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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Winter Break Grab and Go Food Bags program provides students food over winter break – News

Redbirds frequently face issues with food insecurity, especially over long break periods when dining centers close.

With the help of the Food Insecurity Committee, the ISU Police Department, and the School Street Food Pantry, the Winter Break Grab and Go Food Bags program was born to help bring food to students that need it.

This past December, more than 2,000 food items were donated over three days, with Illinois State faculty and staff donating a large portion of the items. “The idea moved to action quickly, thanks to partnership with ISUPD and School Street Food Pantry,” said Associate Dean of Students Jill Benson, co-chair of the Food Insecurity Committee at Illinois State University.

“A scheduled University break is not a positive or relaxing time for all students.”

Gina Hunter, member of the Food Insecurity Committee

In coordination with the School Street Food Pantry and volunteers, the donations were received, bagged,

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