Posts Tagged ‘Cook’

Foodini Is A 3D Printer That Lets You Print Dishes With Fresh Ingredients | TechCrunch

Foodini is a 3D printer for foodstuffs. Its Florida-based makers are hoping their time-saving device becomes as ubiquitous on kitchen countertops as the microwave oven has become.

But instead of forcing people to rely on highly processed convenience food that’s larded with additives and unhealthy levels of salt, as microwave meals generally are, they want Foodini to get more people cooking with fresh ingredients, rather than reaching for that pre-processed packet.

via Foodini Is A 3D Printer That Lets You Print Dishes With Fresh Ingredients | TechCrunch.

Some day, producing  OK food at home will be no harder than producing OK coffee — slip some pods of this and than into a machine and out comes — ravioli.  Or peanut butter.  Or something.

Do yourself a favor.  Google up Learn To Cook and try, first, some small things.  If you can scramble an egg, look up Omelette.   If you can grill a burger, look up grilled asparagus.  Expand just slightly each time, and you’ll never have a need for the food pod machine.

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How to Get Fit on the Cheap

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Being strapped for cash doesn’t mean you can’t eat healthy and workout on a regular basis.

“The key to eating healthier and not breaking the bank is changing our perspective when we look at food,” says Michael Fenster, a board-certified interventional cardiologist and author of Eating Well, Living Better.

via How to Get Fit on the Cheap | Fox Business.

Some of the best foods for you are among the least expensive.  And some of the best workouts cost nothing at all.  Great read.

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Easy, nutritious breakfast — Huevos Rancheros

This morning’s breakfast, thought we’d pass it on.

Mmm...huevos rancheros

Spray a small skillet with cooking spray (or use a small amount of vegetable oil or butter) and warm up the skillet.    Heat a corn tortilla (corn tortilla, not wheat, to be authentic, and, if you will, gluten free) about 30 seconds on each side, until it’s just starting to turn brown.   Set aside.

Fry an egg in the same skillet until the whites are set and the yolk is (if you care for it) still a little runny.  During the last little bit of cooking, either heat some ranchero sauce (enchilada sauce works fine, salsa works fine), or just pour it in with the egg.

Assemble on the serving plate the tortilla topped with the egg and the sauce.

110 calories, 11 grams of carbs, 5 grams of the good types of fat with cooking spray.  Additional topping ideas in the photo.

 

 

 

 

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5 Ideal Vegetables For Lazy Cooks | Summer Tomato

“Whether I’m feeling too busy, too lazy, or a bit of both, these are my go-to veggies to save time and effort in the kitchen.”

via 5 Ideal Vegetables For Lazy Cooks | Summer Tomato.

Have to admit part of the appeal of the article is the gorgeous photo … but also it’s a cool site I just discovered.  Check it out!

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Make Butter in Your Blender – Videos – CHOW

Butter and a butter knife

Ever wish you could have just a LITTLE butter around, like for making herb infused butter to rub on a steak, without having a pound of it sitting in the fridge calling your name?

Make Butter in Your Blender – Videos – CHOW.

Here’s how to make just a little.  I know, you have to have whipping cream sitting around, and that’s it’ own distraction.

Honestly we just thought it was an interesting thing to mess around with.

Buttermilk and apple butter in the Related articles if you’re so inclinded.

PaleoPot – Easy Paleo Recipes – Crock Pot / Slow Cooker / One-Pot – Easy Paleo Recipes – Crock Pot / Slow Cooker / One-Pot

English: Chef Pepín Slow Cooker

PaleoPot – Easy Paleo Recipes – Crock Pot / Slow Cooker / One-Pot – Easy Paleo Recipes – Crock Pot / Slow Cooker / One-Pot.

If you’re eating paleo (or eating low carb) the crock pot can be one of your very best friends.

Meat in a pot.  Ready when you are.

What is the best vegetable for me to eat?

A cook sautees onions and peppers.

The best vegetables are THE ONES YOU WILL EAT.

Having said that …

Potatoes and corn are, technically, starches even though they come from  are plants.  So you could eat too many of those.   Otherwise, it’s hard to imagine over-consuming vegetables or getting too many calories from vegetables.

Green is good.

A variety of colors signals a variety of nutrients, to some degree.

Cooked is not necessarily worse than raw.  Light cooking can increase the bio-availability of the nutrients you’re eating.

 

Eat the ones you will eat.