Kitchen Tools for Vegans Who Love to Cook!

We came up with the idea of writing about kitchen tools for vegans when I realized that preparing healthy, tasty vegan meals requires a set of tools that not everybody has in a typical kitchen. As you start preparing more whole-food, plant-based (and sometimes even raw!) meals, you’ll see how these tools are not gadgets but really helpful companions on your vegan journey.

The Best BBQ Sauce Comes from Trader Joe's — Shopping

I'm from North Carolina, where BBQ is serious business. The state is damn near split in half by an imaginary line of demarcation: one that determines whether you eat your pulled pork or chopped plates Lexington-style, or you eat them the wrong way. (FIGHT ME!) But whether you prefer a tomato-based sauce or — sigh — that vinegary mess from the East, both sides seem to be in agreement that we don't need the thick, syrupy sauces that blanket the pork, brisket, and ribs that are served in other parts of the country.

At least that's what I thought.

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I'm from North Carolina, where BBQ is serious business. The state is damn near split in half by an imaginary line of demarcation: one that determines whether you eat your pulled pork or chopped plates Lexington-style, or you eat them the wrong way. (FIGHT ME!) But whether you prefer a tomato-based sauce or — sigh — that vinegary mess from the East, both sides seem to be in agreement that we don't need the thick, syrupy sauces that blanket the pork, brisket, and ribs that are served in other parts of the country.

At least that's what I thought.

READ MORE »


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