Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Halloween Stuffed Peppers!

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VeganMoFo has taken over the world! So many posts, so little time! It's been so much fun reading about everyone's stories and anecdotes, collecting awesome recipes, and even learning about intriguing German foods that I'd never heard of before (thank you Mihl!)

Today I made more phonies - pumpkin phonies. See, tomorrow is grocery shopping day, which means today the refrigerator looks quite empty and sad. We were going to have an Improper Cottage Pie for dinner but then I wouldn't have had anything to post for Halloweegan. So I was trying to figure out what to do, when I saw the lonely bell peppers looking at me from the veggie drawer. They just wanted to make themselves useful, so I picked them up and we had bell peppers stuffed with the (already prepared) improper cottage pie mince and croutons. I carved their faces like jack-o'-lanterns before I stuffed them and baked them at 400 degrees C for about 30 minutes.

I love'em! You can make your favorite stuffed pepper recipe and all you have to do to make them Halloweegan-friendly is carve them like a pumpkin before you stuff them. Of course the orange ones are the most "Halloween-y" but multicolor peppers are fun too!



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33 comments:

  1. another cute halloweegan post! I love the idea for the peppers, you are so creative!

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  2. I'm just gonna go ahead and say it: you are my new favorite person! These posts are seriously AMAZING!

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  3. Yup, I second the Halloeen Queen title.

    And I'll definitely be making those peppers!

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  4. Oh my, these are so adorable! I am definitely making jack'o lantern stuffed peppers this month.

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  5. MORE AMAZINGLY CUTE FOOD!!! I can't take it!!! Haha ;0)

    Fun survey!!

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  6. Oh my gosh, so cute!!! I need some of those around my house!

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  7. may i third the halloween queen nomination? :) AMAZINGLY cute!

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  8. River, I love that pepper! You make it sound very simple, but it really looks festive.
    And I thought that I was crazy for Halloween!

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  9. Hi River,

    Your stuffed pepper is very cute. I wish I was having dinner at your house!

    This is an idea that I will definitely try. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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  10. Those peppers are the cutest thing ever!
    Thanks for taking the survey- I definitely think Sgt. Pepper counts!

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  11. I just found your site, and my mind is being blown by all of these awesome halloween posts - can't wait to check things out! The jack-o-lantern pepper is adorable.

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  12. will my marriage proposal still count after you receive a thousand of them each day? remember, I was here first. ;p

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  13. Damn River - you're so creative! I am just loving all your wonderful ideas! And of course everything sounds delicious, too.
    Love they survey - it's so fun to read about everyone.

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  14. wow again, you are so creative. You should seriously think about putting together a little e-cookbook for vegan Hallowe'en ideas with all your cool photos & recipes in it, I'd buy it :)

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  15. You are so sweet!

    These peppers are definitely on my list.

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  16. I really need to do some haloweegan posting. You are so darn creative! I have one lonely orange bell pepper from my garden left. He is just about ready to be plucked. Maybe he will be a cousin to yours. :o)

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  17. I showed my mom this post and she is all about making those peppers! THANKS~ and yes you are definitely by far the "Halloween Queen!" ;)

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  18. Oh my goodness! I love love love reading your posts. You never EVER disappoint me. Always something wonderful, cute, creative and scrumptious looking. You rock River.

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  19. i would have a hard time living with out bread, too! mmmmmmmmmm - bread! your stuffed peppers are the most adorable ever! wow, River!

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  20. Cutest peppers ever! I've really been thinking about stuffed peppers lately, now you've just got me thinking about them more!

    Tongs are fun!

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  21. The peppers are such a cute idea!

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  22. You are killing me with the cuteness!!! I would never have thought to carve pumpkin faces in peppers. But I think I just may do that for a Halloween meal later this month! I can't get over how precious that is...too cute to eat really.

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  23. I love the expression on the face of the pepper. (Did I really write that sentence?!)

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  24. this is my favorite halloween food of yours so far! do you have the recipe!?

    also, cute survey. those are always fun to read :)

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  25. could those little pepper pumpkin wonderfulness get any better...i think not...
    and edward tong hands...it kills me...i would like to see johnny depp whip out that role...coming to theatres near you :)

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  26. That is such a great idea! So cute! You really should consider a cookbook!!

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  27. Woah! Everything in your blog is AMAZING. I can't handle it. These are the best posts EVAR.

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  28. who would ever have thought stuffed peppers could be cute. The stuffing layer looks like a headband. these are so cool.

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  29. these are so creative yet simple to make, think i will stuff mine with some home-made mushroom fried rice. is it okay if i link here on my own blog (so I can share the halloweegan love)? x

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  30. Of course! Go for it! And you can't beat mushroom fried rice. Will you share some with me? I cannot cook rice to save my life! It's the truth! :D

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  31. WOW again, you are so creative. You should seriously think about putting together a little e-cookbook for vegan Hallowe'en ideas with all your cool photos & recipes in it, I'd buy it :)
    Charlotte
    http://thekitchen.site/

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