Yesterday I very much enjoyed the Vegan Black Metal Chef’s cooking demo at Albany Veg Fest. I had a front row center seat for all the action, of which there was plenty. He made three dishes in an hour. First up was aloo palak (Indian potatoes and spinach). This involved sautéing onions, adding spinach, tomatoes, the precooked potatoes and a packet of spice from the Indian grocery. After it cooked down, it all went into the blender, then back into the pan to warm and it was done. You can watch it here.
Seitan was browned in a pan and then Franks Red Hot and Earth Balance margarine were added. The ranch was blue cap Vegaise mayo, dill, parsley, white vinegar and a couple of other things I’ve forgotten. The celery was chopped into sticks all at once from the full bunch using his sacrificial blade. Hail seitan!
It was so very epic, and he was really sweet to boot. And very metal.
Not metal? The rake I bought on October 30 lost three tines when coming into contact with a tree stump. It was plastic, it was cold out and trees are hard, but what is not foreseeable about the two meeting in these conditions. Lowe’s took it back without blinking and I bought another style. We’ll see. Single use tools are so not metal. Shame on you True Temper.
I brought in my five metal (two steel and three alu) snow shovels so I can wax them all tonight. Supposed to snow Monday. Have you waxed your shovels?
Take care friends!