Diets and food fads come and go, but the fundamental principles of sound nutrition have nourished the people of countless cultures throughout the ages. Here, articles and recipes that will help you reshape your paradigm of what healthy eating means.
Dark chocolate. An ounce or so a few times a week (to borrow Michael Pollan’s formula). For many of us, this little prescription flies in the face of a decades-deep divide between what we want to eat and what we feel we should eat. But nature didn’t intend it to be that way.Continue reading » »
It all started with a box of salt cod I bought on a whim on Friday. By 8:00 on Saturday night we had a festive crew nibbling on fried salt cod fritters with skordalia (kind of like super-garlicky mashed potatoes beaten with olive oil), vinaigrey beet salad, charred lamb chops and the pungent yogurt dip called tzatziki.Continue reading » »
I’m talking run-of-the-mill brown buttons. Try slicing them thinly and tossing them with shaved celery and garlicky vinaigrette. Or sautéing quartered criminis in olive oil with minced shallots and rosemary and mounding them on top of a sautéed chicken paillard (a thinly pounded chicken breast). Or try this recipe for Merede’s Mushroom “Farrotto” with Roasted Butternut Squash and Shallots.Continue reading » »