Category Archive: Entrees

Chinese Shredded Potatoes

My good friend Ke Monroe made these for me and I couldn’t stop eating them.  She didn’t know their name in English, so we decided to call them “Potato Noodles.”  The trick is… Continue reading

Spicy Vegan Italian Sausage

I saw Julie Hasson’s video for making these sausages online and I decided to feature it here.  My head is already swirling with the possibilities:  lasagna, bolognese, with waffles smothered in maple syrup,… Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Sage Latkes

After seeing a variation of this recipe on the New York Times, I decided to vegan-ize it for the holidays.  The combination of sage and butternut squash is timeless, and nothing beats a… Continue reading

Vegan Grilling: Tofu

The New York Times recently showcased tofu recipes guaranteed to entice everyone, including those who may have had negative tofu experiences in the past. So fire up that grill and get cooking! Spicy… Continue reading

Strawberry Pizza

I first had this amazing pizza at Ubuntu in Napa while Jeremy Fox was the executive chef.  He was gracious enough to share the recipe with GQ Magazine, and a Rose family tradition… Continue reading

Basil Pesto with Linguini

I’ve always been told that basil grows like a weed outside.  That may be true for some, but I have had much better luck with those basil plants on sale at the supermarket… Continue reading

Vegan Tacos

Until I moved to California five years ago, I thought of tacos as ground beef leaking grease from hard taco shells topped with rubbery cheddar cheese and lettuce.  Here, tacos are served on… Continue reading

Indonesian Peanut Saute

Hearty and delicious, this is one of my favorite meals to make, especially in the warmer months.  Use crunchy peanut butter if you don’t have creamy peanut butter on hand and feel free… Continue reading

Thai Red Curry Vegetables

This is a dish that never fails and takes minimal effort for a really delicious result. It’s also a great way to utilize forgotten vegetables in the crisper or freezer. Use any of… Continue reading

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Lovingly referred to as “whore sauce” by my oh-so-clever husband John, puttanesca is a hearty, tangy, and spicy red sauce from Southern Italy.  According to legend, the sauce was made by prostitutes as… Continue reading