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Peace Writers: A Peace Journalist’s Blog

On September 5, 2010, in Creative Arts, by eCoylogy
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“While most media concerns itself with stories of power and privilege, Peace Writers is a small effort to rewrite news and current events by focusing on grassroots attempts to bring peace and justice to the world. It fits under the umbrella of an emerging field known as “peace journalism.” From Transcend Media Service: TRANSCEND International […]

Amira Kheir: Sudanese/Italian Jazz

On September 5, 2010, in Creative Arts, by eCoylogy
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Sudanese-Italian singer/songwriter Amira Kheir is creating a sound that is inspired by traditional Sudanese singing and instrumentation, and blended with elements of Jazz, Soul, East and West African as well as Middle Eastern music. The result is a unique amalgamation of arrangements that give tasters of Sudan’s rich musical and cultural heritage whilst being reflective […]

Recipe: Spinach Frittata

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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From Appeteasers Catering: Make breakfast for the entire week in 1 hour! This frittata recipe is easy, healthy, and entirely gluten-free. Melt 1 tbsp. of butter in a fairly deep ovenproof fry pan and sauté the following ingredients for 5-7 minutes until soft. ¼ cup yellow onion, diced 1 ½ cups mushrooms, chopped Pinch of […]

A Variety of Ways To Eat Quinoa

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by Devin
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For those of you who haven’t heard of quinoa, I suggest you check it out. It’s a grain from South America, and can be used as a replacement for rice, pasta, couscous etc. It’s pretty high in protein, and has all of the essential amino acids. It’s also gluten free. I’ve been eating it for […]

Flavorful Mediterranean Tarts

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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From Appeteasers Catering: This recipe is great if you already have to be in the kitchen preparing other dishes and can therefore keep an eye on the onions as they slowly caramelize. If not, then feel free to skip the onions, it will still taste great without them! Normally I’m against purchasing pre-made frozen pastry, […]

Sweet Teasers Dessert Menu

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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It has recently occurred to me that there are other like-stomached souls out there whose idea of a perfect event ends with a smorgasbord of treats, small enough that you can actually try all of them! Alas, Appeteasers Catering would like to introduce Sweet Teasers, a service that will provide a unique touch to any event with a beautiful display of tempting two-bite treats along with fun and interactive dessert stations.

Appeteasers Catering

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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A Phoenix based catering company A sneak peak at the menu: Baked Scallops – wrapped in prosciutto with balsamic reduction glaze Broiled Dates – stuffed with goats cheese & wrapped in prosciutto Brie Melt – with dried cherries and chopped walnuts Salmon ‘Pops’ – Grissini bread sticks with caper lemon cream cheese & smoked salmon […]

7 Painless Ways To Be An Almost Vegetarian

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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The article details 7 “painless” steps that carnivores can take to reduce their meat consumption. Not only does a reduction in meat provide healthy benefits, but will also help prevent further climate change. In order to properly raise cattle, trees are cut down to provide land for the cattle to graze, then the cows themselves […]

TED Video: One Seed At A Time, Protecting The Future of Food

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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This is a TED talk given by Cary Fowler that stresses the importance of preserving the biodiversity of the world’s agriculture.  Fowler points out that biodiversity is key to life. Our environment is constantly changing and biodiversity is vital for organisms to adapt to new living environments.  Rice, beans, corn, etc. are no different. With […]

Recipe: Vegetarian Pad Thai

On September 5, 2010, in Gastronomy, by eCoylogy
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8 oz. rice noodles (can find Pad Thai rice noodles at Whole Foods) 1 lb. tofu 3 T “crunchy” natural peanut butter 1/3 cup sugar or sweetner of your choice 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes 2 cups bean sprouts 1 small bunch green onions, chopped, including greens […]