New ways of making our own food can be exciting, especially for anyone who wants to maximize their food’s health benefits while also possibly saving a little money. If you’ve been curious about a cooking trend that’s growing—literally—then an important tip that’s come out of a new study might help ensure the fruits of your dedication are actually plenty safe for you to eat.

Food Safety News published their report this weekend about a study led by a food safety specialist at Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Joy Waite-Cusic, Ph.D., conducted the study to examine a

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Cherine Home Cooked Food delivers an excellent stewed yam and pork belly dish that my Hakka ancestors will be proud of. – Pictures by Lee Khang Yi

Cherine Home Cooked Food delivers an excellent stewed yam and pork belly dish that my Hakka ancestors will be proud of. – Pictures by Lee Khang Yi

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — When it comes to the pandemic, most people only highlight the downside (of which there are many!).

Interestingly, one of the pluses has been the emergence of incredibly good food from home cooks.

I was introduced to Cherine Soh’s home-based business via a friend. From what I understand, Cherine started the business to supplement her family’s income to fund her children’s education during these difficult times.

As my

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Few things bring me more delight than spending a warm Saturday morning lugging around an oversized tote at my local farmers market, scanning the rows of fresh produce, and looking for the ripest, most promising pieces of fruits and vegetables. I haul home the produce with the most potential—for my cooking but also for my skin.

Bright and juicy lemons will be zested into creamy pasta al Limone; but the discarded pulpy rinds will be boiled on the stove, filling my house with a rich citrusy aroma. I’ll add mint to the leftover water to use as a toner

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A woman’s rice-cooking method has the internet — and even a few celebrities — up in arms.

The controversy comes courtesy of Nigel Ng, a Malaysian comedian with a popular YouTube channel. Ng shared a video in early July, in which he reacted to a BBC Food video of a woman cooking egg fried rice.

Portraying a comedic character named Uncle Roger, Ng freaks out while watching BBC Food presenter Hersha Patel cook the recipe. Particularly, he criticizes her decision to “drain” the rice after it’s done cooking.

“What is she doing? Oh my god. You’re killing me,

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The cooking from home surge that has commenced this year due to COVID-19 is likely here to stay for some time, thinks the chairman and CEO of spice maker McCormick.

“All aspects of cooking at home continue to be strong. Consumers are still concerned about their health. Many of the food service venues are closed and headlines we’re seeing is all about the resurgence of the virus. People will be cooking at home for a very long time. This isn’t bad news for them,” said Lawrence Kurzius on Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade. “McCormick has gained market share. People

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