Naomi Tomky's Recent Articles
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Ina Garten Shared the “Easiest Appetizer Ever” from Her Latest Cookbook
This would also make a very not-so-sad desk lunch.
Jul 29, 2020
The Underground Mango Community Is the Best Reason to Download Whatsapp
Reporter Ahmed Ali Akbar says that Pakistani-American communities in the U.S. get the best mangoes through dealers they contact through a messaging app.
Jul 28, 2020
We’re Honestly Impressed by How Grocery Stores Have Reimagined the Salad Bar Sections During COVID-19
The chilled aspect made the bars a good spot for grab-and-go singles of various drinks, often alcoholic.
Jul 28, 2020
Watch This Sweet Video of Julia Child Talking About the Fear of Failure
“The sky can fall, omelettes can go all over the stove, I’m going to learn,” she declares powerfully. “I shall overcome.”
Jul 24, 2020
A New Survey Finds That Grocery Stores Are the Most Trusted Retailers for Safety Protocols Right Now
And that's a relief given the essentialness of them.
Jul 23, 2020
2020’s Best-Selling Cookbook (So Far) Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise
This is, as cookbook newsletter Stained Page News put it, “to the surprise of absolutely no one.”
Jul 23, 2020
Should We Even Be Buying Meat Right Now? 4 Food Experts on Safety and Ethics During the Pandemic.
Feature
What do the outbreaks at meatpacking plants mean when we’re standing in the grocery store figuring out dinner?
Jul 23, 2020
Alton Brown’s Time-Saving Trick for “Dealing” with a Watermelon
Of course it involves using an unusual tool. Would you expect anything less?
Jul 21, 2020
An Online Petition Asks Trader Joe’s to Eliminate Racist Packaging
The grocery chain labels some of its ethnic foods with modifications of ‘Joe’ that belies a narrative of exoticism that perpetuates harmful stereotypes,” explains the Change.org petition started by Briones Bedell and signed by more than 2,600 people.
Jul 20, 2020
My Toddler Refused to Eat Anything Even Mildly Spicy. Then I Made Chrissy Teigen’s Miso Noodles.
Personal Essay
The older kid felt that Kraft macaroni and cheese was too spicy, would never eat it, and the younger, who imitated her every move, would never eat anything her sister wouldn’t. Until now.
Jul 20, 2020
This Is the Only Sneaky Cake I Care About
This is art.
Jul 18, 2020
Here Are All the Major Grocery Stores That Now Require Customers to Wear Face Masks
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, announced that starting July 20, all customers must wear masks while in their stores.
Jul 17, 2020
A Theater in England Has Found a Tasty New Way to Bring Nigel Slater’s “Toast” to People at Home
Pandemic be damned, the show must (safely) go on.
Jul 6, 2020
Alton Brown’s Favorite Lockdown Cocktail Is a Good Gin Martini (His Recipe Is 007-Worthy)
Alton Brown's martini recipe on Good Eats seems straightforward at first, but there's a lot to unpack.
Jul 6, 2020
Tabitha Brown Is Finally Getting Her Own TV Show (and We Hope There’s More Carrot Bacon)
It’s hard to imagine a show more necessary and wanted right now.
Jun 29, 2020
This Kid Saying “Thank You, Mama” Over and Over Again Will Melt Your Frozen Heart
The two-year-old has built up a legion of fans, including a Twitter user who declared that he is “the only thing holding this nation together right now."
Jun 29, 2020
How the Pandemic Reconnected Me to Shabbat
As the days and weeks pile up like a run-on sentence punctuated only by an endless stream of commas, Shabbat is a period.
Jun 26, 2020
Costco Has Stopped Selling Their Wildly Popular Half-Sheet Cakes at All U.S. Locations
Instead of the large half-sheet cakes, which feed about 40 people and usually cost less than $20, Costco is focusing efforts on the smaller 10-inch round cakes.
Jun 25, 2020
The Price of Cheese Reaches Record Highs Due to Increased Demand During Pandemic
Everybody wants cheese, and they want it now.
Jun 24, 2020
Watch the Gullah Geechee Episode of Padma’s New Show for Free Right Now
It's available on Youtube.
Jun 20, 2020
Aunt Jemima to Finally Change Name and Image Due to Racial Stereotype
After 130 years, Quaker Oats has decided to overhaul the Aunt Jemima brand due to its racist history and imagery.
Jun 17, 2020
Many Airlines Are Banning Alcohol on Flights Due to COVID-19
One of the easiest ways to minimize meal times and the interaction between fliers and staff is to eliminate drink services.
Jun 17, 2020
More than 40,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to E.coli
Food Safety
The recall is a Class I (the highest) for possible E. coli contamination.
Jun 15, 2020
Online Farmers Markets Have Become Increasingly Popular Due to the Pandemic
Support your local community and stay safe!
Jun 15, 2020
A New Study Found That These 3 Grocery Stores Have the Best Safety Measures for COVID-19
While cleanliness and sanitation have always been a part of the decision about where to go grocery shopping, the coronavirus has made the issue even more important.
Jun 15, 2020
Here’s What Groceries Cost More Because of COVID-19 (and What Cost Less)
Beef and veal cost more, but bacon costs have remained steady.
Jun 15, 2020
This Worldwide Anti-Racism Bake Sale Already Has 1000 Bakers Signed Up. Here’s How to Join.
Bakers just have to commit to making and selling 150 dessert items and donating the majority of the proceeds to a charity that supports Black lives.
Jun 9, 2020
Costco Is Bringing Back Samples This Month (but Things Will Look Different)
On a recent call, the company’s CFO Richard Galant said that they plan to begin a slow rollout of the samples around mid-month.
Jun 8, 2020
Good News! Aldi Is Expanding Their Curbside Grocery Pickup Service.
"We are always looking for ways to make the Aldi shopping experience even more convenient and accessible for everyone,” said the company’s CEO, Jason Hart.
May 28, 2020
Alton Brown’s Unusual Method for Cooking the Best Burgers Ever
Alton Brown said that if the world was about to end, he would calmly walk into the kitchen and make this cheeseburger.
May 27, 2020
These Sweet Parents Made a Make-Believe Costco Sample Station for Their Daughter
It's the most adorable thing you'll see all day.
May 27, 2020
The Hot Water Trick Is the Latest Garlic-Peeling Hack Sweeping the Internet
We obviously had to try it to find out if it really works.
May 26, 2020
This Massive $11 Bag of Sriracha Almonds Is the Hottest Thing at Sam’s Club Right Now
All our snacking dreams have come true!
May 22, 2020
Here’s How to Watch All the FREE Julia Child Content Next Week
Do you know what this time with all of us stuck at home, trying to do all of our own cooking could really use? A whole lot more Julia Child in it.
May 21, 2020
What Is Ranch Water? (And Why Is It So Hot Right Now?)
No, it has nothing to do with the salad dressing.
May 20, 2020
Costco Food Courts Are Now Partially Reopened (but There’s a Limited Menu)
The reopened food court options are available only for takeout.
May 19, 2020
The Most Popular Cocktail Recipe in Every State Right Now, According to Google
Does your state seem accurate?
May 14, 2020
In the Fruit Snack Challenge, Parents Ask Their Kids to Wait to Eat Their Treat (And Then Leave the Room)
It’s the internet-era version of the marshmallow test.
May 13, 2020
The Secret to Better Egg Salad? Grill Your Eggs.
Steven Raichlen, the author of the Barbecue Bible series, has a recommendation for you: grill your eggs.
May 12, 2020
Aldi Has a Good Reason for Not Playing Any Music in Its Stores
It's saving you money.
May 11, 2020
Alton Brown’s 4-Ingredient Recipe Is a Brilliant Way to Use Leftover Rice
The new dish weaves in the crispy rice elements of Persian tahdig, the embedded eggs of shakshuka, and the egg and rice combo of arroz con huevos.
May 8, 2020
Pancake “Cereal” Is Basically Homemade Cookie Crisp for Teens (and Parents)
TikTok videos with the tag #pancakecereal have 214 million views.
May 8, 2020
David Chang Is Now Reviewing Random Kitchen Tools on Instagram
David Chang doesn't like the Instant Pot (and he's wrong).
May 6, 2020