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“The Conscious Cook’s” Herbed Cashew Cheese

“The Conscious Cook’s” Herbed Cashew Cheese

I’m a big fan of nut-based cheeses, and I’ve been wanting to try the recipe for herbed cashew cheese from “The Conscious Cook” for months now.  Since we were going to be hanging out with some dear friends over the Labor Day holiday, I finally decided to take the plunge this weekend and give it [...]

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Tapioca Pudding with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Tapioca Pudding with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Yesterday at Worldfest, I was able to hear Tal Ronnen speak about the work he’s been doing both with restaurants and with Le Cordon Bleu, and afterwards, I was able to meet him at get my book signed.  Being a former meat eater, and someone who loved meat so much I never saw myself ever giving [...]

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Gardein “Steak” Sandwich

Gardein “Steak” Sandwich

The full title of this sandwich is “Gardein ‘Steak’ Sandwich with Watercress, Red Pepper, and Horseradish Mayonnaise” and it comes from Tal Ronnen’s “The Conscious Cook”.  I have to say, the more recipes I try from this book, the more I fall in love with it! This is one of the best sandwiches I’ve ever [...]

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“An Eggplant Cajun”

“An Eggplant Cajun”

Here it is – the last of the posts from our Oscar Party, and my favorite… “An Eggplant Cajun” for the film “An Education”.  For some reason we didn’t have any trouble with this title, and once we thought of the name Ryan found this recipe online. While it was super easy to veganize, I [...]

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Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Yesterday I said sweet potato casserole might be my favorite Thanksgiving side, but mashed potatoes give it a run for its money.  I know they seem too simple to do a post about, but I love them so much that I just can’t help myself. We don’t save them just for the holidays either.  Both [...]

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