RECIPE: Spaghetti With A Surprise Cream Sauce

The first surprise in this spaghetti dish with creamy tomato sauce (photo #1) is that there’s no cream, butter or cheese in the sauce. This San Marzano tomato-based pasta sauce recipe from DeLallo is so creamy, you’d think it would be loaded with cream, butter, and/or cheese. The second surprise is that the creaminess comes…
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RECIPE: Party Mix Bars – Fun Snack Bars

[1] Turn snack mix into party bars, with this recipe from Hannah Kaminsky’s new book, Sweet Vegan Treats (photo © Hannah Kaminsky). [2] Turn a party mix into the party bars above (photo © Chex). [3] A book for anyone interested in vegan desserts. including kosher and lactose-intolerant eaters),   We love this recipe from…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Siggi’s Lactose Free Yogurt

You can tell that Americans suffer from lactose intolerance by the different types of lactose-free milk in stores. In our supermarket, there are as many varieties of lactose-free milk as conventional cow’s milk (0%, 2%, whole, chocolate, etc.). In fact, Prevention magazine says that 65% of the world population are officially diagnosed as lactose-intolerant. Others…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Miyoko’s Vegan Cheese & Butter

[1] Melt Miyoko’s vegan cultured butter and toss it with popcorn (all photos © Miyoko’s Creamery). [2] Spread Miyoko’s vegan cream cheese on a bagel. [3] Serve a Loire-style soft cheese wheel with crackers and wine. [4] Spread Miyoko’s roadhouse cheeses on bread, crackers or pretzels. Shown here: Biergarten Garlic & Chive. [5] Create a…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Nondairy (Vegan) Mochi From My/Mo

We love mochi (pronounced MO-chee), an Asian-American sweet with roots in ancient Japan. For more than a millennia in Japan, mounds of pillowy rice dough have been stuffed with adzuki beans and other sweet fillings (photo #1, ice cream mochi, look similar). A dough of pounded, glutinous (but gluten-free) sweet rice flour is steamed and…
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