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Italian Roasted Eggplant Bisque

  It is officially Spring but apparently, no one has told the weather that! It’s been cold! Sure, there have been a few days of warm weather and sunny skies but then it gets cold again. In fact, the weather forecast says snow for tonight and tomorrow!! So even though my thoughts have turned to […]

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VeganMoFo: Sandra Lee and Penne alla Norma

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today I’m focusing on the Food Network Star who stirs up a lot of controversy, Sandra Lee. Sandra Lee is famous for her “Semi-Homemade” cooking which is 70% store-bought and 30% fresh ingredients. She’s […]

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VeganMoFo Half-Time Recap

VeganMoFo is half over already. My theme is “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan” and in each post I have made my own vegan and gluten-free version of a celebrity chef’s recipe. So far I have covered Rachael Ray, Giada de Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay, Michael Chiarello, Pat and Gina Neely, Melissa d’Arabian and Bobby Flay. I […]

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Eggplant Fries

Christmas may be over but the holiday season is still in full swing. Today is Boxing Day, the first day of Kwanzaa and the 6th day (7th night) of Chanukah. Friends and family are still getting together for celebrations and that means more delicious party foods are still needed. Here’s a great twist on finger […]

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Extreme Vegan Makeover: Ratatouille Stew Edition

This is the time of year when all the people who are fortunate enough to have gardens start wondering what to do with all the masses of vegetables they have harvested. Their kitchens are overrun with tomatoes, squash, zucchini, eggplants, peppers, corn, etc. They begin marathons of cooking, canning and freezing. Well, I have no […]

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Extreme Vegan Makeover: Eggplant Rollatini Edition

Tom’s favorite food is Italian food. Lasagna. Pizza. Baked ziti. Stuffed shells. When we went vegetarian, nothing really changed. We made sure we got marinara sauce instead of meat sauce and that was that. However, when we saw the light and went vegan, everything changed. Sure, I continued to make Italian food – yummy pasta […]

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