Thursday, November 15, 2012

VeggieDag Thursday: Thanksgiving ideas, and more.

VeggieDag Thursday
VeggieDag is an occasional Thursday post on an animal-free diet and its issues.


It's a pre-Thanksgiving VeggieDag Thursday, with links to recipes and other news.

  • At Thanksgiving, you don't have to choose between beer and wine. Via Serious Eats.

  • For Thanksgiving, no turkey, but one big stuffed squash (hold the chicken stock). Via Washington Post.

  • (Almost) the best Brussels sprouts recipe ever. (Substitute olive oil, smoked paprika for bacon fat.) Via Washington Post.


    Vegetarian Pot Pie (02)
    Vegetarian Pot Pie, from Rustico Restaurant, in Alexandria, Virginia.

  • Savory bread puddings, such as Mushroom, Leek and Parmesan Bread Pudding. Recipes include eggs and dairy. Via Food & Wine.

  • For Thanksgiving: Voluptuous Pumpkin Pie. Vegan recipe via Post Punk Kitchen.

  • Linguine With Cauliflower Pesto. Recipe via Smitten Kitchen.

  • Butternut Squash Kashmiri Chili. Recipe via Washington Post.

  • Junk food makeover: Tater Tots recipe, via Bon Appétit.

  • The single-fry method for 'double-frying' French fries. Via Yahoo Shine.

  • The 24 best French fries in the U.S. Via Travel and Leisure.

  • Farmland preservation efforts in Maryland face pressures and defections from population density increases. Via B'more Green.

  • Raising infants and kids on a vegan diet. Via The Vegan R.D.

  • Bhut Jolokia peppers: one million Scoville units, and counting. Via Washington Post.

  • American Cheese Society 2012 Winners include Maryland's Firefly, Virginia's Everona. Via Cheese and Champagne.

  • Galaxy Hut —a good beer pub in Arlington, Virginia— goes with a 100% vegetarian / vegan food menu.

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  • Why the name VeggieDag? Here.
  • Prior VeggieDag Thursday posts: here.
  • Follow on Twitter by using hashmark #VeggieDag.
  • Logo by Tom Lee, past beer columnist for Baltimore Examiner.
  • Suggestions and submissions from chefs and homecooks: welcomed!

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