46 Effective Kitchen Products That Do What They Say

Here’s what BuzzFeed Food writer Hannah Loewentheil has to say about it: “I’d been contemplating buying an air fryer for quite some time, but it wasn’t until I found myself cooking every night with my family due to COVID-19 that I finally decided it was the right time to get one. Friends of mine were raving about their new Instant Vortex Plus 6-in-1 Air Fryer, so after reading similar feedback on Amazon, I decided it looked like a winner. And it happens to be made by the same company that makes the crowd-favorite Instant Pot. I figured I would

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After 25 years, Flying Saucer in Addison is closing

The folks running Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Addison tell its fans “no tears in your beers,” but there are bound to be some sniffles, at least: The 25-year-old beer bar is closing after business on Dec. 31.

Flying Saucer was one of the earliest craft beer bars in North Texas, and its loyal fans, called “beer knurds,” would drive from far and wide to buy rare brews.

Behind Flying Saucer Addison regular Richard Nash are the gold 'Ring of Honor' plates given to customers who drink 200 different beers at the bar.
Behind Flying Saucer Addison regular Richard Nash are the gold ‘Ring of Honor’ plates given to customers who drink 200 different beers at the bar.(Alexandra Olivia / Special Contributor)

Owner-operator Shannon

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Chef forced to work in maskless kitchen fired after catching COVID, lawsuit says

A sous-chef who worked for a Monmouth County restaurant has filed a lawsuit against the business, claiming he was forced to work with maskless employees and then fired when he came down with COVID-19.

Anthony Mazza, of Toms River, worked alongside the head chef and other kitchen employees at Salt Creek Grille in Rumson late last year, according to court papers.

“Despite executive orders, none of the employees in the kitchen wore any PPE (and) no one in the kitchen wore masks,” states the lawsuit, filed recently in Superior Court of Ocean County.

The owner of the restaurant denies

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Millions of children in crisis hotspots ‘on the brink of famine’, warns UNICEF |

All of these countries and regions are experiencing “dire humanitarian crises” while also grappling with intensifying food insecurity, the coronavirus pandemic and, with the exception of the Central Sahel, “a looming famine”, according to the UN agency.  

“For countries reeling from the consequences of conflicts, disasters and climate change, COVID-19 has turned a nutrition crisis into an imminent catastrophe,” Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, said.  

“Families already struggling to feed their children and themselves are now on the brink of famine. We can’t let them be the forgotten victims of 2020,” she added. 

Startling numbers 

In Nigeria, over 800,000

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8 Kitchen Remodel Costs to Consider

You may be planning for a major kitchen renovation, including new appliances, plumbing, countertops or cabinets. Instead, you may be…

You may be planning for a major kitchen renovation, including new appliances, plumbing, countertops or cabinets. Instead, you may be aiming to spruce up the space with a smaller budget. A kitchen renovation is rarely cheap, but there are ways to save. Here’s what you need to know.

How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost?

Based on online estimates, home improvement resource company HomeAdvisor’s reported national averages for renovation costs and expert insights, here’s how the cost of a

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