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Click: Animal Free Prom, A Tick Bite Vegan, Beignets, Life is a Bitch and Other Odds and Ends From the Week That Passed

These were the things that made me say hmmmm: Articles: 33 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes that May Be Better Than the Original Portland Hosts a Vegan Prom to Wrap Up Try Vegan Week 21 Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in America The Lone Star Tick Could Make You Vegetarian Subway is Testing an All Vegan Sub Recipes: Smokey Lentil and Sweet Potato Tacos from Vegan Richa Raw […]

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Cook: Salvadoran Pupusa

Every country seems to have their own version of dough stuffed with a combination of veggies, meat and/or cheese. Mexico has the gordita. Italy has the calzone. Arepas can be found in Panama, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Venezuela. In the US, we have…uh, Hot Pockets? The Salvadoran version is called a Pupusa. If I am remembering my high school Uto-Aztecan language class correctly “Pupusa” means octopus. […]

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Food Pairing 101: What Goes With Veganomicon’s Baked Potato and Greens Soup?

Scene 1 The kitchen. Tender Branson enters from the left side. He is visibly agitated and vigorously waving his hand in front of his noise. Tender: Good goddamn man. Why does it smell like fish in here? I’m going to have to remedy that. Tender shuffles around in some cabinets and pulls out a big pot. He grabs a copy of Veganomicon from his bookshelf and then […]

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Cook: Curried Quinoa and Tomato Stew

Sometime in the mid-2000′s people began expelling their former lover gluten from the bedroom. They were sick and tired of the name calling, the fat jokes and the physical swelling of their belly (gluten seems to become physical when it gets angry). While still recovering from the break-up, the complete protein of quinoa stealthily began seducing everyone hoping to take gluten’s place. It worked. Now, despite the fact […]

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Click: Making Whoopie, Blogger Death Threats, Lab Grown Cheese, Return of the Unicorns and Other Noteworthy Happenings From the Last Week

Here is what caught my attention last week: Recipes Lemon Raspberry Cake (Vegan Dad) Sweet and Sticky Agave Sesame Chik ‘N (Go Vegan Meow) Cajun Boiled Peanuts in a Slow Cooker (the Chubby Vegetarian) Coconut Maple Bacon Smoothie (My Vega) Pistachio Whoopie Pies (One Green Planet) Vegan Twinkies (The Frosted Vegan) Roasted Garlic Kale Hummus (Let Them Eat Kale) News Masculinity, Protecting the Planet and […]

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Cook: Fennel Fritter with “Bacon” and Ranch Dressing

What a weird Saturday. There I am lazing about on the couch watching Steve Harvey make a mockery of my favorite game show from my childhood, Family Feud, when I took a bite of my vegan curds and whey. Just as the two battling families were about to try their hand at putting themselves in the shoes of a hundred random Americans I passed out. […]

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Cook: Chinese Noodle Salad

I read somewhere that there are only three things that would survive a nuclear holocaust: roaches, gonorrhea and Chinese noodles. I’m not sure what makes the first two unique (other than they are survivors), but I have to think the reason the noodles would survive is because they are overloaded with the unholiest ingredients known to man. There’s processed food and then there is Chinese […]

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Cook: Walnut “Taco” Salad

“A culinary creation that baffles the human mind. A 12,000 calorie salad.” -Bud Light Real Men of Genius Commercial You may remember from 1998 to 2008, Bud Light ran a series of commercials aimed at highlighting the men who work in overlooked professions or those who had out of the norm character traits. These included such important men as Mr. Paranoid of the Ocean Guy, […]

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Four for the Fourth: The Tiki Terrier with Disco Fries, Beautiful Small Machines, Cold Beer & Broads and Creo

I’ve often wondered why the ladies haven’t come back with their own version of “Girls Gone Wild” to show that this conversation doesn’t have to be one sided. While perusing through the EBAY porn section last weekend, I thought I had finally found their response. Seems Holly Schmidt and Allan Penn, who I assumed were top notch wiener movie directors, had filmed a production called “Wieners Gone […]

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