Saturday, January 20, 2007

Rice and oats

I made my first meal from The Ultimate Uncheese cookbook on Thursday. The cheezy rice and broccoli casserole was really easy to make. You stir everything together in a casserole dish and stick it in the oven. However, the timing was really off. It said to cook for 50-60 minutes and there was nothing about stirring in between. I decided to check it a good 12 minutes before the 50 minutes was up...and it was done! Maybe too done. It still tasted good though, and I can see myself making it again. Hopefully I'll cook it properly though and it'll be creamier or less dry. The "cheese" comes from nutritional yeast, and turmeric for colour.


I also gave the Candle Cafe cookbook another chance. I made the oatmeal currant cookies (but with raisins). Yummiest oatmeal raisin cookies ever! So chewy with a bit of crunch, just yummy. I can't stop eating them.

I recently switched to the new version of blogger, and everything's fine, except I can't get the layout I used to...the text won't move around on the final draft, no matter how I change it....grrrr.

7 comments:

madeinalaska said...

I have tried that casserole too. Nice and easy - but, the kiddys just didn't appreciate it.

Sarah said...

Those cookies look sooooo good...

Michelle said...

those cookies do look good! i wish we lived closer, so that we could swap cookbooks.. i really want to try that Candle Cafe one.

Melissa said...

Madeinalaska...I can see how kids might not warm up to it so fast.

Sarah, they were sooooo yummy!

Michelle, that would be fun!
have you checked your library?

Michelle said...

i did, and i'm amazed a the vegetarian selection our library has, but no Candle Cafe :( they do have HIAV and GOV, so i might just have to check those out :)

Melissa said...

You should!

Linda said...

this reminds me -- sadly enough I have STILL yet to make it to the Candle Cafe, i lived a block from it for two years and never went. Now i've moved downtown and can't stop beating myself up over it. Maybe I should just get their cookbook and call it a day.

the cookies look wonderful, btw.