Cooking with Kim: The story of cod – Food and Dining – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

Cod is a mild fish once enjoyed by explorers, adventurers. Kim Domick shares that story and some recipes in her latest food column.

Atlantic cod is often referred to as “the fish that changed the world.”

No other fish was as important to the settlement of the Eastern coast of North America, and no other has brought more wealth to the market as cod. The cod’s story is one of freedom.

As Europeans explored North America looking for passage to Asia, they discovered the abundance of large cod, and began fishing along the coast of what is now New England.

They set up temporary fishing camps, and many stayed on. Early settlers perfected the preserving technique of drying and salting the fish which fueled the trade and business of new colonies.

To be fair, though, preserving techniques were perfected long before North America was explored. Cod — gadus morhua —

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The Collection Bakery offers a diverse selection of baked goods from around the world | Food News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

The Collection Bakery owners Miguel (left) and Keely Silva-Glenn at 180 Bar & Bistro where they use the kitchen to bake. - YOUNG KWAK PHOTO

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The Collection Bakery owners Miguel (left) and Keely Silva-Glenn at 180 Bar & Bistro where they use the kitchen to bake.

By marrying their individual cultures and years of baking experience in kitchens from New York City to Seattle, Keely and Miguel Silva-Glenn are bringing an eclectic mix of specialty pastries from around the world to Spokane.

The couple met eight years ago while working at a bakery in NYC and launched the Collection Bakery in summer 2020 after COVID-19 forced them both out of Seattle’s hospitality industry and to Spokane, Keely’s hometown.

The Collection’s current pastry lineup ranges from seasonal fruit tarts to traditional Mexican chocolate tortes and from layered Ukrainian honey cakes to babka — a sweet bread of Jewish origins. Each of these treats have a connection to the couple in some form. Miguel Silva-Glenn is from Mexico

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Savor: Hill Center’s Long Lunch Cooking Class

Hill Center’s Long Lunch Cooking Class: Paella

For many years now, the Hill Center in the Old Naval Hospital has served as a go-to source for those looking to boost their culinary skills, starting at the most basic or remedial level, with the regularly presented “Kitchen 101: Introduction to Cooking Series.”

However, the small team of experienced chefs and bakers the nonprofit organization relies on for its culinary programming also regularly whips up new and niche ideas intended for the more advanced home chef, particularly those who are culinary adventure-seekers.


As an example of classes designed with internationally inspired intermediate home cooks in mind, look no further than the four-part “Long Lunch” series that Chef Mark Haskell, a longtime Hill Center cooking teacher, will lead in February over Zoom.

Styled as a sample of global street food, one that “will take you on a tour of the back alleys

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Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast App Review [for Android & IOS]

Match your way to culinary success AND unlock exclusive recipes with Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast, Outplay Entertainment’s brand-new free puzzle game for Android and iOS. Check out my full review to learn more!

Match your way to culinary success AND unlock exclusive recipes with Gordon Ramsay's Chef Blast, Outplay Entertainment's brand-new free puzzle game for Android and iOS. Check out my full review to learn more!

*I partnered with Outplay to share the news about the brand-new Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast matching game. All opinions are my own.

Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast Review (for iOS & Android)

Whether you’re a huge Gordon Ramsay fan, a “match -X” puzzle lover or both, Outplay Entertainment has the perfect game for you. Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast is out now for both Android and iOS mobile devices.

We’ll check out some basics, then we’ll see what makes it stand out from other matching games. Let’s dig in (pun totally intended). Check out the trailer video below, then keep reading for more details.

App Features & Basics

On the surface, Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast is very

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