An Easy Vegetarian White Bean Soup Recipe With Pesto Topping

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Technically, summer may not be over until late September but we’re stockpiling soup recipes for fall starting as soon as the day after Labor Day—and this simple bean soup recipe from Weekday Vegetarians is certainly on the list of perfect easy weeknight recipes for those first brisk autumnal days.

While the base protein-packed white bean soup is a star on its own, author Jenny Rosenstrach (of the blog Dinner: A Love Story) thinks there’s something special about the extras. “As with many soups, this one is about the add-ons,” she writes, “Serving it with the three suggested toppings (croutons,

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Brutal attack on Portland coffee shop owner is ‘devastating’

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Jordan Locke faces multiple charges

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Rowan Wilder was working at the Lotus and Bean coffee shop in downtown Portland last Thursday afternoon when the owner of the shop was assaulted by a customer who later allegedly assaulted 3 Portland police officers before being subdued.

Wilder spoke with KOIN 6 News while the owner recovers from her injuries — “stitches in her lip and she’s got 2 black eyes.”

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60 Biggest TikTok Viral Recipe Trends of 2021

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The beauty of TikTok is that you just never know what you’re going to get. I held off getting the TikTok app because I thought it was only about dancing. Then, by word of mouth, I heard about the Nacho Table Trend and Whipped Coffee. All the chatter was enough to lure me in and I became an instant fan of this giant world of cooking videos.

These viral TikTok recipes are not the perfectly curated videos you will find on other social media channels though. These are tried-and-true recipes made by regular people; people looking

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Virtual kitchens, brands trending as off-premises dining surges

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Keith Nunes 2019KANSAS CITY — The food delivery service DoorDash made a splash in late 2019 with the introduction of its first ghost kitchen in Redwood City, Calif. Nearly two years and one pandemic later, restaurant industry investment in off-premises concepts is accelerating and will create new opportunities and pressures for food and beverage product developers.

Research published by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in 2019 found off-premises dining accounted for 60% of foodservice occasions, and nearly 80% of restaurant operators said developing an off-premises strategy was a priority. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and what was a strategic priority became a

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Galena Roasters Opens Shop in its Historic Illinois Home TownDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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The new Galena Roasters coffee shop in central Galena, Illinois. All images courtesy of Galena Roasters.

Something’s been cooking upstairs from The Grateful Gourmet kitchen supply store among the quaint rows of historic buildings in the center of Galena, Illinois.

Under the name Galena Roasters, Earl Thompson has been overseeing a pair of Mill City Roasters on the third floor above his wife’s kitchen store since 2018. Last month, the roasting company opened its first retail cafe, joining the streetscape just down the block.

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Galena Roasters Coffee Shop Owners Paul AuWerter (left) and Earl Thompson.

Thompson and business partner

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Akron woman to feature family Ethiopian dishes at NoHi Pop-up

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Guest chef Nardos Street and her Bereka Kitchen will be featured this weekend at Akron's NoHi Pop-up.

Nardos Street knows her coffee.

Her Akron-based business Bereka Coffee has been around since 2016.

She’s been roasting and selling coffee and keeping the tradition of the Coffee Ceremony alive that she learned as a young girl while being raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Aside from honing her coffee skills and growing a business, Street also has been exploring and reconnecting with Ethiopian dishes.

She’s been entertaining friends and family for years by serving coffee (of course) and working to perfect these traditional recipes from her childhood.

The Doro Wot Atikilt Chicken Vegetable menu item to be offered by Bereka Kitchen by guest chef Nardos Street this weekend at Akron's NoHi Pop-up.

“I grew up helping my mom preparing meals for our family,” she said.

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