Category Archives: Healthful Living

A Carnivore’s Delight: Farm-Raised Meats, Right at Your Doorstep

The local supermarket can be a real bummer of a source for high-quality meat these days. Unless you’re lucky enough to live in a neighborhood with a meat specialist, it’s likely that your meat choices do not reach beyond the … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato “Sauce”, Reinterpreted For Late Summer

When I think pasta sauce, I also think seasonal. Even a tomato sauce can be reinterpreted for late summer recipes, when the days are still sizzlin’ and we crave refreshing over rich. I take advantage of peak tomato season each … Continue reading

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Spicy Rice: The Unconventional Made Delicious

Want to prepare a staple dish that has all of the necessary tag lines to make it headline news? Try these on for size: -It’s delicious. -It can be vegetarian or even vegan. -It can be made with all natural … Continue reading

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Say Chimichurri! Bringing Argentine Delight to Your Summer Table

Much like with “flapjacks”, it’s fun to say Chimichurri. Want to know what’s more fun? Adding pop, kick and flair to your grilled goodies this summer! A plain ol’ hunk of grilled protein dresses up nicely in this simple but … Continue reading

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Wine “Myth-Conceptions”, Part 2: The Meaning of Organic

Perhaps the most exciting revolution to occur in wine since being embraced by the American consumer is the post-modern advent of natural, sustainable, chemical-free vineyard farming. During the 20th century, traditional vineyard practices gave way to conventional grape-growing with the … Continue reading

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The Anchin Effect: An Evening of Wine & Food Education Opens Minds

When everyone in the room is on the same page, you can just sense it. A prime example was last Wednesday evening’s gathering of 20 ladies at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP for a little education, a little business networking, … Continue reading

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Murray’s After Dark: My Cheese-Filled Adventure at the Expanded Murray’s on Bleecker

Through our Base Hits to Better Health℠ series, Goldie’s Table Matters educates people to eat healthfully. This is no easy feat in an era of slick marketers and self-help gurus who’ve charmed us into believing their ridiculous claims of instant … Continue reading

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Self Love: Make Each Day A Birthday

Having just marked my birthday, I was reminded of the birthday ritual my wise and wonderful cousin Ross shared with me as a teenager. Once a year, on his birthday, Ross does something good for his body, his mind, his … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Bean Green: A Serious Seasonal Salad

At any given time of the mild season, there are specific flavors and textures that converge to create practical home meals with real dimension, and nutrition to match. Goldie’s late spring concoction makes my mouth water just at the thought … Continue reading

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Afternoon Pasta….Goldie’s Style!

Sometimes, recipes are inspired by the moment you’re in, but are rooted in the past. For instance, I recently made a pasta dish that I’ve never prepared exactly that way before, but with respect to ingredients, was not so far … Continue reading

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