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  • Chef and Food Network star Guy Fieri is known for his shows like “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.”
  • While partnering with King’s Hawaiian, Fieri told Insider his biggest tips for beginner home cooks.
  • Make sure to use high-quality ingredients and be adventurous with your pantry staples.
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It’s no secret Guy Fieri is a household name and foodie icon.

In addition to presenting successful TV franchises like “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” the chef has given back to his communities in several ways, from donating over $25 million to restaurant workers during the coronavirus pandemic to operating

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Illustration for article titled How to Cook One Steak for a Crowd

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As the weather warms up and people continue to be vaccinated, BBQ guys across the land are firing up their grills and planning their projects. The idea of cooking for a (vaccinated) crowd doesn’t seem so far off, and outside is the safest place you can feed a group of people. Steak is always a crowd-pleaser, but cooking a bunch of individual steaks to varying degrees of doneness feels more “short order cook” than “dinner party host.”

Bigger cuts of meat are the way to go, but large pieces of muscle are rarely

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Various kitchen tools seen from above on wooden table

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Last CallLast CallLast Call is The Takeout’s online watering hole where you can chat, share recipes, and use the comment section as an open thread. Here’s what we’ve been reading/watching/listening around the office today.

Sometimes you have to ease yourself slowly out of the thick of your screen-based workday, cutting your media diet with more and more sucrose until you find a pleasant note upon which to close your laptop and go for a damn walk. Today, the drug of choice is a BuzzFeed listicle called “28 Things That’ll

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Before you even start making your dumplings, first think about how you want to cook them. There are three basic ways: steaming, boiling, and steam-frying. There is also deep-frying or serving with a crispy lacy “skirt.”

While the cooking method depends heavily upon your mood and what you are craving, it also depends on the shape of your dumpling. Some methods of cooking hinge on certain dumpling qualities, such as iron-clad seals to prevent bursting (boiling), flat bottoms that offer surface space to crisp up (pan-fried potstickers), or thicker skins to withstand the pressures of boiling.

The following

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When COVID-19 shutdowns hit in March 2020, Mike Winneker, a hotel executive sous chef, found himself without work for the first time in years. Between caring for a 6-year-old son and waiting for unemployment benefits, days now spent at home in Scottsdale were stressful.

One night in June, Winneker, 33, cooked up some tacos with beef chuck and beef cheeks. Seeing what a large quantity he had, he came up with the idea of selling tacos. His first test run was a post on the NextDoor app offering brisket barbacoa tacos in his driveway. Winneker decided he would only do

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John Reynolds and Steve DeRaffele are opening Pinky’s, a Mediterranean restaurant. (Mike Platania photos)

One of the more prominent restaurant spaces in Scott’s Addition left vacant due to the pandemic has been snapped up by a pair of local industry veterans.

John Reynolds and Steve DeRaffele are preparing to open Pinky’s, a full-service Mediterranean restaurant in the former Urban Farmhouse space at 3031 Norfolk St.

Pinky’s menu will take influences from the entire Mediterranean region, while the restaurant’s name is a nod to DeRaffele’s late mother whose nickname was Pinky.

“I learned how to cook from her and

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