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Your Best Vegetarian Recipes

Ellen and I have recently been doing a sort of theme-week for our dinners. We’re trying to eat much healthier and cut out fatty foods. After Thanksgiving, it seems everyone is burnt out on poultry. On Christmas, we have prime rib, and since we don’t eat red meat often, we’re cutting back on that until then.

That left us with seafood for this week. For next week, we were thinking of all vegetarian meals. We haven’t experimented much with tofu but would love to try. We do some good vegetable sautées as side dishes. So, I ask you:

What’s your best/favorite/most tasty/easiest vegetarian recipe?

Use the comments section below to recommend yours!

4 comments November 30th, 2006

Emulsion Sauces (Part 2 of 6)

When Auguste Escoffier reclassified Carême’s mother sauces, he replaced Allemande with egg-based emulsions and called them Hollandaise and Mayonnaise. In fact, this Mother Sauce encompasses all of the emulsified sauces such as Béarnaise, Russian salad dressing, and Aioli. An emulsion is a mixture of two unblendable substances. The emulsion sauces are mixtures of oil and water stabilized with egg yolk lecithin.

Continue Reading Add comment June 20th, 2006


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