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In brief: Masked up, KKK attacks, and more

In brief: Masked up, KKK attacks, and more

Masked up On May 26, Governor Ralph Northam declared that all Virginians 10 years and older must wear masks while in public indoor spaces, including retail stores, buses, and restaurants (when you’re not eating, of course). Some have wondered how business owners would enforce such a rule with recalcitrant customers, and Tobey’s Pawn Shop owner […]

Ian Redshaw teaches a pasta primavera class via The Happy Cook on Thursday, May 28.

Pick: Flexible Pasta Primavera

Peas and love: Accomplished chef Ian Redshaw (James Beard Award semi-finalist for Best Rising Star Chef Mid-Atlantic, former partner at Lampo and Prime 109 restaurants) teaches a virtual cooking class on how to make the most of ingredients from your garden or local farm while keeping it simple and artful. Redshaw will cook online, answer […]

Wednesday afternoon, Chef Soledad Liendo will teach you how to make puff pastry. Photo courtesy subject

Pick: Puff Pastry from Scratch

Rise and shine: How’s your bread game? There’s no end to the crusty loaves being touted on social media these days. One glitch in this rising trend, though: There’s a run on yeast. But don’t let that deflate you. There’s another baking movement that doesn’t require a leavening agent at all. The Happy Cook’s Puff […]