Saturday, February 20, 2016, 8:00am
In a medium saucepan, set over medium heat, combine the lentils, water, garlic cloves and peel from 1/2 lemon. Bring to a simmer and cover the pan. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes, until the water has evaporated and the lentils are thoroughly cook. (If a very small amount of residual water is in the lentils, that’s ok!) Remove the lemon peel and discard.
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8:00am
In a large saute pan, set over medium heat, add the sesame oil.
Friday, March 24, 2017, 4:05pm
You don’t get vitamin D from the sun unless you’re out in the sun every day — and that isn’t good for your skin. So think about a D supplement, 2,000 IU a day. It’s a cheap pill that just might keep you healthy. Stay well.
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salsa, cumin and salt. Stir in chicken, cilantro, and red peppers.
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8:00am
Cut tofu into 3/4-inch cubes; place in a shallow baking dish. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, garlic, sesame oil and crushed red pepper. Pour over tofu. Cover and marinate for 10 minutes. Drain, reserving marinade. In a large skillet, heat 3 teaspoons canola oil over medium-high heat. Add tofu to skillet.
Friday, March 10, 2017, 1:20pm
Dear Doc: You’ve been harping on overcharging for drugs by pharmacies, so let me chime in with an experience I had. A very poor guy who helped me around the farm developed a rash that looked to me like Lyme disease. But what do I know? My good doctor friend with a heart of gold told me he’d look at...
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 8:00am
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti according to package directions for al dente pasta. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water for later.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:20am
Worry does so much more than affect the body with just one hormone. According to new research, it might be a significant risk factor for cancer.
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:00am
Trim the carrots and chop them into rough 1/2 inch chunks. Trim the root-end off the leeks and cut the white section into quarters. Slice across into small 1/2 inch pieces. (Save the greens for homemade stock.) Place the chopped leeks in a colander and rinse thoroughly--they are often sandy.
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 8:00am
Bring an 8 quart stock pot of water to a boil and generously season with salt. Cook pasta according to al dente package directions. Drain pasta.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 3:15pm
According to new research published in the British Medical Journal, an "enjoy life" attitude can lead to a longer life.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 11:00am
Dr. Zorba Paster talks about ways to prevent children and adults from choking and the importance of prevention.
Monday, January 9, 2017, 11:00am
The important question is: What’s the minimal number of steps you need to do each day to survive? I’m not recommending you couch potatoes shoot for the lowest number, but it’s a useful yardstick when it comes to older adults who are sick and who are in or just out of the hospital.
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 8:00am
Boil the macaroni according to the package directions in salted water.
Thursday, December 10, 2015, 8:00am
Place the water, carrots, celery, onion, and bay leaf in a 6-quart or larger slow cooker and stir to combine; set aside.
Saturday, December 24, 2016, 8:00am
Place the garlic clove on a cutting board and, using the flat side of your knife, smash the clove by pushing on the knife blade with the heel of your hand. Remove and discard the peel and set the garlic clove aside.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 11:00am
My mom died from dementia, Alzheimer’s possibly, but without an autopsy it’s hard to say. That was back in 1981 when MRIs didn’t exist and CT scans were in their infancy. So I always keep up-to-date on the dementia front because I’m afraid it could happen to me or my kids. A while ago, I wrote...
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8:00am
BASIL AVOCADO DIP INGREDIENTS 1 avocado (peeled and pitted) 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (raw, unsalted and shelled) 1 cloves of garlic 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 Tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste) 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cup fresh basil 1 1/2...
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 8:00am
GINGER GRAPEFRUIT SPRITZER INGREDIENTS (Makes one pitcher of drinks) 1 (3-inch long) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup) ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup honey 4 cups freshly squeezed ruby-red grapefruit juice (about 5 grapefruits) Ice cubes, for serving 1 can (12-ounce) club soda...
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 8:00am
In a small bowl, whisk together Dijon mustard, honey, and sherry vinegar. Slowly add olive oil, whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper.