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All The Blogs -- November 2010

Bryanna Clark Grogan

WHAT ARE YOUR GUILTY (VEGAN FOOD) PLEASURES? (INCLUDES RECIPE FOR BEER-BATTER VEGGIE TEMPURA)

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 18, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: artisan bread, beer batter, bread, chocolate cake, crusty bread, fried oyster mushrooms, grape focaccia, gyoza, mudpie cake, Newman-O's, potstickers, sweet n sour, vegan tempura, vegetable tempura

  Newman-O's Original (vegan "Oreos")I had plans to start experimenting with various items on my list right away, but, to tell you the truth, I'm having a little vacation from serious cooking after the weeks of cooking for photographs!  In addition,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

A NEW PRESSURE COOKER; A FAVORITE LENTIL SOUP RECIPE

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 16, 2010 | Food

Read More: brown lentils, Cuisinart, Cuisinart Electric pressure cooker, electric pressure cooker, lentil soup, pressure cooker

   The second thing I made in my new Cuisinart electric pressure cooker-- an old favorite: Monastery Lentil Soup.Okay, I have to make up for lost time with Vegan MoFo!  In order to do 20 blogs this month I have to...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

My Past Life Regression Therapy Training With Dr. Brian Weiss - Part 2

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 14, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Dr. Brian Weiss, past life regression therapy

It is not my intention to convince anybody that reincarnation is something that happens to each of us. For those of you who are cynical, I encourage you to temporarily turn off the logical, analytical part of your mind and...

Vegparadise Blog

A Lavish Feast of Cranberries

Vegparadise Blog | November 13, 2010 | Food

Read More: Cranberries, Cranberry Recipes, Thanksgiving

Traditionally, cranberries are associated with sweet dishes--cranberry sauce, cranberry relish, cranberry bread, cranberry muffins, and cranberry pie. But cranberries add intriguing dimension to savory dishes as well.I've always made my own cranberry sauce--just as my mother did in preparation for...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

ZA'ATAR, AN ANCIENT HERB, A FRAGRANT, TANGY SPICE MIX FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 13, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: pita, sumac, thyme, wild thyme, za'atar, zatar

(Still working on the photos for the book-- next week I'll have more freedom to blog!)Homemade Pita Bread Triangles with Olive oil and Za'atar ("manakeesh" in Arabic; and I've seen it also referred to as "manoosh")The bread above was served...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

COMMON SEASONING MIXES-- MADE IN YOUR OWN KITCHEN

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 9, 2010 | Food

Read More: Cajun seasoning, herbs, Old bay seasoning, Seasoned salt, seasoning mix, spices, Spike

 I'm sorry I haven't been blogging more regularly!  I tell you, Vegan MoFo couldn't have come at a worse time for me! I'm madly trying to finish taking the photos and editing them for my new cookbook, and, of course...

Gene Baur

The Truth Behind Thanksgiving

Gene Baur | November 9, 2010 | Animals, Food

Read More: Adopt-A-Turkey Project, Agribusiness, Artificial Insemination, Celebrities, Factory Farming, Farm Sanctuary, Fund Raisers, Gene Baur, Investigations, Thanksgiving, Turkeys

  Dark, filthy warehouses that reek of excrement. Masses of animals in distress. Mutilated beaks and toes. Sick, injured birds left to suffer and die without anyone to help them. These are not the kinds of images we tend...

Ellen Sheen

Collard Wrap with Sunflower Seed Pate

Ellen Sheen | November 8, 2010 | Food

Read More: pate, raw vegan, sunflower seeds, vegan, wrap

Basically raw, so so healthy and really flavorful. This kind of raw eating is what I'm talking about! Stay tuned for more raw adventures! For the recipe and more information, visit the La Pure Mama blog....

Janice Stanger, PhD

Not-Recipes for Not-Meals

Janice Stanger, PhD | November 7, 2010 | Food

Read More: convenience, cooking, recipes, whole foods

Cooking from scratch with fresh ingredients is the gold standard for healthy plant-based eating. Tips to make cooking more enjoyable simplify this process. But some nights even the most undemanding recipes are out-of-reach. You are running late at work and...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Butternut Wheatberry Torte

Ellen Sheen | November 5, 2010 | Food

Read More: appetizers, butternut squash, torte, vegan, wheatberries

This torte was a nod to the wintry weather that is upon us. There is something so comforting and exciting about winter vegetables. Aside from the lovely comforting flavor of this torte, I love the way they look. You...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

PART 2 OF "LET'S TALK ABOUT ONIONS" (WITH AN ELEGANT RECIPE!)

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 4, 2010 | Food

Continuing the post about onions in general, and Caramelized Onions in particular (and the recent post on beans, too), I'm going to share a very special dish that I devised for a McDougall Celebrity Chef event in Santa Rosa, CA 2 years ago. I...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Soft Pretzels

Ellen Sheen | November 4, 2010 | Food

Read More: appetizers, baking, pretzels, snacks, vegan

These pretzels are so much fun to make and wildly delicious. Serve with some rustic spicy brown mustard and you have a fantastic appetizer or snack! Visit La Pure Mama for the recipe and commentary!  ...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

1ST VEGAN MOFO POST-- LET'S TALK ABOUT ONIONS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 2, 2010 | Food

Read More: caramelized onions, onion dip, onions

  Caramelized Onion Dip-- no packaged mix involved!I know it may seem odd to start MOFO by talking about onions, but when I get hold of some interesting and useful information, I want to pass it on!  Reading books on...