Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Lane 0

Thanksgiving has always been a special day in our house. Once we became vegan, our menu was mostly the same, simply veganized and minus the turkey. Over the years we’ve tried a wide variety of turkey substitutes, but our absolute favorite is the Gardein Holiday Roast. It is supposed to [keep reading…]

Valentine’s Day At Shojin

Saturday, February 14, 2009 Lane 3

Jane and I aren’t really into the whole Valentine’s Day thing.  We’ve been together eleven years. It’s a long enough period of time for us to have gotten to know what the other wants or expects on these kinds of holidays. For instance, I know that Jane loves it when [keep reading…]

Vegan Christmas

Monday, December 29, 2008 Lane 5

We celebrate Christmas here.  This year we had a few people over who were not interested in trying a vegan meal.  So, in the spirit of the holidays, we suggested they bring the “meat” dish of their choice, and promised they’d love our sides.  (The bit of non-vegan fare on [keep reading…]

Gift Ideas – Vegan Kitchen Essentials

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Lane 6

It’s the holiday season.  Jane’s busy trying to bake things.  Gifts need to be wrapped and mailed to distant family members.  Holiday greeting cards have yet to be written out.  And it’s already December 9th!!!   We’ve received a few emails asking for ideas for gifts for vegans.  This is what [keep reading…]

Vegan Thanksgiving – A Huge Success

Friday, November 28, 2008 Lane 11

We hope you all wound up having a pleasant holiday however you celebrated (if you celebrated).  Our day was very enjoyable.  I’d love to say I was a big help to Jane, however, she did most of the work.  In my defense, she had the week off, whereas I worked [keep reading…]

On The Turkey

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Lane 14

Okay, I’d like a little clarification here.  First let me say that this is NOT an attack on anyone; I am looking to understand other peoples’ thought processes around the issue of the turkey… Jane and I have read a number of things recently in which people proclaim that they [keep reading…]

Our Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

Monday, November 24, 2008 Lane 10

In search of the elusive Celebration Roast, Jane went to our third Whole Foods (two are close by, but we have a third that is not entirely out of our geographic area).  They had the one pound roast.  Woo Hoo!  And, not only was it in stock, but it was [keep reading…]

What Would T-Day Be Without The Turkey?

Thursday, November 20, 2008 Lane 12

The Wall Street Journal posits the question, “What would T-day feast be without the fowl?”  To answer this question they performed a taste test with four “faux roasts”: The ubiquitous Tofurky, made by Turtle Islands Food, Inc. Vegetarian Plus Whole Turkey made by California-based VegeUSA.  (I’m not clear whether they [keep reading…]

Vegan Thanksgiving Options

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 Lane 15

If you’re tired of Tofurky and don’t feel like trying something new like the Holiday Nut Loaf or Tofurky Take 2, Whole Foods has an option that looks like a lot of fun… a vegan turkey.  At $50, it’s not that steep if it truly feeds the 10-16 people it [keep reading…]

Thanksgiving Reminder

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Lane 0

Reminder… We’re going to be publishing some Vegan Thanksgiving recipes early next week.  (We’re shooting for Monday, Nov. 17, but you know how that goes…).  So, if you’d like to be included in our recipe roundup, make sure to send us your recipe(s) and one photo of the finished item(s).  [keep reading…]

Happy Holidays!

Friday, December 21, 2007 Lane 0

Hi Everyone, Jane and I want to wish you all Happy Holidays. We celebrate Christmas in our household and that means we’re going to be incredibly busy over the next week… We’re also still having DSL issues, and won’t have time to get to the library to post. But there [keep reading…]