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Superstar VegWebber of the Week: Tweety!

This week's Superstar VegWebber is probably the most welcoming person on the planet. If you're new to VegWeb, he's there to say hello and show you the ropes. Yes, it's the marvelous and wonderful Tweety! (check out his profile here:;u=14730)! I thought I was special when he welcomed me to the site with such open arms but then I saw that he does this with everyone and thought, "Okay, this guy is the best." Funny, smart, and fabulous, I honestly can't imagine VegWeb without Tweety. Also, he's been here since 1996 or 1997, RESPECT! Tweety, you rule, thank you so much for being the greatest!!

VegWebber since?  I'm going to guess and say 1996 or 1997.  VegWeb was one of the first sites I visited regularly when I first got internet.

Vegetarian, Vegan or ?? - Vegan, but only since Sept.  It was through encouragement from fellow vegwebbers that I finally made the plunge and after nearly 18 years of vegetarianism (off and on) wondered what took me so long?

Where do you call home?  Saint Petersburg, Florida

What do you do when you're not on VegWeb?  I'm a registered nurse at the local not-for-profit here.  I have a desk job but am returning to bedside nursing, my true love in January

Do you have blog or website?  I blog at my other favorite website,

Do you tweet? (this one is funny when it comes to you! hehe) - As a matter fact I do, but only a couple of boring one's each week as  TweetyInStPete

One unique thing should know about you?I was named "Nurse of the Year" this year where I work.  woot

What’s the best thing about being vegan? (if you are!) The peace of mind.  I didn't realize what a burden being non-vegan was to my soul...that and the food!  The wonderful variety of great eating is amazing.

Favorite romantic recipe on VegWeb? Romance? What's that?

Favorite recipe on VegWeb to make for non-vegans to show them how amazing vegan food can be?  General Tao's Tofu

Favorite VegWeb recipe for the New Years Eve? Anything with tofu...great way to end the year and ring in the new.....

One thing you wish you could make vegan but haven’t succeeded at yet?Burgers...I've yet to make one that hasn't fallen apart

#1 Cooking secret/tip? I don't really have a tip....I need instructions and follow recipes pretty precisely

Best music to cook by? Dance music

Three people you'd most like to have dinner with? President Obama, the Govenor of Florida, whom I loathe, and a Republican Senator...(anyone will do, I hate them all)

All time favorite restaurant?there was a place in Dunedin, FL called "Kellys" that used to have "veggie fests" on Saturday night...

French fries or ice cream? Ice cream

Soy milk, rice milk, almond milk? Almond

Tempeh, tofu or seitan? Tofu...always tofu...morning, noon and night!

Yay! One of my favorite vegwebbers!



yay Tweety, I love looking at your recipe pics, especially during the cookbook challenge! You always seem so enthusiastic and welcoming to new vegans on the site as well!


Awesome!  Tweety is such a great guy, and makes vegweb so much better.  You rock!


another fantastic choice, congratulations to vegweb's one-man-welcoming-party!!  : )



Thanks guys!  You're the best!  w00t



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