Category Archives: sides

Hearty Vegan Review and Contest

For various reasons, it’s taken me longer than I would have liked to review Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites. But I’m doing it now, and that’s what counts, right? Especially since you’ve got a chance to win this book. First, a disclaimer: I am currently working on a sandwich book with Celine Steen who […]

Vine and Dine with The Vegan Table: Tempeh Eggplant Pot Pies

For the next book, we’re tackling The Vegan Table by Colleen Patrick Goudreau. When Liz and I were tossing around recipes, I realized I hadn’t made a single thing from this book. There are so many great sounding recipes, that I was surprised. We opted for the Eggplant Tempeh Pot Pies with a side of […]

Vine and Dine with Horizons #2

Liz and I are at it again! We’re cooking and the husbands are being pseudo-sommeliers.* Be sure to read about Liz’s adventure here. Thanks for being my cooking cohort yet again, Liz! Cookbook:Horizons: New Vegan CuisineRecipes:Cuban Pan Seared Tofu with Onions and Mojo, page 100Caramelized Cauliflower in Spanish Green Garlic Sauce, page 130 Random Thoughts […]

Contest Winner and Grinner

Guess what? Ricki, commenter #42 won the copy of Speed Vegan. She was unlucky in getting a ticket, but I’m sure her luck is changing. After all, she won this contest. And Ellen is reading her book! Congratulations, Ricki. Please email me your mailing address so I can get this in the mail. By the […]

Ultimately Easy Dinner

We all have those dinners that we can cook on autopilot that might take about 10 minutes of actual hands-on attention. This is one of my easiest go-to meals, and happily, it always makes me feel like I put more effort into it than I did. Here’s the basic framework. It all starts with a […]