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Posted by fairygem78 on 2006.12.02 at 09:48
Yummy Vegan Cheese Dip

makes about 2 cups

2 cups water
¼ cup raw cashews
One 4 oz. jar pimentos, drained
1 cup nutritional yeast flakes
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 ½ teaspoons salt, or to taste
½ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon cumin, heaping

Combine all ingredients and blend until completely smooth. Transfer mixture to a medium saucepan and whisk constantly over medium heat until thickened, about 5 to 6 minutes.

Serve as a dip with tortilla chips and vegetables.

Add some vegetarian burger crumbles, black olives, or salsa.makes about 2 cups

can i help you
Posted by playmoby on 2005.08.08 at 15:19
Hi Everyone!

I hope you are all having a wonderful summer, as I am(or winter if you're in the southern hemisphere:)

I am hoping to get some suggestions... My husband's birthday is on wednesday, and I would really like to make him a nice dinner. Problem is, I have no idea what to make him. I am willing to shell out a good amount of money but nothing astronomical. (up to $60). Anyone have any simple suggestions/recipes? I ask for simple but nice, because I work half the day, then am home with a super hyper 3 year old until he comes home :)

Thanks so much in advance!

X-posted to a few other cooking communities.


Posted by ex_silverear435 on 2005.07.29 at 22:10
Ok guys, I thought I'd make a new effort in keeping this community going. I figure maybe if we spread the word a little bit that things might be more fun around here. So I've made some promotional banners. They are on the info page along with the html codes. I'd really appriciate it if anybody could post some banners for me. thanks a bunch!

Posted by princessmaegan on 2005.07.26 at 17:16
Current Mood: hungryhungry
How about good summer dish ideas? Cooking in the summer is so diferent than any other season, I think. I really like to make salad bar with fresh bread. What else is good for the summer?


Posted by ex_silverear435 on 2005.07.26 at 17:54
Ok people this community is in need of serious help. I'm out of ideas, so if any of you have any ideas for discussions or what ever please post them! otherwise I'm gonna close the community.

Posted by aaronk121 on 2005.06.20 at 16:14
hey look! a livejournal dedicated to the cooking experiences of one Aaron Katz.


Recipe request

Posted by ex_silverear435 on 2005.05.02 at 15:18
Hi guys. I was wondering if you all could help me with something. I'm looking for recipes for really healthy or low fat snacks. Also looking for any other healthy recipes you may have, as long as they don't cantain fish, asperigus, brusslesprouts, squash of any kind, raw tomatoes, ocra, or tofu. (yes I know I'm picky) thanks in advance!

Spring/Summer Salads

Posted by ex_silverear435 on 2005.04.15 at 10:47
Current Mood: hungryhungry

Since we are entering the Spring/Summer season, I'm in a mood for salads. I'm very courious to see what kind of recipes you all have. If you feel like sharing, post your recipes here. I'll start by sharing one of my own. It's actually a recipe handed down to me from my Grandmother:

Cabbage Bannana Salad


1 head of green cabbage
4 semi ripe bannanas
Miricle whip to taste

*Start by cutting the cabbage very finely or shredding it in a proccesser. Slice up the bannanas into 1/4 inch chunks. Mix cabbage and bannanas, fold in miricle whip until you reach desired consistency. Should be similar to coleslaw. Best if served right away due to the fact that the banannas will turn brown after a while.

We have this at every holiday dinner, but I think it is best served during the spring and summer months. With this dish, you'll either love it, or you'll hate it. There is no in between. =)

A little getting to know everyone questionaire.......

Posted by princessmaegan on 2005.04.14 at 00:25
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
1)who in your life had the most affect on your cooking style? TV. Although my mom taught me all the basics, my cooking style is so different from hers!

2)what is your favorite type of food? Italian and anything cheesy.

3)what is your favorite holiday food? Turkey. Pie.

4)what is one dish you would love to make, but never had the guts to try? Souffles and Creme Brulee. I will have the guts one of these days...and the equipment.

5)what is the one dish you would NEVER try? Liver

6)how old were you when you started cooking? (and yes, making brownies with your mom when you where 5 does count!) Probably 2 or 3. My mom always let me help!

7)do you cook profesionally or just at home? Just at home. I will be cooking professionaly soon though, in a couple of years.

8)if you don't cook professionally, would you if you had the chance? :D

9)if you had your own cooking show, what current cooking show would you be most like? Everyday Italian. I love making Italian food and Giada De Laurentiis is so cool.

10)what is the one dish that no matter how many times you try, never comes out right? Nothing. I eventually get it.


Posted by princessmaegan on 2005.04.14 at 00:21
I just joined. I am 22, obsessed with cooking, and will start Culinary School in a few months.

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