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Sweetbreads Gaucho Style

By Victoria Albina / June 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

When I was a girl in Argentina (¡Que viva y viva!) one of my favorite things was our weekly Sunday Asado – a BBQ meat-fest of epic proportions. One of my favorite parts of Argentine Asado culture is that we honor the animal that gave us our dinner by using every single part – not just…

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Pizza, Cake and Booze: Managing Social Pressure to Eat What Makes You Feel Terrible

By Victoria Albina / October 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

“Come on, just ONE piece of cake!” “Have a drink – it’s Friday night, and we’re all drinking…” “Seriously, that gluten stuff is BS – how could a piece of toast hurt you?” We’ve all heard this kind of often-well-intentioned cajoling around food, alcohol and jumping off bridges. This kind of social pressure to eat…

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Sauerkraut: Easy Probiotic Recipe

By Victoria Albina / September 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

While I think there is certainly a place for probiotics in a pill form, and often recommend them as part of a treatment plan, there is a special magic in homemade fermented foods, such as sauerkraut, kim chi, kombucha, fermented root vegetables like carrots or daikon. There is a complexity of good bacteria in fermented…

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