b'Prepare in advance MethodToms Cottage Pie 1 firm (14-ounce) tofu cake, frozen,1.Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.Tom chooses this for his birthday lunch every year and, since its a crew favorite, we have it onthawed, and pressed to remove excess2.Blanch the carrots in boiling salted water untilmany other days as well. A virtual meal in a single casserole, this dish refrigerates and freezes well,moisture; cut into small cubes al dente. Remove with a slotted spoon.and reheats beautifully. All of which makes it a good choice to take to a potluck . . . or not take2 (9-inch) prebaked piecrusts, sugar anywhere at all and simply enjoy at home. omitted, pages 248 and 249 (optional) 3.In the same cooking water, blanch the broccoli, Serves 12 for lunch, 8 for dinner then drain and set aside with the carrots.3 cups mashed potatoes (use white or sweet potatoes, or a combination);4.Melt the Earth Balance in a large pan and saut can add parsley and minced garlic the onions and garlic.5.Add the mushrooms and prepared tofu, and Ingredients cook until the mushrooms are soft and tofu is 1 cup peeled and chopped carrotsbrowned.2 cups chopped broccoli6.Stir in the walnuts, flour, parsley, and thyme and season with salt and pepper.6 tablespoons Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Stick7.Add the wine, tamari, broth, and soy creamer. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes, until the liquid has 2 medium-size onions, diced reduced and the sauce thickens. Remove from 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped heat.1 pound mushrooms, chopped 8.Stir in the blanched carrots and broccoli, the 1 firm tofu cake peas, and then the lemon juice.cup toasted walnuts, chopped 9.Pour into the prebaked pie shells or, the way most of us prefer, directly into a greased baking dish. 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour 10.Top with mashed potatoes. To create an irregularcup chopped flat-leaf parsley texture on top, use the back of a spoon to scruffteaspoon fresh thyme up the potatoes.salt and freshly ground pepper to11.Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. taste Baking time may vary depending on the size ofcup white wine the pan or casserole. 3 tablespoons tamari Note1 cup vegetable or mushroom brothRefrigerates well. cup soy creamerFreezes well. This dish reheats beautifully.2 cups frozen peas, defrostedFreezing the tofu in advance, as described, keepsjuice oflemon it from becoming soggy or chewy.2 (9-inch) unsweetened piecrusts (optional)10 white potatoes, sweet potatoes,or a combination158 For Goodness Sake Entres 159'