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BBC: The true origin of French macarons

The recipe for Macarons des Sœurs is only passed on orally to the succeeding pâtissier, who is the only one who makes...

CNN: It’s OK to be burned out by cooking so much – here’s how to feel better

It has been a long two years in the kitchen. Whether you were an enthusiastic home cook or a reluctant one, the...

BBC: Isso vade: The spicy snack that unites Sri Lanka

These prawn-topped lentil fritters are beloved throughout Sri Lanka, managing to bring together locals across ethnicities, religion and class.

CNN: These silicone baking mats have made us quit tinfoil for good. Here’s why you should get them too

This article is a part of CNN Underscored’s Earth Week, a weeklong focus on our planet and ways to celebrate and preserve it....

BBC: The surprising landscape of Indian Jewish food

Separated by geography and language, there's not much that might seem to connect India's five dwindling Jewish communities – except praying in...

BBC: Maamoul: A sweet celebration for Christians and Muslims

Maamoul is made at the end of both Lent and Ramadan, leading up to Easter and Eid al Fitr. But this year,...

BBC: The return of Bali’s lost ‘superfood’

During Covid-19, people once again began to latch onto the benefits of moringa, a tree that's a highly nutritious food, medicine and...

CNN: McDonald’s is bringing back a fan-favorite menu item

McDonald’s is bringing back Spicy Chicken McNuggets, but not everyone can buy them. The fast food chain said that the...

BBC: Ajvar: The vegan ‘caviar’ of the Balkans

Similar to how hummus is viewed in the Arab world, practically every Balkan country claims ajvar – a popular vegetable spread based...

REUTERS:Indonesia’s palm oil export ban leaves global buyers with no plan B

Global edible oil consumers have no option but to pay top dollar for supplies after Indonesia's surprise palm oil export ban forced...

NPR: Keep screwing up egg fried rice. It makes Uncle Roger happy

You can tell by the way Uncle Roger is sitting how badly someone goofed. The popular YouTuber usually sits in his chair...

BBC: The world’s oldest dessert?

Although chickpeas and beans don't usually belong in a pudding, they are core ingredients in one of the oldest – and, some...

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Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...