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Pappa Col Pomodoro

One of my favorite Tuscan recipes…  If I followed it close enough!  Pappa (meaning mush) col pomodoro is vegan (and according to my colleague in Potenza, like food for babies) on its own! I prepared the bread ahead of time … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Potato And Seed Spread

Like the Boston baked beans from the earlier post, I had no idea how this would turn out to be like.  And mine turned out to be quite tough and indicated nothing relevant to “spread” and “stuffing”. Not a lot … Continue reading

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Veganized Ricotta Stuffed Shells With Pumpkin Alfredo

Yes, I am again posting my food I made last fall when the pumpkins were aplenty.  It was very yummy though!  I made this instead of the jumbo stuffed shells because I couldn’t find them.  Later I found out only … Continue reading

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Pizza… Bruschetta (Was Trying To Make The Vegan Table: English Muffin Pizza)

I…  I…  I really was trying to make the English muffin pizza.  However…  I didn’t want to buy English muffins because we had so much bread!  Then there was a lot of leftover zucchini, artichoke, roasted peppers…  And we had … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Roasted Red Pepper, Artichoke, and Pesto Sandwiches & Panini With Lemon-Basil Pesto

I made these two together because they were very similar. You can see, they were very similar.  I didn’t use the avocado in either, but they were flavorful enough, not to mention the colors!  Lemon-basil pesto on the left, and … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Crowd-Pleasing Pasta With Tomatoes and Artichokes

Did the recipe say it is crowd-pleasing?  YES, IT IS INDEED! I again skipped the garlic and used truffle oil.  I didn’t use penne because I only had fusili to work with, so it still turned out fine! Here are … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Tempeh Pate

This requires only a little time to prepare, and it was quite delectable, but the order of ingredients in the blender was very important for me. I steamed the tempeh, and that was fine.  I made my own vegan mayonnaise … Continue reading

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