All-refugee cooking company shares culture and home through love of food

Eat Offbeat is one of many catering businesses that had to re-invent itself when COVID-19 struck 18 months ago.

But its employees had a little experience with sudden, difficult change: They all came to the country as refugees. And they say reinventing their business model overnight came naturally.

The New York-based company, founded by Lebanese siblings Manal and Wissam Kahi, was inspired nearly six years ago by Manal Kahi’s dual realizations: that she couldn’t find hummus “like her grandmother’s” in New York, and that the perfect people to cook food from their home countries were the refugees coming to the U.S. from around the globe.

She partnered with the International Refugee Committee to find cooks and launch a unique business. Now, the group has also released its first cookbook, “Kitchens Without Borders.”

Chef Shanthini making samosas. (Karyn Miller-Medzon/Here & Now)
Chef Shanthini making samosas. (Karyn Miller-Medzon/Here & Now)

In Queens, New York, the group cooks in

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Cooking Guide and Recipes – Animal Crossing: New Horizons Wiki Guide

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Welcome to IGN’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 guide! This section will tell you everything you need to know about the new cooking feature coming in the free update and list all the available recipes you’ll be able to cook.

When is cooking coming to Animal Crossing New Horizons?

In the October 15, 2021 special Animal Crossing New Horizons direct, Nintendo announced that cooking would be a new feature included with the 2.0 update. The free content will be available November 5, 2021. As such, we don’t have all the details about cooking yet, but we’ll keep updating this page as the content drops, so don’t forget to come back and learn more!

What will I be able to cook, and where?

So far it seems cooking will be done entirely in your home with special furniture items purchased from Timmy and Tommy’s

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State & Union: Fire Prevention Month cooking safety tips | News

While marking Fire Prevention Month in October, Olean City Fire Chief Tim Richardson is sharing tips on safety and awareness. Today he offers some home cooking safety tips.

  • Be on alert. If you are sleepy or have consumed alcohol, don’t use the stove or stovetop.
  • Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, grilling, boiling, or broiling food.
  • If you are simmering, baking, or roasting food, check it regularly, remain in the kitchen while food is cooking, and use a timer to remind you that you are cooking.
  • Keep anything that can catch fire — oven mitts, wooden utensils, food packaging, towels or curtains — away from your stovetop.

If you have a cooking fire:

  • Just get out! When you leave, close the door behind you to help contain the fire.
  • Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number after you leave.
  • If you try to fight the fire, be
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As Bobby Flay ends 3-decade Food Network reign, find out what its other cooking stars are doing now

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