The Ubiquitous Crab Recipe
2 oz packages cream cheese
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 lb sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 to 2 cups crab meat
1 onion, minced
2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and choppe, d fine
1/4 tsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp paprika
Freshly ground pepper
Mix cream cheese with mayonnaise until smooth. Add rest of
ingredients, mix well, and refrigerate.
Serving suggestions: Serve as an appetizer with assorted crackers;
heat in a chafing dish as a hot spread; add a little milk and some
cooked rice or pasta to make a hot casserole; spread on buttered
toast rounds or English muffins and grill until piping hot; or use as
a filling in rolled filet of sole; baked with lemon and butter
brushed on the rolls. Substitute lobster for crab if desired.
From: Steve Herrick Source: [Yankee Magazine - June 1981]
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Food Tips of the Week
Advice on losing weight
Make sure that you drink enough fluids. Your body requires water , it is crucial for our body's health and has no fat. It is also good in that it fills the drinker's belly and decreases feelings of emptiness. The recommended portions physicians claim that we should aim to drink as much as six cups of water every 24 hours.
Some low carb diet guidlines:
* Food labels can be misleading
Watch out for sales blurb that boasts 'low carb' - check the nutritional information on the back of the product. Quite a few are only marginally decreased and in some instances still more than a competitors standard brand. In addition, beware of 'low sugar' and 'low fat' labels - 'low sugar' doesn't always mean 'low carb' - often the carbs are identical.
* You can create really good smoothies with reduced carbohydrate yogurt.
Ok, well, itís not technically cooking, but if you really want smoothies you can make them with low carb yogurt and fruit. Obviously, you will need to ensure you use only fruit that is low in carbohydrates and use the whole fruit as the fiber will help.
Lycopene rich foods
(includes apricots, red bell peppers & tomato puree)
The phytochemical lycopene is a simple compound used to color foods and part of the carotenid family. This chemical is accountable for the dark red color of a good number of fruit, vegetables and pulses.
Fortunately, unlike numerous healthy agents, this useful phytochemical does not become less effective if heated during cooking, but is noticeably enhanced by being cooked.
Its most interesting nutritional contribution is that it behaves as an antioxidant and appears to help lower the risk of cancer.
Lycopene is the most potent fighter of singlet oxygen, which is correlated with skin aging. It is also thought to prevent the progression of atherosclerosis.
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