Bourbon Salmon

I like this recipe a lot.  It’s not overwhelmingly strong or soy-ish like a lot of other recipes, and the mango really brings out the flavors nicely.  To read how to make it, … Continue reading

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VEGAN CHILI


If you want a vegan chili that’s rich, tangy and satisfying, you’ve found the right recipe to try, right here! Continue reading

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Cashew Pineapple Pork

I was just looking back through old photos from my time living in China.   One of the delightful things about living in China was the confluence of other cultures and the exposure to many different types of cuisines.  This, in turn, influenced my own cooking palette.  After having this dish, not only did I make it myself, I decided it was good enough to document by way of photos.  Since a picture is worth 1000 words, I will post the photos and explain how I cooked it.  Because there are no quantities for ingredients and no specific cooking techniques, I suppose this is an intermediate rather than a beginner recipe.  Also, I imagine it goes without saying that this dish can be made vegan by leaving out the pork.

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Vegan Peach Cobbler


Someone recently posted the rhetorical question, “What do vegans even eat?” The answer is, “pretty much anything they want!” Almost any of my favorite recipes can be modified to be vegan. This simple and delicious  peach cobbler is one example of how to modify a recipe.  Continue reading

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Lib’s Fourteen Day Pickles

Lib was my grandmother, and this recipe was handed down to me by her.  You can’t buy pickles like these in a store.

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Fresh Gingered Cranberry Sauce

Thanks to Tracy from North Brookfield Mass for use of this image from Wikimedia Commons!

 

Growing up, I took my mother’s home made cranberry sauce for granted at Thanksgiving.   Pork was always served with cooked apple or pear, and turkey was always served with fresh cranberry sauce.   It wasn’t until we moved to China that I learned that cranberries and Continue reading

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Cross Cultural Jokes

require fluency and familiarity with cultural context in both languages …

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January 29, 2012 · 2:35 am

Does Nonviolent Direct Action Work? Yes.

Nonviolent direct action was employed by Martin Luther King, Jr., to effectuate change in the USA, and modeled on the writings and work of Gandhi in South Africa and India.  These are two examples of successful nonviolent change.  But are there others?  Does nonviolence really work?

The answer is, yes.

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Video “Welcome to China”

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Talking about Responsibility

  This blog entry still holds true! 

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