The 20 best summer vegetable recipes | Summer food and drink


Local shops and supermarket shelves are stacked with prime summer produce. Piles of fragrant, sun-ripened tomatoes, crisp sweetcorn, freshly picked French beans. It’s the perfect time for Nigel Slater’s burrata with peas and basil, Richard Olney’s bagna cauda, or Yasmin Khan’s moussaka. From eastern China to northern Spain, Australia to the US, we have scoured the world for vegetable recipes. We devoured the best books. Whether you make Simon Hopkinson’s classic lettuce, cress and egg salad or bake Claire Ptak’s definitive carrot cake, savour this collection. Literal summer on a plate.

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Discrimination and safety concerns are barriers to accessing healthy food for food-insecure emerging adults


The steep rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black, Indigenous, and persons of color across the U.S. Emerging adulthood (i.e., 18- to 29-year-olds) is a time of particular vulnerability for experiencing food insecurity and when young people may begin providing meals for their own children. 

University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers recently completed a study to determine how food-insecure emerging adults adapted their eating and child-feeding behaviors during COVID-19. The researchers also sought to identify barriers to food access and opportunities to improve local access to resources for emerging adults. The study results

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Food service industry continues to struggle


MISSOULA — This time last year, Iron Horse Brew Pub scaled back operations due to the pandemic.

But even as the world bounces back from shutdowns, General Manager Todd Engel told MTN News that the restaurant continues to face hardships.

“We did anything extra we could. We were making pickles and cookies and selling anything that we could on the side just to make sure that we could get through what was going on and it was difficult, but at times it was easier than what we’re dealing with now,” Engel said.

Unemployment in Missoula is trending down. The U.S.

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Popular Seattle Restaurant Spot in Ballard Reborn as Coffee-Focused SabineDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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Inside the new Sabine Café Bar & Market in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. All images courtesy of Sabine.

One unfortunate casualty of the pandemic in the heart of Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood was Bastille, which had been packing people in for dependable, comforting French bistro fare in classic environs since 2009 before closing last March.

While the concept may not have translated well for takeout service, in its place comes Sabine Café Bar & Market, a bright and lively counter-service and coffee-focused concept from the same owners, Seattle restaurateurs James Weimann and Deming Maclise.

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Food items at Sabine.

With a brighter

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