Few foods are as refreshing as cucumbers on a hot day. Their delicate flavor, crunch, and high-water content make them a welcome addition to many dishes, such as salads, cold soups, dips, sandwiches, pickles, and cocktails.
With its crispy, flaky layers and endless versatility, puff pastry is a treasure to have in the freezer. Originating in France, puff pastry dough is often referred to as Pâte Feuilletée or leafed pastry because it has many leaves or layers.
Although celery adds crunch to salads and flavor to chicken soup and turkey stuffing, it’s rarely the main event. I think it’s time to give celery a second look and discover its unexpected possibilities.
Alejandra Martínez, one of the thousands of Central American migrants who are trying to reach the U.S. border, shows one of the shelters in Tapachula, Mexico. They are waiting for a transit permit that will allow them to continue.