1000 Vegan Recipes

Broccoli and White Beans with Potatoes and Walnuts

December 9, 2009

Rich in potassium, vitamin C, and other nutrients, broccoli is a superstar vegetable to be sure. It’s readily available, reasonably priced, and infinitely versatile. Think of it: this verdant crucifer is equally at home in a creamy soup or spicy stir-fry as it is steamed and sauced or added to a salad or pasta. Broccoli […]

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Corn and Potato Chowder with Variations

December 3, 2009

During the colder months, a nice hot bowl of soup is often our go-to lunch. I usually make a large pot of “soup du week,” and, since it’s just the two of us, it lasts several days. Often I just make some “clean out the fridge” minestrone, using up whatever stray vegetables are on hand. […]

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Teriyaki Tribulation

December 2, 2009

An alert blogger recently pointed out that the teriyaki sauce component of the Tempeh Teriyaki on page 296 in 1000 Vegan Recipes was too sour. It’s easy to see why: the recipe calls for 1/4 cup lemon juice and just 1 tablespoon sugar. I checked my original recipe test notes, and it listed “2 tablespoons […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

November 24, 2009

Pumpkin cheesecake is a Thanksgiving tradition in our house, so I make it every year without fail. I like to change up the toppings from year to year, just to keep it interesting. This year I’m serving it with Cranberry Drizzle, from 1000 Vegan Recipes. For an extra nuance, I’ve also topped it with caramelized […]

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Uttappam and Red Lentil Sambar

November 20, 2009

When I lived in Virginia Beach, we used to frequent a wonderful Indian restaurant that featured Southern Indian cooking. The menu was filled with a wide variety of idlis, dosas, and uttappams paired with a luscious vegetable sambar and a sublime coconut chutney. The menu also had a number of fragrant vegetable dishes including an […]

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Tri-Color Rotini with Pesto Bianco

November 16, 2009

Can you love a recipe too much? When it’s this yummy pesto bianco, I’d have to say no way! For me, it was love at first bite when I first sampled a “white pesto” in Italy. I developed my own version as soon as I got home. Since then, however, I’ve made the recipe more […]

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