Monthly Archives: October 2012

Buitoni Four Cheese & Spinach Ravioli with Tomato Basil Sauce

This is probably the most expensive pasta I’ve purchased in a grocery store. I picked it up at Publix when they had a buy-one-get-one-free sale. I also had a $2.50 coupon, so I got the price down significantly from the … Continue reading

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Michael Angelo’s Pocket Calzones Spinach & Vegetable

I’d love to find a good vegetarian calzone. This one, made by Michael Angelo’s, isn’t it. I’ve been disappointed by Michael Angelo’s products in the past, and this may have been their final chance with me. There were instructions for … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Kitchen Vegan Crab Cake

I’ve never eaten crab cakes, but these looked appetizing. Like the Breaded Shrimp, this product is made with konjac powder. According to the box, “Our products are made with konjac root (also known as konjaku and elephant yam), pronounced ‘kon-jack.’ … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Kitchen Breaded Vegan Shrimp

I probably have not eaten shrimp since the early 1970s, but at one time it was one of my favorite foods. I’d previously tried a vegetarian ‘shrimp’ but was unimpressed. This, however, was a different experience. Sophie’s Kitchen Breaded Vegan … Continue reading

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Helen’s Kitchen Thai Green Curry

I’d never heard of this company before I picked up a frozen box of Thai Green Curry at a local natural foods store. This is an interesting company with a wide variety of vegetarian foods, and after trying Helen’s Thai … Continue reading

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Annie Chun’s Shiitake & Vegetable Potstickers

These potstickers tasted pretty good, but trying to prepare them was a nightmare. The instructions list three methods of cooking. For some reason, one of the options is microwaving, though the package warns that it’s “Not Recommended.” I went with … Continue reading

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Amy’s Vegetable Pot Pie

This is a great comfort food. I tried it on a rainy, cool fall day and was quite pleased with it. I followed the direction for cooking it in the oven and found the suggested 40 minutes at 400 degrees … Continue reading

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MorningStar Farms Bacon Strips

If there is a Hall of Fame for vegetarian food products, MorningStar’s Bacon Strips is in it. I always have at least one box in my freezer, and I’ve been eating and enjoying this product for many years. There are … Continue reading

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Amy’s Mexican Tofu Scramble

This product was formerly known as Tofu Rancheros. It has microwave instructions, but I chose to use the toaster oven (45-50 minutes at 400 degrees) thinking the potatoes would brown. They didn’t. The biggest problem with this product is that … Continue reading

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Amy’s Veggie Steak & Gravy Whole Meals

I was nervous about trying this product because my experience with “veggie steaks” has not been good. However, I was pleasantly surprised at how delicious this frozen meal was. I prepared it following the toaster oven directions. It took about … Continue reading

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