Creamy Cashew Curry SauceBy Ann GaffneyThis vegan creamy cashew curry sauce works wonderfully with all kinds foods from chicken breasts, firm tofu to peas and lentils. It’s not hard to make and freezes well, so make it ahead of time and freeze a batch to quickly jazz up weeknight dinners.Spicy, Smoky ChickpeasBy Ann GaffneyRinse the soaked chickpeas in cold water. Put into a medium sized pot with the shallot, bay leaf, and dried chipotle pepper. Add water to cover by about 1 inch.Vegan Caldo VerdeBy Ann GaffneyMy Vegan Caldo Verde is based on the simple, homey soup that originated in the north of Portugal. It is a great vehicle for the super-green kale, and really easy to make.Chermoula SauceBy Ann GaffneyChermoula, is a wonderful green cilantro based condiment from North Africa that’s delicious whether you drizzle it into soups or over vegetables, or use it as a tangy marinade for fish or chicken. And it’s very easy to make.Louisiana Style Andouille & White Bean StewBy Ann GaffneyThis easy, warming Louisiana Style Andouille & White Bean Stew is a quick, spicy version of cassoulet, the classic French bean dish. It’s a real cold weather dish, satisfying and delicious. Spicy Lentil PattiesBy Ann GaffneyI hate letting good food go to waste. Spicy Lentil Patties are the tasty result of having a lot of dal in my freezer left over from a couple of Indian veggie curry take-out extravaganzas and lunch to make.