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If You Were a Real Vampire You Would Eat This


Drisheen (Black Pudding)

  • 2 cups of blood (sheep, pig, turkey, goose)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cream of cream
  • 1 cup of bread crumbs or oatmeal
  • 1/3 tsp of pepper
  • pinch of mace
  • Sprig of thyme (or tansy)


1. Mix the salt into the blood.

2. Mix the blood with the cream.

3. Mix-in the bread crumbs, pepper, mace and tansy.

4. Pour into greased glass dish and bake at 300 to 350 degrees for about 1 hour.

5. Cool and then put in refridgerator.

6. Drisheen is best served sliced, either fried or grilled, either with bacon, eggs or sausages.


Luna, the vampire woman who hosts and writes, Real Vampire, has an interesting story to tell.  Take a peek, as she seems so genuinely real. She also includes pages that define what a real vampire is - and is not.

Interested in meeting a real vampire? Try NYC Goth, which promotes itself as a guide to the dark side of the Big Apple. Apparently, a lot of real vampires hang out here. Who knew?

However, the vampire website Drink Deeply and Dream warns about trying to meet vampires and cultish vampire wanna-bes who can be dangerous, especially online.



Personally, I like the idea of human diversity, so why not add vampires to that list of diversity, especially, if as Luna says, real vampires never kill humans to feed and only drink human blood when gifted willingly.  I can handle that. Can you? If nothing else, the thought of real vampires out there makes Halloween seem a little more scary and a little more exciting, don’t you think?



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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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3:15AM PDT on Oct 2, 2015

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7:32PM PDT on Aug 25, 2014

This ebook is actually pretty interesting and is about vampires and some scientific points of views on them. It touches on their place in history too. It's fictional but realistic.

4:45PM PST on Jan 28, 2014

I eat meat ... I eat beef steaks rare ... I AM NOT A VAMPIRE and I am as Earth friendly as they come. I am real. I was raised eating meat at every meal except Fridays (Catholic) ... there is nothing wrong with eating meat. Being sensitive to how animals are raised and slaughtered (not a bad term, but a term used when referring to the killing of animals for food) is something I am aware of and learn about. When it becomes wrong to choose NOT to be a vegan I will then RUSH away from this site. You don't have to be vegan to care about our planet that we ALL share. As for vampires ... its a fad ... and there IS a legitimate disease that mimics the signs of vampirism. Those affected are not vampires in the fictional sense though ...

1:25PM PST on Dec 16, 2013

well then at least their victims are willing, plenty of animals don't have a choice in it.

2:49AM PST on Nov 21, 2013

There are no "real" human vampires, apart from the nasty people who act like bloodsucking monsters.

2:05AM PST on Nov 7, 2013

Reading this a bit late, but I have got to ask - why on earth would anyone want to be a vampire? I've seen real vampire bats (in the Amazon) and even rescued one, but they are smelly -and their poo is disgusting. They have ugly faces and worse - no one on the planet likes them.... so again??? Why would anyone want to be a vampire?

11:10PM PDT on Nov 2, 2013


12:51PM PDT on Nov 2, 2013

They can call themselves what they wish....I call it all lunacy

3:44PM PDT on Oct 31, 2013

Happy haunting.... whatever your persuasion!

8:58AM PDT on Oct 31, 2013

HAppY HaLLoWeeN!

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