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Vegan Jerky from Shiitake Mushrooms

Wondering how to make vegan beef jerky? Fear not! This fool-proof recipe relies on shiitake mushrooms for a chewy bite and toothsome texture. NH-hunter-approved, apparently. I still remember my joy at discovering that all Clif bars are vegan. This was in high school, in the early days of my veganhood. I’ll admit, with my hectic…

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How to Make Your Own Garam Masala

Garam masala is the essential Indian spice. It adds a subtle, round, earthy note to any dish. Homemade garam masala really can’t be beat. It’s also super easy—just grab the ingredients, heat them, and grind them to a powder! If you really want to take your curries to the next level, then you really need […]

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How to Prepare Ginger

So ginger is is the same boat as garlic as far as seeming complicated to mince and guilting people into paying way too much at the store for a small jar of minced, preserved, sort of sketchy mush. Did you know that it’s actually super easy to pick up a little gnarled root buddy, take […]

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How to Mince Garlic

Are you guilty of spooning out a few teaspoons of ‘minced garlic’ from a small jar in your fridge door? Never fear, WGV Do It Yourself is here! I’m going to show you how painless (and entertaining) mincing your own garlic can be, and why you should ditch that overpriced jar for a cutting board […]

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