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Bring on the Beef! Chateaubriand with Mushrooms & Red Wine Sauce

The winter months require hearty foods that fill us up and keep us warm, and this dish fits the bill. Chateaubriand is essentially beef tenderloin – a juicy and delicate cut that makes mouths water. Sautéed bella, Portobello, white and porcini mushrooms in a splash of red wine enhance the beef’s natural flavors perfectly. Crisp asparagus gives […]

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Stay Healthy and Glowing All Winter Long!

Here’s to a healthy 2014! Start your year out right with these all-natural remedies to keep you in tip-top fighting shape. Even better: these items are on deal for $9.99, all January long. Stop by the Organic & Natural department at your Fairway to pick them up and check out thousands more useful, unusual, and […]

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5 Healthy and Delicious Foods to Feast On in 2014

The New Year is all about reflection, resolution, and a fresh start.  Whether you vow to exercise two days a week, add one extra vegetable to your diet, or begin eating breakfast, even the smallest change can lead to a world of difference in how you look and, more importantly, feel. 

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Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice: 4 Winter Spices We Love

Spices are powerful things. They impart flavor, character, depth, and soul. They transport you to the far corners of the globe. They turn your dishes from boring to flavorful, refined, and exceptional. Fairway’s spices are immaculate and pristine.  They are the highest quality we can possible get our hands on…and if anyone can get their […]

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Warm Up Winter with Seasonal, Delicious Produce! Plus 3 Healthy, Soul-Warming Recipes

The winter months mean frozen grounds, heavy snow, cozy fireplaces, and hot chocolate. Getting to the grocery store might seem like a hassle, but not when there is so much exciting seasonal winter produce to buy. Seasonal winter produce?! Yes, believe it or not, just because spring and summer are over doesn’t mean the fruit […]

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Warm Up a Cold, Cold Winter Night with Soul-Satisfying Chili

Baby, it’s cold outside. So cold my ears feel as if they will fall off on my short walk from subway to office. So cold the thought of venturing to meet for downtown dinner sounds as wildly ambitious as a trek through the tundra. So cold that nothing less than a bowl of hearty, giantly-flavorful […]

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Beautiful Ingredient Spotlight: Rainbow Chard

What a cheerful veggie. Rainbow chard has crisp-tender stalks in bright yellow, pink and red, and dark green; and just-a-bit bitter, deep-dark green leaves. It’s a versatile way to get your dark leafy green fix– sturdier than spinach, and mellower than kale–chard is a star of so many dishes. It’s awesome on its own, with […]

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Hearty, Healthy Minestrone Soup with Fall-Off-The-Bone Short Ribs

The hardest part about this vegetable soup is lugging all the ingredients home and then peeling and chopping everything. But it’s worth it, and if you make a big enough batch, you will have increasingly delicious leftovers for a while. And don’t worry too much about the amounts, increase the recipe as you like, this is a very […]

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Brighten Up! Citrus Season Is Here

Bone-chilling winter means a tragic dearth of fresh fruits and veggies? Worry not! I’m here to bring the good news: Sweet, bright, beautiful oranges, tangerines, clementines, grapefruits, pomelos, key limes, and more are at the peak of their wonderfulness. A lavish, juicy mandarin; or a salmon-hued, candy-sweet cara cara can lighten up the bleakest winter […]

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Getting to the Root: Root Veggie Season is Here!

The classic Thanksgiving menu is a veritable root veg celebration: mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, candied yams, roasted carrots. Turkey Day is behind us, but the time to feast on root veggies is now.   Root vegetables are starchy tubers and taproots (bulbs and rhizomes are often thought of as root veggies, too). They’re one of the world’s staple […]

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