Category Archives: Cooking tips

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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How ’bout them apples (at Le District)

September 13, 2015- We will be working with the chefs to make a special apple cake and pie. Stay tuned.

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Brookfield hides the new ICE cooking school behind security gates

September 10, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The biggest opening in Brookfield Place is probably a totally mystery to most BPC residents.

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May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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Tip of the Week: How to make easy delicious macaroni and cheese

August 5, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer The American classic macaroni and cheese is hard to find made well in New York restaurants.

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Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) Announces Historic Move to Brookfield place

NEW YORK, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New York City’s oldest culinary

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The hype surrounding gluten

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Did you know that one out of three Americans think

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Survey: The new Equinox gym

February 24, 2015- Equinox gym has been open for about a week.

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The biggest real estate event Downtown is receiving almost no press

April 11, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The “news” is so lame that rarely is a mainstream story published that wasn’t initiated by a PR firm.

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So you can’t bake cookies. You are not alone.

February 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer MD Back in 2012, out of necessity, I baked myself some chocolate chip and walnut cookies because

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Equinox declines to use Danny Meyer’s juices

February 11, 2015- A little more than two years ago, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality

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Gift ideas: The best chef knife and pan

August 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The PBS show Cook’s Country does nice reviews of products. The best chef knife that keeps winning,

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