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Book store worker, Dikeledi Nhlapo, holds a copy of Dorah Sitole's

South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

Jan. 19, 2021 6:59 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well-traveled author. The country's new Black celebrity chefs lined up to praise her as a mentor who...

FILE - Actress Betty White poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on June 9, 2010. White will turn 99 on Sunday, Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants

Jan. 16, 2021 5:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday. “Since I am turning 99, I can stay up as late as I want without asking permission!” she told The Associated Press in an email. White's low-key plans include feeding a pair of ducks that...

Asian food production facility to be built in Sioux Falls

Jan. 11, 2021 1:14 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — One of South Korea's largest food companies is building a production facility in Sioux Falls, the company announced Monday. CJ CheilJedang, known as CJCJ, plans to set up an Asian food production facility that is expected to employ 600 people within five years. The food will be...

In this undated photo provided by Netflix, from left to right Jonathan Kim, Alexandra Jones and Melissa Schwimmer compete in Netflix's new food-based reality game show “Best Leftovers Ever!” (Netflix via AP)

Netflix reworks leftovers with food-based reality game show

Dec. 28, 2020 10:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Just in time for anyone facing a heaving, post-holiday refrigerator comes a TV show about what to do with all those dubious dishes — leftovers. Each episode of the food game show “Best Leftovers Ever!” on Netflix sees three skilled cooks make new dishes out of already...

Police patrol along the M20 motorway where freight traffic is halted whilst the Port of Dover remains closed, in Ashford, Kent, England, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. Trucks waiting to get out of Britain backed up for miles and people were left stranded at airports as dozens of countries around the world slapped tough travel restrictions on the U.K. because of a new and seemingly more contagious strain of the coronavirus in England. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)

France relaxes its ban on trucks entering from Britain

Dec. 22, 2020 6:29 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — France relaxed its coronavirus-related ban on trucks from Britain on Tuesday after a two-day standoff that had stranded thousands of drivers and raised fears of Christmastime food shortages in the U.K. French authorities, who had imposed the ban to try to protect the continent from a new...

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Kawhi on Kimmel: He likes Mexican food and owns apple tree

Dec. 17, 2020 4:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard made a rare late-night television appearance, with host Jimmy Kimmel kidding the Los Angeles Clippers superstar who avoids attention off the court about being a mysterious man. “Maybe to the outside world,” Leonard said. “The people around me know who I...

Dr. Lilly Filler rests her hand on a memorial for victims of the Holocaust and Filler's family who survived the Holocaust at Beth Shalom Cemetery on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. She and her siblings placed the gravestone to honor all of their family members they never had the chance to meet because of their deaths in the Holocaust. (Joshua Boucher/The State via AP)

Holocaust ashes kept by WWII veteran get buried in SC

Dec. 12, 2020 12:02 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People placed stones atop a granite memorial in a cemetery off Trenholm Road. The stones were a reminder that the dead are not forgotten and live on in the memory and lives of those placing the rocks, Rabbi Hesh Epstein said. The stones are white and brown, some gray, and the memorial...

Black Marylanders do sauerkraut, German specialty their own

Nov. 29, 2020 9:01 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tonya Thomas was an adult and well into her career as a chef when she discovered that Black people outside Maryland don’t normally serve sauerkraut as part of their traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The fermented cabbage dish accented with pig tails or other smoked meats was a staple...