These two kitchen appliances are both versatile, but how (and what) you cook will determine which one you should buy or use.
Ladies and gentlemen, please allow me to introduce the Gym Shoe, a heretofore unrecognized player in the Chicago sandwich scene. Part Italian beef, part gyro, with slices of corned beef folded in just for the hell of it, it's a mess of a sandwich that can be mystifyingly delicious when done properly.
Due in large part to Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills, a Georgia optometrist, and several members of what's known as the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation (yes, that exists), Carolina Gold rice is back, allowing a new generation of home cooks to experience what real Lowcountry cooking was meant to taste like.
Shaped by the rise of home economics, the industrialization of the food system, World War II, and changing expectations about women's labor, the Jell-O salad—the wobbling jewel of domestic achievement—can teach us about U.S. life in the 20th century as few foods can.
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