Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

English chef Jamie Oliver has come to the U.S. to start a revolution, to help save America’s children from obesity and other food-related Illnesses. His successful efforts in the U.K. has resulted in improved school … Read More

HUMMUS

Middle Eastern Comfort Food By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink If you wonder what the common link might be between the dictionary’s dual definitions of “humus or hummus” as  “(1) soil with partly decomposed … Read More

Quinoa—An Ancient “Staff Of Life”

By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) It’s a seed! It’s a protein! It’s SUPERFOOD! Imagine unpacking and listing the nutritional contents of a plant consisting of edible leaves and clusters of seeds commonly … Read More

VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA

VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA (Organic ingredients suggested) Ingredients for 8 portions: 2 medium eggplants 2 medium tomatoes—Roma or beefsteak, good for slicing ½ red onion—chopped 4 cloves of fresh garlic–copped ¾ – 1 cup extra virgin … Read More

Get Out Of The Pits With Avocados

by Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink Here in California, summer overwhelms us with bountiful vegetables and fruits—including nutrition-packed avocados. These awesome green beauties—or at least the seven locally grown varieties which range from the … Read More

Tea For All

By Dina Eliash Robinson Once upon the year 2737 B.C.E., so the legend goes, a windblown leaf from a then unknown, and centuries later identified as. a wild tea bush, landed in Chinese emperor Shennong’s … Read More