10+ Ways Chefs Love Using Hot Honey to Spice Up Their Cooking

There’s a lot to love about hot honey. After all, whose palate doesn’t salivate over the combination of sweet and spicy? This up-and-coming condiment making its way into pantries around the country can be served with just about anything, from pizza and fried chicken to seafood, grilled vegetables and even desserts. With its powerful flavor punch and versatility, it’s about to become your new favorite ingredient.

A few excellent brands on the market—Mike’s Hot Honey or Red Clay Barrel-Aged Hot Honey, for example—are easy to order online, but it’s also simple to infuse your own regular honey with a little heat at home. You can use whatever peppers you like, dried or fresh, says Chris Riley, a culinary expert and co-founder of The Daring Kitchen based in Rogers, Arkansas. To do it, add honey and chopped peppers (he recommends using at least two types for more complexity, such

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Michelle Zauner’s ‘Crying In H Mart’ Memoir Is Essential Reading for Emotional Eaters

It’s a bit unfair to the rest of us that Michelle Zauner—the writer and musician known as Japanese Breakfast—is as multi-talented as she is. 

Her dream-pop lets you float away in an ambient haze. Her writing pulls you between heartbreak and hunger as she weaves together food, loss, family, and identity. She’s proven her skill at directing her own music videos. In the coming months, Zauner will release three long-in-the-works projects: her memoir, Crying in H Mart, which hits shelves on April 20; her third album, Jubilee, out June 4; and her soundtrack for the video game Sable, due later this year. 

What first drew me to Zauner was her writing. In 2016, after releasing Japanese Breakfast’s debut album Psychopomp, Zauner won Glamour’s essay contest with the piece “Love, Loss, and Kimchi.” She described the death of her mother from cancer

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Japan extends state of emergency amid rising COVID-19 cases

Feb. 2 (UPI) — Japan will extend a state of emergency for 10 prefectures as coronavirus infections rise and officials say the pandemic is adding strain to hospitals.

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday the declaration of emergency for 10 regions, including Tokyo, will be extended until March 7, or another month, NHK reported.

According to Suga, Japan’s Jan. 7 emergency declaration brought down daily case numbers in Tokyo and across the country. The extension is expected to have a “clear effect” and reduce cases further, the prime minister said, according to reports.

Last year, Japan canceled the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games and rescheduled the events for 2021. The Games could still take place but without spectators, according to reports.

Economic Revitalization Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said cases are fewer in number but hospitals remain strained. On Tuesday, Japan reported 2,324 new cases of COVID-19 and 119 COVID-related deaths including

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Meghan Markle’s love for food laid bare at wedding

Meghan Markle: Expert on royal’s ‘rebellious streak’

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The Chef Patron of Core by Clare Smyth, who catered for Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding, has praised the Duchess of Sussex over her love of the culinary world. She made the remarks during an interview for the BBC, as she was named the the first and only female chef to run a restaurant with three Michelin stars in the UK.

She said: “To be awarded three Michelin stars is like winning the World cup or an Olympic medal – its the pinnacle, it’s global recognition.

“Meghan is really into her food in particular and loves food and is very tuned into restaurants and what happens in our world.”

She also recalled the moment she was asked to craft the menu for the 2018 wedding.

Ms Smyth said: “They approached us to do it and it was so

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