Posts made in November, 2012

Cashew Cheese

Posted By on Nov 12, 2012 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Okay, that sounds weird or maybe too good to be true if you are vegan and missing cheese. The truth is, it is really quite difficult to create something like cheese without dairy, especially the hard kind. This recipe is extremely versatile and creates a cheese remenisent of soft goat cheese. It also fills the bill for cream in both desserts, cream sauces and soups. It is something that I use a lot. You can even use it to make a...

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My good friend and teacher, Beryl Bender Birch, turned 70 this October. Happy Birthday Beryl! Her long-time friend and assistant, Lori, sent out a request for stories about Beryl for a birthday book she is making. I have many stories but this is my favorite. It is something that sounds in my head frequently when I get distracted by what other people are doing. I met Beryl for the first time in 1999. She was teaching a workshop with...

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Artichoke Spinach Scampi

Posted By on Nov 6, 2012 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Artichoke Heart Scampi This is one of my favorite recipes. I make it often and you can add different veggies for color and brightness. 2 Tb Earth Balance or other vegan margarine 2 Tb olive oil up to 8 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped (I use a lot and the garlic sweetens as you cook it) 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped (I prefer chopped small but some people like bigger chunks) 1 cup chopped baby spinach 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley...

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