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To feed the dead, you first need pan de muerto – The Denver Post

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Over the past week, Elizabeth Hernández has turned La Patrona Bakery into a frenetic pan de muerto operation, making dozens of round loaves topped with bony fingers. This bread of the dead — similar in texture to challah and sprinkled with sugar or sesame seeds — is a staple of the Mexican […]

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Kenya: The ‘triple tragedy’ facing Homa Bay as it battles HIV, malaria and COVID

The big bold letters painted on a tall building on the main road leading to the dock are the first sign of the health crises that have gripped Homa Bay. “HIV SELF TEST KITS AVAILABLE HERE,” it reads. Then there’s the number of white four wheel drive SUVs cruising along the busy streets. I saw […]

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The best one-bowl cookie recipe you’ve probably never heard of – The Denver Post

By Margaux Laskey, The New York Times Brown-edge cookies may not look like much — and their no-nonsense name certainly doesn’t do them any favors — but don’t let appearances fool you. In the great Venn diagram of cookies, this little wafer lies at the intersection of Christmas sugar cookie, vanilla wafer and French tuile. […]

Business

Landlords to face arbitration if they cannot agree terms with tenants hit by Covid restrictions

Landlords may be forced into arbitration if they cannot agree to cut rents to tenants affected by Covid restrictions, under surprise changes announced- and to come into force – today. Justice Minister Kris Faafoi announced that as part of the Covid-19 Response Legislation Bill introduced to Parliament, measures were being taken “to help businesses resolve […]

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A menu to savor the final moments of summer – The Denver Post

By David Tanis, The New York Times The weather is warm, but the sun sets earlier, the surest sign that summer is nearly over. At my local market, the year’s last corn is piled high, and there are big baskets of shapely sweet peppers in every hue. It seems quite wonderful that stone fruits are […]

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Afghanistan: ‘The Taliban were going to kill me’ – terrified evacuees start their new lives in the ‘hopeful zone’

It’s calmer outside the camp. The people, thousands of them, know that the processing that might get them on a flight to the UK can’t happen if there is a return to the chaos of the past few days. Afghanistan latest news – follow live updates In the morning sun, people call to us as […]

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The gloriously versatile plantain – The Denver Post

Starches — legumes, tubers, grains, to name a few — are a motley bunch. But one thing they share is how they strike a delicate balance between firm and plump, and, well, dried out or mealy when cooked. One starch, though, is sturdy enough to withstand a little overcooking and can be prepared at any […]

Business

Restarting the daily commute will cost metro Denver workers more than $6,000, study finds

Returning to the workplace after months of working remotely — if you were lucky enough — will add that commute you probably didn’t miss in the least. The online lending platform LendingTree tried to estimate exactly how much time you lose on average a day while commuting, as well as the “opportunity cost” of the […]

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Kyle Vinson, the man who was pistol-whipped by Aurora officer, feared for his life

DENVER — A Black man who was pistol-whipped and choked by an Aurora police officer said Wednesday that he feared for his life during the violent confrontation that led to assault charges against the officer and later his resignation. In an interview, Kyle Vinson said he was afraid of dying when Officer John Haubert of […]

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‘The rage is growing’: Beirut braces itself for protests on first anniversary of port explosion

Beirut is bracing itself for widespread demonstrations to mark the anniversary of the port explosion that killed hundreds of people and injured thousands. Families of the victims are expected to be joined by protesters furious at the lack of justice and accountability for senior political and security figures they hold responsible for the incident. It […]