Archive | Soups and Stews

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this Skillet Cheesy Enchilada Stew

Today is Cinco de Mayo, a day of celebration and lots of good food and drinks. So I had to share this amazing dish I made. Well, it’s not really a dish – it’s an entire pot full of ooey-gooey cheesy, soy curl-y goodness. For some reason, I had cheese fondue in my mind. I’ve […]

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Vegan “Chicken” Paprika over Wide Noodles and Kale

One of my favorite spices is paprika. It’s in my top 5 of herbs and spices I can’t live without, sitting alongside garlic, oregano, cumin and nutmeg. I add it to pretty much all my dishes so the idea of making an entire sauce with it is tantalizing. Chicken paprikash, also known as chicken paprikas […]

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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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How to Make a Vegan Passover Seder Plate Plus a Recipe for Charoset

  Anyone who has been to a Passover Seder knows that the Seder Plate is the centerpiece of the table. It is rich with symbolism of the Exodus of the Hebrew slaves and is a main part of the Seder’s ceremonial rituals. But some of the items on the Seder plate are not vegan-friendly and […]

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Curried Pumpkin Soup with Apple Croutons and Pacific Foods Products Review

  One of my favorite things about the colder seasons is making and eating lots of soup. Nothing warms you up better, inside and out, than holding a steaming bowl in your hands and spooning delicious, savory soup into your mouth. It’s warm, cozy and comforting. With Thanksgiving coming up, my cooking turns to all […]

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VeganMoFo Day #17: Spicy Black Bean Soup with Coconut Sour Cream

  Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo 2013, the month of delicious vegan food. Hopefully, you are checking out lots of blogs that might be new to you and finding lots of great new recipes to try.   The weather is getting colder fast. The leaves are already changing and falling. It’s time to pull […]

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VeganMoFo Day #8: Arroz con Tofu Guisado (Rice with Stewed Tofu)

  Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo 2013, the month of vegan food. Be sure to check out some of the participating bloggers. A fun way to do that is to go to www.randomofo.com and click “next blog” in the upper right hand corner. It will randomly take you to different blogs. I have found […]

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Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta Fazool)

Here is yet another edition of “Things I Wouldn’t Eat When I Was a Kid.” My mother often made Pasta e Fagioli which was pronounced “pasta fazool.” It’s an Italian soup made with beans and pasta. It is famously mentioned in the 1953 (no, I wasn’t alive yet) Oscar-nominated Dean Martin song, “That’s Amore.” Everyone knows […]

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