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28 Black Food Bloggers You Need In Your Life

Photo credit: Khadija Horton
Photo credit: Khadija Horton

From Cosmopolitan

Growing up, watching cooking shows always felt so comforting to me. My Queen Ina Garten would shine down on me every afternoon from her Hamptons home, while Giada De Laurentiis would bring her Italian staples right to my living room. It wasn’t until I got older that I realized the representation in the food world isn’t even close to what it should be. And while I still bow down to Ina and Giada, they’re not representative of the culinary world as a whole.

These Black food bloggers, recipe developers, and content creators are sharing unique recipes and perspectives in an industry that tends to produce more of the same. Many of these recipes derive from a place of family, love, history, and acceptance. And they look and taste damn delicious too.

Now that you’ve landed here, prepare yourself for (and your stomach) for new

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At-Home Food Consumption is Likely to Keep Growing: 5 Picks

Over the past few days, a number of states have been stalling plans to reopen the economy as coronavirus infection cases are surging by the day. Moreover, with no effective vaccine in place, the world has plunged into a great deal of uncertainty. These factors are compelling people to dine at home in order to maintain social distancing.

Working from home and having home-cooked meals have now become the “new normal” amid the coronavirus outbreak. As a precautionary measure, people are avoiding dining out or ordering in. Apart from being a safer option, people are finding home-cooked meals way less expensive than outside food. Moreover, staying indoors has helped individuals discover new sides to them, prompting the development of varied interests. Naturally, people are indulging in activities like cooking, home styling and other household chores along with work and online entertainment.

In fact, people who have rarely cooked at home

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What’s the Best White Wine for Cooking? Here Are the Top Bottles (and How to Choose Them, According to 3 Food Pros)

You’re whipping up a classic chicken Marbella, and the Ina Garten recipe you’re following calls for “dry white wine.” You can’t exactly phone the Contessa herself, but come on, Ina: What the heck does that even mean? Pinot grigio is dry…but so is sauvignon blanc. What gives?

Cooking with wine can be totally confusing. While you might be tempted to grab whatever is hanging out in the back of your fridge, it actually does matter which bottle you choose—to an extent. We asked three food professionals (including a master sommelier, a chef and a nutrition director) to find out once and for all how to choose the best white wine for cooking.

1. Choose a white wine with high acidity and light fruit flavors

Celine Beitchman, director of nutrition at the Institute of Culinary Education, suggests a light- to medium-bodied white for cooking. “Unless you’re making a sweet

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An NBA Player Was Placed In Quarantine After Picking Up Food Delivery Outside Of The Bubble

Photo credit: Instagram/troydaniels30
Photo credit: Instagram/troydaniels30

From Delish

Update: July 15, 2020

It seems that for some NBA players in the Orlando bubble, the questionable food menu was too much to bare. Richaun Holmes of the Sacramento Kings left the bubble after the initial quarantine period to pick up a food delivery, and he is now required to self quarantine for 10 days to ensure he is free of the coronavirus.

“After the initial quarantine period, I briefly and accidentally crossed the NBA campus line to pick up a food delivery. I am currently in quarantine and have 8 days left. I apologize for my actions and look forward to rejoining my teammates for our playoff push,” Holmes wrote in a statement posted to Twitter.

It’s unclear what it is that Holmes ordered, but one thing’s for sure…it wasn’t his mother’s cooking. The basketball player’s mother took to Twitter to poke fun

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