Topic: Holiday

Top 10 Tuesday: 10 Vegan Christmas (Holiday) Menus [delayed posting--I had Internet troubles on Tuesday]

In case you missed all my online blabbering: I was hired by a hotel in St. Maarten to create vegan menus for all four of their restaurants and yesterday was my first day in the kitchen!

All I have to say about that is: Top Chef? Hells Kitchen? Child's play! Try working in a busy kitchen when you don't speak the language!

But ...

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Hey herbies! I've been getting a couple of emails and comments via Facebook asking for suggestions and ideas for foods one can take to their office party, neighbor's holiday gathering and the like, so for this Top 10 Tuesday, here are some of my favorite Holiday party "potluck" dishes.

On the simpler side, I recommended "Honey" Roasted "Nuts" -- you can also do a savory take on these no-nuts by roasting them (a la Chickpea Taco style) with ...

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I hope all of you who weren't out shopping on Black Friday got the chance to watch me cook my thanksgiving dinner live on Ustream.

Since St. Maarten doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving, Scott & I didn't have Thursday (or Friday) off from work. However, I was able to get my work done early on Friday so I could cook up a thanksgiving meal, albeit a little tardy. We enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner in the company of new friends: Tay ...

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When you are a vegan or vegetarian, Thanksgiving is probably one of the issues you've been asked about... "So, like, you don't eat turkey... even on Thanksgiving?" "Why no, friend! I don't eat Turkeys any day!" 

Though, just because we're veg-heads doesn't mean we want to double up on the vegetable side dishes. We love good, stick-to-your-ribs food, too! We want something besides the leftover mashed potatoes (though, admittedly I do love me some ...

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