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American Vegetarianism Has a Religious Past | Smart News | Smithsonian

… people’s health and morals were being eroded by sexual desire brought on by fatty, flavorful, meat-based meals. To fight what he saw as the decaying morals of American society, Graham devised a diet of appropriately bland food to get to the core of the problem, Adee Braun writes for The Atlantic. The core of his diet? The eponymous cracker, which Graham designed as a meat substitute for his followers, the Grahamites. The original Graham cracker was nothing like the sweet, …

What Meat Eaters Get Wrong About Vegetarians | TIME

By David Wolpe | July 6, 2015 We’re not all self-righteous I was 20 years old and working on a political campaign when I first visited a slaughterhouse. There I saw dead chickens swinging like pale acrobats on a conveyor belt suspended over a vat, and I met a man who called himself, with only a hint of irony, a “goop scooper.” I walked out with the vague idea that I might become a vegetarian one day. Years later, I stopped eating meat and chicken. On rare occasions, I still have fish, …

Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time – Books – – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

… took us into the rare book room to show us some treasures,” related group member Barbara Mazur of Brooklyn recently. There were quite a number of interesting manuscripts there, but Mazur said she was captivated by an old cookbook, drawn to it by the stunning illustrations. She rushed to call Wendy Waxman, the daughter of a good friend of hers. “You have got to come see this book,” she told her. When Waxman arrived she, too, was enchanted. “I saw this amazing book there. I couldn’t …

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com

… previous leap forward came when I opened Jason Wyrick’s book “Vegan Tacos” and saw his technique for griddle-searing chunks of zucchini, a technique that gets them barely tender but not mushy, making them perfect to fold into soft corn tortillas, along with wilted Swiss chard. So suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised when the recipe that attracted me the most when I looked through the new book “Living the Farm Sanctuary Life” was another one of Wyrick’s. He’s not the author; …

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

… Still conscious, they’re hung and shackled upside down, at times breaking wings or legs. They go through an electrified “stun” bath, but some scientists say the shock might not render them unconscious. A saw slits their throats at a clip of about two birds per second. And when things go wrong — a bird raises its head above the stun bath or jerks and evades the saw — they could end up scalded alive in a vat. An undercover investigator’s video released this month by Mercy for Animals, …

On-again relationship with plant-eating feels good after dabbling with meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… store in her hometown of Grand Union, New Jersey. “He said, ‘If everyone went vegetarian like you, I’d be out of a job,’ ” Owens, now 40, recently recalled. Fast-forward to January 2014 and Owen, the mother of a now 5-year-old daughter, was looking at Facebook one day, where she saw a video posted by a friend. It showed the routine dairy farm procedure of a newborn calf being taken from its mother. “The mother cow chased after her baby and cried for her baby,” Owens said, her voice …

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

… Randall Williams’s new cookbook, looking for ideas, and I saw the most beautiful soup, made of sweet potatoes, kale and black-eyed peas. But the sweet potatoes weren’t in big chunks, like the carrots. They had been pureed with a lot of water, making a beautiful orange backdrop for the chunky soup. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight …

This Collection Of The World’s Greatest Customer Feedback Will Be The Funniest Thing You Read Today

… Christmas morning and you’re sat their with your final present to open. It’s a big one, and you know what it is. It’s that Goodmans stereo you picked out the catalogue and wrote to Santa about.Only you open the present and it’s not in there. It’s your hamster Richard. It’s your hamster in the box and it’s not breathing. That’s how I felt when I peeled back the foil and saw this!” via This Collection Of The World’s Greatest Customer Feedback Will Be The Funniest Thing …

Talking to kids about vegetarianism – IOL Lifestyle | IOL.co.za

Washington – My husband and 10-year-old son went fishing this summer, and upon their return my son bounded in with enough fish to feed our extended family of 14, and then some. While beaming, he declared that although he enjoyed catching fish, he absolutely would not eat the ones he’d just caught. He explained that he would happily eat a fish bought from the store, but not one he saw swimming in the ocean hours before it hits the plate. I’ve got to love the boy and his …

National Vegetarian Week: 7 vegetarian recipes for a spicy Mexican feast

… fortunately when I joined Las Iguanas many years ago the team saw it as an opportunity to tap in to some insider knowledge. “Over the past few years we have worked really hard to develop more and more tasty veggie and vegan dishes.” So try these tasty veggie dishes as National Vegetarian Week begins on May 19 from the classic champinones with thick-sliced mushrooms in a creamy smoked chilli sauce, to the sultry, earthy Brazilian Beets cocktail which combines cachaça with lemon, beetroot …

Go green for National Vegetarian Week – May 19th to 25th

… expect the restaurant industry to be particularly welcoming of a veggie in their midst, but fortunately when I joined Las Iguanas many years ago the team saw it as an opportunity to tap into some insider knowledge. “Over the past few years we have worked really hard to develop more and more tasty veggie and vegan dishes and I think they are far more exciting and varied than the choice I have when I eat out elsewhere. “From Brazilian moqueca and fab fajitas to our awesome beet and bean …

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