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The Irony of High-End Footwear

  The following is an excerpt from Miranda Esmonde-White’s new book Aging Backwards: 10 Years Younger and 10 Years Lighter in 30 Minutes a Day. In addition to a sedentary lifestyle, another common cause of ligament immobility in our feet is high-end running shoes and orthopedic footwear. Ironically, these supports are designed to prevent foot [...]

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager Lobstah Chowdah

  Beer and lobster in a soup bring a smile to my face. Try this amazing and easy recipe for the best chowder you will ever eat. I like to use Samuel Adams Boston Lager for this recipe as it adds rich caramel and hoppy notes to the dish. For some added fun, grab large [...]

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WIN an Aging Backwards by Miranda Esmonde-White Prize Pack!

  The typical message we get as we age is that we can move less and should take it easy–this is the wrong advice! Surprisingly, fitness enthusiasts often do as much harm to their bodies as people living sedentary lives. Miranda Esmonde-White teaches us in her new book Aging Backwards (in stores November 4th) a [...]

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All Lobster “No Crab” Cakes with Old Bay Aioli

  They say Maryland does two things well: play football and make crab cakes! Maryland classic crab cakes have been a part of my diet for a number of years, and when I opened Rock Lobster I knew I had to have a lobster version. Of course, you can use crab instead of lobster for [...]

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Tom Yum Soup

  From Sharon Hapton, Founder, Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers “This recipe came from a girl called Sayon whom I met on a trip to Cambodia. Her determination to take care of her family and perseverance to succeed, despite great hardship, had a big impact on me.” —Sharon Hapton Makes about 4 servings 4 cups [...]

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Turkey Meatball Soup

  From Naheed Nenshi, Broth Brother and Mayor of Calgary Makes about 4 servings Meatballs 3⁄4 cup (185 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) grated onion 1 egg 2 Tbsp (30 mL) dried parsley leaves Pinch of salt and pepper 1 lb (500 g) ground turkey Soup 3 cups (750 mL) chicken [...]

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Caramelized Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Chanterelles

  From Jason Scharf, Broth Brother “When my Aunt Sharon (Hapton) asked me to come up with a soup recipe, I was inspired by a trip to the Calgary Farmers’ Market and the amazing in-season vegetables on display there.” —Jason Scharf Makes about 6 servings Roasted Chanterelles and Corn 12 oz (375 g) chanterelle mushrooms, [...]

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The Great Lobster Cookbook by Matt Dean Pettit

  When I think of making lobster at home, I think of a large pot and boiling water, but thanks to Matt Dean Pettit my world was flipped upside down. Matt Dean Pettit, chef and owner of Rock Lobster Food Co., has created The Great Lobster Cookbook, a collection of more than 100 simple and [...]

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Spaghetti Homard – Lobster

  We take this name from an old Iron Chef episode when the host declared “Battle Homard Lobster!” Yes, homard and lobster mean the same thing (like “minestrone soup”). Among other things that don’t make any sense: this is probably the most popular Joe Beef dish. Print Spaghetti Homard – Lobster Yield: Serves 2 Ingredients8 [...]

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Rainbow Rice Salad

  Delicious, colorful, great for beach trips and picnics, as a side dish for vegan barbecues or for a light lunch—you name it. The diverse and contrasting flavors are there to be enjoyed. Once you chop everything, the rest is fast and easy . . . as is eating it. Print Rainbow Rice Salad Serving [...]

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