Homemade Lobster Stock

​Whether cost is no object, or it’s a once-a-year splurge, if you’re buying and cooking a lobster you might as well get the absolute most out of it. This means saving the shells and boiling them into a savory stock

Devilish Eggs

​​Just like the proverbial apple, an egg a day can also keep the doctor away. But all of the fat and most of the calories are in the yolk! Instead, we’re stuffing protein-perfect egg whites with delicious, low fat alternatives

Homemade Chicken Stock

​A pot full of bubbling chicken broth, vegetables and diced breast or thigh meat that’s simmering away on the stove is every mother’s home remedy. Food Over 50’s version calls for homemade, fat free chicken stock using a roasted carcass

Frijoles Pintos Picantes

​Good old rice and beans! For centuries we’ve known that this classic plant-based pairing not only sticks to our ribs and satisfies our hunger, but also forms a nutritious, complete protein without all the saturated fat associated with meat. That

Smoked Mackerel Pate

​Fresh mackerel contains one of the highest concentrations of healthy Omega 3’s of any fish in the sea. Smoked mackerel combines all this good nutrition with loads of extra flavor. So, add a dollop of chickpea and olive oil based

Ratatouille Nicoise

​Foods of the Mediterranean region are widely regarded as healthier than most. And Ratatouille, much like Pistou and Tourlou, is one of the healthiest of the healthy. After all, what could be better for our waistlines, our internal vitality and

Bittersweet Steak Salad

​A small portion of sizzling hot steak over crisp, cool salad greens where the bitter Radicchio is offset by sweet pear. This is one of my favorite warm weather meals. It’s light, refreshingly well ​​​​​balanced, immensely flavorful and loaded with