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16 OCTOBER 2014

Recipe of the Month

Butternut and Granny Smith Apple Soup, with Cinnamon Mascarpone Chef Nicola Mancini La Tavola Ristorante Waterbury, CT Ingredients: 1 (2 or 3 pounds) butternut squash, peeled and seeded 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1 Medium onion, chopped 6 Cups chicken stock 1 Cup leeks 2 Granny smith apples 2 Tablespoons...


Recipe of the Month

Shrimp Agua Chili created by Chef Kevin Templeton from Barleymash San Diego Fresh shrimp (peeled and deveined) Spanish red onions (peeled and sliced thin) Avocado (sliced thin) Agua Chili: 1 Cucumber (peeled and cut) 1 Bunch Cilantro 3 Serrano Chilis 1 tsp Cumin 1 tsp Coriander 1 tbsp Oregano...

About the Liver

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) occurs when bile ducts become blocked due to inflammation or scarring, which causes bile to accumulate in the liver. Over time, it damages liver cells and can lead to cirrhosis. When that happens, the liver loses its ability to function. Bile ducts are the conduit for...

Researcher Microscope
25 AUGUST 2014

Rare Liver Diseases

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Alagille Syndrome Rare liver diseases are not so rare if they affect you or someone you love. There has been a lot of attention on more common liver diseases recently, such as hepatitis, but there are more than 100 different types of liver disease. Many...

14 MAY 2014

Poached Quail Recipe of the Month

Harvest Poached Quail with Peach-Cranberry Chutney and Black Truffle Risotto Created by Chef Lucmann Pierre of Le Pierre Caterers, Burlington Township, NJ Serves 12 Ingredients 12 whole farm-raised quail (fresh) 2 cups julienned yellow onions 1/2 cup tomato paste 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 Tbsp...

Silent Epidemic
10 APRIL 2014

Liver Transplant Q&A

Approximately 6,000 liver transplants are performed in the U.S. each year. But more than 17,000 Americans are still waiting for donated livers to become available for transplants. Recipients and those awaiting transplants have a myriad of questions about the transplant process and long-term outcomes. ALF sits down with Dr. Fredric...