Photo credit: TikTok/BasicallyPerkfect/Kristin Salaky
Photo credit: TikTok/BasicallyPerkfect/Kristin Salaky

From Women’s Health

The internet is full of weird and wonderful food hacks…and then there is something called “cucumber milking,” which I would not classify as wonderful, but I would call VERY WEIRD. The trend is currently taking over TikTok and it promises to give you better, less bitter cucumbers.

We first spotted this thanks to BuzzFeed, but they spotted it when user @basicallyperkfect outlined how to “milk your cucumbers.” She identified it as kind of a cooking secret she learned via her sister-in-law. It basically requires that you chop off the end of the

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Dominic Valente/Hulu
Dominic Valente/Hulu

I’m an immigrant—and I’m not alone. Padma Lakshmi opens each episode of her new Hulu series Taste the Nation with that mantra, and it’s one that’s powering the food author and TV host during the Trump administration’s all-out war on immigrants, from the “Muslim ban” and separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border to the recent suspension of immigrant-worker visas through 2021.

“I find this disconnect between the policies that are made in Washington and how they actually affect people on the ground,” says Lakshmi. “I think it should be a requirement for each of these

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Photo credit: jon11 - Getty Images
Photo credit: jon11 – Getty Images

From Good Housekeeping

If you’ve ever seen a cooking competition show, you’ve likely heard the term sous vide, followed by seeing contestants putting food in vacuum-sealed bags. But there’s a bit more to the process than that.

Sous vide cooking allows you to cook food in a water bath at very steady temperatures, helping create your ideal meal. The food is vacuum-sealed in a bag or jar with seasonings and aromatics that infuse every bite with flavor, so it loses none as it cooks. The result is perfectly-cooked steaks, fresher-tasting vegetables and silky

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Selena Gomez is inviting fans into her kitchen as part of her delightful at-home cooking series, Selena + Chef. Virtually joining her each episode is a world-renowned chef who helps her master a new cuisine and learn new tips and tricks about home cooking as they make the most of their time during quarantine.

One of those chefs is former Top Chef contestant, food TV staple and owner of several Los Angeles restaurants Antonia Lofaso, who teaches Gomez how to make seafood tostada, consisting of a mixture of calamari, octopus and shrimp, in one of the series’

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Lemon Mascarpone Layer Cake | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

The best combination of a lemon cake, lemon curd and a creamy and smooth whipped mascarpone frosting makes this order cake online Coimbatore so luscious that you will crave for more and more. You can , Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, or in any other city but this cake can be easily baked at home as well. Have a look at the super easy recipe.

Ingredients

Lemon Curd

  • ¼ cup (60 ml) fresh lemon juice (about 1–2 lemons)
  • ⅓ cup (69 gm) sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp (42 gm) salted butter

Lemon Cake Layers

  • 2
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Marcus Samuelsson cooks onstage with audience participant during the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite featuring Culinary Demonstrations at The IKEA Kitchen presented by Capital One at Pier 94 on October 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images for NYCWFF)

Conversations about food among the Black community inevitably leads to debates. Who’s bringing the potato salad? Who made the mac and cheese? Is the gumbo to be trusted? Sugar or salt on grits? And, of course, the legendary jollof wars between Ghanaians and Nigerians.

The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food, a new

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