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Hi. Someone asked for this recipe to be posted and I had lost it in my computer crash, so here’s the tofu turkey recipe–from my head. But it’s really easy and do-able. TRY IT. Tofu Turkey with Mushroom Gravy Equipment: Handheld blender or food processor A medium-sized colander Cheesecloth A baking sheet A pastry brush

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Dear Blog Reader, So I’m realizing that you’re really out there. Yikes. And we have a … uh …relationship going. Double yikes. So, lucky for you I DRANK COFFEE TODAY!!! Woooooo hooooooo!!!! Yeeeeeeeee haaaaaaaawwww!!! … I wrote a story about it for my book, which never made the cut, but not because it didn’t TOTALLY

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filed under My Life, Spiritual Stuff


Nov 08

Crazy New Vid

Ingredients:

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Pardon the oxymoron, but I have been meditating like a maniac of late. Back in 1996, I went to Texas to take a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat, where we meditated 10 hours a day (not in a row) for ten days (yes, in a row). It was a silent retreat, and–now that I reflect upon

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If you can’t tell, I’m WAY into posting visual stuff these days. So here are some photos of the pressed salad, when it was only just bits and pieces: The Nappa cabbage: the red onion… the radish (God, red is such a great color!!) Throw it all in a bowl and grate a little carrot

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Oct 29

Humility

Well, well, well… I have been teaching cooking classes here in Toronto, and I guess what irks me the most is just how much I DON’T know about all this stuff I profess to know. Last night, I had a new assistant, a really lovely young woman made of impossibly long limbs and extra-healthy skin

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filed under Living Your Dream


Okay, I’m blogging again. I have to admit that I used the “my blog vanished into cyberspace” episode as an excuse to take a little breaky-poo from the posting. I was doing really well, keeping myself to an every-Wednesday schedule, and then it all just broke down. I’m not even sure I want to re-post

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filed under My Life


Dear Website Cruiser, My blog got hacked, or died, or just needed some time alone, and it all went ‘poof’–disappeared! FUUUUUUUUUUDGE! My behind-the-scenes heroes are working on it, and we will try to restore it all. Please come back soon. Chew well, Jessica

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April 23, 2007 I can’t even keep malt-sweetened, non-dairy chocolate chips in the house. I bought some last week to make strawberries dipped in chocolate (for a date), but after all 6 of the possibly-edible berries were plucked form the box (yes, it’s April, but THEY’RE FROM CALIFORNIA!!) and dipped in chocolate ganache*, I had

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April 18th, 2007. So, I’ve been thinking… I want to make this forum helpful to people, so I am considering it my homework, from now on, to cook interesting things on a regular basis and report them to you. That way, I can pass on the cooking inspiration and WE CAN SAVE THE WORLD. Speaking

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filed under Spiritual Stuff