Front Burner: Sheet Pans With Tread

I keep a small rimmed sheet pan — nonwarping — in my oven, not for want of storage elsewhere, but because I frequently use it and like to have it ready. A new heavy-duty aluminum pan from Chicago Metallic has wire-wrapped rims to resist warping and textured surfaces to aid in food release. The sheet…

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The Evolution of the Super Bowl Halftime Costume

It’s hard to imagine the Super Bowl without the insane costumes its halftime show performers have worn—and Jeremy Scott’s outfit for Katy Perry Sunday is sure to join the mix. But back in ’90s when the first big Hollywood act took the stage—after almost 25 years of marching bands playing halftime—the costumes were tame. Glitz…

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Medical News Today: What to know about multifocal breast cancer

Multifocal breast cancer is a form of breast cancer in which multiple tumors arise in the same area of the breast. There are many types of breast cancer. The type and characteristics, including the number of tumors and where they are, can affect a person’s treatment and long-term outlook. This article covers information about multifocal…

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Front Burner: A Pre-Prohibition California Vermouth Returns

Until Prohibition, the Gundlach Bundschu wine company was known for its brandy and vermouth as much as for its table wines, made in Sonoma County, Calif., since 1858. These days, wine production dominates at the family-owned estate, but, with cocktails and aperitifs so popular, it is bringing back its martini-friendly white vermouth. It’s made from…

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Front Burner: New York’s Depression Era Foodways

During the Depression, the Federal Writers’ Project enlisted writers across the country to document American themes. In New York, there was a prolific output, which included works on architecture and a guidebook. “Feeding the City,” about the food of New York, was supposed to be a book, but was never published. Manuscripts and photographs from…

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Front Burner: A New Beer Resource in Chelsea

The partners in Beer Run — a compact, well-stocked new source for beer-buying and drinking — have a natural feel for the business. John Hyun was an assistant brewer at Peekskill Brewery upstate and knows his craft beers. So does his partner, Larry Good, who owns two restaurants with beer-drinking audiences, Toast and The Heights…

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Front Burner: Talk Celebrates a New Book

Kerry DiamondCreditvia Museum of Food and Drink Yasmin KhanCreditMatt Russell In her new book, “Zaitoun,” Yasmin Khan, a human rights activist and food writer, explores the significance and history of the olive in the culture of the Palestinians and Jews, especially in Israel. Ms. Khan will discuss Palestinian home-cooking and the role of food in…

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It’s Getting Very, Very, Very Cold Outside. Time to Run Away.

As the dreaded polar vortex promises record-breaking low temperatures across the Midwest this week, the dream of warmer climates takes hold. It’s summer somewhere, right? (Even without the frigid cold, nearly two out of three Americans say they regret not taking a warm-weather vacation last year, according to Airbnb). Here is a list of recently…

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Breast cancer: How fast does it spread?

People who have found a lump, have recently had their breast cancer diagnosed, or know someone who has may wonder how fast it can grow or spread. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis among women in the United States. It is very hard to estimate how a person’s breast cancer will change over…

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A Game Plan for Eating Well in Atlanta

ATLANTA — In 2000, the last time this city hosted the Super Bowl, the St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans, and Watershed had been frying its famous fried chicken in peanut oil flavored with country ham for only a year. The new Southern food movement that the restaurant in nearby Decatur helped define had…

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