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30 and counting.....Vegetarian Green Bean Casserole

30 and counting.....Vegetarian Green Bean Casserole by Sarah Cook

30 and counting.....Vegetarian Green Bean CasseroleA heartfelt thank you to everyone who has watched Food Network Challenge: Thanksgiving Family Feast. The response has been overwhelming. I can honestly say that for my mom, Becca, and me, it has been one of the most fun and rewarding things we have ever done. Who knew that those 3…

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30 and counting.....Turkey and Oyster Stuffing (ok, not vegetarian, but still tasty)

30 and counting.....Turkey and Oyster Stuffing (ok, not vegetarian, but still tasty) by Sarah Cook

30 and counting.....Turkey and Oyster Stuffing (ok, not vegetarian, but still tasty)Dissolve brine in 2 qts. Boiling water. Once dissolved, add in 1-2 qts. more water (depending on size of bird. Place turkey in a large Ziploc storage bag or baking…

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30 and counting.....Fall Apple Slaw and Pumpkin Pizza.

30 and counting.....Fall Apple Slaw and Pumpkin Pizza. by Sarah Cook

2 11 oz cans of mandarin oranges, drained3 tbsp pomegranate infused red wine vinegarWhisk together oil and vinegar, set aside. Whisk again just before dressing slaw.Chop apples into matchsticks using knife or mandolin slicer. Add pomegranate seeds and dried cranberries. Pour dressing over fruit and gently toss until completely…

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30 and counting.....I Can't Believe It's Not Turkey!

30 and counting.....I Can't Believe It's Not Turkey! by Sarah Cook

Here are the last three recipes from our Food Network Challenge roster. They are all 3 vegetarian, and can easily be made vegan if you sub out the butter (and use vegan marshmallows).Send us your Thanksgiving recipes and your thoughts on ours! We're always looking for a way to make it all better. To good eating and good health! Happy…

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30 and counting on....sauce.

30 and counting on....sauce. by Sarah Cook

30 and counting on....sauce.A recipe this week! You deserve it! Thank you for reading thus far. I do so appreciate it.The recipe below is for a great alternative to Bolognese or any meat sauce. Sure, sausage is tasty. Sure, I wish there were vegetables that tasted like bacon. But this sauce is a good substitute in terms of being…

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30 and counting.....on someone else to make dinner.

30 and counting.....on someone else to make dinner. by Sarah Cook

30 and counting.....on someone else to make dinner.I have been known to be somewhat of a control freak when it comes to cooking. I like to do it myself. I like to be the sole proprietor. I like to take all the credit. It's kind of 'my way or the highway'.Lately, in an effort to not die alone in my kitchen, I have eased the…

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30 and Counting.....on giving up coffee.

30 and Counting.....on giving up coffee. by Sarah Cook

Just about every other day, I swear that I am giving up coffee. It's more an exercise in voluntary torture than a smart decision to give up caffeine an it's evil side effects (icky skin, stained teeth, heartburn!, etc). So, when my lovely sister-in-law sent the recipe below, it put a big smile on my face. I'm always a…

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30 and counting.....on lentil, er, balls.

30 and counting.....on lentil, er, balls. by Sarah Cook

This is the text I got from Erica in the middle of a workday afternoon:what bean goes with basil?My reply:I sent her this link to this Tuscan bread soup I remembered by Rachel Ray. I remembered it because it has day old bread and stewed tomatoes in it (two kind of gross things that end up tasting really good), in addition to white…

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Thank you, Canada!

Thank you, Canada! by Sarah Cook

Thanks for the love, Friends to the North!I can't believe it's been a year since the Thanksgiving Family Feast. I am so thrilled that we are still reaching people, especially those trying to figure out what to do for their vegetarian friends and loved ones on such a 'meaty' holiday.In response to Denise's question (so sorry for the…

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Taking Stock

Taking Stock by Sarah Cook

Taking StockIt may seem like soup season is over. Spring has sprung pretty much everywhere by now.Sunshine and flowers not withstanding, the other day while cleaning the apartment, I found myself making a big pot of vegetable stock. Maybe it was nesting, maybe it was insanity - it was 80 degrees in Los Angeles - but it felt good to…

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