Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Thanksgiving Round-Up

Each Thanksgiving, our family extends an invitation for our family to participate in a vegan meal with us. Thus far, it has centered around the traditional type meal. Last year the Tofurky was a big hit, so it will be making an appearance again.

It was not always so revered, until I discovered a fool-proof way to cook it. This my friends, included an important ingredient:
We roasted our Tofurky in the oven, half-submersed in Imagine Vegetarian Wild Mushroom Gravy. In a 1.5 quart (1.5 L) glass round pyrex bowl, we emptied two packages of the gravy, pouring some over the top of the roast. Then we baked it for 30 minutes, completely flipped it over, and roasted another 30 minutes. We basted the Tofurky half-way through the second round of roasting.

Viola! No spongy, chewy texture here, just nice and juicy Tofurky! Seconds please...

Below are some of our tried and true recipes, which would be a delicious addition to any Thanksgiving meal. There are also a couple non-traditional ones like Irish Stew, Pecan Pie Truffles, and Tofu Fingers, but they'd make an excellent option for anyone looking for dishes that are "off the beaten path."

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!