Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Vegan MoFo Days 19-21: ATEN'T DEAD YET

... but almost. Sheesh. Remember back when I proposed to make my MoFo about quick and lazy foods, I said that my academic life was probably going to swallow me whole and make me eat nothing but crap? Well, it's happened. I don't know quite where the tipping point was. For once, it wasn't the dishes! The dishes haven't been that bad! The table really hasn't been awful either... I've got some piles of stuff but I've been rotating them around and finding space when I need to.

But I've just been like soul-crushingly busy. Consider today. I got up at way too early o'clock. It was either 7 a.m. or 8 a.m. but as both of those are times that make no sense to my brain now that I'm in grad school, I don't know which it was. I did homework for a couple of hours before going to class from 10-2. Then I had a quick lunch with the dude and came home and wrote a paper. That took me until, uh, fifteen minutes ago. It's 8:40something now.

When I say I worked on a paper that whole time, I really did. I didn't go to the bathroom or check my email or read the PPK or anything. I didn't even realize that the UPS guy didn't bring me my big package of TEESE!

SIDEQUEST: Someone on the PPK posted about the cheddar flavor of Teese and then someone else started talking about it being on Vegan Essentials and it was all downhill from there. I ended up placing a huge order for various vegan cheezes through VE-- both types of Teese and some Sheese and even a little Cheezly. I've never had any of them!

Personally, I think the Follow Your Heart cheezes are okay in certain situations. For instance, a LITTLE bit of FYH mozarella grated up and put on pizza is just swell. (I always have to broil it to get it to melt, though.) Pizza places that pile on the FYH and then melt it with some sort of blow torch or something so that it's a huge goopy mess make me want to cry.

I've heard that Teese blows the non-wool socks off of FYH, so I'm pretty excited. And the Sheesh and the Cheezly... I don't know, it just kind of happened. When I get them (tomorrow?) I am going to design some sort of CHEEZE OFF to determine which I like the most. Hopefully I will like one of them. Otherwise, I just bought a lot of vegan cheeze for nothin'.

Anyway, back to business: I'm not giving up on MoFo, but there's no saying what I'll actually cover from here on out if my life continues on like this.

I DO have some great caramel pictures to post, but need to resize and upload them first and you know how that is. Maybe tomorrow. Maybe.

In conclusion, here are a few things I ate this week: a vegan breakfast burrito which I promptly got ill after (oh yeah, that's why I wasn't here yesterday-- sick again), another salad (?!), though this one was pretty much iceberg (ugh) and tomatoes (yay) and none of the dressings at the thing were vegan so I just poured a little tahini on instead, whole bagel with tofutti and tomato (not quite as good as salt), pretzels, No Chicken Noodle soup, some plain tomatoes, some Tofurky straight out of the package. My mouth weeps at the injustice of it all, and demands real food.

1 comment:

Bethany said...

I've tried scheeze and don't like it. Then I hear about it, and try it again and still don't like it.

I love cheddar cheesly. very good.

I should be getting a package from VE soon w/ cheddar and mozarella teese. can hardly wait.