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Switching To Non-Dairy Milks

By mahir | March 23, 2011

Vegetarian Column By Marcus Samuelsson

For the lactose-intolerant or vegan, non-dairy milks have long been the go-to additive to coffee or cooking. If you’re curious about switching from cow’s milk to a non-dairy milk, the options can be daunting. Read More

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Chocolate Grows on Trees – Hot Coconut Chocolate Recipe – Meatless Monday with Katie Cizewski

By mahir | November 8, 2010

chocolate dessert

Who says that money doesn’t grow on trees?  Well, it doesn’t today.  But it used to.  Many centuries ago the beans from the pods of cacao trees were used as currency by the Aztecs.  According to historians, a turkey cost one hundred cacao beans but an avocado only cost three.  That being the case, you were sure to find at least one cacao tree in the backyard of every Aztec home.

Today, cacao beans are put through an arduous, multi-step process to create cocoa liquor which is Read More

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Texturally Speaking – Food Thoughts with Sheryl Estrada

By mahir | November 4, 2010

The taste buds of the tongue allow you to experience flavor. But the sensations caused by the texture of certain food and beverages on the tongue might stand in the way of the experience.

I like to try new food and beverages all the time, especially if they are healthy. So, I learned to get over certain textures that my tongue would often disagree with.

Here are a few of which I’ve managed to jump the hurdle.

Bubble tea.

I first tried the beverage invented in Taiwan Read More

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