About Dr. Gourmet

My name is Timothy Harlan and I am both a physician and a chef. This blog is a general collection of information and random ideas on eating great food and eating healthy.

You can find out more at the Dr. Gourmet web site. Eat well, eat healthy, enjoy life!

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Summer Rolls : New Recipes from DrGourmet.com

Summer Rolls

These go by a lot of names: summer rolls, basil rolls, Vietnamese rolls, Thai basil rolls… and I have even seen them on menus as spring rolls (not deep fried).

Make Your Own Potstickers : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #7 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Kapusta : New Recipes from DrGourmet.com

Kapusta

A colleague gave me some cabbage from their garden the other day, and when my wife proposed that I make a variation of this soup, I was skeptical. The ingredients seem so odd, [...]

Tuscan Meatballs with Cabbage : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Today’s column is #6 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. Each week we’ll post the next in the series, and if you follow the suggestions and make small changes each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll know how easy it is to eat [...]

Pecan Crusted Salmon Cakes : Featured Recipes from DrGourmet.com

Pecan Crusted Salmon Cakes

These salmon cakes make a great meal by themselves with vegetable or salad on the side. They have a great creamy and rich salmon flavor that is complemented by the [...]

It's cold! Make some soup! : Featured Recipes from DrGourmet.com

It’s pretty cold here in New Orleans (well, at least for New Orleanians it’s cold), and that means the gang at Dr. Gourmet is thinking soup. These recipes are warm, filling, and make great leftovers for taking to the office for lunch.

Baked Potato Soup

Boston Baked Beans : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Boston Baked Beans

They are called “baked beans,” and you can put the pot in the oven instead of cooking these on the stovetop, but I find it easier to control the cooking using [...]

Falafel : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Falafel

Falafel are generally deep fried, but traditionally they were pan fried. It doesn’t take a lot of oil to get the outside crispy. The key is to use a very hot oven and [...]

Cream of Spinach Soup : New Recipes @ DrGourmet.com

Cream of Spinach Soup

Spinach soup is great. I used to have this at a small restaurant served with a small dollop of sour cream and a touch of dry sherry. Sweet, bitter, savory, [...]

Spinach Mushroom Lasagna : Dr. Gourmet Newsletter

Weight loss is the most-frequently cited New Year’s Resolution, and at this time of year I always feel as if I should write an inspirational column to help people get motivated to lose weight.

But that’s [...]