Day: April 28, 2021

Try these twists on some classic recipes

Looking for a fresh take on classic Kentucky Derby recipes. Chef Nikkia Rhodes, CTE Culinary Arts Instructor at Iroquois High School and her students have put together three recipes that are sure to make your at-home Derby party a tasty hit. From Hot Brown Sliders to non-alcoholic Mint Lemonade Julep, there’s something for everyone.

Enjoy and Happy Derby!

Hot Brown Sliders

  • 1 pack of king’s Hawaiian rolls
  • 1 pack of ham or turkey
  • 1 pack of bacon or turkey bacon, cooked to your liking 
  • 3-4 large Roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 Tablespoons butter 
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 cups milk 
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 ounces grated gruyere
  • 2 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ounces grated parmesan cheese

In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Then stir in the flour to form a roux. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the raw flour flavor has cooked out. 

Slowly add in the milk and

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Epicurious Says It Will Stop Publishing Recipes With Beef

  • Epicurious will stop publishing recipes with beef to encourage sustainable cooking.
  • The move was announced on Monday, but the food site has been cutting beef recipes since 2020.
  • Readers and chefs called cutting beef “drastic,” with some people un-following the platform because of the decision.
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Food website Epicurious announced on Monday that it is cutting beef from its content, eliciting a mix of responses from its reader base. 

In an Instagram post, the site announced that beef-related information would not appear in recipes, articles, newsletters, or on social media. 

“We know that some people might assume that this decision signals some sort of vendetta against cows — or the people who eat them. But this decision was not made because we hate hamburgers (we don’t!). It’s about sustainability and being pro-planet,” Epicurious wrote in the post.

It added that its mission would remain

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