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Old 09-02-2008, 09:11 PM   #11
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I have used it as a substitute for riccotta cheese I mixed in some parmesan and egg to add to an eggplant casserole. Actually really good.
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Old 09-03-2008, 05:34 PM   #12
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sounds interesting!!!! i may make a casserole.
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Old 09-03-2008, 06:40 PM   #13
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I used to go to a vegan restaurant in NYC and they made a fantastic key lime pie with silken tofu. Maybe you can find a recipe on the net. Meanwhile this looks great also:
Chocolate Tofu Mousse Pie
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:18 PM   #14
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I have made this with a thin layer of peanut butter on the bottom it is really, really good took me a while to find it it so you better make it
Recipe courtesy of Jennyema





This isn't cheesecake, but it is suprisingly good. You cant tell its tofu (i sense a trademark there!). I have also experimented with coconut.

TOFU CHOCOLATE PIE

1 prepared pie crust
12 oz semisweet chocolate
1 container (usually 15 oz) SILKEN tofu
Sugar or splenda, to taste (maybe 1/4-1/2 cup)
1t vanilla extract

MELT chocolate
POUR melted chocolate into bowl of food processor
DUMP tofu in, too
ADD vanilla
PROCESS till prety smooth
TASTE -- add sugar or splenda to taste
PROCESS some more
POUR into pie shell
REFRIGERATE for at least 2 or 3 hours




This isn't cheesecake, but it is suprisingly good. You cant tell its tofu (i sense a trademark there!). I have also experimented with coconut.

TOFU CHOCOLATE PIE

1 prepared pie crust
12 oz semisweet chocolate
1 container (usually 15 oz) SILKEN tofu
Sugar or splenda, to taste (maybe 1/4-1/2 cup)
1t vanilla extract

MELT chocolate
POUR melted chocolate into bowl of food processor
DUMP tofu in, too
ADD vanilla
PROCESS till prety smooth
TASTE -- add sugar or splenda to taste
PROCESS some more
POUR into pie shell
REFRIGERATE for at least 2 or 3 hours
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Old 09-04-2008, 11:59 AM   #15
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I'm making quiche tomorrow with silken tofu.
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Old 09-04-2008, 03:10 PM   #16
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i could make that chocolate pie fer jake. he loves his chocolate!!

thanks, guys!!!
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Old 08-08-2012, 04:53 AM   #17
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Yeah, I was going to say smoothies. :)

I also make a vegan guacamole for when my vegan friend(s) stop in for drinks, snacks, or whatever:

GrumbleBee's Vegan Guacamole
16 oz silken tofu
1 ripe avocado
1 T lemon juice
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 t salt
1 T chopped cilantro
1 T finely chopped onion

Blend together and eat with nachos! :) Also good with roasted pita chips.

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You can also use it as a substitute for most dishes that use yogurt and sour cream. It won't have the same "tartness" as a sour cream/yogurt, but it's still quite nice. I actually prefer to make tzatziki with smooth/silken tofu instead of yogurt because then I can taste the cucumber and garlic better. :)

~GBee

The information is very interesting.
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:30 AM   #18
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This sounds great!

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I have made this with a thin layer of peanut butter on the bottom it is really, really good took me a while to find it it so you better make it
Recipe courtesy of Jennyema





This isn't cheesecake, but it is suprisingly good. You cant tell its tofu (i sense a trademark there!). I have also experimented with coconut.

TOFU CHOCOLATE PIE

1 prepared pie crust
12 oz semisweet chocolate
1 container (usually 15 oz) SILKEN tofu
Sugar or splenda, to taste (maybe 1/4-1/2 cup)
1t vanilla extract

MELT chocolate
POUR melted chocolate into bowl of food processor
DUMP tofu in, too
ADD vanilla
PROCESS till prety smooth
TASTE -- add sugar or splenda to taste
PROCESS some more
POUR into pie shell
REFRIGERATE for at least 2 or 3 hours




This isn't cheesecake, but it is suprisingly good. You cant tell its tofu (i sense a trademark there!). I have also experimented with coconut.

TOFU CHOCOLATE PIE

1 prepared pie crust
12 oz semisweet chocolate
1 container (usually 15 oz) SILKEN tofu
Sugar or splenda, to taste (maybe 1/4-1/2 cup)
1t vanilla extract

MELT chocolate
POUR melted chocolate into bowl of food processor
DUMP tofu in, too
ADD vanilla
PROCESS till prety smooth
TASTE -- add sugar or splenda to taste
PROCESS some more
POUR into pie shell
REFRIGERATE for at least 2 or 3 hours
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:34 AM   #19
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I like the sound of this, thank you

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Yeah, I was going to say smoothies. :)

I also make a vegan guacamole for when my vegan friend(s) stop in for drinks, snacks, or whatever:

GrumbleBee's Vegan Guacamole
16 oz silken tofu
1 ripe avocado
1 T lemon juice
1 clove garlic minced
1/4 t salt
1 T chopped cilantro
1 T finely chopped onion

Blend together and eat with nachos! :) Also good with roasted pita chips.

- - -

You can also use it as a substitute for most dishes that use yogurt and sour cream. It won't have the same "tartness" as a sour cream/yogurt, but it's still quite nice. I actually prefer to make tzatziki with smooth/silken tofu instead of yogurt because then I can taste the cucumber and garlic better. :)

~GBee
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