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Pot, Large Stainless Steel

Pot, large stainlesss steel is handy for cooking various kinds of vegetable soups. We have two large stainless steel pots in our kitchen, which we primarily use for cooking various kinds vegetable soups on the stovetop (thick soups are best cooked in a slow cooker).  The larger of the pots is slightly over 3-1/2 gallons, […]

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Covered Glass Cooking Pot

Covered glass cooking pot is a staple in the kitchen. When cooking on the stove top, we prefer using glass cookware such as this Visions cookware by Corning.  The only exception to this is when we need a large capacity pot for making soups.  We have several sizes of these covered glass cooking pots.  The […]

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Popcorn Popper, Dry Microwaveable

Popcorn popper, dry microwavable is a healthy way to make popcorn. This is a photo of our dry popcorn popper sitting in our microwave oven.  At 1,000 watts,  we make a full container of dry popped popcorn in 3 minutes.  It’s great for making a quick snack.  See the Snacks section for some tasty recipes.  […]

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Pizza Stone

Pizza stones help make really great pizzas and flat breads! This is a photo of our well-used pizza stone, which helps make really great pizzas and flat breads. The metal support rack makes for easy handling in and out of the oven, though we do have to use double potholders or oven mitts to hold […]

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Pie Pan – Silicone

Pie pans in silicone are handy for baking and eay to clean. Since only plastic or rubber utensils can be used with silicone ware, which would require a pie to be removed from the pan before cutting, we see no advantage in using this non-stick silicone rubber pie pan for baking pies.  However, the silicone […]

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Vegetable Peelers

Vegetables peelers are great tools for peeling vegetables. We have two vegetable peelers, which we use regularly: the one on the top is an expensive one that is great for peeling any hard to peel vegetables such as sweet potatoes and butternut squash, and the one on the bottom that is very inexpensive, and is […]

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Peanuts, Dry-Roasted, No Salt

Peanuts, Dry-Roasted, No Salt

A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Peanuts, Dry-Roasted, No Salt added in the shell are really more of fun food that an ingredient like the shelled peanuts, but they are not junk food. Peanuts are not really a nut, but an underground growing bean or pea, which led to their being called “Goober’s peas”. […]

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Lentils, Red

Lentils, Red

A vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Lentils, Red, the fastest cooking lentil we have encountered are a nice addition to a vegan pantry for use in many vegan recipes. Red lentils are the fastest cooking lentil that we have prepared. The skins begin to come off after about five minutes of cooking and the […]

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Lentils, French or Green

Lentils, French or Green

A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Lentils, French or Green are nice to have in a vegan pantry, but they are  more expensive that the regular lentils, so we use them mostly for special recipes. French lentils are a small dark speckled lentil (bean), which are sometimes referred to as “green”. They are a […]

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Lentils

Lentils

A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Lentils are a small bean that are great in soups, curries, and other vegan recipes, and we always have some in our vegan pantry. Lentils are legumes (beans) that have been cultivated for thousands of years. The actual size of a lentil is about 1/4 inch.  They are […]

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