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March 2014

Noodle Kugel*

*CONTEST WINNER: Back in 1983 I'd asked Dad to share his mother's recipe for noodle kugel, a sweet mix of soft noodles, eggs, butter or margarine, raisins, and sugar that is baked and served in squares. My sister and I both loved it. Grandma's secret ingredient was crushed pineapple, for sweetness.

Soup’s On

Soups are also an economical way to eat, whether you are using easy-to-source seasonal produce or expensive ingredients, which go much further when made into a soup.

Greening Up in March

However, caution may be in order if like many older folks, you face the need to take blood thinners or you need new ways to “eat green” when diagnosis and/or drugs mean changes in your usual food choices.

February 2014

Treats for Valentine’s and Other Special Occasions

For a unique Valentine gift or present for other occasion, Radiant Arts Studios offers objects with colorful X-ray images of sea animals like the spiral nautilus, blue crab or puffer fish embedded into them.

What Your Heart May Be Dying to Tell You

Everything in the cookbook aims at reducing or eliminating the four major promoters of heart disease: inflammation, oxidative damage, stress and dietary sugar.

January 2014

Winter Treats: Soup with Homemade Bread

Their book gives the essentials of bread dough, sections devoted to morning baking and evening baking divided by breads and pastries, and one hundred recipes for everything from baguettes to sourdough breads and savory and sweet pastries to crusts.

Rooting for the Roots of Healthy Eating

Root vegetables not only improve our physical well being, but improve our mental health as well due to their high amounts of antioxidants which help remove harmful free radicals and toxins from the body. Free radicals and toxins can leave you feeling sick – physically, emotionally and mentally. (Cabin fever or winter blues come to mind?)

December 2013

Good Cheer for the New Year

A well-crafted drink…should only be four or five ounces. And it should be consumed right after it’s mixed and served; it needs to be enjoyed while the tiny ice shards are still present and the air bubbles added during shaking are still alive.

November 2013

Splendid Spaghetti Squash*

*CONTEST WINNER: It seemed to happen suddenly, I turned 50 and then the pounds appeared. It didn't feel like I had changed anything but my age although that “once a month friend,” or should I say foe, was no longer in my life.

Entertaining Suggestions for the Holidays

Try her browned Brussels with maple butter this holiday season. It matches well with bacon-crusted roast turkey; apple, pear and sage stuffed pork loin roulade; slow-cooked chicken and cippoline; herb stuffed leg of lamb; butternut ricotta lasagna.   

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