Posted in BREAKFAST, ENGLISH MUFFIN, SAUCES AND GRAVIES

AFC Chicken Piccata Benedict

AFC CHICKEN PICCATA BENEDICT

The Animal-Free Chef’s take on Chicken Piccata served over toasted English muffin as a Benedict breakfast preparation. Wow! Surprise ingredient? Apple cider in the piccata sauce. Ni-i-ce!

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Posted in SAUCES AND GRAVIES

Smoky Apple Cider Marinara Sauce

SMOKY APPLE CIDER MARINARA SAUCE

If you’re wondering what apples and tomatoes have in common it’s this superbly engineered simple marinara sauce. Hey, they’re both fruits; they’re both acidic and sweet and they just happen to compliment each other. Serve over your favorite pasta, with pan-fried veggie chicken or use in any recipe calling for marinara sauce!

Makes 7 cups

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Posted in AFC CHEESE PRODUCTS, CONDIMENTS, HOLIDAY FEAST, SAUCES AND GRAVIES

AFC Red Turkey Cheese Sauce

AFC RED TURKEY CHEESE SAUCE

Wow. This is some nice sauce. Easy to make too! A joy. Great Turkey peppers – long tough and flavorful. Dairy-free cheese sauce of course. So where does the cheese come in? Beats me. All I know is I can taste the cheese. Chee-ee-zzz-y! These cashews don’t need to be soaked, we want the tiny bits – just process till teeny. We’re going to create a masterpiece using this sauce – as a celebratory gift to the world. In a couple of days I’ll post it.

Makes 4 cups

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STEVE’S GARLIC GINGER MARINARA

STEVE’S GARLIC GINGER MARINARA

A whole bulb of garlic and a big thumb of ginger go into this herb and spice red wine marinara sauce!  Lots of heat from the ginger. Nice heat!

Makes 6 cups

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Posted in MY FRENCH, NUT BUTTERS & SPREADS

ALMOND AND DIJON MUSTARD BUTTER

ALMOND AND DIJON MUSTARD BUTTER

with garlic, allspice and cracked black pepper, with just a touch of sweet!

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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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Posted in SIDE DISHES

SHARON LEE’S STEWED TOMATOES

SHARON LEE’S STEWED TOMATOES

Sauteed fresh mushrooms and fresh tomatoes stewed in an aromatic broth of red wine, garlic and cilantro!

Serves 4-5

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Posted in APPETIZERS, BITES, MY ITALIAN

ANTIPASTO RELISH FOR CRACKERS

ANTIPASTO RELISH FOR CRACKERS

Sweet pickled peppers, corn, Kalamata olives and sliced scallion mixed with a garlic and red cayenne pepper vinaigrette. Serve with Ritz crackers. Hot, sweet and spicy! At every cookbook signing I ever went to this was one of the hors d’oeuvres I served and everybody loved it! It’s simple, easy to make and can be made up ahead of time!

Makes 2-1/2 cups

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Posted in MAINS, STUFFING, VEGETABLES

STUFFED PAISLEY PEPPERS

STUFFED PAISLEY PEPPERS

Green peppers stuffed with kidney beans, potatoes, onion, green pepper, peas and corn mixed with a Paisley Margarine seasoned with garlic, basil and curry. Then steamed baked till tender, savory and fragrant!

Serves 4

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Posted in 1st COURSE, APPETIZERS, MAINS, STUFFING

BREAD STUFFING FOR ARTICHOKES

BREAD STUFFING FOR ARTICHOKES

A fresh lemon, garlic and dill seasoned bread stuffing with sautéed mushroom, onion and celery!

Makes enough to stuff 5-6 artichokes

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Posted in MAINS, PASTA, TOFU

PASTA LEMONNAISE

PASTA LEMONNAISE

Topped with tomato ginger beans made with caramelized onion and fresh garlic!

Makes 6 servings

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Posted in MAINS, MY BEETS, MY BROCCOLI, MY CHINESE | ASIAN, RICE, VEGETABLES

SWEET AND SOUR BEETS AND BROCCOLI

SWEET AND SOUR BEETS AND BROCCOLI

Fresh beet cubes, and broccoli buds swimming in a beautifully colored sweet-sour beet sauce flavored with ginger, soy sauce, garlic, tarragon and spice. Served with vinegar rice!

Makes 3-1/2 cups rice and 7 cups sauce

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