Still looking for something to make for your Thanksgiving feast tomorrow? Dreaming about that Veggie Loaf/Mrs. Martin's Roast/Nut Roast/"Meat" Loaf/Cottage Cheese Patties of your youth, and wishing you had asked your mom for the recipe? Well, the Vegan Lunch Box can solve your cooking crisis with this handy fill-in-the-blank recipe. When Spectrum stumbled across this page, we could feel the genius behind it. Here is the page from Vegan Lunch Box, in its entirety, shamelessly reprinted.
Design Your Own Adventist-Style Vegan Dinner Loaf!First, Name Your Loaf:
Protein (choose one): Cooked Soy Beans Cooked Black Beans Cooked Lima or Butter Beans Cooked Garbanzo Beans Mixed Cooked Beans Cooked Lentils Cooked Split Peas Ground seitan (wheat gluten) Mashed Firm Tofu Vegetarian burger or sausage crumblesCarbohydrate (choose one): Dry Whole Wheat Bread Crumbs Uncooked Quick Oatmeal or Oat Bran Cooked Brown Rice Crushed Cereal Flakes Cooked Quinoa Cooked Millet Cooked Amaranth Cooked Kasha (Buckwheat) Wheat GermNuts or Seeds (choose one): Peanuts Cashews Almonds Pecans Walnuts Pine Nuts Sunflower Seeds Pumpkin Seeds Sesame SeedsVegetables (choose as many as you wish): Onion Garlic Carrot Celery Mushrooms Jalapeno ChileLiquid (choose one): Tomato Juice Vegetable Juice Vegetable Broth Liquid from Cooked or Canned Beans Nondairy MilkHerbs & Seasonings (choose as many as you wish): Thyme Sage Basil Parsley Oregano Rosemary Cumin Italian Seasoning Nutritional Yeast Flakes Ketchup Vegetarian Worcestershire Sauce Black PepperBinder (choose one): Flaxseed Meal Potato Flour Soy Flour Cooked Oatmeal Uncooked Cream of Wheat Uncooked Polenta Tapioca FlourSalty Seasoning (choose one): Salt Soy Sauce Onion Salt Celery Salt Vegetarian Chicken-Style Seasoning Spike or other Low Sodium Seasoning BlendOil (choose one): Olive Oil Vegetable Oil Margarine Water or Broth for steam-frying
*Disclaimer: I have not personally tried every possible combination of ingredients and therefore cannot vouch for the tastiness or efficacy of every Dinner Loaf creation.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/5663