Denver chef Tajahi Cooke was busy cooking, packing and distributing thousands of charitable Thanksgiving meals Thursday morning, but when he saw a young man in need outside one of his headquarters, he paused to take the person a plate of hot food.

Cooke set up shop at Denver food halls Zeppelin Station and Avanti Food and Beverage, with a rotating cast of volunteers who started cooking Wednesday night and hadn’t stopped Thursday morning.

Cooke took a timeout with the man in need — who sat outside Zeppelin Station on Thanksgiving morning wrapped in a blanket and without shoes —

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Anne Burrell’s beloved competition “Worst Cooks in America” has been renewed for two more seasons at Food Network as part of a new, exclusive multiyear deal the celebrity chef has signed with the Discovery owned-cable channel, TheWrap has learned exclusively.

Under the new pact, Food Network will make “at least two more cycles” of “Worst Cooks in America,” with the next up being Season 23. That installment, which will feature longtime host Burrell joined by Cliff Crooks (stepping in as her new co-host following Michael Symon’s turn on Season 22) is set to debut with a 90-minute episode on Wednesday,

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It’s very community-based, and the premise is simple: Take what you need and give what you can. That’s it.

Food cooked with love just tastes better. It’s an experience Chef Fresh Roberson wants to share with her community.  

“We’re making some turkey meatloaves, mashed potatoes and some greens from the farm. Today is really comforting food,” she said. “My love language is acts of service and I’m in love with my community. So this is kind of right there for me, like how I can take care of my people, how we can do this work, how it kind of

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A food truck was one of the new features that gained attention when the Union R-XI School District’s board of education approved a contract with a food service provider in January.

Now the district is looking to hire someone to operate the truck full time.

The new position will help with an employee shortage because the district is usually between five and six cooks short, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Mike Mabe told the board at its October meeting. But it also will help with the district’s culinary programs and exposure in the community.

Although the district initially considered hiring the food

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CANANDAIGUA, NY — An old friend is coming back virtually to New York Kitchen later this month, and once again, she will help you make your fall kitchen table spread even more appealing. Not only that, two more familiar names in their fields also will be visiting.

Nancy Fuller, who is co-owner of Ginsberg’s Foods, the host of Food Network series “Farmhouse Rules” and cookbook author, will be giving a virtual cooking class live via Zoom from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. 

Fuller, along with a chef instructor from New York Kitchen, will help prepare a menu that 

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Word that there were food trucks in Arnold was enough to get Joanne Huybrecht to cross the river from Indiana Township on Saturday.

In the Pittsburgh area, that’s saying a lot.

Huybrecht, her daughter, Kathy Myers, and her great granddaughter, Kathleen Marutiak, 8, all came to Fifth Avenue on Saturday for the city’s first-time community event, which saw food trucks and vendors set up around a vacant lot owned by Mayor Joe Bia and other investors.

“We thought instead of cooking or going to a restaurant, we’d come over and get something to eat,” Huybrecht said. “Hopefully, it’s profitable and

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