Monthly Archives: January 2011

Stuffed Mushrooms

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  I love to entertain, especially for cocktail parties with a table full of appetizers.  Hors d’oeuveres are often underrated.  As a kid my favorite part of holiday dinners was the array of pre-dinner snacks that different guest contributed, from … Continue reading

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Blue "Cheesey" Dressing

3 oz blue cheese alternative (I used Sunergia’s Soy Bleu) 1/2 cup soy sour cream 1 cup vegan mayo juice of one lemon (apprx. 1 Tbsp) 1 small garlic clove, pressed 1 Tbsp white vinegar 1/4 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad

1 can Black Beans drained 1 tomato diced 1/2 cup cilantro chopped 1/4 Tsp ground Cumin 1/8 Tsp ground Oregano 1/4 cup Red wine Vinegar Mix above ingredients.  Chill for 1 hour.  Serve.

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“Cheesy” Spinach

1 Tbsp nutritional yeast ! Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp brown rice miso 1 Tbsp Braggs Liquid Amino juice of 1 lemon 1/4 Cup water 2 Tbsp trans fat free vegan buttery spread* 3 cups baby spinach Mix ingredients nutritional … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Dressing

1 Shallot *1 to 4 jalapeno’s seeded 1 clove garlic 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup cilantro 1/4 cup vegan mayo 1 tsp Agave 1 Tbsp capers For this recipe you have to use frozen peas.  Do not defrost them.   … Continue reading

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Stuffing Patties

1 onion chopped 6 stalks celery stalks diced 1/2 vegan butter 1 Tbsp sage 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 vegan mayo 1/4- 3/4 cup potato water 1 Baguette Preheat oven to 400 degrees Saute onion and celery in 1/4 cup butter … Continue reading

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Mushroom Gravy

8oz crimini mushrooms sliced 1Tbsp olive oil 1 cup water 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp dill 1 Tbsp Vegan Worcestershire Sauce 2 Tbsp Tamari 2 cups vegetable broth 1 Tbsp cornstarch 2 Tbsp water In frying pan cook mushrooms in … Continue reading

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Mashed Garlic Red Potatoes

3 Lbs Red Potatoes quartered, not peeled 1 cup vegetable broth 6 small whole garlic cloves 3 Tbsp vegan butter 1/4 cup vegan sour cream 1/4 cup potato water broth 1/4 tsp seasoned salt 1/2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast Place potatoes, … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Clementine Glaze

1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 3 clementines peeled and sectioned 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup water 3 cloves 1/2 Tbsp Triple Sec (optional) 1/2 cup red onion chopped 1 Tbsp vegan butter 1/3 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar … Continue reading

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>KISS in the Kitchen

>Hey kids, it’s SassySteffi’s baby’s daddy* Felipe here with the first of periodic posts written by yours truly.  While the Missus is the culinary creationist of the family and the driving force of DFV, the dirty little secret is that … Continue reading

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