Add color to cooking
Brighten up your stovetop with a big silicone spoon rest from Bed, Bath & Beyond in Fairview Heights. Made by Core, the flexible rests come in a variety of vivid colors, can withstand heat up to 460 degrees and cost $5.99 each. They also are odor- and stain-resistant.
THAT’S A WRAP
What: Lunch & Learn class
When: Noon to 1 p.m. March 18
Where: Eckert’s Garden Country Store classroom, 951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville
Reservations: Required in advance to eckerts.com or 618-233-0513
Features: Looking for creative lunch and breakfast ideas? Wraps offer so many tasty options. During this class, favorite wrap recipes will be shared, including low-carb alternatives. Learn recipes for a make-ahead breakfast wrap, a Cajun wrap to jump start your metabolism; and a chicken lettuce wrap for the carb-conscious. Lunch portions will be served.
IACP online finalists to try
The International Association of Culinary Professionals has announced 2015 media awards finalists in a variety of categories. Take a look online at:
Best Culinary Website — Food52.com, pannacooking.com and americanfoodroots.com.
Narrative Culinary Blog — George Graham at acadianatable.com; Katie Morford and momskitchenhandbook.com; and Naz Deravian and his Adventures In Cooking Persian Food And Beyond at bottomofthepot.com.
Best Culinary Video Series — Ali Rosen, “The Dish,” Potluck Video; Gabriel Taraboulsy, “The Grill Iron,” Taste Made; Roxanne Webber and Blake Smith, “Elevated, Chefs Feed.