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Somewhere between a pinch and a dash is a smidgen, and when it comes to good cooking, a smidgen can make all the difference! Smidgen is the home cooking podcast of Red Stick Spice Company. Join host Anne Milneck as she talks about food, home cooking, how to use spices, and the joy of making flavorful meals that your whole family will love. You'll also get to follow Anne into the Red Stick Spice Test Kitchen for a live cooking session that will give you the meal inspiration you're looking for. 

Aug 3, 2023

If you or someone in your family is going plant-based with their eating, getting some great vegan recipes into your mealtime lineup can be a lifesaver. Smidgen host and owner of Red Stick Spice Company Anne Milneck’s own daughter went vegan and Anne explains some expert tips for how to navigate the culinary landscape that comes with this type of eating. After you learn all of Anne’s tips, it’s on to five essential vegan recipes that you’re going to love to eat—whether you are a vegan or not!

How do I start cooking vegan food?

- Anne has a great blog post that collects all these recipes into one place. Read the blog post here:

- Not on the list above, but in the episode, try butternut squash hummus. Yum!

- Anne recommends Smoked Olive Oil to do a lot of heavy lifting for getting South Louisianan flavors into vegan dishes.

- Burger lovers, rejoice! Try Emma's Black Bean Burger-- recipe here

- Here’s some resources Anne recommends when expanding your vegan cooking:

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