FAT. at least theyre honest..

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Time cover: ‘The Real Cost of Cheap Food … Why the American food system is bad for our bodies, our economy and the environment,’ by Bryan Walsh: ‘The crop is heavily fertilized-both with chemicals like nitrogen and with subsidies from Washington. Over the past decade, the Federal Government has poured more than $50 billion into the corn industry, keeping prices for the crop-at least until corn ethanol skewed the market-artificially low. That’s why McDonald’s can sell you a Big Mac, fries and a Coke for around $5-a bargain, given that the meal contains nearly 1,200 calories, more than half the daily recommended requirement for adults. … [F]ruits and vegetables don’t receive the same price supports as grains. A study in … Read More

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Frosting Hell

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Why do I title this as such…because of the difficulty in finding something worth a taste and up to my standards of health. The French say tres difficile; i say pain in my ass, essentially! The whole purpose of my dessert biz is to find the healthiest option yet still taste exceptional. When making a vegan frosting, one can use powdered sugar. When making a vegan frosting diabetic friendly, and soy free, and partially-hydrogenated free…things become more mad-scientist. (tofutti cream cheese has partially-hydro oil, aside from being soy-based, which Im allergic to) So, Im offering up a couple choice options for whichever cakes you deem this “white” or “vanilla” or “cream cheese” frosting applicable. My personal pref is the Raw … Read More

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Favorite Poem Submission : Monja Blanca

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The wild White Nun, rarest and loveliest of all her kind, takes form in the green shade deep in the forest. Streams of filtered light are tapped, distilled, and lavishly expressed as petals. Her sweet hunger is displayed by the labellum, set for the bees in flight to land on. In her well, the viscin gleams; mesmeric nectar, sticky stuff of dreams. This orchid’s sexual commerce is confined to flowers of her own class, and nothing less. And yet for humans she sends so sublime a sensual signal that it melts the mind. The hunters brave a poisoned wilderness to capture just a few blooms at a time, and even they, least sensitive of men, will stand to look, and … Read More

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Ballad. the somewhat-man

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Oh why do you torture me so with your words So I write prose to read meaning in between lines and sing songs, to hear love in the notes I glimpse your true colors when you sleep since you come out in the dark of the night But you still wake like us all So all I can see is your light

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Sweet Coupling

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I say take whatever you bake and make it a hell of a lot better with ice cream. If anything ever doesnt turn out well, it still has potential; either freeze it and use it later as a crumb base for pies or sprinkle into ice cream. Summer may high-light fruits and fruit pies, but right now Im thinking brownies a’la mode. French style ice cream is a darker yellow-base because of the eggs; better known as custard. American (Philadelphia style) is ivory white because it is cream based. Gelato is mainly milk fat verses butterfat. Vegans obviously dont get the egg custard or the heavy butterfat version, but going for a similar consistency or mouth feel is a great … Read More

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