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.
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.
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.
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.
I have many vivid memories that involve chocolate. I always thought this was purely about deliciousness. Now it turns out that chocolate may be responsible for vivid memories of everything. This is big news: Baby Boomers on a high-cocoa diet improved their memories in 3 months!
Manchurian Cauliflower. Might be the best Fall vegetable dish of the year. Really. You could love this even if you think you don't like cauliflower. An unusually delicious dish you'll make a hundred times if you make it once.
And a reminder of the Top 2 Reasons to always have fresh pizza dough in the fridge. Reason #2: A great pizza crust is the perfect platform for thousands of delicious and healthy toppings. #1: You love pizza. And so does everybody you know and feed.
Warms the heart and eases the mind of the tradition-seeking guest. Gets a smile and a sigh of relief from the one who can't bear the thought of another marshmallow-covered candied yam casserole.