Category Archives: veganmofo

More Chili than Not

This is one of those so-good-but-so-easy meals. I’m sure we can all make chili blindfolded, so I won’t go into much detail here. It’s two kinds of beans, chorizo, lots of veggies and a jar of Mexican tomatoes. Spice it up and and you’ll be all warm and satisfied. We topped it with a bit […]

Feed Me Friday: Tommy’s in Coventry and a Contest!

We have a serious soft spot for this place. Jim and I have been customers since the early 1980’s. Tommy’s is a Cleveland Heights institution. We’ve enjoyed countless vegetarian, vegan, and even macrobiotic meals there over the years. While the menu remains mostly the same (daiya is a  newer addition!), the servers have come and […]

South-of-the-Border Sloppy Joes

    Canned: Jalapeno Bread and Butter Pickles – sub: store-bought pickled jalapenos Dill Pickles (Not sure which recipe) Mexican Tomatoes (Complete Book of Home Preserving -leftover from canning) sub: canned diced tomatoes with chipotles or adobos, with added chili powder This was a quick and easy dinner, that actually got it’s start the night […]

Quinwow Salad

Admittedly, I was a  late comer to the party in celebrating quinoa. For some reason, I had a hard time getting it to cook to the texture that I prefer,  much like rice. It’s true, I’ve been challenged at cooking what most think are among the simplest foods to prepare properly. But once I got […]

Creole Spaghetti

  Canned: Jalapeno Bread and Butter Pickles sub: store-bought pickled  jalapenos Creole Sauce (Complete Book of Home Preserving) sub: tomato sauce with sliced scallions, chopped green bell pepper, garlic, cayenne, and hot pepper sauce   I love tossing hot pasta with a touch of olive oil and spinach or arugula. A quick minute or two […]