Sandra Gordon Bio
With nearly 20 years of experience covering health and nutrition, Sandra Gordon (www.sandrajgordon.com) has written for Harvard Medical School, AOLHealth.com, Weightwatchers.com, iVillage.com, Parents, Family Circle, Prevention, Fitness, Woman's Day, Redbook, Self, Vitality, Cooking Light, More, and ShopSmart, American Baby, More, Shape, Ladies' Home Journal, Cooking Light, Woman's Day, Parenting, among others.
She's also the author of eight books that cover a range of topics, including: The Reunion Diet; Consumer Reports Best Baby Products (the 8th, 9th and 10th editions); Heart to Heart: Personal Lessons on Preventing Heart Disease; The Shy Single; The Aging Eye, and The 30 Secrets of the World's Healthiest Cuisines.
Formerly, Sandra was a health writer for HIP, the New York City-based HMO. She started her career at Glamour as an assistant editor in the nutrition department.
Check out Sandra's articles on dLife.com:
Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cider Mushrooms Stuffed with Tuna and Capers (Gluten Free) Strawberry Banana Sherbet Pimiento Corn Waldorf Fruit Salad Habanero and Honey Pork Chops Forgotten Tea Cakes Pineapple Salsa over Glazed Chicken Breasts Baked French Chicken Drumsticks Cilantro Tomato Pesto
Tsimmes is a simple, tangy-sweet stew made of beef, carrots, potatoes, honey, and prunes. Like most stews, it's carb-heavy, tasty, and filling. Making a tsimmes is a colloquial Yinglish (Yiddlish?) expression meaning "making a big deal out of nothing". While the similar expression "making a moutain out of a molehill" suggests exaggerating a difficulty, "making a tsimmes" has no "negative" baggage associated with it, just...