June 2015
June 29, 2015

The Squawker

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The Squawker was the signature cocktail we created for the Our Hen House pride party fundraiser we hosted. The name was inspired by the tagline at the end of the introduction to the Our Hen House podcast, “let’s get squawking.” It is the perfect refresher for a hot summer day and can be made with and without alcohol.

Today, The Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, effectively making marriage equality the law of the land. As someone who came out in the early 1990’s, the reality of today’s ruling was something I always hoped for, but never allowed myself to expect. It’s been quite a struggle for us to gain this equal right. Because of the litany of so-called “Defense of Marriage” Amendments to various states’ Constitutions, it often seemed more likely than not, that marriage equality would exist for some, but not all Americans. Nine years ago, marriage equality was not available to Michael and me in New York. We had to travel to Canada to be legally married. While we are forever grateful to our progressive neighbor to the north for affording us this right, it still stings that we had to leave our home, our country, to secure this basic

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Our vegan Spanakopita Pinwheels, filled with spinach and tofu feta, bring the great taste of everyone’s favorite Greek treat to your plate.

We’ve been in Jerusalem, Israel on vacation this week and have been taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful, complex and culturally diverse city. One of the main attractions in this town is Machane Yehuda- The open air market or “Shuk”. There are so many delights for vegans to enjoy here.  We decided to take you on a tour and show just a few of them.  We hope you enjoy the video, below.

    Hey everybody. I have a really exciting announcement to make and I hope you’ll watch through to the end:     If you can’t click the link within the video, please feel free to click here to donate to Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary to help them raise the necessary funds for them to grow into their new space and be able to rescue more animals. Thank you!  

June 3, 2015

Sorta Feta Tofu

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While not a exact copy of feta, our Sorta Feta Tofu is reminiscent of the much loved greek cheese. It is great in salads or on an antipasto plate.