Vegan Fire and Spice

Lentil Sambar Redux

April 5, 2012

I love lentils any way I can get them –  in a soup, a pilaf, chili, pasta sauce, or even burgers.  One of my all time favorite lentil recipes is the lentil sambar recipe in Vegan Fire and Spice. I’ve posted the sambar recipe before here.  You can also find the recipe here on FatFreeVegan […]

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Celebrate Mardis Gras!

February 21, 2012

I love any excuse to make something special for dinner and Mardis Gras is no exception.  In fact, there are almost too many delicious dishes that would be a perfect way to celebrate! Maybe cook up a nice pot of Spicy Vegetable Gumbo from Vegan Fire & Spice. Or maybe the Cajun Style Tofu from […]

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Another Monday, Another Winner — and a New Giveaway

October 17, 2011

How better to brighten a Monday than with a new cookbook giveaway!  But first, it’s time to announce the winner of last week’s giveaway.  The winner (chosen randomly via of a copy of Vegan Fire and Spice: 200 Sultry and Savory Global Recipes is: #15 – Celyn.  Congratulations, Celyn! Please e-mail me with your […]

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Easy Peanut Sauce

October 13, 2011

During this Vegan Month of Food, I have designated themes for each day of the week.  This is “Food for Thought” Thursday, and today my thoughts are about peanut butter in general and my favorite easy peanut sauce in particular. I think of peanut butter as kind of an ambassador for vegan food.  High in […]

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“Make My Monday” Winner and a NEW Giveaway!

October 10, 2011

Is it Monday again already?  Wow.  I’ve been out of town for a few days, hence my lack of MoFo posts — but I’ll make up for them, I promise. For now, though, let’s get down to business. It’s time to announce the “Make My Monday” Giveaway winner from last week’s contest.  The prize:  a […]

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Green Papaya Salad

June 7, 2011

Green papaya salad is refreshing and loaded with flavor. I love it, but because most Thai restaurants use fish sauce in the dressing, I rarely order it out. I’ll never forget one time when we were eating in a Thai restaurant, a lady at a table near us had ordered the papaya salad. She nearly […]

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