The pork, grain and spice loaf known as scrapple was brought to America by German immigrants and is a regional favorite in Pennsylvania, Maryland and other nearby states. Pan-seared slices of scrapple are often paired with eggs at breakfast, and it sometimes shows up on charcuterie plates in upscale eateries.
People across the Mediterranean make not just their own local wines, but also dairy products to enjoy with them. A dish featuring yogurt pairs nicely with a sparkling Greek wine, while rose from Provencal shows how food-friendly it is paired with a cheese and veggie board, Jill Barth writes.
A high-end whiskey collection requires some care, at least to make sure that sunlight doesn't accelerate an older spirit's worst enemy: evaporation. A steady temperature is best, but longer aging won't add any quality to a whiskey that's already out of the barrel, Emily Saladino writes.
It's possible to develop your capabilities as a leader even if you don't have direct reports, writes Jenn Lofgren, founder of Incito, an executive development firm. If you're not in a leadership position, consider getting involved with your community so you can develop your skills of influence.
The percentage of venture capital fund decision-making roles held by women has increased to 9.65%, up from 8.93% last year, according to data released by Axios. The underrepresentation of women in the VC industry is important to address, because "[d]iversity of investment professionals in the venture space may encourage more even distribution of capital (and, thus, opportunity)," Alex Wilhelm writes.
Starbucks' new Starbucks Reserve store in Bali boasts a 1,000-square-foot coffee farm and other features aimed at giving customers an education in their coffee's origins. The location is still a work in progress, and future plans include a separate restaurant, conference facilities and an outdoor area for live performances.
Students at 100 Baltimore schools have access to three meals a day -- and a snack -- thanks to funds from the US Department of Agriculture. Children learn better when they get regular healthy meals because they less tired and grumpy, said Tara Hayes, a school advocate for families.
Food entrepreneurs in California can now earn as much as $50,000 per year selling food that they made in their own kitchens. Some home chefs are using the program as a stepping stone to eventually opening a food truck or restaurant, writes Anna Schuessler.
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