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Older, Not Old: Flavor Bombs with Umami and EVOO


When I was a kid, and later during my dietetics education at UCLA, I learned about the four basic tastes in foods – sweet, sour, bitter, and salty. Relatively recently a fifth taste, umami, joined the classic four. Umami translates as “savory,” and it’s hard to describe in words. To borrow from

Older, Not Old: Flavor Bombs with Umami and EVOO2018-02-04T16:46:43+00:00

Older, Not Old: Pumping Up Protein


I just returned from California, where I spent time enjoying meals with my 88-year-old mom. Much of our conversation revolved around protein – Mom, like many older and older-older adults, doesn’t eat enough of it and we were brainstorming ways for her to up the protein. She needs quick and

Older, Not Old: Pumping Up Protein2018-02-04T16:46:43+00:00

Tale of Two Cities + one, and their farmers markets


Actually a village and two towns, but that's not how the book title reads. In a true embarrassment of riches, I live within a 10-minute drive of three farmers markets, and each is different. The upscale Pleasantville Farmers Market is where we go to shmooze first with our friends and

Tale of Two Cities + one, and their farmers markets2018-02-04T16:46:43+00:00
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