Category Archives: Savory stuff

Vegan Italian-style Shellfish Soup

I owe you a wrap-up post for October Unprocessed, but the cooking bug caught up with me tonight, and I decided to go for it and share this recipe with you instead. First, let me say this: I’ve always hated … Continue reading

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Northwest Niblets

Ok, I’m going to try to be more regular with this Northwest Niblets thing–a round up of cool little things you may have missed on Twitter or Facebook or the grocery store when you were busy with the rest of … Continue reading

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Barbecue Sliders with Coleslaw

Friday night I went to a Meet-up hosted by Anika, of Seattle Vegan Score (which blog, by the way, was a primary inspiration for starting Northwest Herbivore, and if you’re not following it I can’t imagine why not). It was … Continue reading

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Shout-out to my super-accommodating mom

I grew up (and originally went vegetarian) in rural, northwestern Virginia. That’s our driveway, fording a creek. Like I say: rural. My parents still live in the house I grew up in, surrounded by encroaching suburbanization that is depressing but … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Peas with Greens (make it for New Year’s Day!)

Black-eyed peas and greens are both traditional and much-beloved foods in the American South, so when Jud and I made Christmas breakfast for his (very omnivorous, Southern) mom and her husband, I wanted to include them in the menu. Black-eyed … Continue reading

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Roasted beet salad with avocado, hazelnuts and smoked salt

I recently discovered smoked salt, and it’s been even more revelatory than smoked paprika (Seattleites, you know you can get both in bulk at Big John’s PFI, right?). I’m pretty sure that there are few things in life that aren’t … Continue reading

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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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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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