Month: March 2021

Food Insecurity In The U.S. By The Numbers : NPR

Food Bank For New York City hosts a pop-up food pantry during Hunger Action Month at Lincoln Center on September 24, 2020.

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Food Bank For New York City hosts a pop-up food pantry during Hunger Action Month at Lincoln Center on September 24, 2020.

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Food Bank for New York City

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, and millions of Americans still out of work, one of the nation’s most urgent problems has

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2020 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show Product Winners Point To Hot Design Trends

Every year, a panel of established industry professionals selects winners in eight categories as the top Kitchen & Bath Industry Show products. These selections usually exemplify not just quality and innovation, but current design industry trends, making the list an interesting overview of what’s new and hot in these key home spaces. Let’s take a look at the 2020 Best of KBIS crop and what each reveals.

Kitchen Gold: Plum by Plum

Wine storage isn’t a new topic for kitchen design. What this new product from this new brand brings to the category is smart home technology for the average

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Trader Joe’s Cult-Favorite ‘Everything but the Bagel’ Seasoning Is Available on Amazon

People love Trader Joe’s, but the popular grocery chain isn’t exactly located on every corner. This leaves many of the store’s die-hard fans without easy access to trademark items like pickle-flavored popcorn and Maple Leaf Cookies. Some products, however, can be bought through back channels, like the salty, crunchy, and savory “Everything but the Bagel” seasoning, which is on Amazon for just $7.

Though its exact origins are disputed, the everything bagel itself is simply for anyone who wants to get the most out of their meal. That all comes down to the signature blend of sesame

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Chef Mik German taking over kitchen at St. Paul Park American Legion

Mar. 24—Chef Mik German, who has bounced around a bit in the past few years, between Alary’s and the Eagan restaurant group that includes Burgers and Bottles, Volstead House and Mean Miner’s Tacos, finally has a kitchen of his own.

German will be taking over the kitchen at the St. Paul Park American Legion. He’s calling it 328 Grill at the Legion, and it’ll serve from-scratch bar fare.

“For a couple of years, I’ve said I need to do my own thing,” German said. “Working for someone else is hard on me. I don’t feel like I get as much

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Countertops Were the Most Popular Kitchen Renovation Project in 2020, According to Houzz

2020 was a big year for home renovation projects. For some, spending more time at home prompted updates to add function, while others finally had the time to tackle a list of to-dos. Kitchen remodels became a top priority for many homeowners, and interior design hub Houzz recently released findings on the scope and details of kitchen renovations over the past year. One key takeaway? Replacing countertops was a must-do for nearly 90{2be9e0ed3ca9ccbec52b0231822c6f1fda346690d3a01794d48870672da60124} of homeowners surveyed.

Brie Williams

The 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, which was conducted last summer, involved more than 2,000 homeowners who completed a kitchen

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