Category Archives: Cooking tips

Something to chew on this Thanksgiving

November 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The true story of the Plymouth Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving is fascinating.

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The first ever French-American apple pie

November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make

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Daniel Boulud gets lost trying to find the ICE cooking school in Brookfield Place

June 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was on the second level of Brookfield Place on Wednesday when I noticed famous chef Daniel Boulud

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The prefect French fry is at El Vez

May 14, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Chef LaForce made me a cheeseburger and fries today. They are still the best in the city,

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BPCA refuses to allow Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of the $70 million community center

Update March 1, 2016- As a direct result of our reporting, below, the BPCA has refused to allow

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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Saturday kid’s cooking classes and workshops at Le District

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Excellent prepared food at Le District

January 13, 2016- This is enough to feed several people and the total was $30.

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Try the hormone-free, antibiotic-free milk at Le District

January 12, 2015- I stopped shopping at Whole Foods once I discovered the meat counter

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Review: The meat counter at Le District is the best in the area

December 19, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I purchased my first meat from the Le District meat counter and it was a very positive experience.

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Citrus season at Le District

Update December 29, 2015- Try the large seedless oranges at Le District.

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Try the pummelo at Le District

January 9, 2016- The latest seasonal items at Le District are the pummelo (a sweet grapefruit)

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Tip of the Week: How to lose 20-pounds in 90-days without trying

January 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Louise Aronne, MD (i.e. David Letterman’s doctor) is the Director of the Cornell Comprehensive Weight Loss Center and

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The Greer-technique for pour-over coffee

December 15, 2015- For a nice cup of coffee, go to Le District and ask them to do the Greer-technique.

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The Gluten Crazies have the poor little Girl Scouts now afraid to sell cookies with flour

December 12, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD This is so absurd. The Gluten Crazies are scaring food vendors into asking everyone, “Are you

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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To get a six-pack, drink this six-pack

November 26, 2015- I made these bottles of carrot and orange juice this morning from 10-pounds

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Spaghetti and meat sauce Steve-style

November 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I make a nice spaghetti and meat sauce, if I do say so myself. There is a trick I learned. The Maillard reaction

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Tip of the Week: How to make a Chipotle burrito edible

November 2, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Try this tip the next time you go to Chipotle. To make your burrito more tasty, after they construct it and wrap it in foil, ask them

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Gardeners provide fresh herbs to Le District chef

October 26, 2015- The garden club provided this basket of herbs grown from various plots to the

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