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Monday, January 25, 2021


Lifestyle is a place for The Tentacle readers to find resources about health; senior living/events; disability news and resources; as well as local art and artists in Frederick County.

Homeopathy Part II – Doctors and Pills in America

If you ask a question about why America is so big on taking pills and why the medical profession places such little emphasis on preventive healthcare, making them less of a pill consumer in the long run, many people will immediately say that evil big pharma is pushing pills on Americans.

Roasted Garlic

The caramelized deliciousness goes great in mashed potatoes, smeared on toast or a fresh baked slice of French bread. It’s great on your favorite pasta dish or served with butter over fettuccine, the possibilities are endless.

A Place For Homeopathy In Frederick

While prejudice towards homeopathy in America is still great, many Western European countries, such as the United Kingdom, have integrated homeopathy into the healthcare system. This may also relate to the amount of COVID cases that we have, compared to the rest of the world, including more poor countries, such as India and South-East Asia, where homeopathy coexists with traditional medicine.

Sweet Potato Casserole

The only way to eat a sweet potato is baked with gobs of butter and a heaping spoon of brown sugar. If that’s not your thing and you still have sweet potatoes left over from Thanksgiving, give this dish a try.

Pasta with Cranberry, Kale and Sausage

Tired of turkey and not sure what to do with that left-over cranberry sauce? Don’t let the ingredients in this recipe scare you off, this is a very tasty meal. Give it a try and let us know if we let you down.

Chili Macaroni Casserole

Feel like chili tonight but seriously, it’s 2020 and you don’t feel like dealing with it? Here’s a quick substitute you may find hits the spot.

French Onion Chicken

Here’s a new twist on French Onion Soup for all you “meat” eaters. This was my first time trying it and I thought it paired well with fresh cooked Jasmine rice. The caramelized onions is what makes this dish pop, so don’t try and rush through that part. If you don’t like onion, this recipe isn’t for you.

Steak Diane On The Cheap

Nothing makes a good cut of meat taste better than a fabulous sauce or gravy. Let’s face it, under the current economy not all of us can afford a great cut of beef. Have no fear. This recipe will make an ordinary hamburger deliciously decadent!

Apple Danish

Try these apple danish for something fast and simple for your Sunday breakfast or as dessert on Thanksgiving.

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Carving your pumpkin for the Fall? Don’t toss the seeds! Roast them for a delicious snack. Here's how.