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Peanut Butter! Fried Rice

So in a previous post I told a story about how I hated fried rice, but how one magical ingredient changed all that, and now fried rice and I can set aside our differences and live in harmony. Well, there … Continue reading

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Quick Conjurations- Green Drink

Let me tell you about one of my favorite secret ingredients for potions and spells: fiber! Not incredibly glamorous, but it makes all the difference! Opting for snacks and light meals that are high in fiber help keep me full … Continue reading

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Un-chiladas!

Un-chiladas! I’ve talked before about substitution, re-invention, and conjuration, and we’ve picked up a bit of alchemy along the way. Today’s recipe, though, is a different breed of magic. We’re working with fusion. I love black beans and salsa. Any … Continue reading

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Baked Fried Rice

This statement may be controversial, but I hate fried rice. I’m sure in part it’s because my stomach is sensitive to grease and onions, but fried rice also has an unappealing, burnt greasy taste, even when done “well”. When I … Continue reading

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Chickpea (not tuna) Salad

Sometimes, plant magic is as easy as simple substitution- swapping out a protein in an old favorite recipe, or changing to a vegan version of a condiment. Sometimes, though, the spell at hand requires some reinvention. Take a staple like … Continue reading

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Wonton Apple Pies

There are not a lot of spells to make something smaller. Bigger, frequently makes more sense- if you’ve got a faithful dog, and you’re trying to intimidate someone, it makes much more sense to make the dog larger than to … Continue reading

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Savory Oats

Laziness is the mother of invention- that’s what my old spellcrafting instructor used to say. I’m a fairly adept conjurer of dinners, and my breakfast spellcraft is the envy of most of the guild. Making many things in between, though, … Continue reading

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Invisibility/ Obfuscation (Sloppy Joe Lentils)

People generally think of plant magic as subtractive. You take meat out of things, and then make due. Like most common conceptions, this one doesn’t hold up under close scrutiny. The first rule of plant magic I learned was “add more vegetables”, which, in many cases, is easier than it sounds. I took to it with gusto… Continue reading

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Veggie Kung Pao

Veggie kung pao is as easy as a handful of ingredients. Add vegan rangoons for a whole, delicious meal! Continue reading

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