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life can be described best as a 4-letter word - FOOD! She teaches
cooking classes, writes and edits cookbooks, is a food consultant for
the food industry, provides nutritional analysis, recipes and menus
(including low-carb menus) for restaurants and food manufacturers,
provides recipe testing services...her plate is literally overflowing!
So here's what's cooking in Norene's kitchen now....
BOOK & THE COOK
Norene Gilletz is available for cooking demonstrations and/or speaking
engagements along with the sale of her books. We'll be glad to offer
suggestions to help you plan your event and make it a success.
Excellent for book fairs, meetings, fund-raising or corporate events,
etc. Contact us for further details and available dates.
highly recommend cookbook author Norene Gilletz as a presenter for
Jewish Book Fairs, stores or community events...Imagine Julia Child as
a Canadian Jewish mother - Norene is a real crowd-pleaser. She ought
to be on the Food Channel, showing Emeril how to kick it up a
Yanow, co-owner, Tree of Life Judaica & Books, Seattle, WA.
Did you know....steak is now the #1 grilled item, beating out last
year's most grilled item, hamburgers. Chicken pieces remain #3. (I use
a Weber Gas Grill in my Grilling Classes - it's wonderful! Hope to see
you at one of my grilling classes!!!)
sure to read my article The Thrill of Grilling
Looking for grilling advice or recipes? Visit www.weber.com
. For answers to your grilling questions, contact the Weber Grill Line
online at email@example.com.
They answer all emails within 48 hours. Their toll-free number in
North America is 1-800-474-5568.
a delicious do-ahead accompaniment from Healthy
800 Fast and Fabulous Recipes for the Kosher (or not)
Cook that's guaranteed to please the guests at your next
1 head of Romaine or iceberg lettuce
4 green onions
1 medium onion
2 green peppers
1 red pepper
1 English cucumber, peeled
8 firm, ripe tomatoes (preferably Israeli)
4 Tablespoons olive oil (preferably extra-virgin)
4 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
Freshly ground pepper, optional
and dry vegetables well. Dice them neatly into 1/2-inch pieces and
combine in a large bowl. Sprinkle with olive oil and lemon juice. Add
seasonings; mix again. Adjust seasonings to taste.
8 servings. Salad tastes best eaten the same day it is made, but
leftovers will keep for a day in the refrigerator.
off excess liquid in the bottom of the bowl before serving.
calories per serving, 7.7 g fat (1.1 g saturated) 0 mg cholesterol, 3
g protein, 14 g carbohydrate, 600 mg sodium, 637 mg potassium, 2 mg
ion, 4 g fiber, 45 mg calcium.
Push yourself away from the table before you are rounder than a
watermelon! No buts about it - get off your butt and help.
You'll burn off some calories and also do a good deed. Remember, the
fork lift is NOT an aerobic exercise.
Have a happy summer and eat in good health!
a delicious dessert from Healthy
800 Fast and Fabulous
Recipes for the Kosher (or not) Cook. (The
recipe also appears in MealLeaniYumm! which is the Canadian edition.)
Enjoy without guilt!!!
pretty, so delicious! Leftover buttermilk can be used in muffin or
cake recipes. If you don't have buttermilk, use no-fat yogurt.
1/2 - 2 c. frozen strawberries
c. sugar or honey
- 1/3 c. buttermilk
tsp. lemon juice
Process berries with sugar until the texture of snow. Gradually add
buttermilk and lemon juice through the feed tube. Process until well
mixed and the texture of sherbet. Serve immediately.
3 to 4 servings. Recipe can be doubled easily.
calories per serving, 0.3 g fat (0.1 g saturated), <1 mg
cholesterol, 1 g protein, 25 g carbohydrate, 23 mg sodium, 144 mg
potassium, <1 mg iron, 2 g fiber, 36 mg calcium.
Either use 1 package of frozen unsweetened strawberries (about 1 1/2
cups) or freeze 2 cups of very ripe strawberries for this recipe.
The more berries you use, the more buttermilk you need to add.
Raspberries can be used instead of of strawberries.
you could share this newsletter with others who might be interested in
my cooking classes, culinary events, cookbooks and services, it would
be immensely appreciated. Thanks so much and have a delicious day!
Gilletz, Cookbooks, Culinary Solutions
Gourmania Inc., Toronto, Canada