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Vegan Ethiopian Recipe: Misir Wot (Spicy Red Lentil Stew)

Vegan Ethiopian Recipe:  Misir Wot (Spicy Red Lentil Stew)

I was treated to lunch this afternoon as a belated birthday present. We tried Ethiopian food at Ethiopian Love restaurant in Chinatown. Based on reviews, we tried the vegetarian sampler, sambussas, and my carnivore friends had a lamb dish. The sampler plate came with Misir Wot, a spicy red lentil stew, Kik, a yellow...

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Turkish Bean Stew Recipe–Zeytinyağlı Barbunya

Turkish Bean Stew Recipe–Zeytinyağlı Barbunya

This is another simple Turkish dish that becomes more than the sum of its parts. So many Turkish dishes contain similar ingredients: onion, tomato, garlic, and red bell peppers. But this also traditionally uses a red speckled bean, called barbunya. You can use pintos, borlotti, or cranberry beans, or probably any red beans, and...

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Raw Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Summer is perfect for raw food. You don’t heat up the kitchen, and you can use the bounty of fresh produce that’s in season. This recipe is my version of something I ate at a local raw, vegan restaurant. You can make this at home for a fraction of the double-digit menu price. Recipe:...

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What Do Vegetarians Eat for Thanksgiving?

What Do Vegetarians Eat for Thanksgiving?

Funny Save a Turkey Vegetarian Thanksgiving Shirt Thanksgiving has a special place in my heart, because I chose the day after Thanksgiving to become a vegetarian, way back in 1983. I liked turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing, and I wanted to eat that one more time before giving it all up. Every year,...

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Tips for Making Veggie Burgers

Tips for Making Veggie Burgers

If the recent news that Mad Cow Disease was found in a California cow does not scare you, it means you don’t know enough about Mad Cow Disease to be worried. You should find out about it. It’s scary stuff and needs to be taken seriously. Try eating veggie burgers without worry. Use the...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food Main Dish: Stuffed Intestines, Ghosts and Bloody Sauce

Vegan Halloween Party Food Main Dish:  Stuffed Intestines, Ghosts and Bloody Sauce

The main course for my vegan Halloween party was Stuffed Intestines, Ghosts and Bloody Sauce. I used the recipe found here, with a few changes. See my amended recipe, below. There was far too much bile. You only need about one fourth of the original recipe. The crust was delicious and surprisingly easy to...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food

Vegan Halloween Party Food

This year, for my vegan Halloween party, I decided to keep the food fairly simple but still full of gory, gross fun, as well it should be. Half the battle is naming recipes something else, to get your guests in an unappetizing mood! Vegan Halloween Party Food Menu Appetizers Bloody Popcorn Goblin Eyeballs Graveyard...

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How to Make Grilled Pizza

If you’ve never made grilled pizza before, let me say two words: Pizza Heaven! Some people are apparently afraid that the dough will fall through the grill or stick to it, but the heat will dry the dough and cook it in a matter of minutes, so that is not a problem. But grilling...

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Vegan Pizza Dough Recipes

I recently had a grilled pizza party and tried using three different pizza dough recipes. Here are the recipes and some comments about them. Pizza Dough Recipes Number 1: Vegan Cornmeal Pizza Crust One batch I made was this vegan cornmeal pizza crust, but I used 1-1/2 teaspoons of yeast, not Tablespoons, like the...

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Vegetarian Chilaquiles (not a vegan recipe…yet)

Vegetarian Chilaquiles (not a vegan recipe…yet)

Vegetarian Chilaquiles (not a vegan recipe…yet) During a recent vacation in Mexico, one of the most popular dishes our group (made up of all omnivores, plus me) ate was chilaquiles, also known as Mexican lasagna. It’s quick to throw together and can be made with just vegetables, or enhanced with beans, if you so...

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