Awesome Mushroom Sauce

This sauce is so simple, yet mind-blowingly good!You can use it on pasta, tofu slabs, a savory non-Asian stir fry… anything really!Morel mushrooms work the best in this, but any number of mushrooms and mushrooms mixes could work in this (make sure they are fresh or re-hydrated. Fresh are available around May). Awesome Mushroom SauceContinue reading “Awesome Mushroom Sauce”

Pot stickers

a.k.a. gyoza or Chinese dumplings This recipe is pretty organic, working with what you have! I think mushrooms make a pretty good filling (in lieu of fake meat), I added some tofu just to bulk it up. Mushrooms (pack), dicedOnions (1/2), dicedTofu (1/2 block), drained & crumbledcarrot (1/2 stick), sesame oil*small bowl of water PackContinue reading “Pot stickers”

Stuffed Mushrooms

This was a historic recipe growing up at my house, with the base recipe surpassing 1977! How retro! 12 large mushrooms2 Tbsp margarine1 medium onion, finely choppedĀ¼ C green peppersĀ½ C vegetarian pepperoni, diced (opt)1 clove garlic, mincedĀ½ C crushed round crackers (appx 15 crackers)3 tbsp nutritional yeast (opt)1 Tbsp parsley 1 Tbsp oregano 1/3Continue reading “Stuffed Mushrooms”

Gourmet gnocchi dinner with awesome marinara

This entry will be divided into three parts. You will need:1. fancy gnocchi2. expensive mushrooms3. sauce equals this (plus extra ramblings!): 1. GNOCCHIThere is this store I have a love-hate relationship with. They have an excellent variety of gourmet and international goods. But because I am not a middle-aged woman with a giant SUV withContinue reading “Gourmet gnocchi dinner with awesome marinara”

Mushroom ravioli and polenta bites

Ok, It’s not really ravioli, although that’s what Vegetarian Times called it (similar recipe, skip the cheese and add garlic and rosemary). All you need is gyoza/wonton wrappers (most are NOT vegan so read carefully. Asian food stores are your best bet over supermarket brands). Lightly pan fry! No sauce needed with ‘butter’, garlic andContinue reading “Mushroom ravioli and polenta bites”

Portabella burger

This monster is stacked high!! You need:Portabella cap Fire roasted peppers and their marinade (or fresh bell pepper slices and a good dressing/marinade).Eggplant slicesSpinachSheeseToasted bread Marinade the portabella, peppers, and eggplant in a big baking dish. I used the marinade that the peppers were packed in, but any good marinade will do. Let soak forContinue reading “Portabella burger”

Down home cookin’!

A sick day at home, you want comfort food with no effort.So the sick day menu included:Garlic Mashed PotatoesBrown Onion GravySauteed Garlic MushroomsToast Garlic Mashed PotatoesBoil some chopped potatoes until they easily break when pierced with a fork (about 8-10 min). I keep the skin on.Drain, put in a large bowl with freshly minced garlicContinue reading “Down home cookin’!”