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Sun, Feb. 7th, 2010, 01:24 pm
cascadianista: Mac & cheeze

I need a good vegan mac and 'cheese' recipe. By good I mean awesome, not "throw 1/4lb nutritional yeast into a cup of soy milk" because believe me, those recipes exist on the Internets.

Something equivalent to Hungry Tiger's vegan mac and cheese would be totally acceptable.

This is for a Special Dinner(tm). Annnnd... GO!

Mon, Feb. 8th, 2010 12:01 am (UTC)

I am especially fond of the Mac Daddy recipe in Veganomicon! It's even baked. So good.

The other one that works, although it tastes almost exactly like Velveeta:

Melt a few tbsps of margarine in a saucepan over medium heat
Whiz a block of silken tofu in a blender till it's completely creamy, add to the pot
Shred a brick of Follow Your Heart's "cheddar" and stir in pot until it's melted
Mix into macaroni

Tue, Feb. 9th, 2010 05:27 pm (UTC)

Cool, I'll try to look for the first one, Veganomicon is a book right?

And I'll try the second one on lazy dinner night soon.

Tue, Feb. 9th, 2010 05:44 pm (UTC)

Yup! The library might have it. If they don't, most of the bigger bookstores do.

Wed, Feb. 24th, 2010 07:56 am (UTC)

For something that doesn't taste a thing like cheese, but has the "bland, creamy, and orange" thing going for it, you can use the butternut squash soup from one of those tetra-pac containers and add noodles. I did this once thinking I was going to get a more exciting flavor adventure and basically concluded that I'd ended up with vegan mac and cheese.

Anyway, this is from a person who thinks that the best substitute for ham is avocado, so I'm really not one for replacing with similar objects.