Vegan Polenta with Bacon, Garlic Pepper Havarti and Tomato Jam [Herbivorous Butcher Repost]

This is a little recipe that I came up with a while back for the folks over at the Herbivorous Butcher and for those of you who don’t know who or what they are, they’re the countries first ever vegan butcher shop. SAY WHA?!?! I know, some of you will insist that there’s no such thing as a ‘vegan butcher shop’ and some will insist that it’s a ridiculous idea, but instead I insist to all…

"Vegan Polenta with Bacon, Garlic Pepper Havarti and Tomato Jam [Herbivorous Butcher Repost]"

An Ode to Sexy Summer Tomatoes; Spicy Gazpacho

In case you haven’t figured this out for yourself yet, summer tomatoes are the absolute best. Forget winter tomatoes, or spring tomatoes; summer tomatoes are where it’s at. Their sweetness is incredible, especially when you’re dealing with the old school heirloom varieties and I do promise you, there is a distinct difference when it comes to flavor. Don’t let their awkward appearance pull one over on you because they’re WAY more flavorful and delicious than…

"An Ode to Sexy Summer Tomatoes; Spicy Gazpacho"