Reviews

Date Night: Seattle’s University District

Every month or two, my parents treat my husband and I to a night out on the town, or as we like to put it, “Date Night.”  They come over to our house, play with our kids, feed them dinner, and put them to bed.  Meanwhile, we get to go out and remember what it…

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Penne with Summer Vegetables and Veggie Sausage

Who wants to cook when it is sunny and 85 degrees out?  Not me!  Having spent the afternoon splashing in the blow-up pool with my kids, the last thing I wanted to do was come inside and spend a long time in a hot kitchen.  So I decided throw together this quick and tasty pasta….

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Cookbook Reviews: Vegan on the Cheap and The Vegan Table

My most recent cookbook purchase was Vegan on the Cheap, by Robin Robertson.  I have been trying to tighten my grocery budget without compromising nutrition, flavor, or ethics  – so this cookbook definitely fits the bill.  I have really been enjoying cooking through it, with mostly success and only one flop so far (the vegan…

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Cookbook Review: Quick-Fix Vegetarian

I am a vegan cookbook glutton.  I have no fewer than 20 vegan cookbooks on my bookshelf, yet I still find myself checking out new ones from the library, again and again, and occasionally purchasing one.  Never mind that there are countless recipes sitting on my bookshelf waiting to be explored, I just can’t resist…

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Vegan Phad Thai

This is my “veganized” version of the Phad Thai recipe in the cookbook, Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home.  I won’t print the recipe as I haven’t changed it enough from the original to call it my own.  The way I have made it vegan is by substituting firm tofu for the 4 eggs called for…

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