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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Tennessee Corn Pone dinner

It has been a really long day. I was so tired when I got home from work I didn't even want to think about cooking dinner. Yogi was a trooper as usual and had left over Blackeyed peas, corn cob muffins, and salad thanks to our daughter, BB who made the salad. I just didn't want leftovers, but was to tired to think of what to cook, let alone turn on a gas flame and be resposible for setting the house on fire. Have you ever had one of those days? When all else fails go to the place you love most, Vegan blog land. It was not long before I spied what looked to be a fantastic quick meal. If you haven't been on Jennifers site: veganlunchbox.com you are really missing something. She is another one of my favorite places to go for inspiration. I went to her recipes and *BAM* right between the eyes, her Tennessee Corn Pone was the winner. I followed the entire recipe except for adding 1/4 cup of frozen corn to the pan before pouring on the topping. I used Amy's Vegetarian chili instead of chili beans and let me tell you, dinner was grand. I did cave and have leftover squash and green beans, but in our house those are not leftovers, those are staples. I did steam some yams while the corn pone was cooking. Thank you Jen for saving me from leftovers.

Wow! I sure took a bad picture of my dinner. What a messy plate. I was so hungry by the time I heated the veggies and steamed the yams I failed to make my plate eye pleasing. Sorry all! But it sure was tummy pleasing. Now as you can see below, BB did a much better job in making her dinner look wonderful and she did a great job on the salads too. Thanks BB!





BB is not crazy about yams unless they are cooked with lots of brown sugar and marshmellows, but she put that lonely slice of yam on her plate for the visual effects. I put a bit of Agave on it hoping it might make it past her lips, but no way! Hey she eats her vegetables and just about everything I cook, so what more could a parent ask for .

On New Years Eve we had some fantastic Vegan cookies that we get at our Whole Foods Market. I didn't get the name on the site when I wrote about them so here they are. They are made by the Alternative Baking Company. I am not sure if you can order them online, but they are awesome!

2 comments:

aTxVegn said...

Hi, Sheree! This is my first visit here, so I thought I would say welcome to bloggerland. I see lots of great looking food here!

I put one of those cookies from Whole Foods in my son's stocking for Christmas!

See ya!

Diann

Veg-a-Nut said...

Diann- Thank you for your visit and kind words. I am having such a good time in bloggerland. I just visited your blog. Great! I will be updating my blog this weekend. I feel bad, busy week and I am so behind.
;o)