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    Finding Home Through West African Food and Cooking

    There was a time, just a couple of years ago, when I would invite two dozen strangers over to my apartment for dinner. Twice a month, I would cook and serve dishes like fish pepper soup, seasoned with up to 10 different spices; fork-tender goat, braised for hours in a fiery red obe ata; baobab granitas; and lemongrass coconut soup over springy tapioca pearls — all in an effort to connect with the food I grew up eating in Lagos, Nigeria. I have revisited those memories in the last few months, amused at what I once thought were  

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    Cooking is leading cause of home fires in the U.S.

    Last Updated on September 7, 2021 9:56 am Boone, NC – Boone Fire Department is responding to an increase in fire alarm calls. Cooking is a leading cause of these alarm activations. We would like everyone to be aware of the following statistics, practice these cooking safety tips and know what to do if you have a cooking fire. Based on 2014-2018 annual averages: Two-thirds (66%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials. Ranges or cooktops account for almost two-thirds (61%) of home cooking fire incidents. Unattended cooking is a factor in one-third  

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    The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services in 2021 for Healthy Meals at Home

    Freshly is a great option for those who want to forgo cooking entirely. Each Freshly meal is a single serving that comes fully prepared and delivered fresh (not frozen). All you have to do is heat it up, and in three minutes or less, dinner is served. When ordering from Freshly, you’ll first choose how many meals you’d like for the week: 4, 6, 10, or 12. (Pro tip: The more meals you get, the better the price per meal.) Next, you’ll pick your meals from a list of around 30 options. You can choose from different categories: Crafted classics 

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    Fast food recipes it’s easy to make at home

    Fast food recipes it’s easy to make at home Sought-after and secret recipes Craving the Cheesecake Factory but can’t get there? Fancy a McDonald’s in isolation? No problem. Some fast food chains have released recipes for their most popular dishes so we don’t have to miss out. Here are the official recipes for a Burger King Whopper, IKEA meatballs,  

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    How to make Big Zuu’s Big Eats at home

    Cooking since childhood, self-taught cook and London grime artist Big Zuu believes in straightforward recipes with maximum flavour. Although his only professional cooking experience is working behind the grill at Nando’s, his no-fuss style, West African twists and food-truck crowd-pleasers led to him being snapped up to present his own Dave show, cooking for comedians including Jimmy Carr and Josh Widdicombe. His most popular recipes from the series now feature alongside other dishes from around the world in his new cookbook Big Zuu’s Big Eats, out this month. How would you describe your style of cooking? I’d say  

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    Home cooks find inspiration from TikTok videos | Food And Drink

    From sourdough to feta pasta, much of the last year at home has been food-focused. And one driver of these delectable fads is the social media platform TikTok. Many people have embraced cooking during the pandemic — when they’ve been bored at home and looking to try something new. TikTok was ready to fill the gap as a foodie paradise, and has seen more than 15 billion food posts. “It’s my bedtime routine,” Lori Jackson, 54, of Lynn, Massachusetts, said of watching TikTok cooking videos. “I’ve taken ideas I’ve seen on there and made them.” One of the burgeoning TikTok  

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    Acclaimed chef, online grocer create ultimate kit for Japanese home cooking to Stop AAPI Hate

    In honor of AAPI Heritage Month the top online retailer for Asian goods partnered with an acclaimed Japanese restaurant owner and chef to bring ingredients and recipes for authentic dishes right to peoples’ doors. Chef Ivan Orkin fell in love with Japanese cuisine working as a dishwasher in a sushi restaurant at 15 and has honed his culinary focus ever since, creating one of the top ramen shops while living in Tokyo and eventually brought the cult-favorite concept back to his home in New York. Shaved Daikon with dried seafood, right, and Spicy Ramen at Ivan Ramen, Feb. 25, 2015,  

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    PACK THE PANTRIES: Tackling food insecurity one home delivery at a time

    INDIANAPOLIS – Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana and the Midwest Food Bank are growing their footprint and partnering with more pantries to give hungry Hoosiers access to food. Around one in five people in Central Indiana struggles with hunger or food hardship, an issue that makes it difficult to succeed in other aspects of life, including work and school. The pandemic has highlighted an even greater demand for food, but the problem of food insecurity in Indiana isn’t new. “For decades prior to the pandemic, the state of Indiana has struggled with what we call a meal gap,” said John  

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    Boston home cooks can now sell food from their own kitchen under a new law

    On March 31, the Boston City Council passed a law that will allow home cooks to make and sell food from their own residential kitchens. The law goes into effect at the end of April. Before you start firing up the oven and making lasagna in bulk, here’s what you should know: The law covers “cottage foods,” which are non-temperature controlled goods that don’t easily spoil — items like tortillas, granola, and dried pasta. Homemade yogurt? Sushi? Don’t even think about it. According to WBUR, councilor Julia Mejia, who sponsored the measure, said that “This ordinance is not for  

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    At Hamburg’s Grange Community Kitchen, food to come home to | Restaurants

    Pizza Chef Jonathan Elsner makes a confit potato pizza in their wood-fired oven at The Grange Community Kitchen in Hamburg. Sharon Cantillon / Buffalo News Potatoes on pizza sounds rather daft until the confit fingerling pizza ($17) arrives. Poaching taters in fat makes them dense, and they soak up flavors. So when they’re sliced thin and strewn across chile cream with fat petals of roasted onions and smoked caciocovallo cheese, then fired in an 800-degree oven, potatoes gain quite a bit of character. Applications of rosemary salt and pecorino Romano add aroma and umami saltiness, leading to my unequivocal endorsement  

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