Pepperoni Kalamata Olive Spread

PEPPERONI KALAMATA OLIVE SPREAD I always liked sandwich spreads: ham salad, chicken salad, even the SPAM Salad sandwich my mother used to make. Who would have thought that I'd spend the greater part of my life developing animal-free recipes and that one of those recipes included many animal-free renditions of her SPAM SALAD. This is … Continue reading Pepperoni Kalamata Olive Spread

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AFC Waldorf Astoria (WA) Salad

AFC WALDORF ASTORIA SALAD Although Waldorf Salad was popular in my day (and I'm 70 years old), it was more popular in my parents' and grandparent's time.  ~ "The name comes from the fact that the Waldorf salad was first created for a charity ball given in honor of the St. Mary's Hospital for Children on March … Continue reading AFC Waldorf Astoria (WA) Salad

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 … Continue reading TODAY’S INGREDIENTS: 12.31.2018

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 … Continue reading Creamy Caponata Spread (GF)

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 … Continue reading Today’s Ingredients: 12.21.2018

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, … Continue reading AFC Vegan Ham And Egg Macaroni Salad – using May Wah vegan ham

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 … Continue reading AFC Macaroni Salad Sauce

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 … Continue reading AFC Asian Pineapple Snowball

Cream Of Asian Peas

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 3 c. froz. peas, cooked in soft-boiling water till plump, then drained well to remove excess moisture Creamy Asian Apricot Sauce: … Continue reading Cream Of Asian Peas

SHARON’S MANICOTTI

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 Preheat oven to 350 degree for 15 minutes before baking manicotti Filling: 12.3 … Continue reading SHARON’S MANICOTTI

ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO

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 2 c. walnut halves 1/2 c. roasted garlic cloves (I used Christopher Ranch brand) 1 t. sea … Continue reading ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO

BAKED TOFU SANDWICH

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 1 lg. hot dog bun split open all the way through vegetable oil … Continue reading BAKED TOFU SANDWICH

POTATO PIEROGI BENEDICT

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 Egg-Free Hollandaise Sauce: Makes a little more than 1 cup 1/2 c. soy cream cheese … Continue reading POTATO PIEROGI BENEDICT

LEMON CREME PIE

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 Preheat oven to 425 degrees Pie crust: 1-1/3 c. flour 2 T. sugar 1/2 t. salt 6 T. stick margarine, cold, cut into … Continue reading LEMON CREME PIE

COCONUT ORANGE CREME CHOCOLATE CAKE

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 Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cake: 16 oz. can applesauce 1/4 … Continue reading COCONUT ORANGE CREME CHOCOLATE CAKE

Cocktail Sandwiches

 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 5 oz. pkg. veggie salami, processed in … Continue reading Cocktail Sandwiches