How will Americans eat in 2022? Food forecasters predict the trends

Last year at this time, optimistic trend forecasters predicted that the cork would burst from the bottle by summer. With vaccines in arms, food culture would vibrate in a robust economy. American menus would be full of innovation driven by waves of international travel, and a new generation of digital-native cooks would rewrite the rules.

Clearly, the prediction game can be a losing one. But so what if things didn’t turn out like everyone thought they would? Trying to forecast food trends is still fun and sometimes even accurate. (Kudos to those professional prognosticators who in recent years nailed the

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What Our Cooking Phobias Say About Ourselves

A few months ago, I was invited by some friends to join a cookbook club. Similar to a book club, a cookbook club gets together once a month to tackle one specific book — everyone picks one part of the meal (mains, appetizers, desserts, and so on) and a recipe from within that category they’d like to cook, then we all get together to make dinner. It’s extremely fun. But it’s been three months of cookbook club and I’ve never once elected to cook a main dish for fear that might mean I’d have to cook chicken. Or steak. Or

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3 Ways That I Use Food to Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth

Viva Adelphi University!  It’s time to celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth!  Order up some tapas and arepas, chop some jalapeño peppers, and sizzle some carne asada, a Spoon University full plate fiesta!  #HispanicHeritageMonth is celebrated every year from September 15th to October 15th.  As a nutrition aficionada, there are three ways that I use food to celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth, and you can use them, too.

Rachel Morrison

1. Visit Hispanic-Owned Restaurants and Grocery Stores

Rachel Morrison

I had an early birthday dinner at a fabulous restaurant named The Cuban.  I loved the tropical vibes, live music, and classic cars on display that made me

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CYP Cook job with USAJobs


The CYP Cook performs various tasks or a sequence of tasks in food service preparation. Tasks consist of several steps that require attention to work operations and follow and established sequence of work. These tasks, which are summarized into categories related to food preparation and service, kitchen maintenance, and food storage, are summarized below.

Food Preparation and Service

Prepares all types of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, fruit sauces, and gravies for menus.

Prepare, cook, season, and portion food for all meals by following standardized recipes at different levels of difficulty and plan, regulate, and schedule cooking procedures so that

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