U.N. Food Agency WFP Hails Peace Nobel as Call to Action Against Hunger | World News

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Stephanie Nebehay

OSLO/GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations’ World Food Programme, which has coordinated medical logistics during the coronavirus pandemic, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in what its boss said was a call to action that no one should go hungry with the wealth in the world today.

The head of the awards committee called the WFP a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict, and said the COVID-19 pandemic, which the WFP says could double hunger worldwide, had made it even more relevant.

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Chef’s Kitchen: Enjoying Fanny’s Fried Chicken

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Get ready to put on your comfy, stretchy pants. A Space Coast to-go restaurant — Fanny’s Fried Chicken On The Go — is showing us some straight up, down-home cooking.

You won’t only find “love” in the fried goodness, but also, in the air.

“We were high school sweethearts and have been back together now 10 years,” co-owner and chef Joe Scala says of his love, Sylvia, who runs the joint out front. “I tell you — (opening Fanny’s) is the best idea I ever had in my life, besides hooking up with the love of

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Kitchen Essentials for Home Cooks and Food Lovers

Kitchen gadgets and accessories are usually high on the list of most wedding gift registries, but they’re especially in demand these days as couples spend more time preparing meals at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

We asked four experienced chefs across the country to share some of their go-to wedding gifts. Here’s a sampling.

Ms. Yeh is the host of the Food Network series “Girl Meets Farm.” She is a Juilliard-trained percussionist and the author of the cookbooks “Molly on the Range” and “Yogurt.”

Vitamix 5200; $449.95


Mr. Torres, a.k.a. Mr. Chocolate, is the founder

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Trader Joe’s Is Releasing “Everything But The Leftovers” Seasoning, Just in Time for Fall Cooking

What do we love about the spice section of the baking aisle at Trader Joe’s? Well, everything! Everything But The Bagel Seasoning, of course, plus Everything But The Elote Seasoning Blend, Mushroom & Company Umami Seasoning Blend, 21 Seasoning Salute…TJ’s spice game is so strong that we’ve come used to discovering at least one new spice or blend every trip.



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As a follow up to episode 28 that focused on what happens inside Trader Joe’s tasting panel rooms, the latest episode (#29) of the Inside Trader Joe’s podcast introduced some new or coming-soon products

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There’s no “back to normal” for the restaurant industry

Monica Lee opened Beverly Soon Tofu in 1986, and over three decades it became one of Koreatown’s bedrocks for nourishment. But earlier this month, the tofu house announced on Instagram that it was closing permanently as of Sept. 20 — yet another loss in the restaurant community stemming from the COVID-19 catastrophe.

The last time I ate there was shortly after moving to Los Angeles, late in the fall of 2018. I’d enjoyed meals there previously when I was Eater’s national critic and traveled frequently to Southern California. The restaurant came to mind as I was settling in as a

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