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How to Cook Vegetarian

How to Cook Vegetarian

Scared Cartoon Pig Funny BBQ Party Invitations by alinaspencil I met a lovely woman at this year’s Herb Society of America (HSA) Educational Conference. She told me her 20-something grandson had just become a vegetarian, and while some in the family were frowning with disapproval, she was frowning in confusion. The problem is that...

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Tips for Making Veggie Burgers

Tips for Making Veggie Burgers

If the recent news that Mad Cow Disease was found in a California cow does not scare you, it means you don’t know enough about Mad Cow Disease to be worried. You should find out about it. It’s scary stuff and needs to be taken seriously. Try eating veggie burgers without worry. Use the...

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Free Gardening Containers That Help Save the Planet

Free Gardening Containers That Help Save the Planet

(Read about more free, almost free, or cheap garden ideas and tips in this post I wrote at http://kgi.org/blog/alina/how-start-your-own-garden-almost-free.) Want containers for gardening but don’t want to spend a lot of money buying them? What if you could get large, tall, ceramic planters for your garden, absolutely free? You can! Consider using discarded toilet...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food

Vegan Halloween Party Food

This year, for my vegan Halloween party, I decided to keep the food fairly simple but still full of gory, gross fun, as well it should be. Half the battle is naming recipes something else, to get your guests in an unappetizing mood! Vegan Halloween Party Food Menu Appetizers Bloody Popcorn Goblin Eyeballs Graveyard...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food–Gross Dressing

Vegan Halloween Party Food–Gross Dressing

Here’s a Fall-flavored salad dressing that works well for your vegan Halloween party food. It has kind of a beige color speckled with bits of red. Give it a gross name, like “Zombie Guts Vinaigrette” or something fun like that, and serve it over organic mixed salad greens at your party. You can substitute...

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Cuisinart Ice 21: A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User

Cuisinart Ice 21:  A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User

Cuisinart Ice 21: A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User I had been wanting to get an automatic ice cream machine for a while but wondered if it was worth the expense. I finally caved and got one that I hoped would be inexpensive, easy to use, durable, and give me...

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How to Thicken Soup

How to Thicken Soup It’s soup season! The cool weather screams for some warm, liquid nourishment. But sometimes you make a soup and it ends up thinner than you’d like, and you want to fix that. How to make soup thicker? Here are some soup thickening agents you can use. Add or subtract You...

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Vegetarian and Vegan Soups

Vegetarian and Vegan Soups

Vegetarian and Vegan Soups Your favorite soups might include chicken noodle, minestrone, and clam chowder. But if you are a vegetarian or vegan, chances are, you can’t eat those any more. Or can you? Here is a guide to vegetarian and vegan soups. Obviously, soups that rely on meat or animal ingredients for their...

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Getting Started With a Vegan Diet

Getting started with a vegan diet There are growing numbers of people these days who are turning to meatless diets because it’s healthier, for them and for the planet, not to mention the animals whose lives and suffering are spared. But if you haven’t gone meatless before, or are used to vegetarian food based...

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How to make the most delicious popcorn I’ve ever had

How to make the most delicious popcorn I’ve ever had

The most delicious popcorn I’ve ever had was not in some movie theater. It wasn’t some exotic flavor in a gourmet restaurant. It was, of all places, in the remote jungles of Indonesia. There was nothing special about the popcorn per se. The secret was obviously in the oil…extra virgin coconut oil, which the...

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