Veganism, Freezing, Cooking with Kids, Food Waste and More:Friday Review #34

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Here’s a review of posts you may have missed over the last few weeks:

Yesterday’s post, Should Vegetarians Warn Dinner Hosts in Advance?, drew out some hosting horror stories in the comments.

I help reader Hadassah plan her party, with Ten Things You Should Know about Freezing for a Crowd.

I review a book by one of my favorite bloggers, Jonathan Bloom: Book Review: An American Wasteland.

I did a little research and learned the Six Questions to Ask When Buying a Kitchen Knife.

Blogger Tasha of Voracious Eats decides to eat meat in Dangers of a Vegan Diet. Reader Rena wrote a Vegan Response to Dangers of a Vegan Diet.

I helped Deena with Leftover Challenge: Gazpacho.

And I started a series on cooking with kids. Here’s the first entry: 9 Great Reasons to Cook with Your Kids.


I’ve enjoyed the last few interviews. Thanks to everyone who participated:

Interview with Kris of Cheap Healthy Good

Interview with Sarah Melamed of Foodbridge

Cooking Outside the Box: Interview with Yosefa

Interview with Hadassah Levy


Ruth’s Roast Vegetable Soup

Microwave Poached Pears in Red Wine

Scones by Suzie Fishbein

Linda’s Microwave Fish Fillets

Pomegranate-Quince Relish

Leftover Lentil Soup


For the first time I’ve posted videos of different kitchen tasks:

How to Cut a Pomegranate

Video: Opening a Ripe Avocado

Video: Braid a Challah with Two Strands

Have a wonderful weekend!

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