Archive for January, 2012

Jan 28 2012

Recipe: Quick Vegetable Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Published by under Food,Recipes

This is what I threw together for last night’s dinner and I think it turned out really well. Sort of a Thai curry for wusses. Recipes like this are proof that “vegan” and “healthy” don’t always have to overlap. Stir-fry: 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp sesame oil 1 package cubed super firm tofu, drained, […]

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Jan 08 2012

Recipe: Vegan “Chicken” Noodle Soup

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Kara felt like chicken noodle soup, so I gave it a try. I think this turned out pretty darn well. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp vegan margarine (or butter) 1 large onion, diced 4 small celery stalks, chopped 3 medium carrots, chopped 8 cups water 2 tbsp Better Than Bouillon imitation chicken […]

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Jan 08 2012

End of the Line?

Published by under Politics,Rants,Sad

Readers of this blog may not be aware that 4d2.org is not just where I post my crappy personal screeds; it’s also a hosting provider. Last month I posted the message below on our front page, and I’d like to repost it here as the US Congress prepares to resume its legislative session for the […]

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Jan 07 2012

The Saint Louis Symphony

Published by under Music,Outings

Michael and I have been in the general area of Saint Louis for over a year now. We’ve seen and done some really cool stuff, here. When we first moved, I worried a lot. Would I be able to see concerts? Would I be able to go see indie movies? The truth is, Saint Louis […]

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Jan 05 2012

The Decay of the Nuclear Family

Published by under Personal,Philosophy

I’ve written about 25 blog entries over the past several years that I’ve never published because I didn’t think they were good enough. So, for New Year’s, I’m cleaning them up and clearing out my backlog of drafts. Roger Ebert, who for some reason has one of the smartest and most consistently readable blogs on […]

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