Swanky Dinner Party Part 3 – Gardein “Chicken” Scaloppini with Sake Gravy, Sauteed Pea Shoots and Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

I will admit that when it came time to prepare the main course for our vegan dinner party, I had enjoyed one…or perhaps two glasses of red wine and I become deeply engrossed in a conversation with my girlfriend (I think we were either discussing the trials and tribulations of parenthood or planning out our … Continue reading Swanky Dinner Party Part 3 – Gardein “Chicken” Scaloppini with Sake Gravy, Sauteed Pea Shoots and Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

Swanky Dinner Party Part 2 – Caesar Salad with Vegan Dressing and Homemade Croutons

The second course at our "oh-so-fancy" vegan dinner party was a throw back to a classic. Who doesn't love a good old-fashioned Caesar Salad? Crispy romaine leaves, creamy dressing, strips of bacon and hunks of toasted bread. Delicious! Unfortunately as a vegan, this particular salad doesn't exactly fit the bill. So it was the perfect challenge … Continue reading Swanky Dinner Party Part 2 – Caesar Salad with Vegan Dressing and Homemade Croutons