Life’s small, good things: Savor them; share them

Coffee. First thing in the morning. A welcome wake-up call, a jolt to my senses as I shake off the evening’s slumber.

Unless. Unless the coffee is cold as it has been the past two days. The night before, after I heated up some tea, the microwave blew a fuse. It refused all efforts to resuscitate it.

Today, at last, a fresh-brewed batch of coffee. Thanks to my hubby, Dave.

As I savor the rich, dark roast, I ponder how often I’ve taken this moment for granted. Like many small, good things, it just always

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Local Eats: Try a birthday cake ice cream cookie sandwich from Heidi’s Darn Good Cookies

SAGINAW, MI – Heidi’s Darn Good Cookies in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township offers ice cream cookie sandwiches to satisfy your sweet tooth and help you beat the summer heat.

These sweet, cold and creamy treats are available in nearly 20 flavors, including M & M, unicorn, Snickers, blue moon, red velvet, s’mores, snickerdoodle, birthday cake, cookies and cream, Superman and more. They’re priced at $6 and large enough to share.

“They’re huge,” said business owner Heidi Niernberg, noting that each cookie is made with a third cup of dough, and each cookie sandwich is five

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Food waste app Too Good To Go saves leftovers from San Francisco restaurants

As I walk out of San Francisco grocery chain Luke’s Local on a recent Tuesday evening, I feel an unexpected wave of guilt wash over me.

In my hand is a heavy brown paper bag packed full of eight pieces of produce, a ham and goat cheese sandwich, a loaf of seeded country bread, a fancy looking almond pound cake, two chocolate sea salt cookies and a pack of pita bread. Somehow, I only paid $5.99 for this haul that will feed me in various ways for at least a week.

The pound cake alone

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20 Best Food Shows On Netflix: Good Cooking Series, Ranked

Netflix has food shows on lock. They helped kick off the modern era of prestige food TV with Chef’s Table, back in 2015. They made the genre funny again with Nailed It. They even found a sort of “Bourdain with more anxieties” in longtime friend-of-Uproxx Phil Rosenthal’s show, Somebody Feed Phil.

Today, there’s a very long list of food shows to choose from on the streaming giant. They range from fast-paced cooking competitions to low-and-slow tales of the world’s greatest chefs. To help you sift through these wide-ranging options, we’re

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Best-ever canned food recipes just as good as fresh

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DFW Restaurant Week returns in August 2021, selling dinners for a good cause

DFW Restaurant Week is back on the calendar in 2021.

The popular foodie event did take place in 2020, but the number of participating restaurants was smaller than in years past, and the starting date was later than usual.

The 2021 version of DFW Restaurant Week reads more like the events in pre-pandemic years. Restaurant Week will kick off Aug. 6, 2021, with about 100 restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth offering special menus throughout much of August. Fixed-menu dinners are priced at $39 or $49 per person (which fluctuates because of the quality and

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