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AFC GUIDES TOFU

Tofu Cloth Instructions

TOFU CLOTH INSTRUCTIONS ClipBoard: After a few years, my tofu cloth made from a polyester curtain sprang some holes. Since I didn’t have any spare curtain fabric, I used instead one of Steve’s old white cotton T-shirts. It work just as fine. For many recipes you’ll want to squeeze the liquid out of the block […]

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CHEF'S HELPER HERBS & SPICES

TASTE THE BLOOD

SMOKED PAPRIKA is the key ingredient added to animal-free recipes tasting of blood. Other additives that enhance the smoked paprika thus the blood taste are garlic powder, dry mustard, turmeric and sea salt. ~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight AFC BLOOD RED ITALIAN SAUSAGE BURGER©

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AFC GUIDES

Replicating Recipes

REPLICATING RECIPES It seems that some recipes, no matter how you prepare them, turn out perfectly every time. Other recipes, no mater how precisely you follow the instructions, turn out differently every time. The reason for this is that some recipes are more susceptible to variations (no matter how slight) than others. If you experience […]

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AFC GUIDES

DUMBING DOWN RECIPES

DUMBING DOWN RECIPES I don’t dumb down recipes. Everybody does it in order to make the recipe sound as simple as possible. If I did it, I’d be defeating the purpose of teaching you the correct way, or at least the way I did it. Dumbing down a recipe leaves too much open for interpretation […]

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WALK THE TALK

What Veggie Means Here

When I use the word “veggie” in my recipes or writing I’m referring to animal-free/plant-based. Veggie means vegetable. I am not referring to vegetarian, which usually means containing eggs and/or dairy. Eggs and/or dairy are not plants, so go figure on how the world now accepts eggs and dairy as plants.  

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

CHINA CAFE

EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE CHINA CAFE Cleveland, Ohio

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

Restaurant Review Criteria

Pictures is how I do the review. Pictures of the food I order, eat and like. If I don’t like it, I don’t post it. Animal-Free is the primary non-negotiable criterion. Service is not what I review. If a restaurant is so dirty that I can’t stand the smell of it, I’ll walk out as […]

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

WALL OF FRIENDLY FACES

Northeast Ohio…and elsewhere.  

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GROCERY STORES

HEINEN’S GROCERY STORE

Lots of vegan options in this beautiful store with beautiful people!

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

EQUAL EXCHANGE ESPRESSO BAR

EQUAL EXCHANGE ESPRESSO BAR  EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

THE MAIN SQUEEZE

THE MAIN SQUEEZE EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

RENAISSANCE HOTEL

RENAISSANCE HOTEL EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

TO ANIMAL CHEFS re: MENU PLANNING FOR VEGANS

Since there’s a lot of negativity directed at people who don’t eat animals, it’s in the interest of the animal chefs, who have to design restaurant menus that include animal-free (vegan) options for these folks, to grasp the reasons behind their commitment. Viewing this well-made and respected documentary (Earthlings) helps the animal chef understand the decision […]