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Sunday, April 13, 2014
improvisational cooking: "just so good I want to savor it" sez the wife
Do you know The Vegan Stoner? Beautifully illustrated, fun, affordable, healthy, EASY cooking blog. I have cooked items from the blog for some time but just got the cookbook and I am making my way through it! The latest listing for pineapple pizza I am making tonight, for example.
Their idea is cheap, simple, healthy that anybody can do, and in a way that is SO easy. The first recipe of theirs I tried cracked me up, the mac and peas, because it was just a couple of instructions including "a handful of this, a spoonful of that". That is how I cook!
Last week we made their chili cheese fries (remember-no cheese, just a vegan cheesy sauce), pad thai on Friday, and because my cheese fries had no chili, I decided to try making their chili last night. It basically says "fry a diced onion, dump some canned beans, corn and tomatoes in a pot with BBQ sauce and stir awhile". And because I always creatively improvise cooking and this cookbook encourages it, I added diced carrot, bell pepper and spinach. Soooo yummy, and I paired it with Nicole Hunn's gluten-free on a shoestring's cornmeal flatbread, a new one for me, just a couple of ingredients baked in a skillet: like, cornmeal and coconut milk mixed together, that is pretty much it! BUT WHAT a tasty, rich, crispy wonder :) Have an awesome Sunday!
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