A Fair Showing
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This is a blog written by a woman who is passionate about vegan food and even more passionate about eating it. Here you will find a collection of my family's favorite recipes . . . and some they can't stand.
Step away from stress and start cooking.This is probably the main reason I love cooking so much - I am stepping away from the stresses of the day and stepping into a world filled with smells and sounds that have the ability to transport me to a much better place. To handle the soft and tender dough that will soon be bread . . .In the kitchen, I can create. In the kitchen, no one can tell me what to do. In the kitchen, I can pretend like I know what I'm doing even when I don't and no one cares. In the kitchen, I can experiment and everyone wants to be a part of the trials. The kitchen is my escape from the outside world, the world that only wants one hundred and ten percent and gets upset when you are unable to provide it. When people come over, this is where we spend our time. Friends and family watch me cook and help me cook and then reap the rewards. The kitchen is where I make fabulous artisan breads the most awesome black bean burgers, bodacious cheeze sauces, fantastic flatbreads that are the vehicle for delectable bean spreads
Some fear the kitchen; others find it a stressful place. And for some generations, Alton Brown said, it represents a duty.
"We've made an idol of the food," Alton Brown said. "And we have fixated on the object of the food, not the cooking of the food."
So put down your cell phone. Move away from your laptop. And cook.for dinner: Pad Thai from Clean Food