Month: October 2020

Shrimp Scampi

8 ounces pasta linguine2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil4 garlic cloves, minced1/2 cup dry white wine or seafood broth3/4 teaspoon kosher salt1 dash crushed red pepper flakes1/4 teaspoon black pepper1 1/2 pounds large or extra-large Aqua Star shrimp, shelled1/3 cup parsley, chopped1/2 lemon, juice only Cook pasta according to package directions.  In large skillet, […]

Desalinating Ocean Water

Dear EarthTalk: If the world is running out of fresh water, why aren’t we desalinating more ocean water?                                                                                                                       — H. Smith, Providence, RI The protagonist of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 lyrical ballad The Rime of the Ancient Mariner proclaims: “Water water everywhere / nor any drop to drink” as his ship drifts through Antarctic […]

School Buses & Pollution

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that school buses cause a lot of pollution, especially for the kids riding inside. Is anyone making greener school buses yet?                   — Jake McConnell, Philadelphia, PA Now that school is back in session, those big yellow diesel-fueled school buses are all over the roads again. While they’re relatively safe—and definitely old […]

Coastal Cities & Major Storms

Dear EarthTalk: What have we learned from storms like Katrina, Sandy and Harvey about protecting our coastal cities better from the warming-intensified major storms hitting them? – Mitch Wyndam, Burlington, VT Major storms like Katrina, Sandy and Harvey were devastating to local populations and reformed the landscapes of the regions where they made landfall. They […]

Chocolate Banana Cinnamon Toast

Chocolate Banana Cinnamon Toast 2 slices cinnamon raisin bread 3 tablespoons Sabra Dark Chocolate Dessert Dip & Spread 6 banana slices, plus additional for serving (optional) 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon maple syrup fresh strawberries (optional) powdered sugar Toast bread to desired doneness. Using spoon, swirl to spread 1 1/2 tablespoons chocolate spread on […]

Broccoli Cheddar Skillet Strata

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided3 cups whole-wheat baguette or other crusty bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes1 small onion, diced3 cups chopped broccoli (about 1/2 head), chopped into 1/2-inch pieces6 large eggs3/4 cup low-fat or whole milk1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 cup packed, shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese Preheat oven […]

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