Marcus Samuelsson: Grilled Sausage and Pepper Sandwich Recipe

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By Marcus Samuelsson

The sausage and pepper sandwich is the kind of classic combo that will never go out of style and is always delicious. Because it’s such a simple sandwich, you can easily tweak it in any number of ways. Continue Reading →

The Official Fruit of NY Can Jazz Up Your Coleslaw

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By Karen Smith-Hagman, RN, MSN, EmblemHealth

Apples are the official fruit of New York State and one of the best-known symbols of fall. There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples; many of them are grown in New York and available at farmers markets around the city.

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Marcus Samuelsson: Swiss Chard Cakes with Basil-Spinach Sauce Recipe

6-22-swiss-chard-cakesUntil I went to culinary school, I couldn’t have cared less about cooking savory recipes. Though I said yes to any food I crossed paths with, when it came to making something in the kitchen, I wanted to bake cookies, cakes, or brownies. Continue Reading →

The Root of Health

EmblemHealth - The Root of HealthBy Karen Smith-Hagman, RN, MSN

The season of harvest has officially commenced. Many of us will spend the coming weeks thinking of ways to best honor the vibrancy of colors in nature, the cooler, yet more comfortable temperatures, and the abundance of options for outdoor fun. Continue Reading →

Dining With Lil : What’s Your Fall Comforting Soup?

By Lil Nickelson

By the first Saturday in October fall had come upon us here in the Northeast. As I closed my windows down to a small crack, and now I’m ready to start fixing some soups. I like to start my fall days with a cup of warm soup and water for breakfast. Continue Reading →