Posts Tagged ‘Cooking’

From Active to Artsy

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

A guide to summer day camps By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond If you tally all of the day camps in the city along with all of the day camps within an hour’s drive, you have an extraordinary menu of summer experiences. From traditional day camps that offer a mix of sports, crafts [&hellip
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Kutsher’s Serves Modern Jewish Cuisine—No, Really

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Dining Crispy Potato Latkes_1 To talk to Zach Kutsher is to become convinced that opening a Catskills-resort-themed restaurant in Tribeca, modernizing American Jewish cooking, one of the world’s most maligned cuisines, was the most reasonable thing in the world to do. But step back and look at those elements individually—the Catskills? Didn’t they shut down the year after people [&hellip
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Three Generations of Cookbooks

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, The Penniless Epicure

Classic culinary text is guide through seasons of life By Josh Perilo In 1945, just months after the end of the Second World War, my grandfather, Jack Hatfield, returned home to Wichita, Kan., and married my grandmother, Florence. At that humble ceremony in my great-grandmother’s house, the young couple was given the 1945 Deluxe Edition [&hellip
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Nutrition for the Body and Soul

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About a year ago, Manny Ramos began getting cooking compliments from his wife. Ramos always enjoyed cooking, but his dishes were usually yellow rice and beans with fried chicken. “One day, I cooked pasta with cheese. My wife asked me how I did it,” Ramos said. “She likes the way I cook now.” Ramos’ new [&hellip
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CITY TO SWEEP ILLEGAL FOOD VENDORS

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Food trucks, the latest street-food alternative to the classic hot dog cart, have been springing up throughout the Upper West Side. But Council Member Gale Brewer said she has received complaints and questions from constituents who are concerned that the trucks are parked illegally in front of homes and maybe be lacking proper permits. “The [&hellip
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COOKING CAMP FOR CHILDREN

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The Sylvia Center is offering weeklong cooking camps for 2009 winter and spring school holidays. Corinne Trang, a cookbook author and mother living in the city, crafted the curriculum. Students will learn how to cook a variety of dishes using organic food. The Sylvia Center focuses on nutritional education for school children. The fee per [&hellip
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NO CHRISTMAS COOKIES?

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It was just before last Christmas that Heather Steinbrink found out that she and her 4-year-old daughter Audrey had to cross Christmas cookies, crackers and gravy-soaked mashed potatoes off their list of holiday indulgences. After Steinbrink’s mother was diagnosed with Celiac disease—a form of gluten intolerance remedied with a gluten-free diet—she and her daughter also [&hellip
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THE F BOMB

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For more than 10 years, New York nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot has helped hundreds of patients in her private practice to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle through her fiber-based diet. After years of success, Zuckerbrot—a Great Neck, N.Y., native who now calls the Upper East Side home—wanted her program to have a broader impact. [&hellip
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THE SKINNY ON TOFU

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Since the mid-20th century, tofu in Western culture has been synonymous with health food—and everything good and bad that phrase evokes. Tofu is high in protein, iron and calcium, and low on calories. But many people also complain that it’s low on taste, or they are turned off by its texture. To learn a little [&hellip
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