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Lorna Sass is the Queen of Pressure Cooking. Her blog will inspire you to cook healthy food in 1/3 or less the standard cooking time in today's safe pressure cookers. Lorna is the award-winning author of 16 cookbooks, including 4 books on pressure cooking: COOKING UNDER PRESSURE, GREAT... Full Bio
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2010: YEAR OF THE PRESSURE COOKER by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For the Chinese, February 14 will begin the Year of the Tiger.  For Mac users, it’s the Year of the Snow Leopard.  For me, it’s the Year of the Pressure Cooker. Just ... Read on »
6 PRESSURE COOKER RECIPES! by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A jazzy website called Cookstr features recipes from the country’s most acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors. I’m represented with 6 recipes from PRESSURE P ... Read on »
A BEAUTIFUL CLEMATIS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Seen climbing on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5/6/10. WOW! Read on »
A BOUQUET FOR BRITAIN by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We are leaving Thursday after two months in the UK, and I am feeling nostalgic. Never have I seen so many beautiful flowers in such a short period of ... Read on »
A DAY IN THE COUNTRY by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Bronx!  Yes, I felt as if I’d been in the country after taking a guided wildflower walk near Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park yesterday.  Check out Wildf ... Read on »
A FENCED-IN MEADOW by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m in Northumberland in the northeast of England at a hotel in the middle of a business park filled with sterile, modern buildings and automobile showrooms. ... Read on »
A ROOFTOP VEGGIE FARM IN BROOKLYN by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Annie Novak on Eagle Street Rooftop Farm Last week I was privileged to spend the afternoon at Eagle Street Rooftop Farm with food colleagues.  The ou ... Read on »
A TULIP MORNING by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Some time between last night and 7 a.m. this morning, the flowers of my potted tulips poked out through the gorgeous variegated leaves. One of the triplets is way a ... Read on »
A VERY URBAN GARDEN by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last spring, when I got the chance to create a garden on the cement behind my co-op on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, I jumped at the chance.  I had become pas ... Read on »
AN AMAZING INSECT IN NORTH WALES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yes, there are two small orange insects top right, but scroll down and take a look at the black polka-dotted one that took my breath away. I spotted t ... Read on »
BICYCLES BUILT FOR FLOWERS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Seen on a small street in the Jericho section of Oxford, England. Lacking a front garden, the inhabitants of this row house created one! ... Read on »
BIG BAMBU’ by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was walking east across the park just south of 81st street the other day when I spotted what looked like a huge eagle’s nest on top of the Metropolitan Mus ... Read on »
BLOOMIN’ ARTICHOKES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’d never seen an artichoke in flower before coming to England, and what a delightful surprise to see one of my favorite shades of purple bursting from a see ... Read on »
BRAVE POSIES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m not a big fan of snow so the best thing about winter in New York City is the huge swell of gratitude I feel when the spring warblers start passing through and the earl ... Read on »
BRAVING SCORPIONS IN SEDONA by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Photo courtesy of desertusa.com Since my current goal is to avoid the cold as much as possible this winter, The Sweetie and I are heading to Sedona, AZ on 2/14 f ... Read on »
BRIT FOOD WRITER CONVERTED TO PRESSURE COOKING by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ve been reading more about pressure cooking in the British press lately.  Recently, the very popular, veteran cookery writer Delia Smith praised pressure cooking in her ... Read on »
BUILT-IN PRESSURE COOKER CHICKEN BROTH by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here’s a great tip for making chicken broth at the same time that you are making a soup: Whenever you eat bone-in chicken, freeze the bones with a little m ... Read on »
BULGUR, LAMB, AND CHICKPEA SOUP by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I caught the following review accompanied by a lovely photo on obsessiondujour, posted on Flickr : This recipe hails from one of my fave cookbook authors, Lorn ... Read on »
BUSY DAD LOVES PRESSURE COOKING by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As a working Dad, Mike Vrobel is a busy fellow.  He also an enthusiastic cook and who does a lively blog called Dad Cooks Dinner .  I’m delighted to say that he has beco ... Read on »
BUTTERFLY ON BUDDLEIA by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Buddleias grow in profusion in most of England: they like the weather here and many of them grow wild along the roadside.  We are lucky enough to have two be ... Read on »