Tag: Kitchen

How local chefs are changing the culture around mental health from the kitchen

TAMPA, Fla. — Millions of Americans struggle with anxiety, depression, and other behavioral health issues. People who work in industries hit hardest by the pandemic, like restaurant workers, are seeing more and more staff come forward to their bosses to talk about the importance of mental health.

When will talking about anxiety, depression, and your deepest feelings and thoughts become a regular part of our daily conversations? That is the question chefs, mental health experts, and anyone suffering from behavioral health disorders are trying to answer.

Everyone we interviewed in this Full Circle report agreed that starting the conversation with

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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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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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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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Best kitchen knife sets of 2021

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High-quality, super-sharp kitchen knives make culinary tasks easier and safer. (Did you know that dull knives are actually more dangerous?) While many home cooks will fare just fine with a basic chef’s, paring and serrated knife, investing in a set, housed neatly in a handsome knife block, adds versatility — and, for real cooking nerds, even joy — to meal-making.

But with so many options and price points on the market, choosing a knife set can be confusing. To help you decide, we did exhaustive research to determine which are the best sets on the market and

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