Plus: Guy Fieri raises money for displaced restaurant workers, Nadiya Hussain’s Netflix show, and a budding quarantine project involving scallions.
If there was a contest for the best cookie in the entire world, DoubleTree’s signature cookie would be up there. Until this week, the recipe was a secret. But no more! The hotel decided to give everyone another anxiety-baking project and released the recipe. One of the secret ingredients? A very tiny amount of freshly-squeezed lemon! [Thrillist]
Guy Fieri has partnered with the National Restaurant Foundation to raise over $10 million to help support restaurant workers. As restaurants all over the country are forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak, millions of people have become unemployed. The foundation will help by donating $500 to eligible service workers. [Tank’s Good News]
Netflix announced this week that they’re launching a new show at the end of the month starring Nadiya Hussain. The Great British Bake-Off star won season six of the show back in 2015, and is known for her infectious personality. In Nadiya’s Time to Eat, we’ll see how Hussain puts together easy dinners thanks to smart shortcuts. The show will air on April 29. [People]
If you’ve already made banana bread, and your sourdough starter is looking good, here’s another project for you to try. The latest quarantine trend is regrowing scallions in a jar of water, and it couldn’t be easier to do. [Eater]
Need a new activity for your kid while sheltering in place? We’ve found just the thing. Starting at the end of March, Sesame Street debuted a mini-series called “Cookie Monster Snack Chat.” A new two-minute episode comes out every Tuesday where Cookie Monster shares a virtual cookie with your kids. He’ll also remind them to wash their hands. How cute (and helpful) is that? [Food & Wine]
Meat processing plants around the country are closing as workers get sick due to the coronavirus outbreak. Tyson and JBS USA have both reported suspended production. As of right now, this shouldn’t have an effect on whether or not you’ll be able to find meat at the grocery store. [CNN]