Archive For October, 2009

Oxtail Stew

By admin | October 20, 2009

Oh the weather outside is frightful… I think it’s been raining in Atlanta for 40 days and 40 nights. And now the temperatures are falling as we ease into Autumn. There’s nothing better than soups and stews during this kind of weather to help knock the damp and chill out of your system. This is [...]

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Quick Salmon Patties

By admin | October 17, 2009

My mom always has canned salmon in the pantry. In fact, I’m pretty sure she’s still living off of her Y2K stash. While salmon patties made with the fresh fish are far superior to the canned, for the price and convenience, canned salmon really can’t be slammed. Seems like most brands, and I’ve done no [...]

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Operation Zero

By admin | October 14, 2009

Kaiser Permanente’s Operation Zero is an eight-session program designed for overweight children ages 11-17 to help them and their parents learn healthy tips and habits to fight obesity. I was happy to be a part of a recent session at the Cascade medical facility to show the kids how to make some dishes that are [...]

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Dear Life Chef: Butternut Squash Soup

By admin | October 12, 2009

Dear Life Chef, I love butternut squash. Do you have a good soup recipe using it? -Hungry in Atlanta Butternut squash soup is INSANELY EASY so here’s a really basic approach to a bowl of yumminess that easily adapted to be vegetarian or vegan. The hardest part is peeling those doggone butternut squashes. But once [...]

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Blackeyed Pea Burgers with Jalapeno Mayo

By admin | October 11, 2009

Pictured here with Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Spinach, Artichokes and Chicken Blackeyed Pea Burgers• 1 (16 ounce) bag frozen black eyed peas• 2-3 Bay leaf• 2 cloves Garlic, diced• 1 small onion, minced• Salt & pepper• 1 onion, diced• 1 bell pepper, diced• 2 Jalapeno peppers• 2 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves• 2 eggs• 2 [...]

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