Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Ingredients 3 cups flour, sifted 1 Tbls. baking powder 1 1/2 sticks butter 1 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2/3 cups egg whites Preparation Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease the bottom of baking pan and lay parchment paper on the bottom Sift the... Read more
” The only thing better than a good friend is a good friend with a piece of chocolate cake” Many warm thanks to contributing Pastry Chef in training Samara Rabah for this delicious recipe.  Ingredients (Prepare before starting} 1 ½ bars or 6 oz unsalted butter 1 ¾ cups... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Candied Yams
“This is a quick and delicious way to enjoy a Christmas favorite!”   Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes   Ingredients   2-29 ounce cans sweet potatoes 1 can evaporated milk 1 teaspoons vanilla essence ½ teaspoons freshly grated ginger ¼ cup butter at room temperature and... Read more
Chef Ed’s Caesar Salad
“This salad will not only make you feel less guilty about all the food that you’re eating for thanksgiving but you’ll probably come back for seconds as well”   Ingredients 1/2 cup high quality extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves fresh garlic, peeled, smashed, then finely diced 5 ounces... Read more
Chef Ed’s Mashed Potatoes
“This side dish will certainly leave your guest wanting more and if you have leftovers this will make wonderful potato pancakes for the next day”     Preparation: 5 minutes   Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 5 pounds Idaho potatoes peeled and cut into halves (2 cups) whole... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Gravy
“You’ll be pouring this gravy over everything on your Christmas plate”   Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes   Ingredients   2 cups red wine preferably Cabernet Sauvignon ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons fresh unpasteurized organic butter cut into chunks This recipe goes hand in hand... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Turkey
“The juiciness of the meat is remarkable and your family will keep coming back for more, you can also make great turkey sandwiches with the leftovers”   Prep Time: 15 minutes (turkey must marinate overnight)   Baking Time: 4 ½ to 5 hours   Ingredients 1 whole turkey (15... Read more
Chef Ed’s Hot Chocolate madness
“Cuddle up with your favorite remote control and enjoy this deliciously tasty treat with the kids during these cold months” Prep Time: 5 minutes   Drinking Time: 3-60 minutes   Ingredients   3/4 cup unsweetened dark cocoa 1 (14 ounce) can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 teaspoons vanilla extract 1... Read more
Honey Glazed Baked Ham
“If you do have any leftovers they make great ham sandwiches”   Ingredients 1 (12 pound) ham with bone, rump portion 1/4  cup whole cloves 1 cup honey 8 pineapple rings 4 cups orange juice, or as needed 1 teaspoon sea salt   Preparation Preheat the oven to 350... Read more
Hot Cider With Grand Marnier
“This will make you the most popular barman in a cold town”   Ingredients   1-gallon fresh non-commercial organic dicer 1 bottle Grand Marnier 4 long cinnamon sticks Preparation Add the cider to a large pot and bring to a soft boil. Remove from fire and keep covered through... Read more