All Posts By Toby Amidor

Nutrition Expert at FoodNetwork.com

Herb of the Month: Thyme

by in Uncategorized, July 5th, 2012

thyme
‘Tis the season to pick up fresh thyme. Packed with flavor and nutritious goodness, make this delicious herb part of your next meal.

Thyme Basics
This perennial herb is a member of the mint family and is native to southern Europe and the Medit...

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30 Days of Stone Fruit

by in Uncategorized, July 2nd, 2012

grilled peaches
Apricots, nectarines, peaches, cherries and plums . . . oh my! Pick up any or all of these in-season stone fruit at a market near you. Here are 30 ways you can enjoy.

  1. Did you know fruits whose flesh and skin grow around a hard pit are known as R...

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Why We Love Shrimp

by in Uncategorized, June 30th, 2012

grilled shrimp

For years my culinary students have told me how much they love shrimp. They’re pretty surprised when I tell them that these crustaceans are not only delicious, but good for you too! Here’s why we love shrimp and how you can too.

Shrimp Facts
Mos...

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10 Summer Food-Safety Tips

by in Uncategorized, June 22nd, 2012
summer picnic food

Play it safe this summer when it comes to picnic foods.

The hot weather is the perfect time to picnic and cook outdoors, but  the warm weather also creates the perfect environment to support the growth of harmful food bugs. Keep your food and family...

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Have You Tried: Anchovies?

by in Uncategorized, June 18th, 2012
anchovies

Have you tried these little guys?

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s no denying that anchovies are chock full of nutritional goodness. Now is the perfect time to give these small fish a first or second chance.

What Are Anchovies?
These small,...

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In Season: Kale

by in Uncategorized, June 15th, 2012
kale

Are you crazy for kale?

Many of my gal pals email me photos of their homemade kale chips. Everyone is talking about and making them. Luckily, this green, leafy bunch of goodness is now in season so you can make your own kale chips or any of our healt...

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Grilled Meat, 5 Ways

by in Uncategorized, June 14th, 2012
steak

Make dad a meaty meal for Father's Day this weekend.

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day then by cooking dad a meaty meal? Show dad some love with any of these 5 mouthwatering meat recipes.

Tex-Mex Steak
Chili-spiced steak steak topped wi...

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