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Penne with creamy tomato, spinach, and seitan sauce

One day recently I was trying to decide what to make for dinner. I was feeling a little sick, and was looking for comfort food. I thought I would make my Macaroni and cheese with spinach recipe, but we were out of flour. So instead I whipped up something new. I already had the frozen […]

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Mock pork with curried apricot and napa cabbage

Yesterday I tried another new dish, this one inspired by a recipe I found on the internet. It was for pork, but I subsituted mock pork (seitan). I had half a head of napa cabbage that needed to be used, and I found this recipe looking around for napa cabbage recipes. I thought that apricots […]

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Hoisin eggplant bok choy stir-fry

hoisin eggplant and bok choy Sunday I made a tasty stir fry with eggplant, bok choy, and mock chicken (seitan). It’s the first time I have tried eggplant in stir-fry. It turned out very nicely. First I cut the eggplant, then salted it, and let it sit for a few minutes (to remove bitterness). Then […]

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Seitan in a can

Sometime this past summer I made an interesting discovery in the international aisle of the local Food-Coop, Bloomingfoods — Seitan in a can. What is seitan you might ask? It is wheat gluten. And what is wheat gluten? It is the part of wheat that makes bread stick together. Glutinous means sticky, and that is […]

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