Food for Thought

Here you’ll find all kinds of Food for Thought…heartwarming letters from our meal recipients, stories about how Citymeals is caring for our homebound neighbors, facts on nutrition and the elderly and much more.

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It was a hot and humid late summer day when we visited 80-year-old Irene in Queens. As she showed us into her modest home, she apologized for the air conditioning not being on. “I can’t remember how to turn it off, but if you want to turn it on I can tell you how to do that.” She directed us to the dining room where the table was set with multi-colored dishes and glasses.

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Recipe Author: Chef Gabriel Kreuther of Gabriel Kreuther

Photo Credit: Gabriel Kreuther

Recipe Serves: 4


A Note from Chef Kreuther:

This recipe is a great way to highlight the complexity of a simple ingredient, such as a great tomato.