By popular demand . . .
We like the idea of fewer calories, but never at the expense of taste, rib-stickiness and mouth feel. It's Better than Ham and Cheese on English, above, with Danish ham and Havarti on toasted Corny Cornbread fills the bill with an added plus, allowing the eater to express solidarity with the Danes in the ongoing Cartoon Wars.
To reward our faithful commenters for their heartwarming support [see testimonials below] we offer herewith an ongoing listing by dining categories of all our Cold Turkey Cookbook recipes and methods, plus a sampling of older, calorie-laden culinary masterpieces from the days of lard and roses (see "Full of Calories and Loving It" below).
Here's the post that started it all, and here's the secret to taking off unwanted pounds and keeping 'em off: It's not so much WHAT you eat as HOW you think about eating. Keep Wall Street Journal columnist Melinda Beck's "mindful eating" in mind: "Eating just a few mouthfuls, and savoring the experience, can be far more satisfying than eating an entire cake mindlessly."
Readers are cordially invited to submit favorite recipes for testing in our Experimental Kitchens for possible inclusion in the CTC. What's cooking?
Beef Stroganoff Lite
Chicken and Sausage Strogie
Chicken Bacon Bake
Diced Dogs Risotto
It's Better than Lasagna
Poached Haddock with Leeks and Snow Peas
Pork and Pineapple Kebabs
Pork Stir Fry
Saturday Night Beans & Franks
Spring Chicken Delight
Broccoli Puree with Corn
Chelsea Baked Beans
Faux Scalloped Potatoes with Mushrooms
Sissy's Superb Potato Salad
Steamed Garden Greens
Warm Orzo Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Parmesan
Here is an alphabetical sampling of readers' kind words:
Goomp: Home made Lean Cuisine.
HNAV: How many times have i visited the mighty SISU, only to find myself feeling a bit hungry . . .
Carol Ward: Where else can I come for recipes, cats, beauty and insight?