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    Smith: Many names, flavors for dumplings across globe | Food and Cooking

    Jenna Smith Dumplings are interestingly found in many world cuisines, each serving them in their own unique fashion. In a broad definition, dumplings are pieces of dough, which may be wrapped around a filling of meat, vegetables or fruits. Dumplings are generally made with flour or potatoes. Here in America, we typically know dumplings in the classic “chicken and dumplings” dish. Six simple ingredients, including flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, margarine and milk, are mixed to form a soft dough and dropped by spoonfuls into boiling soup or stew. Head to Poland and you’ll find pierogis, dumplings made with unleavened   Read More

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    Container gardening brings big flavors in small spaces | Food and Cooking

    That all changes when he re-pots the peppers again into five-gallon buckets as soon as the temps warm up again. “I do everything in stages,” Burrish explained. “I slowly acclimate them to outdoor living. To help his fatalii plants grow, he’ll water them with magnesium-fortified H2O.  Support Local Journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} “Epsom salt works well,” Burrish said. So does supplementing potting soil with plenty of good compost. “I keep adding compost to a bin I keep in my backyard,” Burrish said. “Any food scrap or brush will do.” On this day, he was mushing around   Read More

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    Quick-cooking brisket bulgogi brings rich Korean flavors to the table | Food

    Chef Hooni Kim says that if you’re only going to make one recipe from his new cookbook, “My Korea,” braised beef short ribs should be it. Being the contrarian I am, I instead went straight for the Beef Brisket Bulgogi, which is the basis for the sliders that happen to be the best-selling dish at Danji, one of Kim’s two New York restaurants. Because this is 2020, Kim and I jumped on Zoom to chat about this Korean staple, and the more we talked about it, the more Kim realized that bulgogi is in fact the ideal starting point for   Read More

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    ‘Vegetarian Flavors’ cookbook author saw a need for easy vegetarian recipes

    Kristine M. Kierzek Alamelu Vairavan did not grow up cooking. In fact, when she got married and moved to the U.S., she didn’t even know how to make a cup of coffee.  She craved the foods she’d grown up with in India, and if she wanted them, she had to learn to make them. Nearly 50 years after she moved to Wisconsin with her husband in 1971, she’s built a nationwide audience for her recipes and approach in the kitchen.  She began by taking her electric skillet into her children’s schools in Whitefish Bay to demonstrate recipes. Eventually she gained   Read More

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    Aldi Is Selling Everything Bagel Seasonings In 3 Flavors

    @aldi.mademedoit/Instagram Everything bagel seasoning will always be a top-tier flavor-enhancer. You’d think it couldn’t get any better than that, but it apparently can thanks to three versions of everything bagel seasonings being sold at Aldi right now. Yes, that’s three everything seasonings with a twist, and you’ll want to taste test them all immediately. Aldi’s official Instagram account shared that the seasonings literally hit stores today, and Instagrammer @aldi.mademedoit confirmed an in-store sighting of the new offerings. The seasonings are by the brand Stonemill and come in jalapeño, asiago cheese, and Himalayan pink salt flavors. The glass bottles are 2.4   Read More

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    Flavors of the Delta at King & Union Bar Grocery

    At the corner of B.B. King Blvd. & Union Ave., the site of the former TGI Friday’s now offers something that feels a little closer to home. King & Union Bar Grocery, the new restaurant connected to the DoubleTree by Hilton and situated just across the street from AutoZone Park, recently joined the Downtown dining scene with an authentic take on food and recipes from around the Mid-South. click to enlarge King & Union Bar Grocery’s Charcuterie Board sits in front of the KU Burger “The   Read More

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    Sri Lankan food offers strong flavors | Food and Cooking

    × Sign Up Today and Support Local Journalism Enjoy more articles from Albany’s Most Trusted Information Source. Subscribers can log in for unlimited digital access Sri Lankan beef and potato curry is flavored with fresh curry leaves, ginger, cardamom and a spicy Sri Lankan curry powder.  Fresh and green, Kale Sambol is the Sri Lankan version of vegetarian salad tabbouleh.  This Sri Lankan stir-fry is made with roti, fresh veggies and leftover beef curry. Pol Sambol, a spicy relish made with shredded unsweetened coconut, raw onion and warm spices, is always on the table during a Sri Lankan meal. Mary   Read More

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    Hilde Lee: Flavors of the Midwest nourish an entire nation | Food & Cooking

    I am tired of this “stay at home” time and want to get out and go somewhere. I thought about driving out to the Midwest and then on to Colorado and Wyoming. However, I got very discouraged when friends in Iowa emailed me about their similar trip. Many of the sights such as Mesa Verde, the Indian cliff dwellings, were closed. Not only were the sights closed, but also the parking lots were roped off, with no entry. I also wanted to go back to South Dakota for the motorcycle rallies, which Allan I attended years ago. Don’t know if   Read More

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    Dairy Queen welcomes pumpkin season with 2 new flavors | Food and Cooking

    DQ Pumpkin Cookie Butter Shake, Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Treat. Courtesy of Dairy Queen Although the summer heat will continue in the weeks ahead, the traditional fall flavors we love aren’t going to wait — and who wants them to? That’s right, it’s pumpkin spice season already. And Dairy Queen is leading the charge — starting Aug. 31, the chain will be scooping out two new pumpkin desserts. The Most Popular Ice Cream Flavor in Every State The new Pumpkin Cookie Butter Shake is for cookie butter lovers and those who just can’t resist a hint of pumpkin spice. Ground cinnamon   Read More

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