Chobani virtual cooking series to benefit charities; how to attend

Looking to change up your dinner routine and help a good cause?

Chobani and Hudson Valley Eats have created a virtual family cooking series designed to ensure local families in need have access to nutritious food.

The “Chobani Family Cooking Series,” hosted by Cooking for a Cause kicks off  April 13 with 100% of ticket sales going to benefit three local nonprofits fighting against food insecurity: Feeding Westchester, Food Bank of Hudson Valley, and Dutchess Outreach.

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Tickets are $50 per family and each virtual

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pandemic cooking strengthened bonds when social interactions stalled

Anna Olson felt a tinge of pride last spring when the demand for flour and yeast became so great that grocery stores couldn’t stock their shelves fast enough.

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The professional pastry chef and Food Network Canada star was thrilled to see people turning to baking and cooking in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, sharpening culinary skills they never felt they needed before.


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But pandemic cooking, borne out of necessity, comfort or boredom, soon evolved into a means of connecting with others at a time when social interactions were drying up,

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‘Cooking for Community’ expands to Camden, Rockland, midcoast

Four restaurants in Rockland and Camden are turning out hundreds of meals for people facing food insecurity

ROCKLAND, Maine — It started during the pandemic as a way to help restaurants survive and feed Mainers facing food insecurity. Now, nearly a year later, the nonprofit ‘Cooking for Community‘ has delivered more than 100,000 meals and recently expanded into midcoast Maine, thanks to a new partnership.

Before the pandemic, “supper night” was the heart and soul of the Landing Place, a youth program for at-risk kids and teens. 

“We’d set the tables up and we’d have 40 to 50

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5 Lessons About Cooking & Life Soma Learned in Food Wars!

Soma’s journey through Food Wars! and at Totsuki taught him valuable lessons about the culinary world and life itself.

The story of Food Wars! follows Soma Yukihira, who, despite being a chef rather than a fighter, fits nearly all the shonen protagonist’s requirements. Soma is noted for his can-do attitude, good work ethic, upbeat personality and willingness to learn new things and meet new people.

Many of Soma’s classmates are in awe (or envy) of his creative and impactful cooking style, and by the series’ end, he is practically the best chef of his entire generation. Still, he was humbled

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