VeganMoFo #3: neat and Vegan Sloppy Joses

  Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food. VeganMoFo is an annual event where bloggers from all over the planet dedicate their posts to vegan food for the entire month. This year, The “V” Word is celebrating VeganMoFo by blogging about vegan products I love. These are products that everyone should […]

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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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Blossom on Carmine Summer Menu

Reason #693,984,224,877,113,989,303,485 Why I Miss NYC: the summer menu at Blossom on Carmine.  As if I needed another reason to miss the city, it’s time for all the wonderful vegan restaurants to unveil their summer menus highlighting the beautiful bounty of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Blossom on Carmine sent me an e-mail asking me to […]

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I ♥ NYC Red Onion Sauce

When I was a kid, I loved getting hot dogs on the streets of New York. Just seeing that silver metal cart with the big umbrella got my mouth watering. Luckily, my father loved hot dogs even more than I did so I never feared being denied my request for a frank. Dad always got […]

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Stewed Cauliflower with Spinach

Over the years I have accumulated so many recipes that I often can’t keep track which ones I’ve posted on the blog and which are still waiting their turn. The other night I looked up a recipe I wanted to make but lo and behold, it was nowhere to be found on the blog even […]

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Vegan and Gluten-Free Potato Blintzes

It’s Shavout, the Jewish holiday where we commemorate receiving the Torah, and for most people who celebrate, it brings to mind dishes that focus on dairy. However, I just read an interesting article on The Jewish Daily Forward called “Want Authentic Shavout Meals? Try Fruit, Not Dairy.” The article states that dairy was not an […]

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Benny Gets His Vegan Cuts Dog Lovers Box

  Remember when I told you how amazing Vegan Cuts is when I reviewed their awesome snack box? Well, now I’m here to tell you that Vegan Cuts has gone to the dogs…literally. Vegan Cuts is offering the Dog Lovers Box which is packed with a bunch of canine goodies that will have your dog […]

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Vegan Poutine

If you have never heard of Poutine, it’s time to start. Poutine is a traditional Canadian dish. It’s the ultimate comfort food – french fries smothered in gravy and topped with cheese curds. It’s common to find many poutine shops in Canada but now this decadent dish is becoming very popular in the U.S. I”m […]

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