Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Just Like Ma: The Fam’s Pan Con Pavo

12 Dec, 2015  |  by Linda Dianne
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As Fat Girl Food Squad says goodbye and the new year approaches, my mind has been circling around traditions: making new ones and keeping others alive. While my fellow Latino friends were preparing for their annual Thanksgiving tamalada, a traditional tamale making party, I was left wondering what happened with my family’s traditions? When was the last time I tasted my family’s recipe for tamales? And what traditions does my family hold high? Once my initial panic settled, I realized…

Vegan Cooking with Gillian – Quick & Easy Leek & Potato Tart

11 Nov, 2015  |  by Gillian Kreft
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This will be my third Thanksgiving as a vegan and every year I try to come up with something different  (and QUICK/EASY) to serve. Last year I veganized my favorite potatoes au gratin recipe and this year, I wanted to try to makes a rift off a savory cashew tart. I found some beautiful looking leeks at the grocery store and thought they would be great in a tart with some buttery yellow potatoes. I’m definitely making this for friends-giving…

Turnkey Turkey at VICTOR restaurant

10 Oct, 2014  |  by Alex Giamos
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Disclaimer – I’m not going to lie. When I was the only FGFS Toronto babe available to attend a Thanksgiving meal on October 1st I couldn’t believe my luck. I absolutely love Thanksgiving for many reasons, and to indulge in the opportunity to have any meal cooked by a Chef, was honestly like my fat girl dreams coming true; though I was sort of really nervous. Let me assure you this article will make you hungry. My apologies. What do…

FGFS Shoves it Down their Pie Hole!

10 Oct, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

Guys, I have a little secret to tell you.  As a meat lover: vegan food can be good. It’s scary but it’s true.  I came to realize this as I became an avid reader of long-time Fat Girl Food Squad friend Dave Lock’s veggie food recipe blog  “Shove it Down Your Pie Hole”.  Each and every time he would post different recipes to his Facebook and to his respective blog, I felt somewhat inspired about what veggie and vegan cooking could…