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Shirataki: The Miracle Noodle that lives up to its name

Shirataki Noodles with Sesame Sauce Shirataki is the latest low carb pasta marvel, better known as Miracle Noodles. Every time I come across any food or drink item that boasts zero calories, I remember my mother’s admonition, delivered in French with a scornful snort, heard all my life, from childhood until now: “Zero fois zero […]

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Cooking Demo in NYC: Pasta Party the Gluten-Free Way!

Cooking Demo from January 24th, 2014: I too used to watch longingly everyone enjoy their pasta, while I watched helplessly, or worse, decided to bite the bullet, have the wheat pasta dishes and pay with a few days of discomfort. No longer, no sir! Here’s a menu that will make my point in full, as […]

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Fear of Flying: Ruminations of a Former World Traveler

Fear of Flying, I have often observed, lingers long after some of us have made their peace with flying. On the eve of our departure to Israel, I am reminded of an email my friend Eve sent a few friends after her flight from Miami to Australia, which I would like to share with you, […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday December 20th: Healing Foods: Gluten-Free

Want to eat deliciously the super-healthy way? Trying to get your strength back faster and with less medication after a treatment that left you somewhat depleted? So many foods have such great healing powers you will actually have a good time preparing and eating them. No need to cook separately: These dishes are delicious enough […]

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Say No to MSG Forever!

The stats about MSG listed in the picture below are nothing short of alarming. It hadn’t occurred to me to include this information about MSG before, thinking by now it was clear to everyone they should stay away from MSG (no, not Madison Square Garden: I wish; monosodium glutamate) with a vengeance, until my son […]