The plight of fast food workers has gained lots of traction recently, what with minimum wage talks, legislation for paid sick leave, and protests for fair wages. But the real crux of it is that no restaurant worker is immune to low wages, "fringe" benefits, and poverty-level problems. (That will make you feel good the next time you go out to eat, right?)
It's summer, it's a holiday, and everyone always loves an excuse to eat. It makes sense, then, that one of the most popular ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend is by having a backyard cookout. But grilling can be tricky, if not totally intimidating -- what will your mother-in-law think of your fish marinade? What if you overcook your uncle's burger? -- so why not turn to the experts. Operating under the notion that if one is good, ten is better, we put together come of the best grilling tips from ten of our favorite celebrity chefs.
As we previously reported, NBC is currently casting a new reality competition cooking show, which looks to pit home chefs against professional cooks in some sort of ultimate blah blah showdown. Luckily, we’re pretty well-versed in the biggest of kitchen competition disasters from both home cooks and professionals alike, so we’re more than happy to offer up some Braiser-approved blunders to avoid if you’re planning on auditioning for this one. You’re welcome.