A unification of Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian traditions, known for its variety—particularly when it comes to condiments—Korean meals are generally grilled, stir-fried or stewed. Flavors vary among sweet, sour, s... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Kitchens across the globe are in a state of turmoil with holiday meal preparations underway. Dinner is served, food is eaten, and dishes are done…then the chaos really hits! “What are we going to do with all these leftovers?!”
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For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time o... Read more
Forget haunted houses, the walking dead, or vampire bats. If there's one thing that scares me about Halloween, it's the candy. Packed full of artificial colors and flavors, chemical additives, and high fructose corn syrup, Halloween candy mak... Read more
Eating soup at lunch and dinner is a great way to get vegetables plus it's hot and filling.
I've looked around for some ready to serve soups but most have about 600 mg of sodium per serving. We're supposed to get about 1300 a day. Should I not... Read more
Okay, so if you read my blog, you know I watch The Biggest Loser. On this week's show they were talking about progresso soup to the contestants, 100 cal per serving BUT something they didn't mention is the 650 gm of sodium. The way the trainer talked... Read more
I love love love love mushroom soup. My favorite kind, however is 36 grams of fat YIKES! Anybody have a way to tweak a mushroom soup to make it healthier? I know all the fat comes from the cream, which makes it so yummy! it's seriously my comfort foo... Read more
Forget the anti-nausea tablets! Chew a small piece of ginger or drink ginger beer / ale (there are also ginger capsules available) before setting out on a journey. Ginger will settle your tummy in no time, and it's safe for small children and during... Read more
I prefer Ginger root for stir fries. I store my ginger root in a zipper bag in my freezer. When I want the ginger I just remove the end skin and grate the frozen root over the pot.It goes through the fine grater and sprinkles over the surface. No cl... Read more
There are a variety of tips to prevent viruses. When you do find yourself not feeling well, there are various cold and flu survival guides to help you cope which is good since this year the fear of the flu is at an all time high.
We have lon... Read more
Chicken soup has seemingly mystical properties; moms swear by its ability to cure anything that ails you. While its medicinal attributes are still being tested, the Mayo Clinic does report that chicken soup can reduce inflammation and speed up t... Read more
I paired these two together the other night and what a flavor blast that was! Actually, I remember I was craving carrots really bad, but I also had lots of kale on board. Guess I could have thrown kale into the soup, but this salad sounded fab. For t... Read more
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