Category Archives: Recipes

Seitan roulade in puff pastry

Over the week or so before Thanksgiving I was busy dreaming up a dish to take to the annual vegan Thanksgiving potluck hosted by some close friends of mine. Even though I knew there would be Tofurky and some Field … Continue reading

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Quick dinner of broccoli and chickpeas with polenta

Sometimes I struggle with quick-and-easy weeknight dinners that are reasonably balanced, but I was very pleased with how this turned out, mostly using things I had on hand. The recipes below will make enough for two servings. The spice sprinkle … Continue reading

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Autumn salad with apple and avocado

After a weekend of super-delicious food that was not super-big on fresh fruits or vegetables, I decided tonight called for a dinner centered around salad. Salad: Red leaf lettuce 1/4 Honeycrisp apple, cored and thinly sliced Several shavings from a … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Enchiladas

A couple weeks ago PCC tweeted this recipe from the Detroit Free Press for “Enchiladas Calabaza.” Here’s my tweaked and veganized version of it, which turned out great. It made a lot (the original recipe calls for WAY more squash … Continue reading

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Chipotle-Peach Barbecue Sauce

Last summer, just as I maxed out my patience and storage space for canning, I threw together some produce I had for dinner into a chunky peach barbecue sauce, baked onto tempeh. It was so good I vowed to make … Continue reading

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Autumn White Lasagna

What with all the autumnal weather and winter squashes on sale, it seems high time for lots of warm, filling, comforting food. I said “acorn squash”; Jud said “lasagna?” and we were off. Served with Jud’s signature roasted-beet salad with … Continue reading

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Blackberry-apricot jam with ginger

The good news is that this is the best jam I’ve ever made (and right up there with the best I’ve eaten), and I’m going to tell you how to make it. The blackberry flavor is much more noticeable than … Continue reading

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Early-autumn dinner: Spaghetti squash with pesto and marinated tempeh

Despite today’s blustery, sometimes wet weather Jud and I had a great time spending all kinds of money with local farmers (and even a local vintner) at the Ballard Farmers Market. When the cash ran out, it was obviously time … Continue reading

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Cucumbers are here: Make these easy and delicious dill pickles!

Almost a year ago, my friend Chris gave me a jar of the best dill pickles I’ve ever eaten. So when he organized a pickle party this week for a bunch of us to make some for ourselves, I was … Continue reading

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Biking glorious Lopez Island–and eating vegan there

On Monday Jud and I headed to Lopez Island, one of the beautiful San Juans, to take advantage of the wonderful weather and try out the bike I’ve borrowed for a couple weeks (for the Hungry Taurus’ vegan bike tour … Continue reading

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