Tag Archives: little prep

seitan redux

I’ve been tinkering with my seitan recipe, and I’m really happy with the current incarnation. It’s much cheaper and tastier than buying seitan at the store. I hope you like it too!  Dry Ingredients: – 1 cp wheat gluten flour … Continue reading

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vegan mac and cheese

I avoided this vegan pot-luck meal forever. It’s difficult to convince non-vegans that a meal based mostly on nutritional yeast is worth making and eating. For those that already eschew cheese, most people I know prefer the version of vegan … Continue reading

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miso soup as a meal

I’m all about easy, quick-to-prepare food right now. It’s been an insane few weeks of work recently. It’s also winter, so I want warm, comforting soup. This does the trick. It’s my basic miso soup recipe, but seeing as the … Continue reading

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black bean soup

Black bean soup recipes can be found across my cookbooks, but I have yet to find one as satisfying as this one, adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian. She says this version hails from Costa Rica, and that it is … Continue reading

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hummus pizza

Pizza is such an easy thing to make – I spend 10 minutes mixing the dough the night before, take it out of the fridge around 5, mess with it for a few minutes at 5:45 and again at 6:30, … Continue reading

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tomato watermelon skewers

I brought these as an hors d’oeuvre to Madeleine’s fancy party, and while they kind of made me think of some food display from the 1950’s, the flavor combination is bright, slightly surprising, and delicious. If you want to forgo … Continue reading

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miso soup

I always liked miso soup, but when I got back from a summer in Japan, it became a regular part of any meal – breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Miso, a paste traditionally made out of fermented rice, soybeans, or barley, … Continue reading

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