ironically, […]

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Homemade Calzones, Easy Queso Cheese Sauce and a Review of Field Roast Cheese Slices

I’m pretty sure every vegetarian and vegan knows about Field Roast and if they don’t, they need to get acquainted with them right away! Field Roast makes grain meat and they do it exceedingly well. Field Roast was created in 1997 in Seattle when Chef David Lee combined the European tradition of sausage-making with the […]

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Flourless Nut Butter Cookies and Tofu in Spicy Peanut Sauce Plus a Review of Once Again Nut Butters

I do not like peanut butter and jelly. Nope, never have, never will. It’s probably because I don’t have a sweet tooth. I do, however, love peanut butter and cream cheese. When I was in grade school, every Friday the cafeteria would be closed for the upcoming Shabbos and each classroom would get a tray […]

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Product Review: Broccoleaf and a recipe for Jamaican (Ital) Soy Curls Curry with Broccoleaf

I love reviewing new vegan products and spreading the word about all the wonderful vegan items on the market. The one thing I usually don’t get to review, however, is vegetables. Well, not fresh vegetables, anyway. Most products are foods that come in jars, bags and boxes. Plus, I don’t usually think about vegetables as […]

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Jamaican (Ital) Curried Jackfruit with Chickpeas

I love so many different ethnic cuisines, especially those with rice and spice, that sometimes it’s hard for me to choose a favorite. However, if a genie told me I could have any one cuisine placed in front of me right now, it would take me no time to choose – Jamaican food. Jamaican food, […]

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VeganMoFo #8: Vegan Products I Love – Beyond Meat & Caribbean Citrus “Chicken” Recipe

Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food. VeganMoFo is when bloggers all over the world dedicate their time and their blogs to posts about vegan food every day of the month. This month The “V” Word is concentrating on vegan products that are worth writing about, reading about, buying, trying and […]

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Jackfruit Ropa Vieja

  Back in 2011, I posted a recipe for my vegan version of Ropa Vieja made with portobello mushrooms. “Ropa Vieja” means “old clothes” and comes from this story: A man’s family was coming to his home for dinner. Being very poor, the man could not buy them enough food. So he went to his closet, […]

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Pasta with Vegan Bolognese Sauce

“This is the best sauce you have ever made,” Tom said as he was putting some of the leftover Bolognese sauce on some bread for a snack. “I think it tastes exactly like Mom’s,” I replied. And it was true. Every bite of this sauce took me right back to my mother’s meat sauce and […]

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