World-renowned NYC chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern and Untitled joins Cathy Erway on today’s episode of Eat Your Words for a spirited conversation about healthy home cooking, family, portion sizes, vegetables and the joy of food. His latest book, V Is for Vegetables, celebrates the act of cooking vegetables he loves with recipes designed for the home cook.
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“The aim of the book is to make real dishes that will make people excited to be in their own kitchens.” [04:00]
“I’m always thinking about how, as a parent, I’m introducing foods to my kids that are healthy and nutritious.” [10:00]
“If we really examine the American meal in a different portion, envision it in a bowl instead of a plate, talk about the role of beans, legumes, rice play in conjunction with other vegetables – all of a sudden these meals aren’t more expensive than it would take to go purchase commodity foods.” [25:00]