Fresh Cooking: A Year Of Recipes From The Garrison Institute Kitchen By Shelley Boris chats with Dr. Alvin

Shelley Boris   Click Here To Listen Fresh Cooking is exactly what the home cook desires—a cookbook with range and flexibility that addresses seasonality, budget, and diverse diets and tastes. Built around meals Shelley Boris created for the Garrison Institute, a retreat center in New York's Hudson Valley, it contains thirty-six menus, with four to five delicious recipes in each, organized by month. Caroline Kasterine's beautiful photographs compliment the recipes. From the beginning of her career in the heydey of New York City's culinary scene with Dean & Deluca, Shelley Boris has maintained a love of fine, fresh ingredients and an intuitive grasp of their possibilities. This book draws on her passion and experience to [...]

Scotch 101: How To Find The Perfect Gift For Your Dad By Balvenie Ambassador David Laird chats with Dr. Alvin

David Laird Click Here To Listen David Laird - The Balvenie Ambassador - Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland – an area steeped in whisky trading and blending – The Balvenie Brand Ambassador and academic David Laird brings years of experience with whisky on both sides of the bar, having managed and owned bars in Tennessee and Oregon. David is both a science fanatic and an avid soccer player, boasting two science degrees and a soccer scholarship that eventually brought him to the United States. His next journey led him to Portland, Oregon where he served as general manager of Whiskey House, leading the promotion and tastings for more than 250 whiskies, thus fueling his [...]

The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Primal Joy In Modern Cooking By George Bryant chats with Dr. Alvin

George Bryant Click Here To Listen   The two top Paleo bloggers have come together to write the ultimate Paleo cookbook with over 100 recipes! George Bryant and Juli Bauer, two of the most insightful and well-respected Paleo powerhouses, have united to bring a myriad of bold and delectable gluten- & grain-free Paleo recipes straight from their kitchens to yours in their new cookbook, The Paleo Kitchen. Together, George and Juli have masterfully created daring flavor combinations that will bring your Paleo experience to a whole new level. This beautiful cookbook offers full-color photos along with tips, tricks, and anecdotes straight from the clever minds of these culinary mavericks. The Paleo Kitchen boasts more than [...]

Done: A Cook’s Guide To Knowing When Food Is Perfectly Cooked By James Peterson

James Peterson Click Here To Listen Done. answers the age-old question that stumps all cooks: "Is it ready yet?" In this infinitely handy kitchen guide, foremost cooking authority James Peterson gives at-a glance answers for more than 85 of the most vexing-to-cook foods, from sauces, vegetables, fish, and meats to sweets. Detailed descriptions of smell, sound, look, and texture provide a quick reference, while more than 500 color photographs clearly capture each key stage of doneness. With distilled explanations of the 10 basic cooking methods for context, Done. is the solution to thermometer dependence. It's an instant classic for cooks of all skill levels.

Eat Pretty: Nutrition For Beauty, Inside And Out By Jolene Hart chats with Dr. Alvin

Jolene Hart Click Here To Listen Nutrition is the fastest-rising beauty trend around the world. Eat Pretty simplifies the latest science and presents a userfriendly program for gorgeous looks, at any age, that last a lifetime. Buzzwords like antioxidants, biotin, and omega-3s are explained alongside more than 85 everyday foods, each paired with their specific beauty-boosting benefit: walnuts for supple skin, radishes for strong nails. But healthful ingredients are just one aspect of beauty nutrition. Eat Pretty offers a full lifestyle makeover, exploring stress management, hormonal balance, and mindful living. Charts and lists, plus nearly 20 recipes, make for a delicious and infinitely useful package—in the kitchen, at the grocer, and on the go.

Celebrity Chef Rocco DiSpirito of ABC-TV’s Extreme Weight Loss chats with Dr. Alvin

Rocco DiSpirito-Extreme Weight Loss Click Here To Listen   Rocco is an award winning chef and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pound A Day Diet. A cultural phenomenon, this book shows you how to lose up to a pound a day – without frustrating plateau’s – all while eating your favorite foods. Rocco has a VIP food delivery service and weight loss coaching program based on The Pound A Day Diet and has helped celebrity clients including Whoopi Goldberg, Diane Neal (Law and Order SVU), Joy Behar, Paul Stanley (Kiss) lose weight.  

The Cheat System Diet By Jackie Wicks chats with Dr. Alvin

Jackie Wicks Click Here To Listen Who doesn't love to cheat? Finally— a successful weight-loss program that allows you to eat that cupcake (and still lose weight!) For nearly a decade, PEERtrainer -- a wildly successful online "weight-loss lab" -- has provided its members with the best information on how to be successful at losing weight. Now The Cheat System Diet, tested and proven by hundreds of thousands of PEERtrainer members, brings this expertise to you. The Cheat System Diet is based on a simple list that divides foods into two categories: Cheats and Eats. Cheats are the foods we all crave (cookie, anyone?) and Eats are nutrient-dense foods. You can eat as many Eats [...]

Vegan For Fit By Attila Hildmann chats with Dr. Alvin

Attila Hildmann Click Here To Listen Live From Germany The first 100 test subjects lost over 970 pounds with Attila Hildmann's 30-Day Challenge. For the first time in their lives, these volunteers ate a diet for 30 days free of chemical additives, animal products, and starchy foods high in calories. Instead, they ate lots of natural, healthy products and delicious superfoods as part of Attila Hildmann's nutrition plan, and they began an exercise program of their own choosing. During the Challenge, the test subjects learned how to lose weight without going hungry while enjoying delicious foods such as pumpkin fries, noodles made from zucchini, and dairy-free ice cream. You can read what many of the [...]

The 3-Day Reset By Pooja Mottl chats with Dr. Alvin

Pooja Mottl Click Here To Listen Eating healthy can be a struggle. It’s hard to choose broccoli and brown rice instead of hot, cheesy pizza. And diets often ask you to cut out different foods all at once, leaving you feeling deprived. In The 3-Day Reset, Pooja Mottl outlines 10 simple ways you can change your cravings and start eating whole, healthy, delicious foods—three days at a time. Each reset takes only 72 hours to complete, which means you’ll be able to stay focused on healthy eating from start to finish. Resets include: sugar, wheat, salt, chocolate, yogurt, chicken, beverages, breakfast, salad, and takeout. Packed with delicious recipes and nutritional information to support why you [...]

Cooking With Fire By Paula Marcoux chats with Dr. Alvin

Paula Marcoux Click Here To Listen Paula Marcoux is a food historian who lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts; she has worked professionally as an archaeologist, cook, and bread-oven builder. She is the food editor of Edible South Shore magazine, writes on food history topics for popular and academic audiences, and consults with museums, film producers, and publishers. She also gives regular workshops on natural leavening, historic baking, and wood-fired cooking. Her web site is www.themagnificentleaven.com.