Saturday, August 27, 2011
This Week's Menu
As we prepare for Connecticut's first hurricane in 26 years, the theme for the week has become comfort food. Really though, you know I could use any excuse for this theme since it always amounts to my favorite foods.
But there's still time for a cookout! So our first entree features outdoorsy Barbecue Tofu with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Chili Lime Corn on the Cob. I love the way the spicy BBQ sauce and chili powder contrast with the sweet corn and mashed potatoes.
Our second entree is a simple standard I don't often feature: Sesame Ginger Tofu Stirfry. I sauteed some lovely broccoli, snow peas, and carrots in this mix, and the colors and flavors go together nicely.
The third entree uses a creamy vegan bechamel sauce to bathe savory chunks of seitan. It's paired with quinoa and fresh asparagus. This is a lovely meal any time of year.