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So I Hung Out With Seitan In The Kitchen And Came Up With One H*ll Of A Good Vegan Philly “Steak” Sandwich

This vegan Philly Steak Sandwich is a tribute to my dad. My parents divorced when I was very young.  My dad wanted to remain a major part of my life so, in addition to other time spent with me, we developed a routine of having lunch or dinner together once a week. In my preteens… Read More ›

Vegan Beef Stew

Perhaps it’s the winter weather – snow and ice is sooo unusual for Charlotte, NC! – but lately my partner and I have been cooking and eating a lot of comfort foods.  Rajma and curried red lentils over rice have been finding their way into our bowls with increasing regularity over the past few weeks…. Read More ›

Organizing Your Vegan Pantry

If you’re on the veggie path, sooner or later you’re going to notice that, instead of a freezer full of food, you’re collecting a lot of … ingredients.  Things like rice, beans, lentils, and other whole grains. Probably a few types of pasta.  Maybe you’re buying some spices in bulk. How do you store these?… Read More ›

Vegan On The Cheap

Instead of being called “Vegan on the Cheap,” this book should be called, “Vegan a Little Cheaper.” The good: The first chapter is full of money and time saving tips, and more advice is sprinkled throughout the book.  This chapter is excellent! The second chapter, called “Cooking Basics,” gives recipes for basics like vegetable cooking… Read More ›

What The Heck Do I Do With This @#*&! Tofu?

I’m about to share one of my deepest, darkest secrets. I’ve been a vegetarian in Charlotte, NC for 12 years, and vegan on and off (mostly on) throughout those years. But until last year … I never had a single f*cking clue what the heck to do with tofu.  More, I was pretty happy NOT… Read More ›

To Ghee or Not To Ghee

Whenever someone hears my partner and I cook mostly Punjabi food, the reaction is always the same. “You eat all that GHEE?  But that’s SOO many calories!  I could never eat Indian food – I’d be as big as a house!” an omnivore will exclaim, looking askance at my size 6 body and my partner’s slim… Read More ›

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