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8/15/2018

A creamy corn ketchup adds a boost of summer flavor when used as a dip for sweet potato fries or a spread for sandwiches such as a tomato tartine. The condiment is made with caramelized shallots, garlic, corn puree, coconut milk, vinegar and spices.

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8/15/2018

The Aperol Spritz has grown in popularity recently, and its simplicity leads to numerous interesting variations, Lizz Schumer writes. Dante NYC offers an entire menu of variations for the second year in a row, including an Aperol popsicle.

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8/15/2018

Pennsylvania's two-unit restaurant The Porch sources ingredients from local purveyors and its own rooftop gardens. "It's very much about what you have around you and what you can do with it, rather than, 'Where can I buy this cool ingredient and how far does it ship from?'" said Executive Chef Kevin Hermann.

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Food Newsfeed
8/15/2018

Piri piri marinade and sauce is a blend of sweet, sour and salty flavors with a kick of heat from the peppers for which it is named. Menu mentions of the sauce, which hails from Portugal and is common in southern African dishes, has grown 41% over the past four years, according to Datassential.

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8/15/2018

Business leaders can add more female directors to company boards by widening the scope of their search, expanding their networks and supporting women who are already in senior roles, writes Amy Vetter. The board's composition "can send the loudest signal to investors and customers about how your company operates and innovates," she notes.

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Entrepreneur online
8/15/2018

Companies with high levels of gender diversity tend to differentiate themselves from the pack in several ways, writes Tacy Byham, CEO of DDI. These organizations often take a data-driven approach to hiring, tap into overlooked talent and encourage their employees to learn as they go, she writes.

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8/15/2018

Pictures of women account for only 11% of the results users receive when searching for CEOs on Google Images, finds an analysis by AdView. The study raises questions about how the lack of female representation in the media could be linked to the underrepresentation of female CEOs in the business world, writes Melissa Locker.

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Fast Company online
8/14/2018

McDonald's and its franchisees will invest about $6 billion to update restaurants with modern design features and new technology over the next two years, the company said Tuesday. In California, the chain and its operators will spend $390 million to upgrade 550 units with digital menu boards, ordering kiosks and other new features.

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8/14/2018

Thomas Keller has returned to his South Florida roots with the opening of the Surf Club Restaurant, the high-profile chef's first eatery in the Sunshine State. Keller, who began his restaurant career as a Palm Beach dishwasher, has eschewed his usual tasting menus in favor of a classic Continental a la carte menu.

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8/14/2018

Elementary schools in Newberry County, S.C., will offer free breakfast and lunch to all students starting this school year through the Community Eligibility Provision. Carolyn Barnes, the district's child nutrition director, said even students who bring a lunch from home can participate, as long as they choose three items from the serving line.