Veggie Tapas Class at Park Slope Coop

Photo by Ann Avouris

I’m thrilled to announce I’ll be teaching a class at Brooklyn’s Park Slope Coop on February 3 at 7:30 PM. The cost is only $4 which goes towards the materials we’ll be using is is open to non members of the coop a well. Please come and join me for some [...]

Heart Health: it may not be what you're eating, but what you're not eating

It’s hard to find a person in the western world who isn’t concerend about their cholesterol levels, particularly LDL which is commonly referred to as “bad” cholesterol. Believe it or not, there are alternative theories on heart disease and whether cholesterol has any effect at all on heart health. One of the theories I find [...]

Planning Ahead: Get Your New Year Stew On!

I like many of you have not been totally crazy about everything I’ve eaten these past few weeks. It’s inevitable with all the socializing the holidays bring that you’re going to have to make some compromises with your food choices. I don’t believe in a lot of restriction anyway, but like many, I sure didn’t [...]

Friends Making Condiments

Recently my girl Kat was lamenting to me that Trader Joe’s had discontinued her favorite tomato chutney. I suggested she give making her own a shot and lo and behold she did! In fact, she and our friend Katherine made two varieties. Then my other gal Nicole went and made mustard as one of her [...]

The Healing Properties of Beets and Horseradishy Borscht Recipe

Beets are funny. So many people wrinkle their noses at the mere mention of them exclaiming “they taste like dirt!” Well, they can. They are earthy root vegetables after all and if the dirt is robust, it will definitely affect the taste of the beets. I love them and know a lot of people [...]

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