A Must-Have In Latin Cuisine

Wooden spoons are among the most universal cooking instruments, with countless design variations since ancient times. Next to pottery, beads, and textile fibers, archaeologists have discovered these sculptural spoons in Egyptian tombs as well as preserved Bronze Age buildings in Northern Europe, demonstrating how this tool has been a part of the broad human experience for millenniums.

But let’s talk wood. Whether it’s for artistic (hello, woodworking), practical, or culinary purposes, wooden spoons’ appeal in Latin America isn’t just about the host of shapes, grips, and sizes available for the task at hand. The types of wood, finish, and environmental impact (biodegradable, renewably sourced, compostable, etc.) are some essential factors when choosing a wooden spoon.

Some of the most durable, beautiful hardwoods (think olive, maple, and even treelike bamboo) come from temperate forests and are generally characterized by their uniquely attractive grain or striation. In Costa Rica, for

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Bond for food show star’s spouse accused in child’s death

A South Carolina judge set bond Friday for the husband of the winner of a Food Network cooking competition show, who along with his wife, is accused in the death of their 3-year-old foster daughter.

Judge Letitia Verdin set bond at $150,000 for Jerry “Austin” Robinson with the conditions that he be under house arrest and have GPS monitoring. He’s also to live with his parents and have no contact with anyone under the age of 18, Verdin said.

Robinson, 34, and his wife Ariel face charges of homicide by child abuse in the death of Victoria Smith, who was found unresponsive in the family’s home in Simpsonville on Jan. 14 and later died in an area hospital, news outlets reported.

According to arrest warrants, the Robinsons inflicted a “series of blunt force injuries” on Smith.

Ariel Robinson, 29, was denied bond in February.

During the court hearing,

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Best Cooking Games for PC and Mobile

Some games are admittedly played to feel like we are better at something than we actually are in real life. Of course, virtual cooking is no exception. Although you may not be the next Guy Fieri, there are massive amounts of cooking games, on all platforms, that’ll give you the illusion that you are something of a Food Network star. With the recent embrace of indie games, there may actually be too many to navigate through. However, to ensure you discover the one that fits you perfectly, let’s dive into the small pocket of cooking games that really bring it to the table.






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Chef: A Restaurant Tycoon Game



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For those who want to imagine running their own restaurant, Chef: A Restaurant Tycoon Game is the management game that uses both your cooking and business skills. You’ll have to

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