Archive - Oct 9, 2012 - Lifestyle News
By MATT CRANE
Starkville native Marisa Baggett is on a mission to bring the art of sushi-making into the average home with her new book, "Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook."
A graduate of Starkville High School, Baggett began her culinary career at the age of 22 when she opened The Chocolate Giraffe, a restaurant and catering company.
By JAY REED
One doesnâ€™t often hear the words â€śeat healthyâ€ť in the same sentence as the words â€śstate fair," but I am here to testify that it can be done.Â
You might need to use your imagination a little bit â€” you might need to think outside the box â€” but thatâ€™s not always a bad thing.Â Neither is lunch at the fair.
By PAMELA REDWINE
â€” Keep it low in fat. Measure your cooking oils, donâ€™t just pour them freely. Oils are very calorie dense. Use a non-stick skillet to further reduce the fat you use.
â€” Go very light on the cheese. Opt for small amounts of flavorful cheeses like Parmesan or Romano. Use fat-free ricotta in place of regular ricotta cheese.