Monthly Archives: March 2017

Does Food Safety Really Matter in Cookbooks? — Food News

By Susmita Baral

A new study from researchers at North Carolina State University looked at best-selling cookbooks and found that 99.7 percent of recipes don’t address food-related risks. Is this a problem?

The study, published in the British Food Journal, looked at 1,749 recipes containing “raw animal ingredients” from 29 cookbooks featured on the New York Times best-sellers list. The team looked at the following three things: If the recipe says to cook a dish to a specific internal temperature, if the temperature provided is accurate, and if any food-safety cooking myths are perpetuated. Of the recipes, only 8 percent (123 recipes) stated the internal temperature.

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Source:: The Kitchn – Apartment Therapy

This New Security Camera Wants to Catch Your Office Lunch Thief — Food News

By Susmita Baral

Every office has an anonymous, agile employee who steals other people’s delicious food from the communal kitchen. Those delicious meatballs you made for lunch? Gone. That bottle of gatorade you brought to work because you’re a little hungover from happy hour the night before? Vanished. Maybe you’ve been the victim of such an offense, or maybe you’re the office perpetrator.

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Source:: The Kitchn – Apartment Therapy

These Deviled Egg Trays Are Only $8 Right Now — Amazon Deal of the Day

By Ariel Knutson

Deviled eggs are perfect party food. They are small and delicious, and you don’t need a plate to eat them. The only problem is that they can be a pain to display on a table or transport to someone else’s home for a potluck. Sometimes the eggs fall to their side, or get squished in transportation. What are you supposed to do?

If you’re dreading making deviled eggs for Easter or another spring party, I have a budget-friendly option for you: Right now Amazon is selling two deviled egg trays for just $8.

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Source:: The Kitchn – Apartment Therapy

Un Cafecito, Por Favor: 5 Recipes to Help You Do Breakfast, Cuban-Style — Cuban Breakfast Recipes

By Hali Bey Ramdene

It always starts with coffee, doesn’t it? When you’re introduced to a new food, a new way of eating, a new culture and its cuisine, there are so many gateways, but for me it always seems to be coffee. Sooty and astringent in Turkey, café bonbóns in Spain, and then giant saucers of café con leche in a now-closed Cuban restaurant — La Rosita — that used to sit on Broadway and 108th. That restaurant is where I was first introduced to Cuban food — by way of breakfast.

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Source:: The Kitchn – Apartment Therapy

Recipe: Café con Leche Pops — Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

By Hali Bey Ramdene

You can’t talk about breakfast in Cuba without talking about coffee, a truth that still holds strong when you talk about breakfast in Miami. Be it cafecito or café con leche or any of the coffee drinks that fall in between, coffee is an important part of the morning meal, with café con leche, a drink of sweetened espresso and lots of steamed milk, being the most popular choice as the first drink of the day. With its milky sweetness, café con leche can even feel like dessert, so why not take it all the way there, turning the drink into an ice pop for a cooler take on your morning buzz?

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Source:: The Kitchn – Apartment Therapy

Vacation Rentals We Love: Waterfront Dining in Miami Beach — Vacation Rentals for the Cook

By Alyssa Longobucco

Vacation Rental: Waterfront Villa in Miami Beach, Miami, Florida
Sleeps: Up to 8 people
Price: $3,000 per night
Why We Wanna Cook Here: Who doesn’t love dinner with a view?

This Miami villa is all about the views. Luckily, its floor-to-ceiling windows mean you can enjoy the those insanely picturesque vistas, even when you’re inside. Plus, the interiors aren’t too shabby, either. Okay, who are we kidding, they’re totally dreamy! We’re dying to cook up a storm in the gourmet kitchen (complete with enviable waterfall marble countertops and high-end appliances) and then go for a float in the crystal-clear pool.

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Source:: The Kitchn – Apartment Therapy