“Mock Turkey” Tofu

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Tofu

2 blocks Firm Tofu
¼ cup Soy Sauce
¼ cup Sesame Oil (optional)
2 Tbspn. Nutritional Yeast

Slice each block of tofu into approx. 2 inch squares (about 1/2 inch thick). Mix soy sauce, oil and nutritional yeast. Place tofu in baking dish and pour mixture over tofu. Place in oven at 350 degrees. When top side is brown turn over and reverse till other side browns. Takes about 30 minutes total. First side takes longer than second. Left-overs make a great “Mock Turkey” sandwiches!

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Mock Turkey Gravy

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Gravy

¼ cup Butter
1 cup Garbanzo Flour (Chick Pea or Besan Flour)
2 tspn. Poultry seasoning
¼ tspn. Black pepper
3 cups Water
¼ cup Soy Sauce
2-3 Tbspn. Nutritional yeast
½ tspn. Spike (a seasoning salt found at most health food stores)

Melt butter in pan on medium heat. Add next three ingredients, stirring constantly until lightly toasted. Gradually add water, stirring constantly to prevent lumping (a whisk is ideal). When blended add last three ingredients and mix well.

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Honey Glazed Yams

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Sweet Potato

Peel 4 large yams or sweet potatoes and chop into small cubes. Boil with 2 tspn. salt until very soft. While yams cook, simmer together in saucepan:

1 green cooking Apple, chopped into small squares
4 Tbspn. Butter
2 tspn. Cinnamon
½ tspn. Nutmeg
1/8 tspn. Salt

If necessary, add 1 Tbspn. water to keep apples from sticking. Cook until apples soften slightly.

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Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Cranberries

1 bag fresh washed Cranberries
5 large Oranges, peeled, de-seeded, cut, or separated into pieces
¼ tspn. powdered Cardamom

Mix all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Don’t overblend into a “smoothie”.

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Green Goddess Salad Dressing

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Egg Nog

Great on any green salad!

1 ½ blocks of Tofu, drained well
1 ½ cups fresh Parsley
1 tspn. Asafetida (or crush 1 clove garlic)
¾ cup Lemon Juice
¼ + 2 Tbspn. Honey
¼ cup Spike
1 ½ cups Water

Blend in blender until smooth.

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Whole Wheat Dinner Roll

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Dinner Rolls

1 cup melted Butter
½ cup Honey
2 1/3 cups Milk
2 Tbspn. Active Yeast

Combine first 4 ingredients and leave it until bubbly. Then add:

2 cups Whole-Wheat Pastry Flour
4 cups Unbleached White Flour

Mix with a rubber scraper or wooden spoon until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle more flour on the dough and scrape from bowl to a well-floured counter. Sprinkle more flour on the dough. The secret from this point, is only add enough flour to keep the dough from sticking. Knead firmly for 3-4 minutes.

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Whole Grain Stuffing

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Stuffing

In a large pot sauté together:

½ cup Butter
3 stalks Chopped Celery
1 medium Onion
1 grated Carrot
1 cup chopped Walnuts

After 5 minutes add:
¼ tspn. Salt
½ tspn. Pepper
½ tspn. Spike
½ tspn. Poultry Seasoning
¼ cup chopped fresh Parsley
1 ½ loaves Whole Wheat Bread, cut into ½ inch squares and toasted in oven
2 cups vegetarian Soup Broth

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Pumpkin Pie

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Pumpkin Pie

(yields 2 pies)

5 cups cooked Pumpkin, mashed
2 cups thick Milk, Soy Milk, or Cream
½ cup Arrowroot Powder or Cornstarch
½ cup Cashew or Almond Butter
1 cup Honey
1 Tbspn. Vanilla
1 tspn. Cinnamon
¼ tspn. Coriander
¼ tspn. Nutmeg
¼ tspn. Ginger
¼ tspn. Allspice
1 ½ Tbspn. Molasses

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Mock Egg Nog

Friday, Dec. 9th 2011

Egg Nog

1 block Silken Tofu
2 cups Milk
¾ cup Honey
1/8 tspn. Salt
1 cup Water
2 Tbspn. Vanilla Extract
½ tspn. Nutmeg

Blend the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Heat and serve.

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