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Jon Burr Patient Expert

Yonkers, New York
I'm a musician and health nut, and I like to write about food. You can find me in my other life at http://jonburr.com   
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Basic Cooking techniques #1 by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Caramelizing This is an essential fundamental technique, and very simple in principle. There’s a desirable savory effect that occurs when proteins – like anchovie ... Read on »
Improvised Roasts by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here's a nice roast goose     Every once in a while we like to do a roast of some kind; some larger cut of meat, or a fowl – turkey, chick ... Read on »
High Fiber Cooking - An integrated lifestyle approach! updated Sun Jan 11 2009 3:38 pm CST by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Get healthy! Lose weight! Unspackle your colon! A simple lifestyle change will change your life! Shop smarter, live better! Tasty, practical, cheap recipes! Find tips, tricks, ... Read on »
The Improvising Chef by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A cook’s kitchen is more like an ongoing process than a static place. Ingredients come from 2 sources, mainly, and are dynamic… either the store, or the stove (if yo ... Read on »
Anecdotal but surprising- Saturated Fats and Body Mass Plateau by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Having cooked a goose for Christmas, and having almost drowned in the resulting rendered fat, we googled “goose fat, health” and found some astounding things.   The T ... Read on »
Peanut Butter and… by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Anchovy paste! No kidding. And quince jam on whole wheat. I just ate it, it was amazing!        Read on »
Turkey Wing and Barley Soup by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1/2 cup Pearled Barley 1/4 cup split peas 2 onions 4 cups mixed vegetables, cut up 1 turkey wing shoulder joint 5 cloves garlic fennel, coriander, ... Read on »
Fantastic Chili by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1 can black beans 1 can red beans 1 can white beans I link sausage, or one ¾ inch slice of Pancetta, or ham, or a ham hock, or turkey or chicken, cubed ... Read on »
Fat is GOOD for you by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There is actually an INVERSE relationship between dietary intake of saturated fat & cholesterol – and serum cholesterol levels! The so-called “lipid hypothesis” ... Read on »
Here’s the research “Smoking Gun” to support our lifestyle approach! by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This research shows definitively that eating legumes (beans!) and whole cereal grains controls blood sugar and helps prevent the onset of di ... Read on »
High Fiber Cooking - An Integrative Lifestyle Approach by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Eat Your Way to Health by incorporating high fiber cooking into your lifestyle Get healthy! Lose weight! Unspackle your colon! A simple lifestyle change will chan ... Read on »
Here’s the research “Smoking Gun” to support our lifestyle approach! by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s the fine grinding of cereal and grains that makes them “too accessible” to the metabolism. Whole cereals and legumes control blood sugar, the onset of insulin resis ... Read on »
High Fiber Cooking - An integrated lifestyle approach! updated Tue Jan 6 2009 10:30 am CST by Jon Burr Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Get healthy! Lose weight! Unspackle your colon! A simple lifestyle change will change your life! Shop smarter, live better! Tasty, practical, cheap recipes! Find tips, tricks, ... Read on »