Eating Smart!

by Dina Eliash Robinson • Who Needs Fluorides? Keep your teeth cavity-free with organic pomegranate juice. In addition to antioxidants, this exotic fruit also packs polyphenol, mighty killer of the Streptococcus mutans bacteria which is … Read More

RANT

President Obama’s last State of the Union address included a call to a “moonshot”-like mission to find cures for cancer. He entrusted Vice President Joe Biden—who recently lost his son to cancer—to spearhead the project. … Read More

Piquant Salmon & Vegetables

Preferably wild-caught salmon with all organic vegetables, herbs, spices and other ingredients. Excellent with organic brown Basmati rice. Yields four portions of salmon and several additional portions of the vegetable mix, which can be incorporated … Read More

Smart Food Shopping

by Dina Eliash Robinson Part 1 — WHY BOTHER? Why would a society obsessed with youth, beauty and fitness, consume huge quantities of toxic, nutrient-poor foods that hasten aging, spoil looks and promote ill health? … Read More

String Beans & More Summer Soup

Ingredients (Preferably all organic) • ¾ cup chopped red onion • 3 cloves chopped fresh garlic • about 5 cups of string (green) beans • about 2 cups of coarsely shredded kale leaves leaves (hard … Read More

Mating Game of Date Palms

By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) Perhaps this column should be marked PG-13, since much of what’s said about the exotic fruit often called “tree candy,” cannot avoid a slightly suggestive tinge. Starting … Read More

Missing The Pastry Baking Gene? Improvise.

By Dina Eliash Robinson If you have ever been ridiculed by in-laws at the family Thanksgiving dinner with stories of your pastry baking disasters; or had a cooking class instructor roll his eyes as you … Read More