December 13th, 2013
Dear Readers, I’m ignoring the date and the day of the week today. Here are some thoughts and articles from this week:
I’m trying to remember what I was doing at 19. Certainly nothing like this, darn it. (Altering-Perspectives)
Rolling Stone magazine’s Paul Solotaroff takes us inside factory farming for a very disturbing look at what we’d rather not see: In the Belly of the Beast (Rolling Stone)
Vegan company, Beyond Meat, made Time Magazine’s list of “Top 10 Exciting Startups” for 2013! Time said: “The food, which requires significantly fewer resources to create than the raising and processing of chickens on factory farms, could prove an essential food source for people worldwide in the future.” (Time magazine)
Catskill Animal Sanctuary‘s Kathy Stevens wrote an open letter to Beyonce and Jay Z at Huffington Post. (HuffPost Impact)
Bono’s lovely tribute to Nelson Mandela. (Time)
Time Magazine’s “Making a Scene” – where the year’s best performers star in 11 original, very short films directed by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Janusz Kaminski. I’m partial to Michael B. Jordan:
December 11th, 2013
Brussels Sprouts rendered edible with goodies: Sauteed with shallots, toasted chickpeas and pecans and dried cranberries, then drizzled with an apple cider reduction. Continue reading...
December 6th, 2013
A unique spaghetti sauce recipe. The secret ingredients? Jam and cuteness. Continue reading...
December 4th, 2013
Nuts can help keep us alive. Pumpkin-Spiced Granola has nuts. Ergo, Pumpkin-Spiced Granola might help you live longer. You’re welcome. Continue reading...
November 27th, 2013
I hope you find yourself warm and cozy, surrounded by loved ones, sharing good food.
“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” -W Clement Stone
Help those in the Philippines receive emergency food relief here. (WFP-USA)
Peace and… Continue reading...
November 25th, 2013
Hampton Creek Foods’ Incredible, Edible plant-based egg substitutes. No more chickens in battery cages. And raw cookie dough that you can eat by the spoonful with no worries. It’s the future people, and it can look good if we change it up a bit! Continue reading...
November 22nd, 2013
Girls gone math and science, vegetarians and vegans aren’t Thanksgiving-y? And of course, our sad anniversary. Continue reading...
November 20th, 2013
Yes it’s true. I’m sharing a recipe for mashed potatoes. But if you haven’t tried chipotle pepper in your mashed sweet potatoes, you’ll be glad you came across this little post in the blogosphere. Continue reading...
November 18th, 2013
Get yourself a happy face when you make these cookies for someone you love. Continue reading...
November 15th, 2013
Filmmaker Liz Marshall’s documentary, “The Ghosts in Our Machine” follows animal photographer Jo-Anne McArthur as she documents the lives of animals we humans use for food, clothing, research and entertainment. Continue reading...