Venezuelan Musician Shares Love of Vegan Cooking With the World | Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

Dani Debuto is a founding member of Zeta, a collective art piece that started in Venezuela and whose members currently reside in south Florida. Zeta is primarily known for their musical aspect, which combines hardcore punk with polyrhythmic Afro-Caribbean percussion and elements of 70’s era Psychedelia. They also express themselves through film, design, and even food.

Dani founded the group in 2003 along with Juan Ricardo Yilo. Early on, they traveled to places like Mexico and Argentina and were drawn to a DIY community of artists that changed the way they thought about their art and their lifestyles. Many of the people they met followed a vegan, plant-based diet, an idea that Dani instantly connected with.

The first time I saw Zeta was at a music festival in Florida, and I was immediately struck by the intensity of the music, their stage presence, and the fact that they

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Living Local Carolina: Crowd-Pleasing Super Bowl Recipes Courtesy of Johnny D’s Waffles And Benedicts

MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) – Crowd-Pleasing Super Bowl Recipes Courtesy of Johnny D’s Waffles And Benedicts.

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Buffalo Chicken Mac-n-Cheese

Chef Jamie’s Buffalo Mac-n-Cheese is a fun twist on a traditional recipe. With shell pasta to hold all of the flavorful ingredients, this hearty dish is sure to be a hit. If buffalo isn’t really your style, she provides a BBQ substitute that is equally as delicious. 

Ingredients

Serves about 8-10 people

  • Chicken Thighs, 6-8 pieces boneless, skinless
  • All Purpose Seasoning, as needed
  • Oregano, dry, as needed
  • Water, 1 1/2 cup
  • Whole Milk, 2 cups
  • Buffalo Wing Sauce, 1 1/2 cups
  • All Purpose Seasoning, 1/2 – 1 teaspoon
  • Egg, Large, 2
  • Black Pepper, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Italian Blend Shredded Cheese, 3 1/2 cups
  • Ranch Dressing, as needed
  • Pasta, medium shells, 4 cups

Recipes

  1. In a large 9 x 12 oven safe baking pan, place the chicken
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