Category Archives: Cooking tips

Roasting Coffee Beans at Home

January 9, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I used to go to Whole Foods for coffee beans and meat. The Tribeca store roasts onsite. In fact,

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The Trader Joe’s French baked goods diet

March 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I was stunned to see that I weighed only 197-pounds today, which is a loss of five. I have been

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Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

Edit Edit date and time (3,800 people have viewed this as of February 23, 2018) October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

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Trader Joe’s macarons are perfect

March 9, 2018- The frozen section of Trader Joe’s has some great items, ranging from meals to desserts.

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Amazon has destroyed Whole Foods

Update January 18, 2017- And now, only after Wall Street analysts started to write research notes,

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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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The perfect 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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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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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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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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