Tag Archives | Tofu/Tempeh Dishes

Tofu Scallops

I only tasted scallops once and they tasted like rubber. So I figured I didn’t like them. After watching many cooks make them on TV and screw them up, I realized that the one I had tasted wasn’t cooked well. Oh well… I made these vegan scallops for a friend who asked for a vegan version of […]

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Shepherd’s Pot Pie with Tofu

Here is the deal: I like the filling of pot pies better than the filling of Shepherd’s Pies. Shepherd’s pies usually have a ground “meat” filling. I made one of these using tempeh for my meaty filling in my Peaceful Shepherd’s Pie. Pot pies, on the other hand, usually have chunkier fillings of meat and […]

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The "V" Word’s Top Ten Posts of 2012

One of the traditions of New Year’s Eve is the countdown to the New Year, the ball dropping, kisses and confetti. So here is a countdown of The “V” Word’s most popular posts of 2012. 10.  Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah Menu for 5773          A delicious feast to start the new year off right including […]

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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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VeganMoFo: Paula Deen and Tofu Georgia

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today’s entry focuses on Paula Deen. Paula Deen is one of those people who brings out strong emotions and opinions in people, myself included. When I first watched Paula’s shows on TV, I […]

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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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VeganMoFo: Melissa d’Arabian and Tofu or Vegan "Shrimp" Scampi

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 writing about Melissa d’Arabian for the simple reason that I like her. Melissa d’Arabian was the winner of Season 5’s Food Network Star (I predicted that) and now hosts Ten Dollar […]

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VeganMoFo: Michael Chiarello and Peaceful Shepherd’s Pie with Scallion Cheese Crust

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today the focus is on Michael Chiarello: chef, cookbook author, TV cooking show personality, entrepeneur, restaurateur, and winery owner. He also owns NapaStyle, a company that sells food, cookware and furniture, and puts […]

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VeganMoFo: Rachael Ray and Yum-O Stoup

If I were granted a wish where I could choose just one TV celebrity chef to go vegan, it would be Rachael Ray. As I’ve written before, Rachael Ray is my favorite TV celebrity chef, though she would be the first to say, “I’m not a chef, I’m a cook.” Finding and watching Rachael on […]

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Baked Tofu

 Other than making scrambles, my favorite way to eat tofu has always been to fry it. Whether it’s coated with flour and lightly pan-fried or double-dip dredged in vegan buttermilk and bread crumbs and then fried a bit deeper, I love, Love, LOVE tofu. But it’s not the healthiest way to eat such an […]

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