Trying to clean up your diet and eat healthier this year but having a hard time loving the new healthy foods you should be eating? I’m the same way: there are so many bad foods I love and so many good ones I feel like I’m forcing myself to eat.
The good news: in EatingWell Magazine, Holly Pevzner reports on new research that shows and curb your taste for those foods you may regret getting chummy with.
The secret to learning to love healthier foods lies in using all five senses. “A food’s...read full post »
We're all looking for ways to save money — perhaps the best way is not to waste the food we already have. I recently talked with Yahoo! Financially Fit about creative new ways you can keep from wasting some of the foods that we commonly end up throwing out. Watch this video for advice and recipe ideas.
I went to two dinner parties recently and guess what was served at both? Salmon. It made me wonder: is salmon the new steak? If so, great! I LOVE this fish and am perfectly fine with that. My doctor probably is, too: the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend Americans eat two servings of fish a week. There are so many different types of salmon, which is loaded with heart-healthy, brain-boosting omega-3 fats, and ways to serve them that it would be hard for me to get bored with this fish.
Recipes to Try: Easy Salmon Cakes and More Delicious Salmon Recipes
But that said, there are certain types of salmon that I try to stay away from and certain questions I always ask before I buy. Here are 7 tips to help you buy the best salmon, which I reported on...read full post »
Top chefs. Gorgeous dresses and smart suits. Larger-than-life personalities Melt-in-your mouth dishes. Colorful alcoholic concoctions. That sums up the James Beard Awards and while Monday night's big awards ceremony was dedicated to recognizing star chefs from around the country, a group of us were at Friday night's much more intimate sit-down dinner for the James Beard Media Awards where we were finalists for three prizes.
After hob nobbing at the cocktail party with Colman Andrews, Barry Estabrook and Corby Kummer, I found our seats. We had two full tables, were up for three awards and held our breaths as Ted Allen and Gail Simmons announced the winners. I was sitting next to contributing editor Rachael Moeller Gorman, (who has won for us before). She was so nervous she could barely touch her salmon en papillote. Fortunately, the award she was...read full post »