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Mint Sugar Fruit Salad

Mint Sugar Fruit Salad

I’m still working my way through showing you guys everything I served at our Bears’ Brunch, even though we’re long past Bears talk since they blew the game last weekend.  My nephew is a Steelers fan (we’re not sure where that came from), so we’ll all be rooting for them in the Super Bowl. I’ll [...]

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“The Curious Case of Benjamin Bean Dip”

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Bean Dip”

The past couple of years my husband and I have hosted an Oscar party, and last year we thought it would be fun to make dishes that had names punning (is that a word?) the best picture nominees.  Two examples from last year were “There Will Not Be Blood Meatballs” and “No Dairy For Old [...]

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“Soydog Millionaire”

“Soydog Millionaire”

These couldn’t be simpler.  Cut soy hot dogs into pieces, wrap in crescent roll dough, and bake.  I know that crescent rolls are full of chemicals and not-so-great-for-you ingredients, but they happen to be vegan, they’re easy and pretty yummy.  I was nervous about using faux hot dogs because in the past I’ve never really [...]

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“No MILK Queso”

“No MILK Queso”

Everyone expected us to do “SoyMILK” or something like that for this one.  When you’re making vegan food and playing on the name “MILK”, it’s kind of too easy, but I didn’t want to do something really obvious.  This is Vegan Explosion‘s queso recipe.  It’s awesome.  No one would know it’s vegan, and it’s really [...]

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“The Rugelach”

“The Rugelach”

My mom used to get tubs of Rugelach that we would eat way too much of.  I really missed it, so I was happy to find this recipe in “The Joy of Vegan Baking” by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.  We had some people at the party who are the farthest thing from vegan, and they couldn’t stop [...]

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“Fudge/Nixon”

“Fudge/Nixon”

This is another recipe from “The Joy of Vegan Baking”.  It’s pretty easy to make, but I would use a different technique next time.  It calls for everything to be added to the double boiler at once, but I would try melting the margarine and chocolate together first before adding the rest of the ingredients.  [...]

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