Zorba Paster: Limit Children's Screen Time For Better Sleep
Friday, March 6, 2015, 11:00am
Research out of the British Medical Journal shows that children who spend too much time in front of a computer or smartphone, especially just before they shut off the lights for the night, are more likely to have insomnia. I bet you thought insomnia was an adult disease, but you were wrong. It...
Chocolate Stout Brownies (Special Pledge Drive Recipe)
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00am
Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350°F. Generously grease a 9x13 inch baking dish (line it with a large piece of parchment to make the brownies easier to lift out.
Cranberry Pecan Sweet Potatoes
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Stir together sweet potatoes, onions and butter. Place on a large baking sheet with sides. Bake 30 minutes, stirring once, until almost tender. Stir together brown sugar, apple juice, dried cranberries, pecan pieces, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Zorba Paster: Don't Just Sit There ... Do Something
Friday, February 27, 2015, 11:00am
We all know that exercise is good for us. We didn’t evolve to be couch potatoes. Back in the day, in the African savanna, those who sat got eaten.
Sitting is a relatively new phenomenon of our industrialized world. In the 1900s, only those who were rich could sit. The others had to go...
Zorba Paster: Vaccines Work To Prevent Serious Illness
Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:00am
Now that there’s a measles outbreak, it’s time for me to harp again on vaccinations. First of all, I was not always as pro-vaccine as I am now. Being a child of the 1960s, I thought for a while that vaccines were a communist plot to ruin our children. Well, that’s not exactly what...
Spicy Pumpkin Soup
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:00am
In a large soup pot, heat olive oil and sauté carrots and onions. Add broth and lentils and bring to a boil over high heat.
Is Drinking Soda The New Smoking?
Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:00am
What if you could change DNA so you would live longer, be stronger and not succumb to the ravages of age? What if we knew what parts of the DNA in our cells were responsible for aging and shut them off? That just might be the fountain of youth that ol’ Ponce DeLeon was searching for in...
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9x5x3" loaf pan. Use middle oven rack. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Continue cooking until butter solids at bottom of pan turn golden brown, about 3 minutes. Scrape butter into a medium bowl. Set aside and let cool. Whisk in eggs and buttermilk.
Perry's Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 8:00am
Peel the skin from the chicken thighs, toss in a large pot of water, and boil for about an hour. Extract the chicken thighs to cool and add diced onion, carrots, and celery. Add the chicken soup base. Boil these for about 30 min with a tablespoon of thyme and a dash of black pepper.
Kentucky Bourbon Balls
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 8:00am
Mix the ground vanilla wafers, ground pecans, and cocoa together. Form into balls (about 1 tablespoon size), and roll in powdered sugar. Mix in the bourbon and honey.
Pomegranate Mango Guacamole
Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00am
Halve, pit, and peel avocados. Coarsely mash in a bowl. Stir in onion, chiles, 1/4 cup lime juice, and 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, then fold in pomegranate seeds, mango, and cilantro. Season with salt and additional lime juice. Garnish with lime wedges.
Bob's Butternut Squash Risotto
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00am
In a sauce pan bring chicken stock to boil and reduce heat. Keep warm to add slowly to risotto.
Papaya The Sailor Salad
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 8:00am
Peel shrimp and boil in water for 2-3 minutes, or until pink and firm (well done). Drain and set aside. Wash and spin dry spinach. Place in a bowl and sprinkle in the fresh basil. Arrange the papaya, tomatoes, cucumber, shrimp over the spinach.
Spicy Bison Lettuce Wraps
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:00am
In a blender, combine the red peppers, tomato sauce, mushrooms, diced jalapeno, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and Sriracha sauce. Puree until smooth, then set aside. In a large sauté pan over medium-high, heat the oil. Add the ground bison and brown for 8 - 10 minutes, breaking up any chunks.
Guinness Chocolate Malt
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8:00am
Place 4 pint glasses in the freezer to chill. Place the ice cream, beer, and malted milk powder in a blender and blend until smooth and combined. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the chocolate syrup down the insides of each glass.
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:00am
In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until well mixed. Chill for at least 30 minutes. Roll dough into about 24 one inch balls. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:00pm
Pre-bake crust for 10 minutes and set aside. Peel the tomatoes and cut into thick slices. Salt them and set them in a colander to drain for a few minutes. Lay tomato slices in pie shell and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Pesto & Butternut Squash Pizza
Saturday, September 6, 2014, 8:00am
Combine the squash, sugar, and olive oil in a medium bowl. Place squash mixture on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until squash is tender. Increase oven temperature to 450°.
Sizzling Steak with Roasted Corn Salsa
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 8:00am
Pan roast corn in a large, dry skillet**, stirring occasionally until brown. Transfer to a bowl. Cook the white part of the scallions until tender in butter along with the garlic 1 tsp of salt, ½ tsp of cumin, ½ tsp chili powder and ¼ tsp black pepper.
Raisin Oat Muffins
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 8:00am
In a large bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, honey, butter. Add to the dry ingredients bowl and fold in raisins to the entire mixture.