Topic: Advice

Yesterday and today, I'm going over my cookbook for the very last time. I'm looking at it line by line to catch bloopers only the chef could catch. Things like 1/8 tsp as a measurement instead of 1/4 tsp. 

In this last review, I've realized this cookbook is the story of my life. It doesn't just share recipes from all the places I've lived and traveled to, it explains how they shaped ...

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My friend (and past inspirational interviewee!) Natala, created a challenge on her blog, Vegan Hope, to spread poverty awareness and show that you can eat well (and vegan!) on the smallest budget. I was moved and inspired by the challenge and decided to participate for a week. I also wanted to see if eating on $21 a week was possible here in NYC where a carton of soymilk costs $4.59.

That's right ---$21 per person (the U.S ...

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Well this certainly has turned into a week of out-of-character posts!

Fans, Friends & Readers,

I'd like to formally apologize for the offensive ads on Happy Herbivore lately. For as long as I've been with Blogher, I've selected preferences and settings that signify to them that I do NOT want ads that publicize meat, dairy, fur, etc.

Despite my clear "vegan-only" preferences, Blogher chooses not to adhere to them. First it was the god-awful KFC "Buckets For ...

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I try to keep personal matters (aside from fun sight-seeing pictures & food!) off of Happy Herbivore because that's not what this site is about. Though now I feel it's time for this out-of-character post. 

A year ago my life changed. I was working as a lawyer in California when I was sexually harassed and fired for complaining about it. It also later came out that my boss had only hired me because he wanted to sleep ...

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This weekend Scott and I moved into a new apartment. In the 6 years we've been together we've lived in 9 (9!) different apartments.... but #10 is the best yet because it has a huge yard and garden! 

Now, I know what you're thinking... "but don't you live in Manhattan?" Yes, I do. Manhattan is not quite as on top of itself as it appears. In between buildings you'll find lovely outdoor gardens. Of ...

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