The Kitchen Shrink’s Mud Pie

(I use only organic ingredients) 1 chocolate graham crust (Arrowhead Mills makes a ready-made organic crust) 1 quart of chocolate or coffee ice cream Chocolate squirtable syrup 3 tablespoons of toasted chopped almonds or pecans … Read More

China’s Toxic Seafood Dilemma

By Dina Eliash Robinson China is in a double Catch-22 bind. The first set consists of, on one hand, the country’s huge export industry of farm-raised seafood (some 54 million tons last year alone) is … Read More

Tomato Cup

Returning from a business trip and finding her usually well-stocked refrigerator depleted, Smart Living Mama improvised this appetizer—filling and rich enough in vitamins, protein and enticing flavors to make a quick meal.Having inherited a flair … Read More

Earth Friendly Seafood Ceviche Wraps

(Serves 3 to 4) (Use organic ingredients where possible) ½ pound of large fresh water shrimp, peeled, halved ½ pound of New England fresh water scallops, halved ¼ cup of fresh squeezed lime or lemon … Read More

Intoxicating Seafood Martini

Launch your dinner party on a high note with this slightly liquored-up seafood cocktail. Dazzle your guests with tasty morsels of shellfish swimming in a spicy sauce enhanced with avocado and tomatoes. We suggest a … Read More

Recipe For Valentine’s Day Romance

By Catharine L. Kaufman – a.k.a. Your Kitchen Shrink Ladies of Venus and Martian Gents, if your hopes for this Valentine’s Day are at odds with those of your mates, focus on each other’s compatible … Read More

Lamb Stew

In Mesopotamia, lamb first became domesticated by the early Semitic peoples. Ten thousand years ago lamb was used for religious sacrifices—a practice which continued during Biblical times. The Paschal lamb shank was served for Passover—and … Read More

Love Salad

The Asparagus and Tomato Salad has long been regarded as an aphrodisiac by Mediterranean cultures. The phallic symbol of the asparagus is combined with the Love Apple—as tomatoes are still called in Greek, Hebrew and … Read More

New England-Style Seafood Chili

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed ¼ cup of minced cilantro 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 Anaheim chili pepper, roasted and sliced 1 Jalapeno … Read More