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Vegan Mofo Day 9: Retro Dish Spinach Pasta Casserole

I think I may really be getting the hang of this retro casserole thing. For me, casseroles are comfort food. I have fond memories of steaming hot casseroles emerging from the oven in all their tasty glory. They made great … Continue reading

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Cuban Potatoes Picadillo

So a question came up, what do you do with red potatoes? The questioner had only previously bought Yukon gold potatoes and russet, but a sale prompted the new purchase. The ensuing discussion provided some favorite recipes, including this one … Continue reading

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Vegan MoFo Day 7: Meal Inspired by a Book

What first came to mind, as I was laying under my VW Bus clamping together the cooling system again, was Brad and Sheena’s epic journey in their similar VW, named “Nacho.” Short for Ignacio . Because all old, distinguished vehicles … Continue reading

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Vegan MoFo Day 6: Recreate a Restaurant Meal

Pasta Pomodoro used to have a veggie rich dish I liked called “Verdure.” Like the name implies it’s a huge plate of green veggies like asparagus, broccoli, brussels sprouts, zucchini, and spinach with some mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes for … Continue reading

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Vegan MoFo Day 4: Weird Food

  I don’t think I do any really weird food combinations that are unique to me.       But I do like some combinations that may seem strange to most Americans, but not so much elsewhere. Number 1: Watermelon … Continue reading

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Vegan MoFo Day 3: Simple, Easy, Delicious

A common criticism people have of a vegan diet is that it is too difficult. Too time consuming. Too much chopping. Blah, blah. That’s why I like The Starch Solution. Simple: Pick a staple starch you enjoy, like potatoes, or … Continue reading

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Vegan MoFo Day 2: Recreate a Childhood Meal

During Vegan MoFo 2013, one of the recurring prompts was retro cooking. So I created some retro casseroles, trying as best as I could to follow the guidelines of Dr. McDougall. I remember a lot of casseroles as a kid. … Continue reading

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