Grocery lists are important. People who don’t write grocery lists run the risk of thinking “what was that spice I needed? Was it turmeric? Yeah, that sounds right” every week. They may also wind up with eight or nine pounds of brown rice, despite not much enjoying brown rice. Know what I don’t have? Tarragon. […]
“What I don’t understand,” she said, “is those people who don’t wash produce before they eat it. What, they haven’t heard of pesticides? Waxes? Isn’t that disgusting?” “That would be me,” I said. “I almost never wash fruits and stuff. I should care, but can’t be bothered.” It’s true. I consistently wash grapes (because they’re […]
Am I more surprised that the local grocery store has a New Age section… … or that there’s nothing even faintly New Age in that whole aisle? Though honestly, what constitutes a New Age food? Albertsons, you’re such a tease.
http://jauntydame.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=4331&action=edit (Quick, name that veg!) 1. Double Soy Ginger Tofu After tearing this recipe out of O Magazine and carting it around for five years, I finally gave it a whirl; delicious. Two suggestions: A) Cut the tofu into small triangles instead of slabs; triangles somehow look more appetizing than rectangles, and smaller pieces create […]
Now that The Holiday Season is dancing its merry jig upon hearts and budgets everywhere, you may be eager to invest in festive, non-dairy beverages. Fine, fine, you’re too sophisticated to even notice the novelty beverages at your local co-op or upscale HippieMart. But I shelled out, so learn from my tastebuds. RICE DREAM RICE […]
World, today marks the end of my official Month o’ Vegan Eating. During the month of September, no meat, dairy, or eggs passed my lips… to my knowledge. I did lots of squinting at ingredient labels, just to be safe. Truthfully, my month of eating like a vegan was easier than feared. I cooked more […]
Yesterday, I left Victoria a comment mentioning (boasting?) that I was on Day 6 of my month of vegan eating with nary a slip-up, hiccup, or setback. Within moments, a mysterious box appeared on my doorstep. A care package from my mother! What could it possibly contain? The dress and slip I’d forgotten at her […]
Friends, it has been far too long since my last self-imposed challenge. I aced Fancy Underwear Week and [nearly] trounced a whole month of Body Hair Laissez Faire— but those were 6-7 months ago. Time is a’wastin! NEW GOAL: 30 Days of Vegan Eating Oh look, it’s a brand new 30 day month! August however, […]