If you enjoy the flavors and textures of fish, you have a tremendous nutritional edge overContinue reading...
I estimate that there are about 800 million bloggers and food writers in the world all merrily posting their favorite recipes each day. Ok, that might be a slight exaggeration, but there sure are a lot of them. I know this becauseContinue reading...
I was making soup, quite a bit of soup, and decided to use my great huge old enameled stock pot for the job. Usually, I only pull this pot out from its space under the range if I am actually making stock. Was it taking up storage space better used by some other cookery pot or pan? Do you reallyContinue reading...
On the table before you sits a spoon, a new and improved lemony flavored food product, and a glass of cold water. To the right of that is another glass of cool water, aContinue reading...
I wanted a sandwich for dinner. Specifically, a toasty warm whole wheat bun piled high with perfectly seasoned and sauced filling - and of course a few veggies on the side. Many of our family's favorite sandwiches meet my caloric goals; butContinue reading...
I did not give more than a passing thought to the next seven years when I dropped and broke a mirror. A ladder blocking my way? Not a problem. SteppingContinue reading...
Dashing through the halls of the office trying to tie up loose ends, rushing home only to be greeted with an array of household chores, dealing with the car that decided it just had to act up right now, and decking the home withContinue reading...
The red stoneware bowl immediately drew my eye as the host placed it in the center of the party table. Steam rose from theContinue reading...
Many holiday meals center on a great big dramatic presentation of meat. That's great if you eat meat; but what if you are a Vegetarian or simply someone that just wants to eatContinue reading...
Last week many of you made some fantastic home-made stock. Now what on earth should you do with it? Most calorie counters know how to answer that question. Let'sContinue reading...
After you finish enjoying a delicious holiday meal, what is the first thing you do? Sport fans will retire to the living room and cheer their favorite team. Active people will go for a walk around the block toContinue reading...
Family tradition and holiday meals are inexorably linked. Meal memories are the point from which family traditions spring, linking generations through the shared history ofContinue reading...
Is a sweet potato a yam? Grandma made a terrific yam dish every Thanksgiving and my friend Jill makes a beautiful holiday sweet potato dish. They sure do look and taste the same to me, so why is one dish called yam and the other sweet potato? Well, it turns out thatContinue reading...
As a child, I was blithely unaware of what it took to get the small mountain of Thanksgiving food to the table. A whirlwind of activity centered on what seemed like about fifty Aunts, my Mom, and my beautiful Grandma as they happilyContinue reading...
I’ve learned a lot of things as a member of Calorie Count. CC makes it so easy to find nutrition facts on just about any food using the food search bar - a real wake up call to me for things like sugar, sodium, andContinue reading...
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