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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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PRESSURE COOKER VITELLO TONNATO by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There’s a new pressure cooker blog coming out of Italy, where EVERYONE has at least one pressure cooker.  Many Italian home cooks make their risottos in the “p ... Read on »
THE OTHER WOODSTOCK by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Being a child of the 60s, the name Woodstock always evokes that grand open-air concert I regret missing. Everyone who heard we were going to Oxford sai ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER GREAT FOR SUMMER COOKING by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Most people put their pressure cookers away during the summer, thinking of the cooker again in the fall when they get a yen for the hearty soups and stews that ... Read on »
RE-DISCOVERING MUESLI by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was in the Chatsworth Farm Shop in Devonshire–a place that reminded me of the first Dean & DeLuca in NYC–a place that made a person want to buy ever ... Read on »
THE FALLOW DEER OF DYRHAM PARK by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I thought I was going to Dyrham Park in Gloucestershire to see the gardens, but the deer immediately stole the show. As soon as the great house comes into ... Read on »
THE CHATSWORTH VEGETABLE GARDEN by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There is so much to extol about Chatsworth–the magnificent estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire–that it’s hard to know where to begin.  So I’ll go by ... Read on »
LETTUCE LEAVES UP CLOSE by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I visited the Walled Garden at Scampston in North Yorkshire a few days ago, the gorgeous lettuces in the vegetable garden were huge, and some had even g ... Read on »
ENGLAND HAS BAGGED TEA! by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love a good pot of strong tea in the morning, so whenever I travel and will be exchanging homes via homeexhange.com , I bring a good supply of Twinings Ear ... Read on »
ROY McMANN’S THRIVING ALLOTMENT by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In the middle of a sterile business park filled with automobile showrooms in a suburb of Newcastle Upon Tyne, I stumbled upon a huge garden allotment.  I w ... 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 »
ONCE A FLOWER by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Soon to be picked up in the wind and become many flowers next spring. What a glorious and abundant transformation. Read on »
SAMPHIRE, SEA LETTUCES, AND POSIES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A walk along the Conwy marina in North Wales a few nights ago when the tide was low proved very rewarding:  a whole world of underground vegetables and posie ... Read on »
PLAS NEWYDD: A TALL GARDEN IN N. WALES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A stand of Monterrey Cypresses After only three days in N. Wales, I can already  see why visitors go ga-ga about gardens in the UK. A temperate ... 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 »
WAKING UP IN N. WALES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After some serious jeg lag and the weariness resulting from a recalcitrant GPS that sent us in circles rather than west on the “wrong” side of the road from Ma ... Read on »
TURNING RUBBLE INTO A BROOKLYN FARM by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Sweetie and I were driving through the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, reluctantly following the bossy directions of the GPS who was taking us through what ... 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 »
NEW YORK MOMENT by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Spotted on the B train heading downtown from West 81st Street: Read on »
TRUCK FARM: HELP GETTING FRESH FOOD TO ALL by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last year I saw this very truck farm at The New Amsterdam market and was totally taken with the idea.  The originators of the concept, two guys named Ian Ch ... Read on »
STONE BARNS: WHAT A PLACE! by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After a disappointing stroll through the grounds of the Gothic revival mansion at Lyndhurst (the National Trust should be ashamed–not a flower in bloom), The ... Read on »