Category: American

Salisbury VegSteak with Mushroom Gravy

One of Deniz’ favorite TV dinner dishes is Meatloaf/Salisbury Steak with mashed potatoes and gravy.  They’re super cheap, but there just aren’t any vegetarian versions available.  Thank goodness for Sandra Lee and her semi-homemade, super simple ways of cooking.  Below is a vegetarian adaptation of her Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy recipe.  It’s succulent, and has that […]

VegSausage Hash

It is convenient to microwave a breakfast burrito, or grab a bagel on the way to work.  But nothing is so hearty as a vegetarian sausage breakfast hash.  We much prefer this over going out to a restaurant for weekend brunch.  This is the basic recipe that we make during the weekend for brunch.  We […]

Mocha Whoopie Cupcakes

After Deniz’ 20th weekly purchase of tiramsu from Don Quixote’s, I couldn’t help but challenge myself to make something cheaper, healthier, and just as tasty ourselves.  Challenge accepted.  This whoopie pie look-alike is actually a reverse tiramisu:  chocolate cake dipped in coffee with a tangy cream frosting.  No matter what it’s called, it’s mouthwatering moist […]

VegChicken Pot Pie

I used to think that bakery should be always separate from savory food (well, except bread of course). Whenever I saw a chicken pot pie in the frozen section, I was asking myself “why?”. After I tried one, I found the answer. When we baked this Vegetarian Chicken Pot Pie at home for the first […]

Mango Kale Salad

As vegetarians we never wanted to be associated with salad and other raw greens. However, this does not mean we hate salad (okay, Delphine does, but don’t tell anyone). But we believe vegetables are important part of our diet just likecarbs and proteins. Kale is a very healthy, nutritious vegetable. It is bitter by nature, […]