Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Truly Satisfying Thanksgiving

Let’s be honest for a moment here.  Your Thanksgiving might not look like a greeting card or a commercial.  Someone might get pneumonia.  The upstairs bathroom may leak water as you’re eating pumpkin pie.  If you’re flying or driving, you might get stuck with some shitty delays or traffic.  You might burn some of the […]

Tomato Orange Soup

I’ve always loved tomato soup, and for most of my life, couldn’t imagine it without the cream.  However, it’s really easy to make vegan soups feel “creamy,” simply by blending up your ingredients.  The following recipe also contains a secret ingredient to give it a smooth texture – baking soda!  I wish I could say […]

Spaghetti Squash and “Sausage”

Last year, I discovered spaghetti squash, and am so glad it did.  This fall, on a busy and cold night, I created this simple recipe to use a squash that our neighbors had kindly brought over.  I decided to combine the squash with vegan sausage.  Since vegan sausage is typically made from wheat gluten, it […]

Southern Comfort

Last year, I was out gardening in my front yard when a woman rode by on her bike and stopped to admire my collard greens.  “How do you cook them?” she asked. “Oh, I just sauté them in some oil,” I replied. “You don’t use bacon?” she said. “No – no bacon,” I said, then found myself […]

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