Vegan French Bread

Vegan French Bread

Posted by on May 27, 2011 in basics, French, Recipes, sides | No Comments

Ingredients: 1 1/2 packets of Active Dry Yeast 1 tbsp fine grain sugar 2 cups hot water 5 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp sea salt First you want to “proof” your yeast, which basically means you’re testing it to make sure its still good. Add 1 tbsp of sugar to the 2 cups of hot ...

Shaved Fennel, Carrot and Fuji Apple Salad

Shaved Fennel, Carrot and Fuji Apple Salad

Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in American, appetizers, Recipes, sides | No Comments

Sometimes, a vegan just wants a good ‘ole fashion salad. I think I tend to eat less salad in the winter due to the absence of the farmer’s market (but there are still some awesome local greens and veggies in the winter.) I think the key to a good salad is simplicity and really good ...

Citrus-Fennel Salad with Balsamic Grilled Figs and Walnut Chutney

Citrus-Fennel Salad with Balsamic Grilled Figs and Walnut Chutney

Posted by on Dec 9, 2010 in appetizers, Fusion, Recipes, sides | No Comments

For Thanksgiving, Jenni and decided to surprise each other by secretly preparing our own amuse-bouche to be unveiled before dinner. Technically, mine was more like an appetizer since it consisted of several bites, but I just want to say that I created an amuse-bouche for the sake of saying it. * Amuse Bouche: is a ...

Roasted Cabbage Patch Kids

Roasted Cabbage Patch Kids

Posted by on Nov 29, 2010 in Recipes, sides | One Comment

Photo by Jenni Kotting Once again, I’m presenting you with these tasty cruciferous veggies, so I needed to intrigue you with a title that would make you say, “Whaaaaaa?” I’ve got your attention! Eggggcellent Brussels sprouts! Often overlooked for their bad rap, these little guys are so misunderstood. They’re quite tasty and good for you! ...

Porcini Mushroom Gravy

Posted by on Nov 27, 2010 in American, Recipes, sides | No Comments

I love gravy. I can’t think of a better condiment for my mashed potatoes. And just because I’m vegan doesn’t mean that I can’t have some kick-ass gravy. Mushrooms are packed with B vitamins, potassium, selenium (an antioxidant,) and are an excellent source of fiber. Different types of mushrooms can have different benefits, for instance, ...

Das Ist Gut Kraut

Das Ist Gut Kraut

Posted by on Nov 27, 2010 in Recipes, sides | One Comment

Photo by Jenni Kotting I’m German. I need sauerkraut to survive. My strength is equally proportionate to the amount of vinegary goodness running through my veins. I am to sauerkraut as Popeye is to spinach. Yep. Möchten Sie etwas Sauerkraut? Ingredients: 1 large head of green cabbage, cleaned and thinly sliced 2 tsp sea salt ...