As a lover of cutting stuff up, I thought I'd share with you my readers (that I bet are with me on the cutting love) these tips on using and caring for kitchen knives from the book Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately.
Click on this page from Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately to enlarge and read how to pick the right cutting board. These are great tips on choosing, sharpening, cleaning and storing kitchen knives.
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"Full of wisdom, intelligence, and thoughtfulness, Vegan's Daily Companion is one of those books that inspires you to be a better person with each page you read."—John Robbins, bestselling author of The Food Revolution, Diet for a New America, and The New Good Life
"An unfettered, unabashed daily affirmation of the joy of being vegan. An invitation and a promise, a process and a guide for creating a compassionate world. And some darn good recipes, too!"—Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat
"As a vegan advocate for nearly two decades, I was pleasantly surprised to learn a wealth of brand new and fascinating information in this completely unique book that combines practical tips and insightful wisdom for eating healthfully and living joyfully. Full of stunning photos and interesting facts about animals in history and literature, this is a fantastic resource for vegans as well as for curious, compassionate non-vegans."—Melanie Joy, Ph.D., author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows
Live a joyful, compassionate life, every day of the year with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau's guide, Vegan's Daily Companion!
Mondays: For the Love of Food – A celebration of familiar and not-so-familiar foods to spark enthusiasm for eating healthfully.
Tuesdays: Effective Communication – Techniques and tactics for speaking on behalf of veganism effectively and compassionately.
Wednesdays: Optimum Health for Body, Mind, and Spirit – Care and maintenance for becoming and remaining a joyful vegan.
Thursdays: Animals in the Arts: Literature, Film, Painting – Inspiration across the ages that reflects our consciousness of and relationship to non-human animals.
Fridays: Stories of Hope, Rescue, and Transformation – Heartening stories of people who have become awakened and animals have found sanctuary.
Saturdays + Sundays: Healthful Recipes – Favorite recipes to use as activism and nourishment.
Raised on a typical American diet of meat, dairy, and eggs, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau was moved to change when she read Diet for a New America at 19. No longer able to justify eating animals and their “products,” Colleen began a journey of discovery that continues to this day. For over 11 years, she has guided people to becoming and staying vegan through sold-out cooking classes, award-winning cookbooks, inspiring lectures, and her immensely popular video and audio podcasts. Using her unique blend of passion, humor, and common sense, she empowers and inspires people to live as healthfully and compassionately as possible. Colleen is the award-winning author of several books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, and Color Me Vegan. She writes “The VegGuru” column for VegNews Magazine, contributes to National Public Radio, and has guided thousands of people to becoming vegan through her cooking classes, inspiring lectures, and popular podcast, “Food for Thought.” She lives with her husband and feline boys in the San Francisco Bay area. Visit her website at www.compassionatecooks.com.