Pop quiz: Which is better: filet or prime rib? Which is leaner: ground turkey breast or lean ground beef? If you're trying to cut calories or just plain eat healthier, navigating the meat section at your local grocery store can be just as confusi... Read more
Dishes are a mixture of Far East and French flavors, with subtle flavors with fresh—but not overpowering—spiciness. These are not usually very heavy meals.
Rice, seafood, lemongrass, p... Read more
A combination of African and Spanish cooking, spices and fruits are its signature.
Variety of seafood, spicy meats, tropical fruits, hot peppers, and root vegetables.
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This cuisine features smaller portions that are lower calories and lower fat (IF you avoid fried options) and emphasizes rice and soybean products. Sometimes features tabletop stir-fry cooking, some foods are fried, but most ar... Read more
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in... Read more
I bought on the cheap (and still am at this point) as I knew clothes would be temporary for me. I didn't realize how temporary (been through 2 wardrobes at this point). Thrift stores are good options too.... Read more
Cut back on the beef and pork! I know, I know juicy steaks, pork chops, BACON, ham, mouth watering ribs, oh so yummy cheddar bratwurst, sausage and so on..The results are astounding when you cut back on red meats/ pork. Now don't get me wrong I am n... Read more
Leanest meats and fishBoneless Skinless Chicken Breast Boneless Skinless Turkey Breast Jennie O Extra Lean Ground TurkeyVeal leg, Top Round or Veal Shoulder, armLamb Shank Lean Deli Ham Pork Tenderloin (or other lean pork cut) Pork Chop, Sirlion E... Read more
For the record, let me just state that I am currently sitting in my kitchen, writing this blog, and watching the Simmental cows and calves graze on lush, green pasture land outside my deck window. Yes, many of those calves will end up as retail... Read more
My culinary training is rooted in the classics of French cooking. The recipes, mother sauces, and techniques have been the same for generations--even centuries, in some cases. But plenty of things change in the kitchen all the time: ingredients, tool... Read more
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