Day: April 22, 2021

Molly Yeh’s Popcorn Salad Recipe with Photos


As soon as I saw the giant glob of mayonnaise go into the bowl, I (along with seemingly the entire internet) proceeded to scoff at Molly Yeh’s Popcorn Salad, a recipe featured on the home-chef-turned-cookbook-author’s Food Network show Girl Meets Farm. This was, of course, before I recalled that so many of the classic “salads” Americans enjoy at picnics and barbecues — macaroni salad, potato salad, egg salad, chicken salad, tuna salad, the list goes on — are held together with mayonnaise too. In fact, they sometimes have a lot more than the half cup this recipe calls for.

A glance at the ingredients list shows that Yeh’s salad is a hybrid of two popular side dishes, the recipe borrowing the crunch of shredded carrots and apple cider vinegar from coleslaw, and the mayonnaise, cheese and (pop)corn from Mexican corn salad. Considering Chrissy Teigen recently raved about Cameron

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Ramadan goes Italian: Palestinian chef brings twist to original recipes

During Ramadan, Muslims the world over pray, reflect and get together with their families, in addition to fasting from sunrise to sunset.
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But abstaining from food during the holiday, which begins on April 13 and is slated to end on May 12, can at times be quite daunting, especially during the longer and hotter days. For this reason, many of the hallmark dishes that are eaten during Ramadan are quite filling and nutritious, including qatayef, a sweet dumpling that is commonly served during the holiday. Muslims commonly enjoy a few pieces of the delectable dessert following their fast-breaking meal, known as iftar.
Palestinian chef Fidaa Abu Hamdiya has taken the traditional holiday dish and given it a creative Italian twist.
Born in Hebron in 1982, Abu Hamdiya pursued her culinary and gastronomic studies at the University of Padua in Italy.
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