Recipe Reviews

Colleen Week: Day 5 (Tempeh Bacon and Lemon Bars)

I didn’t get around to blogging yesterday, but I made Colleen’s Tempeh Bacon, from The Vegan Table, for breakfast in the morning.  (For those of you just joining me, I’m cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  I’ve bought tempeh bacon before, pre-marinated in the package, and I really liked it, so…

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Colleen Week: Day 4 (Carrot-Ginger Soup and No-Queso Quesadillas)

Who says you have to have cheese to make quesadillas?  Hummus works great, too!  These No-Queso Quesadillas are from Colleen Patrick Goudreau’s The Vegan Table, in keeping with my theme for the week.  (For those of you just joining me, I am cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  They couldn’t be…

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Colleen week: Day 2 (Brazilian Black Bean Stew)

Isn’t this stew pretty?  This one is from Color Me Vegan, and it lives up to the name of the book quite nicely with all those gorgeous colors.  (For those of you just joining me, I am cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.) Don’t let the name fool you, there are…

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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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Veganomicon – Leek and Bean Cassoulet with Biscuits

I was so excited to get Veganomicon as a Christmas gift (thanks Dad!) this year.  Since I already had 2 big leeks in my refrigerator and some potatoes, I decided to give the Cassoulet a try, and it is yummy!  I made the biscuits with half unbleached flour, half whole wheat pasty flour and it…

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