Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2:05pm
Dear Dr. Zorba: First-time writer, longtime reader. My mom had poor skin, so do I. I can’t sit for long because my underwear bites into my skin. It doesn’t break it — it just itches. I eat well, exercise, am the right weight. No matter what I do, nothing works. I’ve gone to a dermatologist who just...
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00am
Place the chicken in a large saucepan with the lemon, bay leaves, 1 tsp. of the salt and 1/2 tsp. of the pepper.
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:00am
Cook the rice noodles according to the directions on the package, then run them under cold water, and drain them well. In a medium bowl, toss the noodles with the olive oil.
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 2:05pm
I used to be a smoker. Many of you, my loyal readers, know that. I was a dumb, stupid college student who thought smoking would make me hip and attractive to you know who. I was recently trekking in the Himalayas with a good friend. We were hiking up 3,500 feet to see a fantastic view of peaks...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 2:05pm
Do you feel your age? What does that mean when we say it? Usually it’s a pejorative expression meaning you can’t do a certain activity anymore. The aches and pains of arthritis, the curriculum vitae of our injuries, surgeries, and illnesses take a toll on us. But the bigger issue with aging is how...
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 8:00am
In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, sugar, mirin, and sake until the sugar dissolves.
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.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 2:05pm
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that when it came to calcium supplements, we were wrong.
Saturday, March 16, 2019, 8:00am
In a medium sauté pan, set over medium heat, add the sesame oil. When hot, add the chicken; cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until mostly cooked. Mix in the garlic, soy sauce or tamari, ginger, Sriracha and sesame seeds. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes longer until it’s fragrant. Add in the crushed peanuts.
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.
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 8:00am
Place the chicken in a 6-quart pot, breast side down. Add the stock, lightly seasoned with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil, skimming often.
Friday, March 9, 2018, 2:05pm
Most of us like to be outdoors. That’s why inclement weather, winter winds and cabin fever often take a toll on us.
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Add the green onion, broccoli, tomato, spinach, salt, garlic powder, oregano, black pepper, and paprika to a bowl. Toss the ingredients well, making sure the greens are well covered with the spices.
Saturday, January 26, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat an 8-inch-square baking dish with cooking spray.
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 350. Make custard: whisk 3/4 cup of the sugar, the cornstarch, milk and egg yolks in a pot set over medium heat, and cook, stirring constantly, until it just begins to bubble, 10 to 15 minutes.
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.
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:05pm
Research out of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland shows that singing might help one’s brain function.
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.
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9-in. pie plate. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add spinach and bell pepper; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted and bell pepper is crisp-tender.
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 2:05pm
Cocoa contains flavonoids, which some studies show may promote heart health and good blood pressure, while also guarding against high cholesterol levels, memory problems and even skin wrinkles.