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7/27/12 1:53 A

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My favorite way to eat it is in Hot & Sour Soup! emoticon

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4/10/12 1:30 P

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Sounds yummy - I have been craving some baked sweet potato "fries."



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4/10/12 8:53 A

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I finally found a way I like tofu!

I was reading on a vegetarian site that you need to freeze tofu. They were right. If you freeze the tofu and then thaw, it completely changes the texture. It is much firmer, easier to slice, and has a meaty texture then you eat it.

I started with extra firm tofu. I put it in the freezer for two days and then moved it to the refrigerator for several days to thaw. I poured off the liquid and placed the tofu block on a stack of paper towels in a plate then put more paper towels on top, put a second plate over this and slowly pressed out the water. I repeated this three times. I sliced the tofu into roughly steak finger size pieces, lightly brushed with olive oil, and put them one at a time into a large freezer bag with dried onion and my favorite blend of taco seasonings. I shook them up and placed them on a baking pan along with the slices of sweet potato. I put them in the oven at 375 for 40 minutes and flipped them at the half way point.

They turned out nice and crispy on the outside and soft and meaty on the inside. My son liked them but said I made them a little too spicy for him. I ate the tofu fingers with the sweat potato fries and a nice green salad.

Wow, I actually like tofu!

Rob

I've found without question that the best way to lead others to a more plant-based diet is by example - to lead with your fork, not your mouth. ~Bernie Wilke
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4/6/12 11:39 A

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Anyone ever made tofu? My co-worker, who is Korean, says his mother's homemade tofu is the best. I recently had some yuba from a local organic maker that was really good.



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4/5/12 9:41 A

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Dry Frying tofu is the absolute BEST way to prepare tofu, in my opinion. This method gives it a really nice texture.

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After dry frying, I've made sandwiches with it, I've marinated and grilled it, made tofu "fingers." The possibilities are endless!

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4/3/12 6:01 P

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I have used it to make mousse. My family's favorite tofu dish is tuna, tofu and miso burgers from the Just Bento site.



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3/29/12 4:01 P

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I use silken tofu in smoothies.

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3/29/12 9:30 A

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I like to slice it, bake it and use it for sandwiches.

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3/29/12 6:59 A

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What are YOUR favorite ways to prepare tofu?

Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. - Kurt Vonnegut.

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