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A spice flavor wheel created by Claire Cheney, owner of Curio Spice Co, a shop in Cambridge. She will hold Zoom spice classes beginning in January and participants receive a digital copy of the wheel to provide vocabulary to what they smell and taste.

How’s this for a tasteful gift? A virtual spice class

Claire Cheney of Curio Spice Co., a shop in Cambridge, is offering Zoom spice classes starting in January.

The Flisk from Dreamfarm.

Treat your kitchen drawer to the Brizzle and Flisk

Both come from Dreamfarm, the Australian company that, time after time, earns awards for its clever and useful gadgets.

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Judy Yao (left) sliced as others lined up to serve themselves at an Open Hearth Gatherings event on a farm in Orange. Yao and Aly Lopez founded Open Hearth Gatherings to connect people, food, and the land.

Open Hearth Gatherings brings guests together to labor, eat, and experience the land

The new venture flips the farm-to-table model of dining, instead bringing the diners to the farm. Each event culminates in a meal, but the purpose lies as much in the gathering, harvesting, slaughtering, preparing and cooking, and enjoying food together, all on the same ground.

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Creating a cocoa bomb from silicone molds from Mobi Creations.

Can’t find cocoa bombs? Try making your own. These molds can help

Mobi Creations, a company that produces innovative kitchen tools and gadgets, has created silicon molds for bombs.

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Boston Public Library and the Greater Boston Food Bank are teaming up for the Spice Bank Collective.

Boston Public Library and the Greater Boston Food Bank team up on a Spice Bank Collective

Library patrons are asked to bring unopened spices and dried herbs to their local participating branch. With the help of the Greater Boston Food Bank, each branch will select a local food pantry to donate to.


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Creating a cocoa bomb from silicone molds from Mobi Creations.

Can’t find cocoa bombs? Try making your own. These molds can help

Mobi Creations, a company that produces innovative kitchen tools and gadgets, has created silicon molds for bombs.

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For the holidays, homemade vanilla extract is a gift that requires just a sliver of your time.

Make vanilla extract at home for luxe flavor at a fraction of the cost

Vanilla extract is so easy, so cost-effective, and so satisfying, you may decide you’ll never again shell out your hard-earned money for the premade stuff in a tiny vial. Instead, make extract in larger containers and marvel at your own industriousness.

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Elle Simone Scott prepares food on set at America's Test Kitchen on Aug. 27, 2018. America’s Test Kitchen and Perkins School for the Blind have partnered to make recipes accessible.

America’s Test Kitchen and Perkins School for the Blind partner to make recipes accessible

Visually impaired cooks have a new way to make their favorite meals.

Chef Masaharu Morimoto poses with food he created during the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival on Oct. 16, 2021, in New York City.

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto on his favorite suburban sushi spot and what makes his ramen so tasty

His new restaurant, Momosan, opened recently at the new Hub Hall at The Hub on Causeway.

The Chokladballer is a chocolate oatmeal treat from Sweden.

For young chefs, eat2explore opens up a world of possibilities

Family cooking kits combine world cuisine preparation with cultural discovery.

Microplane’s new Mason Jar Lid Grater Set, which include a medium ribbon and fine graters.

Microplane grater makes your Mason jars even more essential

New tool fits into wide-mouth canning jars to catch shavings.

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Bonbons decorated by hand, some with a brush, and some with an airbrush.

How chocolatier Liron Gal does what she does

The ChocAllure owner takes her bonbons to a new level. ‘This isn’t art you put up on the wall, it’s something you eat.’

Holiday food fight
Photo illustration.

Any way you slice it, turkey is divisive

Turkey for Thanksgiving — yay or nay? Not everyone agrees that turkey is worthy of its spot at the center of the table. To hash out this food fight once and for all, Globe writers Devra First (pro turkey) and Christopher Muther (not a fan) face off in the ultimate turkey fight.