Category Archives: Vegan Friendly

General Tso’s Tofu

“Hello, <redacted Seattle area Chinese restaurant>! “Hi, can I place an order for delivery?” “Yes, go ahead…” “I’d like one order of Genreal Tso but with tofu instead of chicken aaaand …” “Hold on, hold on. <covers phone> Do we charge more for tofu? *mumbling* Oh, oh, we should. OK. OK. </covers phone> We charge […]

Black Bean Bowl

Sometimes I get out of balance. Competing priorities. Picking the wrong ones. During these times I rarely cook. Relying on coffee for breakfast, going out for lunch and cereal for dinner. It catches up with me. I miss eating something warm. Something I made. With vegetables. Vegetables! Something where I’m being good to myself. This […]

Fresh Apple Cookies

A rite of passage from summer to fall, these cookies were a favorite growing up. They are autumn spiced and full of good stuff like apples, raisins and walnuts. I can remember helping my mom stir the batter. It gets really stiff at the end. We’d take turns. These delicious, cakey cookies were worth the […]

Tofu and Seitan “Turkey”

My carnivore boyfriend (boyfriend carnivorus) said that there was no way to get a good photo of seitan and tofu “turkey”, a.k.a. loaf. I wasn’t so sure. The worst you can say about loaf’s looks is that they’re bread-like, which sounds a-ok to me. It’s also tasty. And with the photographic evidence above, I dare […]

Tofu Scramble

If tofu had a gateway recipe, it would be tofu scramble. It’s easy to make. Familiar. Highly customizable. It calls to you on rainy Sunday mornings. It gets you hooked and then suddenly you’re like a five-star tofu chef — freezing it and marinating it and making fancy things out of it. Thank goodness tofu […]