‘Luckiest girl in the world’

Food Network star Anne Burrell is a married woman!

The 52-year-old chef and co-host of “Worst Cooks in America” wed fiancé Stuart Claxton and spent the weekend celebrating. Leading up to the ceremony, Burrell excitedly posted about it on Instagram.

“And just like that…my wedding weekend is here,” Burrell posted Friday, sharing a sweet picture of her and Claxton kissing. “I get to marry my Prince Charming this weekend!! He finally arrived!! And I’m the luckiest girl in the world.”

The ceremony took place at Windridge Estates Redbarn 20, in her hometown of Cazenovia, New York, according to People. On Saturday, Burrell shared a pic with her bridesmaids, which included Rachael Ray.

“My beautiful bridesmaids!!” she captioned a photo of herself surrounded by four women. “I feel so grateful to have such an AMAZING group of smart, strong, funny and just AMAZING people around me. I am

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The Best Fried Foods Around the World

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Few cooking techniques can transform ingredients as magically as frying. Fried food is half the reason most of us go to state fairs (let’s be honest — no one goes for livestock contests) and people have waited in line for hours in the U.S. (and even gotten into fistfights) for sublime fried chicken sandwiches. From falafel to karintō, here are 18 of the best fried dishes from around the world.

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Churros

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The exact origins of the churro are debated, but many consider this centuries-old fried dessert to be a Spanish invention. Both creamy and crunchy, churros are tubes of dough (flour, water, salt) that are deep fried and topped with sugar. In Spain, churros are almost always made by pushing dough through a spiral-shaped funnel before frying, putting a unique spin on the churro’s French-fry-esque shape.

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Rise Against Hunger Celebrates World Food Day 2021 With ‘Chef Showdown’ Cooking Competition | News

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Rise Against Hunger, the international hunger nonprofit organization, is hosting the It Starts With a Meal™️ Chef Showdown, a culinary ‘battle royale’ and virtual broadcast, on Friday, October 15 at 2 p.m. ET. Blending a passion for internationally inspired cuisine with an impactful purpose, this inaugural competition commemorates World Food Day, the annual holiday established by the United Nations to bring awareness to global food insecurity.

With Univision serving as the broadcast’s media partner, the Chef Showdown will be hosted by Chef Yisus, presenter on Univision’s Despierta América morning show and author of the COOK DELICIOUSLY WITH CHEF YISUS cookbook. Competitors JJ Johnson, a James Beard award-winning author of BETWEEN HARLEM & HEAVEN and New York restauranteur, and Ali Khan, known for Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship and Cheap Eats on the Cooking Channel, will debut dishes on camera

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For World Trade Center cook, surviving 9/11 led to activism

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This photo provided by Restaurant Opportunities Centers shows Sekou Siby, president of Restaurant Opportunities Center United. Twenty years after 9/11, Sekou Siby still feels the pangs of survivor’s guilt. A cook and dishwasher at the World Trade Center’s Windows on the World restaurant, Siby had swapped shifts with a co-worker that day, who ended up dying in the terrorist attacks. (Restaurant Opportunities Centers via AP)

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Twenty years after 9/11, Sekou Siby still feels the pangs of survivor’s guilt. A cook and dishwasher at the World Trade Center’s Windows on the World restaurant, Siby had swapped shifts that day with a co-worker who ended up dying in the terrorist attacks.

The tragedy sent Siby on a path he had never imagined he would take when he emigrated from the Ivory Coast in 1996: He made it his mission to advocate for higher pay and better working conditions for restaurant

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