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Recipe for My Mom’s Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu from 'The Wok'

Apr. 19, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

J. Kenji López-Alt has written a new cookbook with handy tips, fascinating asides and some 200 dishes all related to the wok. One recipe in “The Wok” is for a version of mapo tofu that is similar to what he ate growing up, though instead of plain ground beef his mom would use the dish as an...

Antoni Porowski to receive Champion Award from GLSEN

Mar. 16, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network is designating Antoni Porowski as a champion. The organization known as the GLSEN announced Wednesday that it will recognize the “Queer Eye” star and author with its Champion Award at a May 16 gala ceremony at...

New this week: 'Deep Water,' Charli XCX and 'WeCrashed'

Mar. 14, 2022 10:28 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas play a picture-perfect couple prone to playing mind games in “Deep...

Tony Chachere’s creole seasoning celebrates 50 years

Mar. 13, 2022 01:02 AM EST

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Tony Chachere’s Famous Creole Cuisine is celebrating its golden anniversary, marking 50 years since the launch of one of Louisiana’s most recognizable food brands. Based in Opelousas, Tony Chachere’s began as a retirement hobby for the brand’s...

FOOD: Colcannon, a classic Irish medley of potatoes, greens

Mar. 07, 2022 12:55 PM EST

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the potatoes, corned beef and cabbage are piled high in the supermarkets. Millions of Americans claim some Irish ancestry and honor the patron saint of Ireland on March 17. But the holiday has an inclusive feel, and you don’t need to be Irish to...