Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It used to be that we depended on parents and grandparents for on-the-spot kitchen instruction. Now, as changing lifestyles and the necessity of multitasking transform our society, we look elsewhere. But in our complex, fast-paced world, it seems that plain-old "recipe-only" cookbooks just don't cut the mustard. Today, home cooks are hungry for practical information, while armchair culinary enthusiasts want...
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Holidays are filled with good cheer and good food. But for many, the holiday season can lead to unwanted weight gain. Members of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), know that making conscious food choices and practicing portion control can prevent excess weight gain. Healthy, well-balanced meal planning is a key element to successful and lasting weight-loss and maintenance...
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Smith, that is. And make way for the perfect pear!
By:
Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
I've been Granny Smithed and Red Delicioused to death these past few weeks. Everyone is apple pie this and apple cider that. I say, let the pear have its day; after all, it's in season, too. So why not make it front and center in your menu? Pears, like apples, are incredibly versatile. In addition to being delicious served raw,...
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Try this winning seasonal combination: sweet pears and rich gorgonzola, a definite favorite! Pear-and-Gorgonzola Focaccia (Dairy) 1 lb. loaf frozen white-bread dough, thawed 3 Tbsps. butter, melted 1 large (11/2 cups) ripe pear, cored, sliced* 1 Tbsp. sugar 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary 4 oz. gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled Grease a 12-inch pizza...
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Here's a healthier way to dip into the past
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
As a teenager, I sat at my grandmother's kitchen table as she prepared family dinners. In 1966, Betty Friedan founded the National Organization of Women, while Granny ladled sour cream into noodles, and pumped tzimmes with brisket, and poured a pint of heavy cream into her rice pudding. "How many calories in that rice pudding?" I asked one autumn afternoon...
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