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Spaghetti Con Peperoni Cruschi, Pomodoro, E Mollica Fritta (Spaghetti With Pepper, Tomato, And Fried Breadcrumbs)

As you can probably tell, I have recently been to Italy.  When I visited Basilicata, my friend living in Potenza introduced me to this pepper, peperoni cruschi (pronounced CROO-sh-kee, the noise from chewing on the pepper).  At first, I was … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Cuban Black Bean Soup

So yummy!  But if you are trying out the recipe, PLEASE do not do the whole portion suggested by the book, cut it down by half, as the soup is quite filling, and it took 3 people in my family … 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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The Vegan Table: Delightful Date Truffles

Loved them!  They were full of spices!  The white ones were rolled in powdered sugar while the dark ones were rolled in cocoa powder.  My friends enjoyed them, my family loved them, and I also think they were very yummy!  Very … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Boston Baked Beans

I…  Can’t say that I loved this recipe…  I have never had Boston baked beans before, but I don’t think I will try it again anytime soon.  I still don’t know what Boston baked beans are supposed to taste like, … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Muhammara (Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Spread)

This spread was not like how the book pictured it.  Mine turned out to be a lot drier and also not brilliantly red, as the book illustration led me to believe.  The book’s looked more like a dip and mine … 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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