REAL American Barbecue

In the spirit of the cooking shows Hartglass & De Mattei grew up watching on public television— with a little bit of ‘Lucy & Ricky’, and the silent movies added…

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  Part I: Caryn Hartglass. Sea Shepherd, Sea Slaves Caryn reviews the New York Times series called The Outlaw Ocean, specifically the last 2 articles: “‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock and A Renegade Trawler”, “A…

Summer BBQ!

Strawberry Shortcake With Cashew Cream


Just in time for Labor Day or any day, the second installment of the Swingin’ Gourmets video food show series finds our two culinary cut-ups, Caryn Hartglass & Gary De Mattei, making the perfect plant-based dessert: strawberry shortcake with sweet…


What Vegans Eat – Day 174


Breakfast: This was more fruit salad that cereal with strawberries, blueberries, apples. flax seeds, rolled oats and soy milk and a glass of chilled Thyme Tea. If you are not eating this way, you are really missing out on life!…

What Vegans Eat – Day 173


Breakfast: I had not slept well and I was sluggish when I got up. I didn’t want to prepare anything so I finished up the last of the Many Vegetable Stir Fry, served cold with chilled Jasmine Green Tea.  …


Thyme Tea


When I lived in the south of France in the early ’90s, I was often served thyme tea in the homes of my friends. Fresh thyme grows wild there in the fields and forests. I loved going for walks there…

Popeye’s Sweet Sensation


On a hot summer night, here’s a sweet treat to have for a light dinner. 1 cup frozen spinach 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup unsweetened soy milk 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 4 ice cubes In a high powered blender,…