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4 to See on Netflix Now

By Bob on September 19, 2016 2:41 AM | Read More

Remember when the fall network TV schedule was an eagerly anticipated event?

All us folks out here in flyover country couldn't wait to see what the BIG 3 networks had to offer. If it wasn't on ABC, CBS or NBC it didn't exist. At least not in our house. 

Thank God those days are over.

Charlotte displays the various bins where we keep our network television shows here at Boomer Brief HQ

1950's trash cans-480.jpgI'm just gonna put it out there 'merica. Network TV just plain SUCKS and it has for some time. I've seen the fall previews and there is not a single show worthy of DVR space here at Boomer Brief HQ. 

But, that's why God made Netflix. 

The streaming service has been hitting homeruns with its original programming and European series that kick network TV's ass. Like crime dramas that'll keep you on the edge of your seat?

Well, there are four streaming on Netflix that you have to watch. NOW.  


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Here's the Dish

Skillet Zucchini Parmesan

In Texas, we enjoy fresh zucchini year-round. So I'm all about finding new ways to prepare this green, cucumber-lookalike.

Here's one of our latest favorites. It's super simple because you need only seven ingredients. Actually, make that five - zucchini, tomato, Parmesan cheese, chives and olive oil - because the other two are salt and pepper. And they shouldn't even count!

Great for weeknights when you're short on time (like always!), this yummy, stovetop side or vegetarian main dish comes together in under half an hour. You just slice some zucchini and mix it with diced, fresh tomato and dried chives. Then sauté the medley in olive oil until the zucchini is tender crisp and has absorbed most of the tomato juice.

Then toss on some Parmesan cheese for an Italian-inspired treat. Anything but boring, it's a vegetable the whole family will adore.

We like this stovetop sensation with crusty bread and grilled chicken or fish. But it works well with just about any basic main dish. 

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The Anti-Aging Plan to Lose Weight, Feel Younger, and Boost Vitality after 50

By Manuel Villacorta, author, Whole Body Reboot

As I approach 50, I am reflecting even more on my nutrition and lifestyle. When many of us reach this age, the desire to lose weight and take charge of our health becomes a much bigger priority. With so much information out there, many of us feel overwhelmed on how to even begin. Unfortunately, some people opt for a 'quick fix' with false promises. In this article, I'm going to share some insights on how I take care of my body at age 50, and how I've helped countless clients in my private practice do the same. You can also use this same insight to help you jump-start your health.

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Here's the Thing

Actor Alec Baldwin is one of those performers you either love or hate. Some people just love to hate him. Me? I love his podcast, Here's the Thing, and I'll let y'all sort out the rest of it for yourselves.

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