Day: March 3, 2021

People upset after white food blogger calls noodle dish ‘pho’

Tieghan Gerard, the creator of the popular food blog Half Baked Harvest, found herself in hot water after posting a “quick” noodle recipe that she incorrectly called “pho.”

The popular recipe creator shared a noodle soup recipe to her blog titled “Weeknight ginger pho ga (Vietnamese chicken soup)” in February. The recipe, as many pointed out, was not really pho — instead, it was more of a quick noodle dish with caramelized chicken and a “sweet, spicy, tangy sesame chile sauce.”

Immediately, Gerard’s fans began to criticize the inappropriate title on Instagram. Some commenters explained that pho shouldn’t be a quick dish to begin with and that several of the steps in her recipe — like caramelizing the chicken — would not have gone into a traditional pho recipe.

“What upset me the most was that she passed it off as pho,” Suzanne Nuyen, a Vietnamese American recipe developer

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What Is Recipeasly and Why Are Food Bloggers Mad About It?

Over the weekend, product manager and engineer Tom Redman announced on Twitter that he and two friends were launching Recipeasly, a website for those looking to collect online recipes without having to read the many words of the recipe’s creator. The site, he advertises, is “your favourite recipes except without the ads or life stories.”

Within three hours of his announcement, Redman tweeted that the new site “struck a chord,” though not the chord he and his co-creators were likely hoping for. The trope of cooking bloggers launching into long-winded, often personal introductions before sharing a recipe is enough of a widespread pet peeve that they surely thought their new tool would be useful and welcome. However, Redman was met by instant pushback from critics who immediately pointed out that Recipeasly, as described, was stealing other people’s work. As Food and Wine senior editor Kat Kinsman tweeted, “Wait,

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75 Best Low-Carb Dishes for Dinner, Lunch or Snacks

Low-carb diets are as popular as ever. But finding low-carb dishes that aren’t the same old, same old can be tough. That’s why we rounded up our favorite low-carb recipes from the thousands of Parade recipes. Remember, low-carb recipes can be just as satisfying and flavorful as dishes that are high in carbs. (Yes, recipes without lots of bread can still be great!) Bacon-wrapped onion rings, chicken wings, deviled eggs and guacamole are just some of the low-carb snack and appetizer options to make for holidays and family get-togethers. Cheap low-carb salads and soups are perfect for quick lunches and won’t weigh you down into an afternoon slump before the workday is done.

With so many low-carb versions of classic recipes available, you can still enjoy your favorite comfort food dishes on a low-carb diet. From roast chicken to low-carb shepherd’s pie, there are easy low-carb dinner recipes with plenty

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