Category Archives: seitan

Charred Chili and Blackberry Barbecue Skewers

  Canned: Charred Chili Barbecue Sauce (from Put ‘Em Up) sub: barbecue sauce with added canned chili peppers Blackberry Jam (Low Sugar from the Pomona Pectin package) sub: any fruit jam   The charred chili bbq sauce has a bit of a bite to it. It’s not really the heat, but more of a sharpness. […]

The Wingwich from Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day!

  The Wingwich We’ve been on the sandwich plan for meals lately. I’ve made about five from Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day! in preparation of sharing a recipe with you. Selecting the recipe wasn’t easy! It came down to either the Wingwich or Something Blackened This Way Comes. Given the vegan love for heat (and […]

Gobbler Slices

Celine Steen, food photographer extraordinaire, and my co-author of our upcoming sandwich book, posted this gorgeous picture on her blog, along with a couple of recipes that are going to be in our upcoming sandwich book. Check it out here. Mouthwatering, isn’t it? I thought I’d share the recipe for the cold cuts in the […]

Vine and Dine: Candle Cafe Cookbook

For this go-around, we tackled the Curried Coconut Beggars’ Purses from the Candle Cafe Cookbook. This dish was way out of comfort zone. As in, let me count the ways. Number 1: phyllo dough. It’s never been my friend. So much so that in testing for Vegan Brunch when a recipe called for phyllo dough, […]

Vine and Dine: Candle Cafe’s Seitan Piccata

For this round of Vine and Dine, we’re exploring the Candle Cafe Cookbook. Whenever this book comes up in online conversation, it always goes straight to the Seitan Piccata. Interestingly, neither Liz or I had tried it before, so it made the top of our list. For the sides we had the Garlic Mashed Potatoes […]