#FOOD: Don’t waste money on these pre-made SHORTCUT foods! | iHeartRadio

We love a good shortcut, especially in the kitchen. Nothing beats Instant Pot cooking, sheet pan recipes and the entire bottled sauce section at Trader Joe’s is filled with time-saving magic. But some kitchen shortcuts actually make life harder, food less delicious and can be unnecessarily expensive.

Real Simple went to work to make a list… and these are a few pre-made “shortcut” foods that you shouldn’t waste your time or money on, unless you’re into being disappointed.

● Bottled lemon or lime juice – Steer clear of the lemon and lime juice that comes out of the fruit-shaped

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How Musician Michelle Zauner Uses Korean Food to Honor Her Mother’s Memory

The author of ‘Crying in H Mart’ talks about grief, the joys of grocery shopping, and cooking as a form of meditation.

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Michelle Zauner, the musician also known as Japanese Breakfast, has proven to be a master of storytelling in many forms. In her new memoir, Crying in H Mart, she explores the ways in which food can shape identity, serve as a love language, and help to process grief. And she’s earned her way to spot number two on the New York Times’  bestseller list. 

Zauner chronicles

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The 17 Best Recipes Our Food Staff Cooked Last Month

Perhaps the biggest surprise for many of us this April was the slow return to gathering, made possible by the proliferation of coronavirus vaccines. It felt like being, say, a daffodil. One by one, we poked our heads out from beneath the cold, hard ground of winter and worry, happy to face the sun and one another. The New York Times Food and Cooking team was no exception. After fighting through the cooking fatigue of late winter, we got excited by the arrival of new produce and began safely inviting those we hold dear into our homes and backyards to

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Food industry making progress in expanding and opening locations in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — More and more restaurants are popping up across the bluegrass despite the pandemic, signaling a rebound may be underway.

Spotz Gelato started in 2013 with one food truck. Now they have several food trucks and a host of locations.

Owner Beth Richardson says the pandemic didn’t stand in their way.

“Throughout the pandemic, we did not close when a lot of restaurants closed at the beginning. We already had an app and we were already working with delivery services. So we were able to just keep that going,” said Richardson.

Spotz opened a new shop

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Food Wars Cosplay Cooks it Up With Erina

One awesome cosplay is cooking it up Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma style with Erina Nakiri! Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s massively popular manga series might have come to an end some time ago (along with the final season of the anime adaptation ending its run last Fall), but the series still remains one of the most popular series to come out of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Although there have been a few cooking action series like it in the past, Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma broke through new ground in the way it presented its respective

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Are you ‘scrapping’? Tasty ways to use leftover food and save money

NBC senior business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle is trying to teach her family to about food waste and conservation so she did something that might seem a bit unusual to the initiated — she started cooking with food scraps. “Scrapping,” or using the stuff we normally throw out, from the tops of carrots to onion skins and even chicken carcasses is having a moment as more people turn their focus toward ways to help conserve and eliminate food waste.

“It’s always driven me nuts that we throw out so much waste, and that we don’t find a way to repurpose leftovers,”

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