Cooking up favorite foods of home and work |


To a young cook, learning from home and the workforce is very beneficial when working with a variety of recipes and foods.

Our featured cook today, Brittany Cruz, has a great family who are wonderful cooks. She is also employed at the Temple View Transitional Care Center in Rexburg, where she is responsible for cooking meals for the residents on a larger scale than at home.

Brittany was raised in Tucson, Arizona, and moved to Rexburg with her family when she was 14 years old. She just recently graduated from Madison High School where she was active in drama, history,

Explore an Art-Filled Connecticut Family Home That Balances Comfort and Sophistication


As the quintessential country retreat for some of the 20th century’s most affluent families—with surnames like Rockefeller, Gimbel, and Post—the tony Connecticut town of Greenwich is littered with sprawling estates that wear their traditional aesthetic like a badge of honor. But in their 22,000-square-foot home, one West Coast family of five decided to shake off the dust of the old and infuse the house’s iconic structure with a dose of contemporary vigor.

“The house had such a strong point of view when we entered the project,” says New York–based designer Sara Story of the classic shingle-style property, which was originally

Great Escapes: What Leading Food Activist Danielle Nierenberg is Cooking at Home


Food Tank co-founder Danielle Nierenberg.

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Considering the wide range and more than 19 years of work Danielle Nierenberg has put into researching food and agricultural innovations, her receiving the 2020 Julia Child Award is timely.

The accolade, given to “an individual or team who has made a profound and significant difference in the way America cooks, eats, and drinks,” highlights the impressive reach of Nierenberg’s work, especially at a point in time where the basic mechanics of our food system are being questioned.

“The Covid-19 crisis has widened the cracks in a food system already

Hate your home office setup? Muji is now offering furniture to rent


Around the world, people have been forced to transform their homes into offices. And for those who don’t have a dedicated workspace, this means sprawling out on the dining table or sofa or bedroom. It’s not ideal for productivity, nor is it particularly comfortable. But with Muji’s monthly subscription, which is available in Japan, customers can rent simple pieces, such as oak desk and chair sets, for as little as $7 (800 yen) a month. And when their offices reopen, they can ship all the furniture back.

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Muji has also launched two design consultation services to help customers