Posted in AFC CHEESE PRODUCTS, MY MIDDLE EASTERN, SAFFRON, SAUCES AND GRAVIES

Saffron Walnut Pesto

SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO

Made with fresh basil and mint, garlic and mustard, Almond Breeze AlmondMilk, Daiya Pepperjack Style Shredded vegan Cheese and extra virgin olive oil. A powerfully expressed avant-guarde version of pesto!

Makes 4-1/2 cups

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Posted in MAINS, MY FRENCH, RICE, SAFFRON

TOMATO SAFFRON RICE

TOMATO SAFFRON RICE

Saffron, curry, basil and tarragon seasoned rice mixed with a saute of mushroom, celery and sweet onion, mixed with peas and carrots. Tossed with garlic and fresh grape tomatoes!

Makes 11 cups

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SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE

SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE

Saffron flavored rice mixed with sautéed sweet mini yellow peppers, then combined with Tomato Italiano flavored pumpkin seeds, garlic, tarragon, coriander and lots of fresh basil! A perfect summer rice!

Makes 9 cups

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Posted in ANIMAL-FREE MEATS, MAINS, MY CAULIFLOWER, MY MIDDLE EASTERN, SAFFRON

MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN

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MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN

Pan-fried Match Meat Chicken Nuggets seasoned with rosemary. Mixed with sautéed mini peppers and onion with cauliflower buds, roasted peppers and peas in a light, creamy saffron mustard sauce! Yes, you’re in heaven!

Serves 6

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SAFFRON CELERY SOUP

SAFFRON CELERY SOUP

We use the whole bunch of celery in this soup along with red onion, Dei Fratelli Chopped Italian Tomatoes and pistachio nuts. Seasoned with saffron, caraway, coriander and star of anise!

Makes 9-3/4 cups

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Posted in MAINS, MY POLISH, PASTA, SAFFRON, SAUCES AND GRAVIES, UPDATE

TOMATO SAFFRON SAUCE OVER PIEROGI

TOMATO GREEN CHILI SAFFRON SAUCE

TOMATO SAFFRON SAUCE OVER PIEROGI

with green chilies, coconut milk, cilantro, garlic and coriander. Ladled over cooked potato and onion pierogi! Topped with fresh cilantro garnish and a wedge of fresh lemon!

Makes approx. 6 cups sauce

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Posted in APPETIZERS, MY GREEK, NEW YEAR, SAFFRON, SPREAD-DIP, TOFU, TOFUTTI Brand Inc.

GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP

SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP

GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP

Sun-dried tomatoes, celery, raw onion and garlic, fresh lime, orange zest and saffron. Mixed with Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream. Garnished with celery leaves and paprika. Served with potato chips!

Makes 2 cups

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Posted in 1st COURSE, APPETIZERS, MAINS, SAFFRON, VEGETABLES

SHARON’S ‘PEARL OYSTER’ STUFFED MUSHROOMS

SHARON'S PEARL OYSTER STUFFED MUSHROOMS

SHARON’S ‘PEARL OYSTER’ STUFFED MUSHROOMS

Gourmet Pearl Oyster mushrooms combined with sauteed onion, celery, garlic and steamed eggplant. Mixed with fresh potato breadcrumbs, fine cashew crumbles, white wine and saffron. Stuffed into crimini and white button mushroom caps, baked till hot, then served with a saffron remoulade sauce!

Makes approx. 42 stuffed mushrooms – approx. 6 servings

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Posted in APPETIZERS, MY CAULIFLOWER, NEW YEAR, PLANT MEAT, SAFFRON

CLEVELAND CAULIFLOWER SHRIMP COCKTAIL

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CLEVELAND CAULIFLOWER SHRIMP COCKTAIL

Flavors and textures of the sea without the sea. Nothing fishy here. Ever miss shrimp cocktail? This will do ya’ good!!

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Posted in MAINS, MY ITALIAN, POTATOES, SAFFRON, SAUCES AND GRAVIES, TOFU, TOFUTTI Brand Inc.

SAFFRON ROASTED PEPPER CREAM SAUCE

SAFFRON ROASTED PEPPER CREAM SAUCE

with sauteed mushroom, onion, and tarragon. Served over saffron and white truffle oil instant mashed potatoes! Easy and elegant! Out of this world delicious!

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Posted in COOKIES, DESSERTS, MY MIDDLE EASTERN, SAFFRON

SAFFRON ALMOND COOKIES

SAFFRON ALMOND COOKIES

with raisins and Marsala wine. Topped with cocoa-sugar. The perfect cookie! Melts in your mouth!

Makes 4-2/3 dozen

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Posted in BREAKFAST, MY FRENCH, SAFFRON, TOFU, TOFU EGGS

FRENCH TOFU EGGS

FRENCH TOFU EGGS

Hard-sauteed white potatoes with shallots, fresh green pepper and tomato. Mixed with saffron, rosemary, tarragon and tofu. Then simmered in a  short bath of extra virgin olive oil, maple syrup and Balsamic vinegar. Served over whole wheat toast spread with either maple Dijon mustard, or ketchup maple glaze. How do you say walk on water in French?

Makes 6 servings

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Posted in MY SAUTES & STIR FRYS, SAFFRON, SIDE DISHES

ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON

ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON

Thin rounds of zucchini sauteed with sweet onion, garlic, juice of fresh orange and saffron!

Serves 4

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SAFFRON RICE WITH SAUTEED VEGETABLES

SAFFRON RICE WITH SAUTEED VEGETABLES

Saffron rice molds surrounded with fresh mushroom, green pepper, sweet onion and Roma tomatoes sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, basil and tarragon, mixed with a saffron non-dairy cream!

Serves 4

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SWEET AND SOUR MUSTARD SAGE SAUCE

SWEET AND SOUR MUSTARD SAGE SAUCE

This is one of those all-purpose sauces chefs pray for. Creamy, sweet, sour. Mustard, sage, paprika, garlic and onion flavors highlight its essence. Use over all veggies plus for potato, pasta, bean, rice dishes. A universal sauce!

Makes 3-1/2 cups

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CREAMY TOMATO SAFFRON RISOTTO

CREAMY TOMATO SAFFRON RISOTTO

Herb and spice tomato saffron risotto mixed with orzo, walnut and white truffle oil. Topped with a creamy sauté of sweet red roasted peppers, onion, tomato, Kalamata olive and more white truffle oil. Drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkled with cracked pepper. Walk On Water rich and elegant!

Makes 10 cups rice and 4 cups sauce

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Posted in MY ITALIAN, SAFFRON, SAUCES AND GRAVIES, TOAST, TOFU

FRENCH BREAD AND ITALIAN RED SAUCE

FRENCH BREAD AND ITALIAN RED SAUCE

If lasagna could be a dessert and bread could be lasagna this would be both. Creamy Tomato Orange Sauce served over country-style French baguette!

Makes 10 cups sauce

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Posted in BEANS, MAINS, SAFFRON

SOY FRANKS with BEANS

SOY FRANKS with BEANS

Skillet baked beans with sauteed onion, garlic and Franks with canned cherry tomatoes, curry and saffron!

Serves 4

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Posted in MAINS, MY MEXICAN | SPANISH, RICE, SAFFRON

PERFECT PAELLA

PERFECT PAELLA

Eggplant, roasted peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and mushroom simmered in a herb, spice and Sake tomato broth with brown rice and saffron. Perfect in every way! Done the old-fashioned way!

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Posted in GREEN, MY GREEK, SAFFRON, SALADS

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD

Crisp greens and cuts of fresh orange dressed with a saffron vinaigrette!

Serves 4

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Posted in MY GREEK, SAFFRON, SOUPS, STEW

TOMATO AND SWEET CORN SAFFRON STEW

 TOMATO AND SWEET CORN SAFFRON STEW

with sweet red roasted peppers, herbs and spice. Topped with dill avocado cream!

Makes 8-1/2 cups

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Posted in CREAMY, MY GREEK, SAFFRON, SOUPS

CREAM OF EGGPLANT AND SAFFRON SOUP

CREAM OF EGGPLANT AND SAFFRON SOUP

Elegant, delicious, light, creamy and fragrant!

Makes 9-1/2 cups
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LEFTOVER VEGETABLE SOUP

LEFTOVER VEGETABLE SOUP

or clean out the refrigerator soup. A potent tonic for whatever ails you.

Makes 22 cups
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Posted in MY FRENCH, SAFFRON, SALAD DRESSINGS

CHOCOLATE SAFFRON FRENCH DRESSING

CHOCOLATE SAFFRON FRENCH DRESSING
Strange dressing fellows indeed, but you have to taste it to believe it. Exciting to say the least! This dressing is for the adventurous among you!

Makes 3 cups
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