I was thinking about the Indians and the Pilgrims. Which got me thinking about my CSA farmers. And my neighbors who gather every Tuesday for the little ritual of picking up our farm shares. All of us living in the New York World, not knowing how to grow food.
If you're traveling, you'll have enough on your mind. So give your body a break. Because something ought to be relaxed when you arrive. Some stretches for the car, the plane and the rest stop. Have a Slower Saner holiday.
The morning after Thanksgiving dinner and you're thinking you should just suck on a lemon and call it breakfast. But, no, you're still in the mood. To eat. Here's how to follow up your low glycemic Better Cheaper Slimmer Thanksgiving with a tasty, low-load Black Friday.
Skiing's all about balance, flexibility, strength and stamina. Just like life. here's a Way to remain upright whether or not you're on skis. Especially when you're on snow or ice without skis.
I always enjoy walking across them, but ... floating under them, well, that's the real magic here.
This is usually my favorite part of any meal. But it's a tough call after a feast of many dishes. Here are the Top 5. All moderate- to low-calorie. Most with low Glycemic Loads. Pies, cakes, crisps, gratins and granitas. Cheers.
The hills of eastern Pennsylvania are all dressed up in their finest Fall colors. Across the Gorge, it's a full spectrum party for your eyes. Here on the trail side, a couple hundred feet higher, the trees are already undressing. So many leaves already on the ground.
How do you want to ease into your holiday dinner? Ease of preparation and serving are high on my list. Here are three easy, delicious, impressive starters you can make in advance. A sweet potato "pizza", an astonishing mushroom mousse, a simple and pure parsnip soup. In this year of the Pandemic, I'm looking at things you can prepare for one or two - or for a big party if you can do it safely outdoors. Just multiply or divide the ingredients.
The sides are the answer. The question: What's missing? Here are some Ways to fill in the blanks on your plate. To add lusciousness. Or lightness. Maybe brightness or crunch. A salad, a glazed vegetable, a gratin, a pancake. In this year of the Pandemic, I'm looking at things you can prepare for one or two - or for a big party if you can do it safely outdoors. Just multiply or divide the ingredients.
We're in the final countdown. Eight days for all the decisions, shopping and preparation. So each day I'll suggest a few possibilities from the BCS Greatest Hits archive. Starting today with the Main Course. Deeply delicious dishes with Calorie Counts and Glycemic Loads you'll never regret. In this year of the Pandemic, I'm looking at things you can prepare for one or two - or for a big party if you can do it safely outdoors.