Here’s my November column for Curves magazine. It’s a recipe for Moroccan leg of lamb with roasted fall vegetables, heavy on the parsnips, my favorite. It’s got a spiced yogurt sauce. But best of all, it’s only 400 calories a serving. Enjoy.
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Here’s my November column for Curves Fitness magazine. It’s a big, warm meal in a bowl, full of cannellini beans, escarole, shrimp, capers, garlic, oregano, all great Italian flavors. And it’s only 400 calories a serving. Can’t beat that. I hope you enjoy it.
This man is trying to kill his wife with mercury.
Isn’t this cute? Mr. Lunardelli, the Italian winemaker responsible for this dumb, rude, and to most people, repulsive gimmick, has got a thing going with a particular clientele, people who buy his low quality wine in these wacky bottles for a joke. To his credit, he did try a Mona Lisa label, but it didn’t sell. How about Pasolini, Leone, Fellini, Rossellini, Visconti, De Sica, Antonioni? I’d be proud to own one of those bottles.
Rimini, Fellini’s home town.
Here’s my recipe for the August issue of Curves magazine. It’s for an Italian style Manhattan clam chowder. No cream, no butter. Only olive oil, fresh herbs, summer corn and tomatoes, and chunks of firm fish, including halibut and Mahi-Mahi. And it’s only 400 calories a serving. Can’t beat that.
A beautiful circus. I want to be in that circus.
My cats have very specific tastes when it comes to fish, and they both like and dislike the same things. They love shrimp, scallops, clams, oysters, and mussels, either raw or cooked. They like sea bass raw, but not so much cooked. Catfish is okay, but it’s got to be really fresh. They do not like salmon, raw or cooked or smoked, nor do they like sardines, canned, raw, or freshly cooked. Anchovies in any form-forget about it. They like raw tuna, but not after it’s been cooked, and they don’t like canned. They dislike almost all types of fishy canned cat food. Whenever I serve them that, it gets scratched at and usually covered with fur mice. Later in the day, the cat food covered mice can be found in the toilet or their litter box. Their all time favorite seems to be raw calamari. They howl for it. They know when I’ve brought it into the house. They cry at the refrigerator. When I take it out to prepare it, they jump all over me, clawing at my arm. I give them a few trimmings, but ultimately they need to be locked in the bathroom until I’ve finished my prep. Pasta with calamari and tomato sauce is irresistible to both of them. I always break down and throw them a few tentacles, but they’re insatiable and eventually wind up locked in the bathroom again, screaming, unrolling the toilet paper, pulling the towels off the racks, and working the bath mat into the litter box, until I let them out and give them another piece. They prefer the rings to the tentacles .