Baked Tofu Triangles

Posted on Aug 29th, 2009

It’s a good thing I had eaten tofu in a Chinese restaurant and knew I liked it before I tried cooking it at home. I fried it, and it was an unmitigated disaster. It was bland, gelatinous, and half of it stuck to my…

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Cashew Mayonnaise

Posted on May 25th, 2013

  I have a love-hate relationship with mayonnaise. I couldn't stand it when I was a kid. Later, I grew to like it, but only in small doses. However, there are some things you just can't make without it - creamy salad…

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Cultured Cashew Cheese

Posted on Jun 12th, 2010

I'm currently cooking recipes from The Conscious Cook by Tal Ronnen for a future review. One of the most intriguing recipes in the cookbook is a cashew cheese that's cultured using a specific brand of probiotic powder.…

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Guacamole on my mind

Posted on Aug 20th, 2009

We eat a lot of guacamole at my house. It’s a must when we have tacos or fajitas, and sometimes we have it just because. I think the best guac is the simplest – no tomatoes, peppers or onions. If I want those, I’ll…

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Pancakes from homemade wholegrain baking mix

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2009

My son never liked whole wheat baked goods as a kid. He could taste the bitterness in the flour, I think. I tried white wheat and that went down even less well than regular whole wheat. None of us liked the whole grain mixes…

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Perfectly Easy Seitan

Posted on Sep 28th, 2009

A few months after I first quit eating meat, I was lunching on a purchased vegetarian pocket sandwich when I bit into something I thought was pork. I suspiciously picked it up between my fingers and started shredding it with…

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Smoky Baked Marinated Tofu

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2013

  I read recipes from all kinds of sources, blogs, magazines, the backs of food packages, you name it. I come across recipes all the time that sound super delicious, except that they have meat. There are plenty of…

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