15 Unique Cinco de Mayo Recipes

While the most obvious choice for celebrating Cinco de Mayo might be your old taco night standbys and a big bowl of guacamole, for the ultimate spread, we recommend branching out and trying some new dishes. Impress your fellow mojito-drinking buddies with your vast knowledge of Mexican cuisine, from spicy soups to chalupas you won’t find at Taco Bell. Don’t forget the essential every-kind-of-hot-sauce bar either. Try these 15 Mexican-inspired recipes for the most delicious fiesta.

1. Elote: This tasty street food snack is so fun to eat. Grilling gives the corn a nice char and smokey flavor. However,

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5 ingredients every chef should use in vegetarian recipes

Certified Master Chef Daryl Shular, owner of Farmed Kitchen & Bar and the Shular Institute, reveals five things all vegetarian meals should have.

Certified Master Chef Daryl Shular, owner of Farmed Kitchen & Bar and the Shular Institute, is the first black American chef to pass an eight-day test to become one of 66 certified master chefs.

In this age of plant-based cooking, more and more restaurants and chefs are searching for that one ingredient that will help them connect with the fast-growing clean eating community. Throughout my career, creativity and innovation have been the keys to offering my vegan,

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Food site Epicurious to stop publishing recipes with beef

“For any person—or publication—wanting to envision a more sustainable way to cook, cutting out beef is a worthwhile first step,” Hoffman and Tamarkin said. “Our shift is solely about sustainability, about not giving airtime to one of the world’s worst climate offenders.”

Livestock accounts for nearly 15% of total global greenhouse gas emissions, and beef is the largest contributor to that pollution, according to the United Nations.
The publication has been moving in this direction for nearly two years. Since the fall of 2019, Epicurious has published beef recipes “only a small handful of times,” its editors said in
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Recipes for coffee, sugar, and salt scrubs

Body scrubs usually come in the form of pastes containing an abrasive substance, such as salt or sugar, and a binding ingredient, such as an oil. As they consist of simple products, people can often make DIY body scrubs at home using everyday ingredients.

Body scrubs can be useful for removing dead skin cells, smoothing the skin’s surface, and adding moisture. However, as they are abrasive, it is best not to use them on sensitive, damaged, inflamed, or itchy skin.

This article explores the benefits of body scrubs, how to make DIY body scrubs, and how to use them.


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Week of Meals: Blogger, author Jonathan Melendez’s recipes

This is the second installment in a series called “Week of Meals,” which will give you five weeknight dinner recipes with all the planning and strategizing built in. Each meal will make four servings, come together — start to finish — in less than 60 minutes, and require 10 or fewer ingredients (not counting cooking oil, salt and pepper or water). The groceries for all five meals can be bought from a single grocery store in a single shopping trip (remember, we’re looking to alleviate your frustration) and will cost less than $100 total.

Food blogger and cookbook author Jonathan

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20 years of Observer Food Monthly: recipes from the stars of the future | Chefs

Pamela Yung

Head chef at Flor and Asap Pizza, London

Pamela Yung spent much of last year thinking about how restaurants relate to their communities. “This pandemic showed us how important that is,” she says, explaining that the restaurant where she is head chef, Flor, and its sister restaurant, Lyle’s, both relied heavily on travellers. With Flor out of action to dine in, Yung and its chef-owner, James Lowe, executed one of London’s most successful pivots and opened Asap Pizza, making sourdough bases with heritage wheat. “Now we have people who come every week, even multiple times a week,”

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