PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013
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    PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook comes in. It’s got 275 recipes. Click here to buy it.     Description PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook Chock-full of vegan recipes that don’t require mad cooking skills, much less a stove, PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook: 275 Easy, Cheap, and Delicious Recipes to Keep You Vegan at School is guaranteed to […]

    Vegan Chocolate

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  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013
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    I received an proposal to review a new cookbook — Vegan Chocolate by Fran Costigan. The publisher will be sending us an advanced copy to review. But if the teaser images that they sent to us are any indication as to how good these recipes are….  WOW!  Just look at the book’s cover. Yum! The […]

    Mark Bittman VB6

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  • Thursday, May 9, 2013
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    My wife loves Mark Bittman. She has all of his books; reads all of his articles; watches him on TV, etc. If I didn’t know better…. never mind…. If you aren’t familiar with Mr. Bittman, he is a food writer for the New York Times. He has written several books which we have discussed in […]

    Betty Goes Vegan

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  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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    A few months ago we were offered a copy of Betty Goes Vegan for review purposes.  Jane agreed to cook up three recipes and we’d review them. In the meantime, we’ve suffered a series of unfortunate events, including a disaster with our refrigerator which resulted in a lot of eating out. (So far 2013 is not starting […]

    Vegan Lasagna

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  • Monday, April 26, 2010
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    I’m a fan of the vegan brownies and vegan banana nut chip muffin recipes in The Joy of Vegan Baking, by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.  So when we found out that she had a new cookbook out,  The Vegan Table, I rushed right out to get a copy.  (Okay, I ran to the computer and ordered it… […]

    Vegan Matzoh Ball Soup

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  • Wednesday, April 14, 2010
  • Matzoh Ball Soup a la Vegan Table

    In the past I’ve written about certain foods we haven’t been able to successfully “veganize” — no matter what other people might say. One of the things we’d pretty much given up on was a Vegan Matzoh Ball Soup, but then two things happened… 1) We picked up a copy of The Vegan Table by […]

    Mark Bittman And Less-Meatarianism

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  • Tuesday, February 17, 2009
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    If Jane ever leaves me, I’ll know where to find her. She’ll be back in NY looking for Mark Bittman. She loves the man, even if he’s older than the typical male who might turn her head. Why does she love him? Well, there’s his cookbook, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. She religiously reads his […]

    Vegan Matzoh Ball Soup

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  • Sunday, December 21, 2008
  • In honor of Chanukah, and the first day of winter, Jane made the matzoh ball soup recipe from Vegan with a Vengeance. This is the second time she’s made this recipe. The first time, the matzoh balls disintegrated.  The recipe suggests refrigerating the matzoh ball mixture one hour to overnight.  We were both excited about […]

    Vegan Asparagus Soup

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  • Saturday, November 22, 2008
  • RFDs Asparagus Soup

    I’ve been going to the farmers market to get my produce ever since I moved to California.  Over the years I’ve noticed a change in the “seasonality” of certain produce, notably strawberries and asparagus.  They used to be available only in the spring.  But not anymore.  The local growers have figured out how to make […]

    Top 10 Recipes – Take Two

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  • Saturday, June 14, 2008
  • Hi All — It’s Jane writing tonight. Well, I finally got around to making the Thai Coconut Corn Soup from Vegan Express, by Nava Atlas. Lane and I love Thai food, and this looked like an old favorite of ours, Tom Ka Gai Soup. ranked this recipe number two in their list of top […]