Miss Hash Brown – my parents’ beagle/terrier mix-breed dog-kid – tries to sweet-talk me into sharing a piece of my sun-dried tomato bagel with her. And by “talk” I mean “kiss.”
Needless to say, she had me at *sad eyes*.
It took me a good six hours, but I finally finished working through this year’s veganmofo blogroll earlier this week. Everything looks so nice and neat and sorted now! Of course, this means that I have even more Friday Food to share with y’all! Enjoy the links, and try not to drool on your keyboard or, worse yet, lick your monitor (it’s not real, it’s just an illusion!).
Before we get started, though, I have got to direct you to the following blogs – or, more to the point, blog titles, which tickled me every shade of pink whilst browsing through them. Most are rooted in pop culture, which is totally my thing.
bite me, I’m vegan | http://bitemevegan.blogspot.com
Duchess Of Kircaldy | http://duchessofkircaldy.wordpress.com
It Ain’t Meat, Babe | http://www.itaintmeatbabe.com
It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Cooking…) | http://imonlycooking.blogspot.com
meansoybean | http://meansoybean.com
Meatless in Seattle | http://meatlessinseattle85.blogspot.com
No Murders in the Rue Morgue | http://nomurders.wordpress.com
Thyme Bombe | http://thymebombe.com
Vegan Dance if you want to. | http://vegandance.blogspot.com
Also be sure to visit Seitan Said Dance, who’s cooking up comic book themed dishes all week. Totally awesome. Bonus smiles: Mozilla recommends that I change “Seitan” to “Satan.”
Food, delicious food!
Tempeh Roulade en Croute from VegSpinz
Sweet Potato and Apple Bake from megatarian
Mint Chocolate Shots from Lustrous Musings
Rooibos Chai from Vegan Junk Food
Dad’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Bon Bons from In My Vegan Life
The Vegan Nacho from Unhealthy Vegan
Vegan Pizza Bites from Toast and Tofu
Braised Maple Tarragon Carrots from The Elizavegan Page
Easy Ganache from Musings From The Fishbowl
Vegan Fried Mac and Cheese from MidwestVeg
Lime Coconut Custard Pie from Wasabi Peas
Amazing Homemade Vegan Bacon from The Ordinary Vegetarian
The Homemade Hummus Challenge: Are Dried Chickpeas Better Than Canned? from the paupered chef
Carrot Cake Pancakes from Isa @ the PPK
(Vegan) Garlic and Chive Mashed Potato-Stuffed Crust Pizza from …and it’s vegan.
Vegan Loaded Potato Soup from Down Home Vegan
Mashed Potato Pizza (Personal Size) from Pixie & Dusty Eat
Vegan Needham Recipe. (Maine Regional Potato Candy) from Killer Bunnies, Inc
Po’rn Puppies from Grow’n Boy
Chai Pumpkin Pie Ice Creem Sandwiches from vegan cookbook critic
Vegan Pizza Bites from Another Healthy Habit
Miss Pumpkin Whoopie Pies from The Daily Coop
…don’t forget the dog-kids!
Sweet Potato Muffins from It’s A Vegan Dog’s Life
“Canada’s next top Vegan competition blindfold taste test.” CC image via paulr_42 on Flickr.
I forgot to link to it last week, but the PPK forums have an entire thread dedicated to veganmofo giveaways. You should totally go there if you like free stuff, ’cause this is but a partial list.
Joni Marie Newman is giving away two copies of 500 Vegan Recipes at justthefood.com. The deadline to enter is tonight at 10PM PST.
I Eat Trees is giving away a copy of Lick It. The deadline to enter is Saturday, November 13th at 11 PM EST.
Robin Robertson is giving away a copy of Vegan Unplugged: A Pantry Cuisine Cookbook and Emergency Guide at Vegan Planet. The deadline to enter is Monday, November 15th at midnight.
An Opera Singer in the Kitchen is giving away one TofuXpress tofu press. The deadline to enter is Tuesday, November 16th at midnight EST.
The Health Sleuth is giving away a jar of Nacho Mom’s Vegan Queso. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, November 17th.
Bitt of Raw is giving away a sample pack of Emmy’s Organics macaroons. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, November 17th at 11:59 pm PST.
Finally, Our Veggie Kitchen is giving away one copy of American Vegan Kitchen. The deadline to enter is Tuesday, November 30th.
Normally, I’d ask y’all which contests you’re itching to win, but probably that’s top-secret, yes?
“Dumpstered: A dozen slightly-out-of-date Clif Bars rescued from the trash can.”
CC image via hoveringdog on Flickr.
In a new-to-Friday Food feature, I’ve also decided to feature those veganmofo posts that focus on saving money. After all, this whole roundup is an outgrowth of my “Frugal Vegans…” series, so it only seems natural to include my fellow mofo’er’s forays into frugality, dontchathink?
Apropos yesterday’s conversation about how to be an awesome vegan through food reclamation, Joni @ justthefood.com gives us: The Garbage Pizza! Ain’t nothing trashy about that bad boy, I tell you what.
Katie @ Don’t Eat Off The Sidewalk! shares her tips for eating vegan while on a budget in the awesomely titled Let’s get this party started as cheaply as possible!
Mo @ Mo Betta Vegan (another shiny happy blog name!) shares her dollar and discount stores finds. If you’ve never shopped at a Dollar Store, friends, you haven’t lived. Dog’s mouth to your ears.
Nicole at Vegan Nom Noms goes dumpster diving and returns home with a CSA’s worth of produce. Her finds? Impressive!
Also impressive: her mad coupon blegging skillz. Mission: Vegan Coupons is a must-read. (I’ve tried this one before; several times, actually. It really works!)
Finally, in the first of what promises to be a series – The Barebones Vegan – chooseyourownfoodchain suggests a list of relatively inexpensive must-have vegan kitchen appliances and accessories. Stay tuned for more!
So, mofo’s. Which veganmofo posts have you been loving on this week? Remember: sharing is caring!