The Great Vegetarian Grilling Post

Posted on May 7th, 2010

  When my husband, son and I quit eating meat, we assumed we'd never barbecue again. Veggie dogs don't really taste much different from a grill than from the stove top. Really, why bother? Then I picked up The Vegetarian…

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Black Bean Burgers

Posted on Jul 1st, 2010

 These burgers are sturdy enough to go right on the grill grate. They were inspired by the Chickpea Cutlets in Veganomicon. I just substituted black beans for the chickpeas, and replaced the spices and flavorings with…

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Dry Okra from the Grill

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2010

I love the flavor of okra, but not its sliminess. (I think most people would agree with me.) Growing up, I only liked it two ways: in gumbo, where the sliminess is obscured by the roux, and fried. And when I say fried, I…

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Grilled Corn Salsa

Posted on Jun 6th, 2010

It's been a busy week. My son Tyler graduated from high school, we had family in town, and then Tyler had a birthday a few days later. We are just now getting around to our annual Memorial Day cookout.I found this in the…

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Grilled Eggplant Muffuletta

Posted on Apr 1st, 2012

I've been eating portobello muffulettas at a deli nearby and dreaming of making my own for a while. The classic New Orleans muffuletta is made on a one pound round loaf of bread, and includes ham, salami, provolone, and an…

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Grilled Pineapple

Posted on May 13th, 2011

I made this the night I made the Sweet and Spicy Tofu and Broccoli. The original recipe I adapted this from used more traditional dessert spices, similar to what you would put in pumpkin pie, but I thought the Chinese Five…

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Grilled Seitan and Vegetables with Peanut Sauce

Posted on Oct 12th, 2011

It is cool enough here finally to grill outdoors again, yay! I inaugurated the fall grilling season with some seitanmarinated in peanut sauce last weekend. The peanut sauce was from a package, so there is no recipe for the…

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Grilled Seitan Gyros with Vegan Tzatziki and Homemade Pitas

Posted on May 20th, 2013

  I've been holding out on y'all. I've been making these for years, long before I had this blog, but I haven't posted them yet. I'm glad I waited, though, because I only started making the tofu tzatziki  and homemade…

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Grilled Tofu with Adobo Sauce

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2010

Grilling season is here! For those of you not blessed with Gulf Coast heat and humidity, I promise it's on it's way. Gulf winds are blowing the heat northward as hard as they can.Tonight's dinner was a repeat of one I made…

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Grilled Vegetable-Lentil Soup

Posted on Jun 14th, 2011

As promised, here is the soup I made from the grilled vegetables from yesterday. It's a big bowl of smoky vegetable goodness. Since you can freeze it, you can have that goodness on a night when the weather or your available…

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Kahlua-Spiked Grilled Peaches

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2013

  I never see the first-of-the-season peaches in the store. No, I know they're here when I catch their sweet, rich scent l as I walk by. I can't resist buying some right then and there. I tell myself that I'll figure out…

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Korean Portobello and Eggplant Lettuce Wraps

Posted on May 10th, 2013

  I love all kinds of tacos, so when I heard of Korean tacos, I was intrigued.  They're typically made with grilled, marinated steak and served on tortillas with crisp vegetables, guacamole, salsa, and other taco fixings.…

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Pineapple Salsa

Posted on May 29th, 2011

Beautiful pineapples from Costa Rica are in season and have been on sale at the grocery store this month.  I love pineapple plain, but when I have this much available, I want to use it in as many recipes as I can. We had…

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Sweet and Spicy Tofu and Broccoli

Posted on May 11th, 2011

I have been grilling just about every Saturday lately. I'm trying to get my fill before it gets too hot to enjoy it. I used to make this with Tabasco Sweet and Spicy Pepper Sauce in the marinade, along with some soy…

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Tandoori Seitan and Cucumber Raita

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2010

Marinated grilled seitan is sublime. Flavorful and simultaneously tender and chewy, it makes the most amazing gyros and fajitas. Something I've often wanted to try is tandoori seitan. The authentic meat and dairy-laden…

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Tofu Tikka

Posted on Jun 15th, 2012

My inspiration for this comes from JL's blog. She posted a recipe for Cashew Cream Tofu on a Facebook group we both belong to - Vegan Cooking from Around the World - and I was smitten. Cashew cream on tofu seemed like such a…

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Versatile Vegetable Grill

Posted on Jun 13th, 2011

Can you believe it's getting too hot to grill here? The weekend before last when I had planned to make this, it hit 102 F here officially. Unofficially - that is, according to the thermometer in my car - it was 105 F. I had…

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