1. Heat the liquid appropriate to your recipe.
2. Add to the liquid those seasonings appropriate for your recipe.
3. When the liquid is hot, add the TVP, and turn off the heat. Cover the pot.
4. Let the TVP rehydrate itself. Wait 15 minutes for the granulated TVP, 20 minutes for the chunk-style TVP.
(Meanwhile, gather and prepare the other ingredients needed in your recipe.)
5. Complete the recipe. Serve and enjoy a meaty-tasting entree!