Monthly Archives: March 2005

The Da Vinci Code (Part 1)

A coworker asked my opinion of the fanatically best-selling Dan Brown book, The Da Vinci Code. I qualified my negative remarks by stating that I had not read it. “Would you like to?” he asked. I told him that I … Continue reading

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HipHop UpDate

The regular defense of the worst of hip hop is that these images should be accepted because they provide a way for black men at the bottom to become successful. An additional aspect of this defense is that young men … Continue reading

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Penne w/ Broccoli and Creamy Tomato Sauce

This is a creamy one — the kids really liked. Serves 4; Vegan; 30 minutes or fewer The silken tofu gives this sauce a rich, creamy quality, and the olives give it some punch. For the best flavor, use a … Continue reading

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Edamame Fried Rice

Serves 4; Vegan; 30 minutes or fewer Cold precooked rice is best for stir-fried rice dishes, so it’s smart to make a little extra when you’re boiling rice for other meals. Brown rice is used here, but basmati or jasmine … Continue reading

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Hot Spring Vegetable Salad w/ Miso Venaigrette

Serves 6; Vegan; 30 minutes or fewerServe as a side dish with a hearty casserole, or spoon it over rice for an entree. 1 Tbs miso pasta2 Tbs fresh lemen juice1 tsp lemon zest2 Tbs plus 1 tsp olive oil1 … Continue reading

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