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Chile-Soy Tofu with Sauteed Asparagus and Mashed Potatoes with Dijon Horseradish Gravy

Usually, the recipes I post are for a single dish rather than the whole meal but this composed dish was so amazing that I had to keep it all together. I knew I was making tofu for dinner and Tom said he wanted mashed potatoes so that was on the menu. The only question was how […]

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Vegan Potato & Spinach Cheddar Fritters with Horseradish Dipping Sauce

Yesterday was one of those days when I didn’t know what to make for dinner and the veggie supply was running low. You know those times – you look through the fridge and try to figure out what you can make from what you have, like it’s a basket on Chopped. I had potatoes and […]

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Orange Balsamic BBQ Tempeh and Cheesy Chickpea Polenta

The other night I have a craving for BBQ. Whenever I make BBQ, I want mashed potatoes on the side. But I was out of potatoes. Then I thought polenta would be good but I didn’t have any cornmeal or polenta either. 🙁 I was getting ready to think up something else for dinner when […]

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VeganMoFo #17: Potato and Onion Kugel with Sauteed Apples Done 2 Ways

Today is a bit of a departure from my VeganMoFo theme because I am not reviewing any products. However, it’s still another post about delicious vegan food with a recipe so I’m sure it counts. Rosh Hashanah is almost upon us. If you are planning a big dinner for your friends and family, you will […]

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Fast & Festive Apple Sauce with Cinnamon and Cloves

I just posted 9 different recipes for latkes and 5 recipes for dipping sauces and creams. But where’s the apple sauce, my favorite condiment for latkes? Latkes with no apple sauce???? NOOOOOO!!! Relax. Here is a fast (we’re talking 20 minutes max) and festive apple sauce. It’s rich, sweet from the apples and a little […]

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Lotsa Latkes Part II: Global Mash-Ups

Yesterday I posted 4 recipes for vegetable-filled latkes: traditional potato latkes, potato-zucchini latkes, zucchini-carrot latkes and Brussels sprouts latkes. Today I am going global, mashing up the customary potato latkes with some of my favorite ethnic flavors. It’s really fun to shake things up and try new things. I made 5 different styles of flavor-filled […]

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Lotsa Latkes Part I: Potatoes, Zucchini, Carrots and Brussels Sprouts

Every year I make dozens and dozens of latkes for Chanukah. I make the basic potato latkes and also potatoes mixed with zucchini like my mother did. But this year I felt like being creative and trying new things. I ended up going a bit crazy and made 7 additional kinds of latkes! Potatoes are […]

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Baked Acorn Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice, Edamame, Walnuts and Cranberries

  There are so many foods that can be stuffed with yummy goodness and none of them need to involve a turkey. Stuffing vegetables (and fruit) allows you to be imaginative and creative. Two of my favorite stuffed recipes are my Kale, Apple and Parsnip Stuffed Squash and my Quinoa, Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Tomatoes. […]

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VeganMoFo: Rachael Ray and Casbah Tofu with Yellow Rice

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today we come full circle and end where we began – with Rachael Ray. You can read all I have to say about Rachael in my first VeganMoFo post, Rachael Ray and Yum-O Stoup, […]

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VeganMoFo: Sunny Anderson and Gluten-Free Breakfast Sausage

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo with the theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Since Veteran’s Day is quickly approaching, I thought I would dedicate this page to someone who is not only a celebrity chef but also a United States veteran, Sunny Anderson. Sunny Anderson, of Food Network’s Cooking for Real […]

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VeganMoFo: Nadia G. and Halloween Treats: Eyeballs, Coffin Sandwiches and Witch Fingers

Hello Boys and Ghouls! The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today we have Nadia G. of Cooking Channel’s Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen and some of her favorite Halloween recipes. As many of you know, Nadia G. and Bitchin’ Kitchen […]

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VeganMoFo: The Pioneer Woman and "Chicken-Fried" Tofu Steaks and Creamy Mashed Potatoes with White Gravy

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today our guest is Ree Drummond, otherwise known as The Pioneer Woman. If you will indulge me, I really need Ree to introduce herself to you. I’ll be over in the corner trying […]

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Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah Menu for 5773

Tonight begins one of the holiest holidays in the Jewish religion: Rosh Hashanah or Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah means “head of the new year” and is observed for 2 days beginning on the 1st of Tishrei, the first day of the Jewish calendar. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve and […]

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