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Dear Lord in Heaven, today I am thankful for PPK's chickpea cutlets.
Maybe that sounds corny, but it's true.
First of all, it's my first recipe out of my recently acquired copy of Veganomicon. I made my first batch tonight! I have been living under a rock all this time. These are Ah-mazing. Lucky you, if you don't have the book, you can get the recipe from the Post Punk Kitchen website.
Second, I spent this weekend alone doing homework and some house projects. Hubby was away on business. I started reading the book "Why we love dogs, eat pigs, and wear cows" by Melanie Joy. Wow. Probably not a good time to get into something depressing. I am saddened by the book but also glad that I'm reading it because I'm even more convicted to my dietary choices. Truthfully, I'm really bothered by the fact that I went on so many years eating naively. Not that there's anything I can do about that now, though. I can only move forward and try to let others know in a kind way what is happening.
With Thanksgiving coming up and all the focus being put on the poor turkeys, I am glad that I have a delicious alternative. One that is certainly better than any piece of turkey I've had in the past. I know these already have a lot of rave reviews, but they're true. I'm adding to the cutlet movement - these are going to be a regular for my home!