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Pickled Refrigerator Beets

More from the Community Garden Recipe Challenge. Get ready for a bunch of recipes inspired by what I literally dig up at the community garden.  This very tasty light way of making beets was inspired by one found on Simply Recipes, but customized (as all recipes are, to a degree) for what I had on hand. The proportion is more important than the ingredients – it doesn’t really matter if you use white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, rice vinegar or malt vinegar. Same thing with the…

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Heil Seitan!

If watching someone sacrifice garlic on a pentagram “altar” (it’s a granite cutting board, but go with the fantasy), use casual profanity, or periodically yell “Heil Seitan!” offends you, then this is definitely not the show (or the post) for you. If it makes you laugh or want to make Pad Thai, then the Vegan Black Metal Chef [VBMC] is your guy.

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Larry and Laban created a cooking show like no other - for Po' Folks.

“Cookin’ Cheap” Revisited

In 1981, an entirely new kind of cooking show burst onto the scene. Hosted by Larry Bly and Earl “Laban” Johnson, Jr., “Cookin’ Cheap” destroyed the elitist paradigm of all cooking shows that preceded it and most that came after it. Po’ Folks, remember that this was 1981. There was no Food Network with 24-7 coverage of cupcake wars and food truck makeovers and people eating insects. Larry and Laban are a couple of unlikely Southern boys from Roanoke, Virginia who take cooking to unprecedented…

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