| May 9, 2010
She was sprawled in the mud, her whimper more from exhaustion than pain.
"Blanch is down!" I yelled to Jacquie. Seventy-year-old Blanch had fallen, but she had fallen in style — on the way down from the summit of 14,495-foot Mt. Whitney. Her 36-...
| May 20, 2010
Eating bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes, U.S. researchers said May 17 in a study that identifies the real bad boys of the meat counter.
Eating unprocessed beef, pork or lamb appeared...
| May 26, 2010
Nutritionists and doctors have been saying for years to limit your consumption of red meat. Certainly I have been one of those and research on Mediterranean diet shows that limited consumption is best but this has never meant "don't eat red meat at all."...
| Dec 31, 2011
1 med. eggplant, sliced oblong
2 med. zucchini, sliced oblong
1 yellow, 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut in quarters
1 med. red onion, sliced in 1/4-inch rounds
2 Portobello mushroom caps, de-stemmed and cleaned
3 Roma tomatoes, sliced
| Oct 25, 2010
Cibus is a gen in Northpark Center. Tucked within the courtyard of the luxurious mall, Cibus is fine Italian dining that overlooks the sculpture, landscaping and shoppers. But you can score great deals, if you know when to come and what to order.
| Dec 14, 2010
| 10:11 AM
SANTA ANA ( KTLA) -- A prison inmate in Orange County claimed the fictitious holiday Festivus, created on "Seinfeld," as part of his religion in an attempt to get better meals, and it actually worked.
Convicted drug dealer, Malcolm Alarmo King, didn't...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Recipe courtesy Diane Werner - Food Director, Taste of Home
Easter Meals Prepared At Home - www.tasteofhome.com
"We always serve this impressive layered breakfast bake with a salad of mixed greens and tomato wedges. It is one of our most requested...
| Jul 16, 2010
¼ cup bacon drippings or cooking oil
1 medium onion (diced)
½ bell pepper (diced)
1 celery rib (diced)
3 pounds of cold cuts (mix and match the following)
chunks of salami, bologna, chopped ham, ham, slices of Veron Foods smoked...
| Aug 6, 2010
The headlines were certainly scary enough to turn readers into vegetarians:
"Sausages and Bacon Up BladderCancer Risk"
"My Bologna Has a First Name, It's C-A-N-C-E-R."
"Cold Cut Sandwiches: A Potentially Deadly Lunch."
Fortunately for meat eaters out...
| Jan 15, 2011
The Chop Stop, Burbank's newest "fast-food" restaurant, advertises a salad "loaded with fresh, wholesome foods that are nutritious, delicious and fast."
From my experience eating lunch at the Chop Stop with my wife on the day of its grand-opening...
| Jan 30, 2011
This location is a tough sell, I thought as I walked across the parking lot toward the entrance of the Pizza Grill Factory in Burbank. Parking is a problem, and most of it will be dominated by Subway in the same strip mall at the corner of Olive Avenue...