Day: November 18, 2021

Former White House Advisor Helps Local Cooks Make a Meaningful Income By Selling Homemade Food To Their Communities

Marketplace Featuring Authentic Meals from Local West African, Pakistani, Latin American, Indian & Japanese Cooks Expands into the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia Area

Published: Nov. 18, 2021 at 2:30 PM CST|Updated: 2 hours ago

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Shef, a platform that enables cooks to sell homemade meals to their local communities, today announced that it has expanded its fast growing business to Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV). Since its founding in 2019 by Obama White House Tech Advisor and co-founder, Alvin Salehi, and two-time food startup entrepreneur, Joey Grassia, Shef has served over one million meals across the United States. Passionate and talented cooks around the country have found a world of hope and possibility on the platform, and now those across the DMV will have an opportunity to make a meaningful income while sharing their

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Keep food, cooking safe this Thanksgiving holiday | News

McDONOUGH — Whether you’re going with a traditional Thanksgiving meal or trying something a little different this year, it remains paramount that food be cooked and stored properly before and after the big celebration.

Thawing and cooking the bird

According to, there are three ways to safely to defrost your turkey. The first is to store it in the refrigerator for one to two days. Allow approximately 24 hours of thawing time for every 4-5 pounds. Keep the turkey in its original wrapper and place a pan to catch any juices that may leak.

The second is to submerge the turkey in cold water, changing the water every 30 minutes, approximately 30 minutes per pound. A bird weighing 4 to 12 pounds should soak between two to six hours; 12-16 pounds between six to eight hours; 16-20 pounds between eight to 10 hours; and 20-24 pounds between 10

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