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Health => Fitness and Nutrition => Topic started by: liquidsilver on July 30, 2018, 12:03:53 PM

Title: Fitness and Nutrition
Post by: liquidsilver on July 30, 2018, 12:03:53 PM
Share your opinions on exercises and diets.
Title: Re: Fitness and Nutrition
Post by: FlyingVProd on August 09, 2018, 09:24:30 PM
We have a twenty four hour, around the clock, taco place down the street here in Anaheim, and it is great. They serve food based on recipes from the Guadalajara region of Mexico. 


It is the kind of place where you can go get a carne asada burrito at two in the morning, or a nice shrimp cocktail, and their tacos are as authentic as you can get, they have great food.

And they need to open up a few global locations, such as opening a location in Monte Carlo, and also in Rome, and Cannes, many areas would love to have 24 hour a day authentic Mexican tacos.


Tony V.
Title: Re: Fitness and Nutrition
Post by: Barton on August 17, 2018, 05:04:27 PM
Do you look at forum headings at all??
Title: Re: Fitness and Nutrition
Post by: FlyingVProd on August 19, 2018, 03:21:31 PM
Do you look at forum headings at all??

There used to be a forum heading "Food Matters," where we could discuss food, we discussed recipes, and restaurants, and stuff related to food, but that thread is gone. So, this thread has nutrition in the heading, so it is okay to discuss food, in my humble opinion.

Do you see a better thread to discuss food on?


Tony V.
Title: Re: Fitness and Nutrition
Post by: FlyingVProd on October 13, 2018, 04:16:44 PM
Here is a recipe from the Star Wars newsletter, it looks pretty good so I thought that I would share it here.


As the colder months approach now is the perfect time to whip up something yummy befitting of a Jedi Master. Here's a tasty interpretation of "Yoda's Incredible Herb Stew" -- originally prepared exclusively for National Public Radio by noted gourmet chef and author, Craig Claiborne.

This recipe goes waaay back to 1983, when NPR debuted a new 10-part radio drama based on The Empire Strikes Back. Craig Claiborne was invited to create his own tasty version of "rootleaf," a succulent dish featured in both the film and radio versions. If you remember, "rootleaf" was prepared for Luke Skywalker by Yoda, the ancient Jedi Master.

We believe you'll find the following recipe a perfect food idea for eight hungry young Jedi. Kids should have adult supervision and assistance when making this meal.

3 pounds lean lamb or other meat
Salt to taste, if desired
Freshly ground pepper to taste
6 tablespoons light vegetable or other oil
6 cups finely chopped parsley
3 cups thinly sliced onions
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 tablespoons finely minced ginger root
1 teaspoon finely chopped seeded hot green or red chilies
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 bay leaf
3 pounds fresh spinach, well rinsed and tough stems removed.


1. Cut the meat into one inch cubes, and add salt and pepper to taste.

2. Heat half the oil in a heavy skillet and add the meat, turning to brown the pieces on all sides.

3. Heat the remaining oil in a Dutch oven or heavy casserole and add parsley, onions and garlic. Cook, stirring often until the onions are wilted. Add the meat, coriander, cumin, turmeric, ginger root, chilies, cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir.

4. Add water to cover, bring to boil and cover tightly. Let simmer about 2 to 2 1/2 hours until the meat is quite tender.

5. Meanwhile, drop the spinach into a kettle of boiling water with salt to taste and let simmer about five minutes. Drain well and run under cold water. Drain thoroughly.

6. Squeeze the spinach to remove all excess liquid. Place the spinach on a chopping block and chop coarsely.

7. Add the spinach to the stew and stir. Let simmer together about five minutes.

Yield: Eight servings.



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