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Lamb: Oh So Good and Good For You

Anthony Hopkins said about lamb in the movie “Meet Joe Black,” “…not as chewy as roast beef, not as boring as chicken.” Boy, was he right. When you’re getting tired of chicken and it seems too bland, yet red meat seems like too strong a taste, lamb will save the day. Lamb is a wonderful […]

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Go Fish! The Scoop on Mercury and Why Fish is a Good Choice

I love eating fish. Of course you probably wouldn’t know that given all the flack I took  for pulling Jeremy Piven from his smash hit David Mamet Broadway play “Speed the Plow”. Piven was under my care for fatigue and difficulty concentrating. Blood work revealed toxic levels of mercury in his system. The mercury was probably due […]

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Romantic Dinner

Farm-to-Fairway Valentine’s Day Dinner

As part of our Farm to Fairway series with NBC and LX.TV, Fairway Chef de Cuisine Mitchel London and I were tasked with sourcing the key ingredients for a Valentine’s Day dinner. So we headed to the West Coast in search of loin of lamb, heirloom navel oranges, and Meyer lemons. Mitchel has a long […]

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Shrimp Ceviche Salad

Mangia! Feast of the Seven Fishes

I’m undeniably a seafood fanatic, and I have my family to thank. Every holiday dinner, every celebratory occasion, and many weekend dinners are made special with baked clams as appetizers, pasta with cockles (called “vongole,” in Italian), or some preparation of shrimp, either fried, grilled, or in a scampi sauce. For me, the perfect meal […]

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Chicken Soup

Murray’s Chicken for Your Kitchen

There is fresh chicken for the pickin’ at Fairway, and our Butcher Shop gets it daily from Murray’s local farms in Pennsylvania’s lush countryside. These certified-humane birds are raised without antibiotics or hormones, and they always travel less than 300 miles to get to you. In all our nine stores, you’ll find an incredible range […]

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Classic Roast Turkey

Last Chance: Thanksgiving Dinner Course

Want to make a Thanksgiving dinner your family and friends will gush over? One that they’ll talk about for years to come? We’ll show you how. This is your last chance to get tickets ($45/person) for tonight’s refresher course at 7 p.m. at our Upper West Side Cafe (2127 Broadway at 74th Street) on cooking […]

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Family Eating Dinner

Kids Nutrition: Back-to-School Dinners Done Easy

Being able to provide quick and healthy meals to your family is one of the hardest challenges as a parent, but it is also important to accomplish, and easier than it seems. And it’s definitely worth the effort, because mastering the ability to serve a convenient, healthy meal at dinnertime will make you feel just […]

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Reading Nutrition Labels

Food Shopping & Label-Reading Strategies

Summer vacation has come to an end and most parents have started back-to-school shopping, buying up notebooks, pencils, and school clothes. Yet planning healthy back-to-school lunches and nutritious after school snacks are just as important for school success. Searching for health food for children as they start going back to school has been a task […]

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