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Too Fat to Fit in the Airplane Seats, but I Came Here to Chiang Mai to EAT!!

Too Fat to Fit in the Airplane Seats, but I Came Here to Chiang Mai to EAT!!

Well, I made it to Chiang Mai this morning without incident…the first time in a while that I can remember. No lost luggage, delayed flights, obnoxious passengers, etc. Yay. It’s hot and I’m dripping with heat rashes all over. 86 degrees F, 30 degrees C and dry. So I’ll need to get used to...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food

Vegan Halloween Party Food

Today I made some food ahead of time in preparation for a Halloween dinner party I’m having tomorrow night. Part of the trick is giving food gory names that match the appearance of the dishes. Coagulated Blood Dip Based on the idea I found here, I put together a beet dip and doctored it...

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Vegan Papaya Curry

Vegan Papaya Curry

While surfing the net for unusual recipes, I came across this recipe for Stir-Fried Green Papaya from an Indian woman named Barathy. Her recipe comes from Kerala in South India, where green papaya as a vegetable is not very commonly used. I bought green papayas, but by the time I went to make this...

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And the Winners Are…The Best and Worst of Malaysian Food

And the Winners Are…The Best and Worst of Malaysian Food

Looking back on three weeks of exotic and interesting vegetarian and vegan Malaysian food and drink, it is difficult to choose the best and worst of what I sampled. Overall, everything was delicious and complex. The curries were rich, flavorful and varied. The drinks were refreshing after tromping through hot cities and humid jungles....

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Chocolate Coma: Chocolate Dinner Party (Part 3: Main Dish)

Chocolate Coma: Chocolate Dinner Party (Part 3: Main Dish)

Chocolate Main Course Soup, salad and dip at the all-chocolate dinner party were followed by a main dish consisting of three separate parts. Fragrant brown jasmine rice, an obscene amount of minced ginger, and orange peel went into the rice cooker to work magic while we ate our appetizers. This provided the base for...

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North African Split Pea Stew (Bissara)

North African Split Pea Stew (Bissara)

I found a recipe online for bissara, a thick stew made with split peas, chile pepper, cumin and paprika. With all the chilly weather lately, I have been craving something comforting and hearty. This fit the bill perfectly. Split peas provide stick-to-your-rib goodness, and the spices and chile were a nice alternative to the...

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Malaysian Tofu and Broccoli Curry

Malaysian Tofu and Broccoli Curry

Vegan Malaysian Tofu and Broccoli Curry When I found the roti jala (net bread) recipe at Veggie Belly, I also found this curry, which was the recommended accompaniment to the bread. (Her blog is fascinating, and her photos make me drool…do check it out when you have some time!) I didn’t bother pressing the...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

Greens Reusable Fabric Tote

Fun Animal Poems, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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