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Cooking With Clara’s Cookbook Brings Italy to Your Kitchen

Cooking with Clara

Mangia! Cooking With Clara: Recipes of a Lifetime brings Italy to your kitchen — no passport required.

The cookbook, which comes from Chicago restaurateur Clara Lizio Melchiorre, gives every food lover the chance to be transported to the heart of Italy, through its traditional recipes.

“I really want this collection to be more of a storybook with recipes,” Melchiorre said in the book via Closer. “A blend of the values my brothers and I grew up with, a special heritage instilled in us by our parents.”

Melchiorre opened her namesake restaurant in Chicago more than 30 years ago

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Lovin’ your oven: How to use different cooking techniques to make the best food |

(Meredith) – For many people, spending extra time at home this year meant learning new cooking techniques. But do you know what the difference is between braising, roasting, baking and broiling?

Melissa Knific, food director at Rachael Ray In Season magazine, shared some tips on how to utilize different cooking techniques to use your oven to its fullest potential.

BRAISING

Braising is prized for its ability to take even the toughest cuts of meat and make them super tender, Knific said. The technique involves cuts of meat or even vegetables and a little bit of liquid. You cook the food

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Green Gold: How Pistachios Became The Nut Of The Moment

In 2015, Roxana Saidi was in Paris visiting her dad’s side of the family. As is customary for any Parisian vacation, Saidi spent a lot of time hanging out in cafés. It was lovely, but she still found herself wishing she could have her go-to coffee order: an almond milk latte. “In 2015, almond milk had not yet made its way over to Paris,” she tells Refinery29. “So one day I was sitting at the end of a long lunch, craving that almond milk latte, and I

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How best to use your cooking appliances

Television personality Elena Besser is joining TODAY to answer kitchen questions submitted by our viewers. She sets the record straight on everything from how to properly use kitchen appliances to the best ways to heat up leftovers and everything in between. Plus, she’s sharing her recipe for an easy, no-bake cookies and cream ice box cake.

What are the different settings on an oven? When are you supposed to use broil vs. bake?

In general, an oven circulates heat and cooks things from the outside in. So, the higher the temperature, the faster the exterior will cook. The lower the

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Kids can sign up for free cooking, nutrition classes with St. Joe’s Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI — Hands-on nutrition and cooking classes are available at no charge for anyone age 12 to 14.

St. Joseph Mercy in Ann Arbor has 35 spots open for this Nutrition Buddies Research Program, a four-week virtual course from April to May for kids to explore science, nutrition, agriculture and leadership opportunities. Each participant will receive hands-on cooking instructions at home and a chance to create plant-based meals from scratch with St. Joe’s physicians, according to a news release.

“We know that poor nutrition is a major contributing factor of chronic disease in America, and people who experience

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