Am I the only person who didn't know about this? Vegan Cooking School. It's an audio cooking show and a blog with a well informed and congenial host (which is where she differs from the PPK) named Tracy. The latest episode is a wonderful romp through the world of onion rings. Tracy fills us in on the best oils to fry with and not only does she cook with beer she also drinks some.
Here's the Onion Rings: