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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 STOCKS: THE PROS AND CONS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Photo courtesy of French Culinary Institute, NYC For an amazingly thorough discussion of pressure-cooked versus traditonal stove-top stock from the ... Read on »
POSTCARDS FROM RED HOOK by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you’re ever in the mood to find yourself transported to a forgotten little town in a beautiful setting on the northern coast of Maine but don’t have 8+ ho ... Read on »
POSTCARDS FROM JACKSON HEIGHTS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ve lived in Manhattan long enough to remember the time when I could walk across town and find an authentic German bakery or Polish butcher.  During the sev ... Read on »
FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVAGE by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I returned home from a summer of container gardening in E. Chatham NY, The Sweetie was kind enough to fill the car with some of the heavy pots I could ... 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 »
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 »
REMEMBERING K. DUN GIFFORD by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here I am with Dun at a whole grains conference in Boston a few years ago. How sad to receive the news that Dun Gifford died suddenly of a heart at ... Read on »
RAISED BEDS AND A ROOSTER ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I volunteer from time to time to document workshops run by Just Food , a terrific non-profit organization that (among other valuable activities) offers edu ... Read on »
VEGAN WHOLE OAT, BASIL, AND KUMQUAT SALAD by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A friend was coming over lunch and mentioned that she was trying to stay off wheat and dairy to prevent her chronic migraines.  So far the plan was working ... Read on »
TEEN IRON CHEFS STIRRING UP CHANGE by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Lynn Fredericks, beaming at left, with a Teen Iron Chefs team demonstrating collards braised in coconut milk. Last Thursday I took the train to Bro ... Read on »
COOKING A MEXICAN DINNER WITH STEVE SANDO by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Steve Sando and me horsing around just before my pressure cooker demo at Rancho Gordo When I first met Steve Sando about 4 years ago, I soon felt l ... Read on »
MUSHROOMS AND CATS ON W. 81ST ST. by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I have my camera slung around my neck, I always see more than I would otherwise because I’m looking for pictures.  There are good pictures to be taken e ... Read on »
CLAY-POT COOKING WITH PAULA WOLFERT by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Paula Wolfert and I in front on bram Paula Wolfert is full of excitement about what she’s up to, and her life has been one big adventure after ano ... Read on »
MORNING FOG IN NAPA by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here’s what we saw yesterday morning around 9 a.m., looking down from our beautiful Napa rental house on a hill: Read on »
UBUNTU: A CELEBRATION OF VEGETABLES by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ubuntu's Carta de Musica: today's fresh leaves carefully dressed, with Sardinian flatbread If you are a very lucky person, you occasionally have fo ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER IN MOMA DESIGN EXHIBIT by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m not in NYC at the moment, but my photographer friend Steve Eilenberg sent me the news and this charming photo.  I’ll check out the details next week. ... Read on »
FRENCH LAUNDRY VEGETABLE GARDEN by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When The Sweetie and I drove into Yountville this afternoon, I spotted a gorgeous vegetable garden right on the main street: Rows and rows of neatly plante ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKING AT RANCHO GORDO by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking At few nights ago in downtown Napa, I demonstrated how to pressure-cook a saffron farro risotto with large, gorgeous, heirloom Rancho Gordo scarlet runner- ... Read on »
POSTCARDS FROM NAPA by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Sweetie and I landed at Oakland airport last Thursday night and drove up to Napa in the dark, so when we awoke the next morning to see fields of wildflow ... Read on »