Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 11:00am
So what's the No. 1 kind of cyberbullying? You guessed it — relationships. She said this to him; he said that to her ... whatever.
Saturday, January 2, 2016, 8:00am
Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat until shimmering.
Saturday, December 26, 2015, 8:00am
Start by blending 1 can of the coconut milk, red curry paste, brown sugar, grated ginger, minced garlic, cilantro leaves + stems, lime juice, fish sauce, and soy sauce in a blender. Blend until smooth.
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 8:00am
Boil the macaroni according to the package directions in salted water.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 11:00am
Since we doctors have been on the low-fat bandwagon, Americans have grown — and I don’t mean height-wise. I recently had a visit from a Tibetan physician who said he got off the airplane in Chicago and wondered why people were so overweight. My first thought was cheap, inexpensive...
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 11:00am
This is the time of the year to reflect on what we have to be thankful for. I seem to do this every holiday season, and I bet some of you do, too. But there’s one thing we often don’t think about, and that’s the tremendous strides in medical care that have occurred over my...
Saturday, November 28, 2015, 8:00am
Spray a nonstick skillet with nonfat cooking spray. Over medium-high heat, saute onion and pepper for five minutes or until soft....
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 8:00am
In a large bowl whisk together potato flakes, baking flour, cheese, baking powder and salt. Reserve. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment beat the eggs and water until frothy.
Thursday, November 12, 2015, 11:00am
Dear Doc: I have arthritis in both knees. It hurts — a lot. My orthopedic surgeon wants me to try conservative measures before having a knee replacement. Ibuprofen and acetaminophen haven’t touched the pain, nor did glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate. So, he suggested turmeric. I...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 11:00am
To screen or not to screen, that is the question. The maxim in medicine for the past 50 years has been that screening saves lives. Which, by the way, it does. But the more we learn about screening, the more we see the dark side. The case in point for this is prostate cancer; the more we screen, the...
Saturday, October 31, 2015, 8:00am
In a large bowl, mix flour, yeast and salt. Add water and oil, stirring to mix with sturdy spoon. When dough leaves sides of bowl, turn out on floured work surface, knead, adding more flour as necessary, until dough is stiff but not dry, 5-8 minutes.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 11:00am
Guess how many calls we get in our office this time of year for sinus congestion? Lots and lots of them. And everybody wants an antibiotic — even when my office partners and I tell them there is a 98 percent chance their problem is viral, not bacterial. Even in cases where there is a...
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 8:00am
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Fill a bowl with ice water. When the water in the pot comes to a boil, salt generously and add the greens. Bring the water back to a boil, and boil for two to three minutes, depending on the sturdiness of the greens. Transfer to the ice water to cool for a few minutes, and then drain and squeeze out excess water. Chop coarsely.
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 8:00am
Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat until shimmering. Add cumin and oregano and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chiles, onions, garlic, and ½ teaspoon of the salt and cook until onion is tender, about 7 minutes.
Friday, October 9, 2015, 11:00am
Autism certainly is difficult — for the child, for the parent. Anything we can do to decrease it would be welcome. But first, class, a brief lesson: Autism is defined as a neurological developmental disorder that interferes with a child’s ability to communicate with others. In addition...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 11:00am
I love napping. Love it. I think I got this from my grandfather who used to take a midday nap when he wasn’t working. Note: He was not a lazy person. He came over from England when he was 16 with a wife and child, working nearly every day until he died in his 70s. I don’t know why we...
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 8:00am
6 ears Sweet yellow corn, unhusked 2 tablespoons Extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons Unsalted butter Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 Jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced ½ teaspoon Crushed red pepper 1 Lime, cut into 4 wedges 1 cup Finely grated Manchego cheese ¼ cup Thinly sliced...
Saturday, September 26, 2015, 8:00am
Prepare an ice water bath by filling a bowl halfway with ice and water; set aside. Bring a small saucepan of well-salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the shallots and blanch until tender, about 30 seconds. Drain and place the shallots in the ice water bath until cool. Drain and set aside.