TODAY’S INGREDIENTS: 12.31.2018

I GOT THE GOODS

  • Made from the ingredients on display by YOU KNOW WHO!
  • And you know where to come for the best!
  • At CHEF SHARON’S Animal-Free Kitchen! That’s where it all happens!

FEATURED INGREDIENTS:

1 – TOFUTTI BETTER THAN CREAM CHEESE

2 – GOYA WHOLE KERNEL CORN

3 – GOYA DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS

4 – DEI FRATELLI PETITE DICED TOMATOES

5 – POPCORNERS

 

AFC SCOTTISH PLAID DIP

When there’s no one thread or color that dominates the fabric we call it a plaid! The Animal-Free Chef feels free to extend that designation to food. There’s no one flavor that dominates the dip. Enjoy this Scottish plaid!

Makes 5 cups






 

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Creamy Caponata Spread (GF)

CREAMY CAPONATA SPREAD (GF)

Already made to order this special eggplant appetizer takes a creamy leap into never-never land to land on top of the heap! Mix with Tofutti gluten-free, dairy free cream cheese, and serve with gluten-free Blue Diamond Nut-Thins! Off the planet delicious!! A perfect spread with a perfect cracker. Add a few toppers and the celebration has already begun! Happy New Year to the world!

Makes 1-1/2 cups

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Today’s Ingredients: 12.21.2018

GOT THE GOODS

Made from the ingredients on display by YOU KNOW WHO!

And you know where to come for the best!

At CHEF SHARON’S Animal-Free Kitchen! That’s where it all happens!


FEATURE INGREDIENTS:

1- Honey Crisp Apple Cider

2 – La Choy Soy Sauce

3 – Tofutti Cream Cheese

ASIAN AMERICAN FRIED RICE AND CIDER GRAVY

Cider gravy – who would think? Soy sauce with vegan cream cheese? You betcha. How could such unlikely ingredients show up in the same dish to make such a grand entrance while looking and tasting so good doing it? Because ‘you know who’ dared to try something new! Your ‘buds will not be disappointed!

Makes 12 cups rice and 4 cups gravy






 

AFC Vegan Ham And Egg Macaroni Salad – using May Wah vegan ham

AFC VEGAN HAM AND EGG MACARONI SALAD

You can’t get much better than this. Lots of new techniques applied to an old-time favorite salad. Macaroni has a new place in the heirarchy of pasta salads. You don’t even need the dressing, in fact some of you will want to forego it. Or, half with dressing, half without. Either way it made it to the moon and back! 

Makes 14 cups solids and almost 2 cups dressing

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AFC Macaroni Salad Sauce

AFC MACARONI SALAD SAUCE

Vegan sour cream has about half the calories of vegan mayonnaise, and it’s thicker, so you can add more to it without watering it down too much. For that reason, at least in some salads, vegan sour cream has become my new ‘go to’ base for mayonnaise replacement!

Makes approx. 2 cups

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AFC Asian Pineapple Snowball

AFC ASIAN PINEAPPLE SNOWBALL

A creamy Asian-Style Pineapple Mousse frosted with an Asian cream. Sprinkled with black and white sesame seeds and sliced scallion rings. Served with sesame crackers. If you want to impress your Asian guests, this will do it! Lots of Asians are lactose intolerant, but they still like creamy. Again, this will impress!

Serves a crowd

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Cream Of Asian Peas

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CREAM OF ASIAN PEAS

Cooked peas swimming in a umami-rich Creamy Asian Apricot Sauce! Hey, Asians eat creamy. They love creamy! This is for you!

Makes  almost 1 cup sauce and 3-1/2 cups peas

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SHARON’S MANICOTTI

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SHARON’S MANICOTTI

This has been a long time in the planning and waiting stages – mainly to get the filling right absent any animal products. It’s a success I waited three decades to achieve.

Makes 11 stuffed pasta and 5-1/4 cups sauce

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ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO

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ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO

This is the best of alfredo and pesto. Lots of flavor, and creamy texture throughout. Tastes good at room temperature. You’re going to love this one!

Pesto makes  4 cups; pasta dish serves 8-10

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BAKED TOFU SANDWICH

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BAKED TOFU SANDWICH

Even though this sandwich is cooked, it’s quick and easy. Fried baked tofu with veg mozzarella cheese and veg ham. Put together on a pan-fried hot dog bun spread with ketchup, mustard and veg mayo. Napkins please!

Makes 1

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POTATO PIEROGI BENEDICT

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POTATO PIEROGI BENEDICT

The JJ Wilk Potato and Onion acts like the egg in this special version of ‘eggs’ Benedict. English muffin layered with roasted pepper, creamy fresh steamed spinach, potato pierogi and lemon tarragon Egg-Free Hollandaise Sauce! 

Serves 4

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LEMON CREME PIE

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LEMON CREME PIE

Lots of lemon flavor in this dreamy light Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream lemon pie. Topped with soy whipped cream and lemon zest!

Serves 6-12 depending on serving size

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COCONUT ORANGE CREME CHOCOLATE CAKE

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COCONUT ORANGE CREME CHOCOLATE CAKE

Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream and Roland Cold-Pressed Pumpkin Seed Oil create a perfect texture in this chocolate cake. The  finely ground cocoa beans is an added bonus! Filled and iced with coconut orange creme!

Serves 12 or more

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Cocktail Sandwiches

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 COCKTAIL HORS D’OEUVRE SANDWICHES

A quick, easy, delicious, satisfying hors d’oeuvre sandwich. Made with Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese, veggie salami, scallion and garlic. Spread on Rubschlager Rye Cocktail Bread, cut into triangles!

Makes  a little more than 1-½ cups spread, enough for 1 sleeve of cocktail bread

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