8.21.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: Culinary Experts’ Sumptuous Side Dishes, Part 1 (8/21/14)

Aug 21, 2014

A meal always has a star ingredient but it never ever goes out with a bang without a little help from the side dishes’ corner. Rachael Ray and some of the biggest names in the culinary world created their personalized versions of side dishes that can make your grills, roasts, bakes, barbecues and fries into stellar creations. Here’s Part 1 of our review; the complete recipes are available in Rachael Ray’s official website. Chili-spiced Corn on the Cob. Top Chef alumni Richard Blais makes corn on the cob dazzle with this recipe. The corn pieces are coated with a crème…

8.21.4 the chew

The Chew Review: Daphne Oz’s Healthy Culinary Venture (8/21/14)

Aug 21, 2014

The Chew’s Daphne Oz is credited for dishing out healthy versions of daily eats. Her dishes may not be gourmet in nature (as opposed to those prepared by Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall) but they strike me as comfort food nonetheless. Daphne also provides concoctions that address several remedies, just like her father, Dr. Mehmet Oz, does in his show. Below are some of my favorites as presented by Daphne herself. Immune-boosting Spicy Noodle Soup.  Daphne considers this dish as her natural quick fix for congested nose. I’ve tried this version and boy, did it accomplish its mission….

8.20.14 agt

America’s Got Talent Recap: Top 5 Acts In 4th Quarterfinals Results (8/20/14)

Aug 20, 2014

Tonight marks the final live results show of America’s Got Talent’s quarterfinals.  The last five acts moving on to the semi-finals will be named from the twelve who performed last night. If the outcome were to be based on the judges’ comments and the audience’s reactions, my strongest bets would have to be cellists Emil & Dariel (photo in this recap), contortionist Nina Burri, singers Quintavious Johnson and Jonah Smith and danger act Jonatan Riquelme.Will they make it? Find out if your favorites will figure out in the list with our live recap of the results show. Almost twenty minuteshave elapsed…

8.20.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 2 (8/20/14)

Aug 20, 2014

Our series on foods with remarkable benefits to our health continues today. This list is culled from various episodes of The Dr. Oz Show where each of the items listed below address specific health issues. In so doing, we are educated to a whole new world of possible alternatives to prescribed drugs. If you missed yesterday’s post, please click on this link. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Did you know that stress is one of the factors that causes IBS? Women are likely to suffer more from IBS than men. Stress forces the brain to release too many signals to the…

8.20.14 dr. phil

Dr. Phil Review: Hopeful Parents Lured To An Adoption Scam (8/20/14)

Aug 20, 2014

Last March, Dr. Phil illustrated how childless couples can be easily duped by deceitful entities when they resort to online adoption services, especially of the informal type. The case of Max and Monica was used as an example to prove that catfishing can also apply outside the realm of people looking for relationships in the virtual world. Max and Monica were promised twins by Danette (photo in this recap), a woman whom they met via Craigslist. Problem is, Danette was never pregnant to start with. Here’s how the twisted story developed. Hopeful Parents. Max and Monica could not have children…

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9.1.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Trendy Products That Pose Higher Risks To The Body, Part 1 (9/1/14)

In line with promoting good health, The Dr. Oz Show also reviews an array of trendy products and practices that a number of people support, believing that their benefits outweigh the risks entailed. Dr. Oz’s efforts to evaluate such are the culmination of efforts to expand related information, a lot of which turn out to have more negative impacts to the body that what is advertised. Below are some that fall in this category. Inhaled Alcohol Fumes. Dr. Oz believes that this process is a dangerous way of getting drunk: it prevents the body to naturally reject the toxins in…

9.1.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: Culinary Experts’ Sumptuous Side Dishes, Part 3 (9/01/14)

Fans of side-dishes are treated to our review of Rachael Ray’s recipes the third time around. Part 3 of this series continuous to list promising dishes that bring out the best of grills, roasts, bakes, barbecues and fries as prepared by Rachael Ray and her friends from the culinary world. If you missed our previous posts, please click on the following links: Part 1  and Part 2. Dill and Shallot Potato Salad. This side-dish is one of the easy-to prepare recipes in this series.The starchy flavor from the potatoes become more interesting with the addition of dill and dressing that…

9.01.14 the chew

The Chew Review: Michael Symon’s Most Wanted Dishes, Part 1 (9/01/14)

The Chew’s Michael Symon is best known for his love for any dish that has meat. Nevertheless, he still ends up giving a lasting impression even with his creations that are without his favorite ingredient. Our review now focuses on a series of Chef Michael’s most wanted dishes this year. Cornflake-Crusted French Toast. Michael’s bucket list breakfast item gives this traditional dish a little twist to perk up the morning. Michael notes that the best toast happens when one refrains from utilizing crusty bread. His egg mixture is seasoned with salt, sugar, cinnamon powder and vanilla. After dipping the bread…

8.28.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 4 (8/28/14)

Our series on foods with remarkable benefits to our health continues.  Part 4 of this series adds more to the list of natural solutions to various aches, pains and conditions. This list is culled from various episodes of The Dr. Oz Show. In so doing, we are educated to a whole new world of possible alternatives to prescribed drugs. If you missed the first three parts of this series, please click on the following links: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Upset Stomach. Fresh ginger and ginger tea are the natural go-tos for upset stomach.  Ginger has two intrinsic…