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Spanish Style Tofu and Potatoes

This is a simple and tasty dish that is perfect for the end of summer when all your tomatoes are ripe.  INGREDIENTS Serves 6 to 8 – 2.5 lbs potatoes, cut into chunks – 1 large Spanish onion, halved and sliced – 4 garlic cloves, minced – zest and juice of one lemon – 1 pkg tofu, diced – 6 …

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Smoked Tofu

Smoked tofu is not hard to make but it takes some planning and time to make it right. This recipe is perfect for sandwiches, pizza, or anytime you need salty and smoky flavour. INGREDIENTS – double recipe of brine – Two 1 lb blocks of firm/extra from tofu – 4 cups smoking chips – water – aluminum foil METHOD 1. …

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Baked Lemony Potatoes and Tofu

I think a roasted potato is one of the most delicious things in the world. Add in a hearty portion of  flavourful tofu and the zing of lemons and you have yourself a wonderful winter meal. How much of each ingredient you use is really up to you and the size of your baking dish. Drizzle some gravy over it …

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Tofu Chops

Sorry for the radio silence, kids, it’s been a busy one lately.  The good news is that my Benjamin  Franklin manuscript has been approved and is moving into production.  The bad news is that I still have a ton of other things to do before my sabbatical ends and I go back to work.  Ha.  I developed this recipe after …

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Roasted Winter Veggies and Tofu with Orange Cranberry Sauce

I thought I would squeak in one last recipe before American Thanksgiving just in case you aren’t sure what you are making this year.  I love this method for roasting veggies because it produces a dish reminiscent of the Sunday roasts of my youth.  The potatoes are my absolute favourite.  All of this can be made in one pan, so …

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Smoked Tofu Pizza

This is my favourite new pizza.  It’s kind of a version of Pizza Alla Pugliese, a sauceless pizza with smoked cheese.  Instead, I use smoked tofu (another new favourite thing) and Daiya.  I’m usually not the biggest fan of too much ye olde vegan cheese on pizza, but this particular combo strikes me as delicious.  Use as much or as …

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Roast Tofu and Veggies

Good gravy, do I love the taste and texture of roasted potatoes!  They bring me back to Sunday dinners of yore and good times spent with family.  This dish could be your meat-free answer to traditional Thanksgiving fare, or it could be enjoyed throughout the winter months with plenty of gravy.  What follows is not a recipe per se, but …

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Apple Cider Tofu with Butternut Squash and Roasted Pears

Another recipe for all y’all having Thanksgiving in November, or for the rest of us who want a tasty fall meal. INGREDIENTSMakes 8 portions– 8 slices butternut squash (from the top end), about 1/8-1/4″ thick, trimmed to the same size as the tofu– 24 pear slices (i.e. peel pear, cut in half lengthwise, core, then slice vertically)– olive oil– salt– …

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Summer Tomato Pasta with Fresh Basil

I am back home after over two weeks in Philadelphia and am glad to be back in my kitchen. Too bad its so hot I don’t feel like cooking and/or baking. The garden fared fairly well after being more or less neglected, but some rodents had their way with my rutabagas. Alas! The first of the tomatoes are starting to …

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Crispy Chinese Tofu Balls

After posting this recipe and asking for advice on how to make the batter crispier, many of you replied with very helpful advice. Basically, you advocated for 3 things: chickpea flour, rice flour, and/or some kind of starch. I did not have any rice flour, so I went with cornstarch and chickpea flour. Success! The batter crisped up nicely and …

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