January 24th, 2005


Biscuts and gravy??

Got this off another forum....thought I would pass the love. This is an amazing recipe

Vegan Biscuits and Gravy for Lovers #14534
by Zeke Koch

When it's raining outside and you're hankering for some soul food whip up some vegan biscuits and gravy for your loved one(s) and spend the rest of the morning working them off in bed! — Nov 19, 2001

1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons margarine
1/2 cup soy milk
1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

1 1/2 cups mushroom broth
3 tablespoons flour
salt (to taste)
pepper (to taste)
1 sprig fresh thyme (optional)
1 tablespoon margarine

4 servings 30 minutes 10 mins prep

1. Preheat oven to 450.
2. Mix together dry ingredients in a large bowl.
3. Mix together liquid ingredients into a small bowl.
4. Cut margarine into pea sized pieces (in the flour).
5. Don't cut too small.
6. Add liquid ingredients and mix with a fork until it just starts to come together.
7. Push into a ball, knead just once or twice and roll out to 1/2 thick slab.
8. Cut into circles or squares, place on cookie sheet and bake at 450 for 10-15 minutes.
9. Now, on to the gravy.
10. Mix together 3/4 cup liquid, flour, salt, pepper and thyme (if you're using it) into a bottle and shake vigorously.
11. Heat margarine in pan and whisk in flour/stock mix.
12. Once it's incorportated add the rest of the liquid and stir over a low heat until it's set.
13. Pour over the piping hot biscuits and watch for the smiles.
puppety, sucking blood, loving Angel, brooding, cranky

soft-yet-firm caramely sauce?

Hi everyone - I'm a long-time lurker, but this is my first post. My boyfriend's birthday is coming up, and I want to make him a spectacular cake. Vegan, of course. He wants chocolate with chocolate frosting, which I can do no problem, but I want to put something other than just more frosting between the layers. I was thinking maybe a caramel-type substance, but I'm not exactly sure how to make one that's firm enough that it won't leak out all over the place but also soft enough to cut and eat without breaking your teeth. Any ideas?

ETA: I don't have a candy thermometer, so this may not fly. In that case, any ideas about what I could schmear between the cake layers that would be extra-delicious?

salisbury steak

My omni boyfriend would like to try a vegan salisbury steak. Does anyone have a recipe for that? I never ate salisbury steak before I was vegan, so I'm not exactly sure what it's supposed to taste like. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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diabetic friendly vegan meals

i was wondering if anyone knew of a good vegan dish that was also diabetic friendly (ie. low carb low fat)? my step dad (an omni) was recently diagnosed with it and had to cut out a lot of meat from his diet. he's also added fake cheeze to his meals and i wanted to make him something that we could both enjoy together. maybe a recipe involving fake cheeze?

so if anyone can help me out on this one, it'd be really great. thanks!
Harold and Maude

Vegan Meatloaf.

Hey all, I am new here.

I am curious if anyone has come across a very tasty and vegan recipe for this
usually meat-heavy dish.

I finally cracked open my vegan planet book and have found some tasty chipolte mashed potatoes
i would like to make, and for some reason, vegan meatloaf keeps popping into mind.

help :)

thanks again for the wonderful community!!!

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Recipe help?

Someone recently posted a recipe for Salt & Pepper Tofu. I *believe* it was in this community, but I couldn't find it in the archives. If it is here can someone direct me to it? Thanks!

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I have a loaf of ciabatta that has went incredibly stale. I'd feel sad to just throw it out, seeing as half of the loaf is left. Does anyone have any good ideas for what to do/make with it? I have absolutely no clue, so any suggestions would be excellent! Thank you.
It's a blur

homemade egg replacer

It happens when you least expect it. Whipping up something nice, go to grab your box of Ener-G Egg Replacer, and it happens.. You have used it all!!! I was making corndogs so I could not be using bananas or applesauce for a substitute, now could I? I frantically did a search on the net and found this:

1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
2 Tbsp Flour
3 Tbsp Water

I really dont know where I found this (I was so distraught- fellow foodies, you understand don't you!?), possibly on a vegweb msg board. I even looked through all the FAQ here to make sure this wasnt already posted.

Now, it makes a lot more than 1 Ener-G egg, so I dont know if this is still used to replace only 1 egg. But it was whipped up with peaks in seconds!

I added it to my corndog mixture..
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I bet this would be great for big fluffy cookies!!!

Hi everyone!

A breastfeeding mother friend of mine is having some issues with foods and her breastfed baby. She is not allowed to have eggs, dairy or nuts. She is also not fond of squash 'plain boiled' she states.

Could you all post up some of your favourite recipes so I can pass them along to this mama. She's at her wits end and feeling like she can't eat anything. Trying to reason with her that she does have many choices would be silly, when giving her yummy recipes would suit much better.

Many thanks and blessings to all that reply.
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