TIP OF THE DAY: Give Caesar Salad A Grill & A Shave

New school Caesar salad. Photo courtesy E&E Grill House.   We love the Caesar Salad at one of our favorite New York City steak houses, E&E Grill House. They’re techniques—which have become trendy for Caesar—let you enjoy more flavor from your salad. Romaine: Instead of tearing the romaine leaves, cut the romaine hearts in half…
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PRODUCT: Tea For Kids, Caffeine-Free & Disney-Pixarized

If you have younger children or simply like Disney and Pixar films, you may be anticipating* the new film, “Brave.” It’s the story of a courageous Scottish lass, Merida, who confronts tradition and, in the poetic words of Disney, “challenges destiny to change her fate.” Among other merchandising, the healthiest has got to be the…
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COOKING VIDEO: Make Barbecue Sauce From Scratch

  There’s so much over-sugared barbecue sauce for sale; we wonder why people don’t make their own. It’s easy and more nutritious—and it costs less, too. You eliminate the high fructose corn syrup and can moderate the level of sweetener you do use (agave, brown sugar, honey, maple syrup). Your homemade sauce uses other superior…
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TIP OF THE DAY & BOOK: The Art Of Beef Cutting

If you love beef, you can save money (and perhaps discover a new hobby) by butchering primal cuts. Photo courtesy Wiley.   Our tip of the day is to beef lovers: savor the rib-eye cap (more about that below). You’ll learn about it in this new book on butchering beef at home. Of all members…
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RESTAURANTS: How To Choose The Best Steakhouse

Prime cut ribeye steak. Photo courtesy Allen Brothers.   On Father’s Day, many families will be heading to steakhouses to treat Dad to a splendid meal. If you want the best steakhouse experience, what should you look for? We live in a city with many choices. So we turned to Chef Arturo McLeod of Benjamin…
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