Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes.

Grilled Seitan

Summer in Maine is upon us, and we can’t get enough of it. So cooking outdoors is where it’s at. Here are Toni Fiore’s 5 top favorite July 4th recipes. Before we start, we wanted you all to know that we’ve cooked up a Vegan Mashup kickstarter campaign to move on to producing Season 2. …

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Fabulous Fourth of July Grilling ideas from Toni Fiore

I love when people ask, “Hey what do vegetarians cook on the grill anyway? Veggie burgers, corn, fake hot dogs??” Well, since all we hear about for the entire week leading up the Fourth of July are the recipes, stories and suggestions for grilling hundreds of pounds of burgers, steaks, chicken and ribs (did I …

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Can’t Beat Beets

Like Cilantro it seems that people either love beets or hate them! Tonight I made Beet Burgers (recipe courtesy of Didi Emmons and in my book “Totally Vegetarian”) for a couple of friends who swore they would never (ever) develop a liking for this sadly underused root vegetable. Even though I’m seeing beets making more …

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Didi’s Kasha-Crunch Burger

This burger is a favorite. Your main mission is to pan fry the burgers until a thick crust forms. Any heavy-bottomed seasoned skillet will work but, to create the perfect texture, my pan of choice is cast iron. Be warned: no-stick pans will not do the job properly! I like this burger served “naked” with …

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Beet Burgers (Didi Emmons)

Didi’s Beet Burgers Didi Emmons came on the show and made these burgers and ever since I was hooked. They’re truly spectacular. Note that these must be cooked over low heat, otherwise, the sugars in the beet will burn. But really, even if you’re hasty and burn the burgers, they’ll still taste fabulous. I recommend …

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Mock Maryland Crabcakes

Mock Maryland Crabcakes A delicious vegetarian alternative to traditional Maryland Crabcakes without any compromise on flavor. Ingredients: ½ c. celery ½ c. minced yellow onion 1/3 c. minced carrot ½ of a small green pepper, minced ¼ c. chopped parsley ½ t. neutral oil (canola or grapeseed) 16 oz. firm tofu, pressed and dry 1 …

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Savory Mushroom and Black-eyed Pea Burger

Savory Mushroom and Black-eyed Pea Burger Healthy and delicious, this burger is long on flavor and texture and uses the oft-ignored black-eyed pea. I also love any excuse to use shallots and they add such a wonderful depth of flavor to this recipe. Try this pattie on a bun, accompanied by mashed potatoes, or with …

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Veggie Burger Ingredient Alternatives

Recently a viewer wrote with a question about veggie burgers. In our Veggie Planet episode, Didi Emmons and I put together a delicious burger built on a foundation of brown rice and kasha. Included in the burger are carrots, mushrooms, tarragon and walnuts. The question was concerning the addition of mushrooms. For those that don’t …

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