Tagged Lisa Glickman

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Chefs Corner: The spice of life

Ginger and garlic crushed into a fine paste are used liberally in main dishes of China, Thailand and India. Garlic contains high levels of vitamin C and is great for boosting the immune system. Fresh ginger has beneficial anti-inflammatory properties and is often recommended for nausea. Spicy peppers like cayenne, habanero and serrano chilies are…

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Chef’s Corner: Delicious Burger Alternatives

I am obsessed with a great burger. The classic hamburger remains a standard and beloved menu item served everywhere from backyard barbeques to some of the country’s finest restaurants. Deceptively simple ingredients including the patty (medium rare please…), lettuce, pickle, sauce, and maybe a thick slice of ripe tomato and sweet onion are sandwiched on…

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Chef’s Corner

I am not a morning person. There, I’ve said it. Weekdays call for me to rise and shine just before 6 am to prepare for the day. Breakfast needs to be made, lunch needs to be packed and school drop-off looms at 7:20. Left to my own devices, I would happily linger through the first…

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Chef’s Corner: Healthy Eating

As women we undergo changes throughout our lives that require moderation in how and what we choose to eat. While weight management and overall health remain ideal goals, diet and nutrition during the childbearing years differs greatly from the needs of women approaching menopause and beyond. With that in mind, I believe food should remain…

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Food as Art

It has often been said that we eat first with our eyes. Whether we actively think about it or not, our senses play an important role in the food we choose to eat, even before we take our first bite. A simple breast of chicken served poached and pale becomes far more appealing when presented…