Puerto Rican Rice Stew with Shrimp and Pigeon Peas (Asopao de Camarones y Gandules)

Puerto Rican Rice Stew with Shrimp and Pigeon Peas (Asopao de Camarones y Gandules)

This hearty, filing Puerto Rican stew is full of pigeon peas, shrimp, and rice. It’s satisfying soul food for cold days—or any day you need some TLC. Soaking the rice ahead of time speeds up the cooking. Continue reading “Puerto Rican Rice Stew with Shrimp and Pigeon Peas (Asopao de Camarones y Gandules)” » Read full story

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Jimmy Fallon and Kendall Jenner guess whether or not objects are edible

Jimmy Fallon and Kendall Jenner guess whether or not objects are edible

Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether something is real or made out of food, you know? Jimmy Fallon invited model Kendall Jenner to play a game called “Food or Not Food?” on The Tonight Show, and honestly, we couldn’t tell from afar. The pair took turns guessing whether shoes, phones or classic toys like Mr. Potato Head and Gumby made out of plastic and rubber or edible ingredients.  Probably not a game to try at home. Read more… More about Food, Jimmy Fallon, Kendall Jenner, The Tonight Show, and EntertainmentRead…

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Jimmy Fallon and Kendall Jenner guess whether or not objects are edible

Jimmy Fallon and Kendall Jenner guess whether or not objects are edible

Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether something is real or made out of food, you know? Jimmy Fallon invited model Kendall Jenner to play a game called “Food or Not Food?” on The Tonight Show, and honestly, we couldn’t tell from afar. The pair took turns guessing whether shoes, phones or classic toys like Mr. Potato Head and Gumby made out of plastic and rubber or edible ingredients.  Probably not a game to try at home. Read more… More about Food, Jimmy Fallon, Kendall Jenner, The Tonight Show, and EntertainmentRead…

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An edible “second skin” to preserve fruits and vegetables

An edible “second skin” to preserve fruits and vegetables

Founded with a grant from the from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Apeel Sciences is a California-based startup that’s developed a thin “second skin” for fruits and vegetables to preserve them for longer periods. Avocados coated with Apeel will soon hit shelves in Europe. From Technology Review: The thin coating is made from the pulp, peels, and seeds of other fruit and vegetables. These are turned into powder, which gets mixed with water and then applied to produce by spraying, dipping, or brushing. It’s then left to dry. This…

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China’s Alipay digital wallet is entering 7,000 Walgreens stores

China’s Alipay digital wallet is entering 7,000 Walgreens stores

China’s payments heavyweights have been following tourists abroad as their home market gets crowded. Ant Financial, Alibaba’s financial affiliate with a said valuation of $100 billion, now sees its virtual wallet Alipay handling transactions at 3,000 Walgreens stores in the U.S. and is eyeing to reach 7,000 locations by April. The alliance will make it breezier for Chinese tourists eager to pick up vitamin supplements and cosmetics from the pharmacy giant, doing away the hassle of carrying cash around. There’s also an economic incentive as Alipay and its payments peers typically…

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