Saturday, September 22, 2018, 8:00am
Heat 1½ teaspoons oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add tofu, chili powder, cumin and ¼ teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, until the tofu begins to brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 8:00am
Heat oven to 350 degrees and place 1/4 lb of bacon in strips to bake on a foil-covered cookie tray. Bake 20 minutes or so until cooked to your liking and dry on paper towels. Break into pieces.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 2:05pm
A recent paper from the American Academy of Pediatrics says we should start spending more time playing with our children.
Saturday, September 7, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 8:00am
Dice and fry 2 or 3 cooking onions
Friday, August 31, 2018, 2:05pm
A study from the website www.goodrx.com looked at commonly used drugs, comparing the cost city by city. Now, I do expect the cost in New York City to be more than in Madison, Wisconsin — rent, salaries and everything else are higher in NYC — but not in some of the other cities.
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 8:00am
Using a spiralizer, shred the squash into long strands. Alternatively, draw a julienne peeler down over the squash, making spaghetti-like strands.
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 8:00am
In a 3½ or 4-quart slow cooker combine broth, tomato puree, beans, rice, onion, garlic, basil, salt, and pepper.
Saturday, August 11, 2018, 8:00am
Pulse Serrano pepper, garlic and ginger in a food processor until minced. Scrape down the sides and pulse again. Add onion; pulse until finely chopped, but not watery.
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 8:00am
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, ginger and curry powder (or garam masala); cook, stirring often, until the onion is starting to soften, 2 to 3 minutes.
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:05pm
Lentils are a fabulous bean — inexpensive and high in protein — that you should consider because recently published research shows eating them significantly cuts down blood sugar.
Saturday, July 6, 2019, 8:00am
Mix honey and soy sauce and set aside. Heat the butter and olive oil in a large frying pan on medium to high heat.
Saturday, July 20, 2019, 8:00am
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook per the instructions on the package, or until al dente.
Friday, July 13, 2018, 2:05pm
As many of you know, I am a great proponent of the Mediterranean diet. I have commonly called it the king of diets, with study after study showing it’s worthwhile. If you Google it, you’ll see what it is — a diet loaded with veggies and fruits, less animal protein, plentiful fish, nuts and olive oil, often accompanied at dinner by a glass of wine.
Saturday, August 3, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 350°. In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season each chicken breast with salt and pepper and place in the skillet. Sear chicken, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
Thursday, June 28, 2018, 8:00am
Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over high heat.
Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:00am
In a small saucepan, set over medium heat, add the balsamic vinegar. Cook until it reduces by half and is very syrup-y; do not walk away since this happens in about 2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl (it’ll thicken as it cools) and set aside.
Saturday, June 16, 2018, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat tortillas on both sides with cooking spray. Place on 2 baking sheets. Bake, turning once, until light brown, 12 to 14 minutes.
Saturday, June 8, 2019, 8:00am
To a blender, add the can of tomatoes, water and chipotle in adobo. Blend until very smooth. Pour into a medium skillet, set over medium heat, along with the garbanzo beans, kale and a few pinches of salt. Bring to a gentle simmer and cover, cooking for about 15 to 20 minutes. Give it a taste and adjust the salt to your liking.