Vegan MoFo, Day 25, Cook for your Best Friend

When I was a teenager, my mom hung a cross-stitch on the wall that read “Happiness is being married to your best friend.” I thought it was so cheesy at the time (get it, it’s cheese week, haha!), but it turns out that little piece of craft work had it all figured out. Being married to your best friend is really amazing. We love to spend time together, and it doesn’t matter what we’re doing, it’s always so much better together. Continue reading

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Vegan MoFo, Day 23 – Fancy AF

It is time to go gourmet as we start off cheese week! Today, I’m here to show off our haute cuisine – something that will make you say, “Now that’s some fancy business!”

I’ve said it in just about every post this MoFo, but it always seems to be true. This meal started at the Farmer’s Market! We found some black garlic at Garden Treasures, one of our favorite vendors. We’ve never cooked with it before, so we asked the proprietor how to use it. He told us that it didn’t need to be cooked – just peel it and eat it, and boy was he right. Let me tell you how that small idea turned into a fancy AF dinner.

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Vegan MoFo, Day 20 – Deconstructed Dish

Deconstructed?

That’s not really a word we’re used to throwing around in these parts. I mean, why take apart a perfectly good dish?! We’re far more likely to build a casserole than to neatly arrange small bits of food in a semi-circle. But, you know what? Sometimes, it pays to try something new. Continue reading

Vegan MoFo, Day 19 – A Dish with Five Ingredients or Fewer

Picture it! Seattle, 2012.

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All stories are better if you read them in Sophia Petrillo’s voice

Our intrepid bloggers have been dating for just four weeks. Everything is new. Everything is terrifying. Despite the anxiety, Mike doubles down on the terror and invites Sarra to his house for a home cooked meal. Now, you have to keep in mind that at this time, Mike was still an omnivore. So, what does an omnivore that is falling madly in love with a vegan do about cooking dinner? Well, in this case, he selects the most easily veganizable dish he can think of!

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Vegan MoFo, Day 13: Sell Yourself!

If you were going to market a food  you make, what would it be?

When I first read this prompt, I knew exactly what I was going to talk about: canned goods. Mike and I started canning farmer’s market produce a few years ago, and I’ve spent most of the past few summers preserving foods (this summer has been the exception). Here are just a few of the things we’ve canned:

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