Friday, November 12, 2010

Foodie Friday: Yo ho ho and a bottle of...

It's Foodie Friday! Foodie Friday is my weekly feature that gives you a window into my kitchen. I love to cook, I love to eat, I love to read cookbooks, and I love to inspire people to give vegan food a chance. Thus, Foodie Friday was whipped up and baked to perfection.
My parents and sister are big fans of these cooking posts. They might be the only ones--it seems like nobody reads blogs on Fridays. Regardless, it's a fun way for me to look back on my culinary meanderings.

After the smashing success of my Daiya grilled cheese and nachos, pizza was the obvious next step. I dumped a bag of the cheddar on top of a raw take-and-bake, and what came out of the oven was melty, stretchy, cheesy goodness. I am totally sold--other vegan cheeses don't even compare!

I love you, Daiya. Now get in my mouth.

I don't think my potato head husband will ever get tired of spuds on his dinner plate, so I try to mix it up and make a new variation every now and then. One of my recent favorites is rosemary fingerling potatoes with caramelized shallots from 1,000 Vegan Recipes.

Because Jason was in Massachusetts for his birthday and sick when he got home, I made his birthday treat a bit late this year. It was definitely worth the wait, though. He requested pumpkin pie, and let me tell you, the recipe I picked out goes to 11. Why?

RUM! I made Robin Robertson's pumpkin pie with a hint of rum (from 1,000 Vegan Recipes, of course), which calls for dark rum, the most piratey of rums.

And I only used a little bit of the bottle, so no one will be asking this for a good while. You know, probably not until next week, if we use the rest really sparingly.

1 comment:

April said...

Okay, not fair. Now after reading your post I'm STARVING!!!! And who the heck wants to COOK right now? Definitely not moi.