Category Archives: Cooking tips

Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

Our interview became so in-depth that I jokingly call this a documentary. Enjoy.

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The hype surrounding gluten

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Did you know that one out of three Americans think

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Smart choices

October 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I boycott Gristedes now, I have been going

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Add Bouley’s Japanese Brushstroke to your bucket list

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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Review: Uncle Steve’s (Schirripa) spaghetti sauces are fabuloso

September 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I received a mystery UPS package tonight, and

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Tip of the Week: The best fry pan and chef knife to buy

August 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The PBS show Cook’s Country does nice reviews of products. The best chef knife that keeps winning,

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NYT video shows you how to make a crappy schnitzel

October 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When I started my tour of schnitzel in September, I had not seen anyone even talking about the Austrian classic.

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Health Department warns about the fish caught by Chinatown restaurants

March 5, 2014- Many people have speculated that the army of fisherman on the esplanade of BPC, each with multiple rods cast into the Hudson, are actually professional fisherman selling their catch to Chinatown restaurants. That is why this story … Continue reading

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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Tip: How to dice an onion

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The Laughing Man Coffee V60 pour-over

(6,000 people have viewed this as of 9/15/2014) Update June 2, 2014- A blogger was

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Gristedes South should be closed down immediately

September 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Yesterday, 9-21-2014, I purchased some “fresh”

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Review: North End Grill steak: Best I ever had

June 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I finally tried out the new and improved North End Grill menu now that Chef Eric Korsh has been on the job for two months. I went straight for the biggest entree on … Continue reading

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What I really eat most of the time

September 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD People often ask me how I avoid becoming obese given all of the decadent dishes I try out and post as stories. In reality, I mostly eat pretty healthily.

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Making a tomahawk steak

August 20, 2014- Using our new pan and knife, we sliced up some vegetables and fried up an outstandingly

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Tip of the Week: Beat your chicken

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD All my life, I have been cooking the worst chicken breasts. The meat is always dry and I chew through it like beef jerky.

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The perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held at … Continue reading

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The best $9 brunch Downtown is at North End Grill

June 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In Part 2 of my review of North End Grill’s new chef, Eric Korsh, I dined for brunch. They have the entrees perfected now.

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