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Have to cook from home for the first time? Here’s what you need to know (plus your first recipe!)

(CNN)With the intensity of the coronavirus situation increasing each day, getting food in the hands of so many who can’t leave home presents a critical health challenge.

My niece is one of them.
“When you eat out, you don’t need to put much thought into what ends up on your plate. We’re struggling to figure out how to come up with well-balanced meals,” said Allison Strumeyer, a 24-year-old single girl who resides in New York City and has chosen to isolate herself from her parents who often cook at home.
    “We’ve been forced to learn things out of necessity, like that you can freeze fish and meat for months at a time, or the difference between broiling and baking,” said Ben Rosenbaum, another New York City millennial...
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    It’s OK to eat romaine lettuce again as officials declare E.coli outbreak over

    (CNN)Caesar salad lovers rejoice — your crispy romaine lettuce leaves are OK to eat now.

    The romaine, which came from Salinas, California, infected a total of 167 people in 27 states.
    This included 85 hospitalizations, including 15 patients who developed a type of kidney failure — hemolytic uremic syndrome — known to be associated with this particular type of bacteria, E. coli O157:H7. The toxin produced by the bacteria typically causes symptoms such as vomiting, stomach cramps and bloody diarrhea.
      No deaths have been linked to the outbreak.
      The onset of illnesses were reported between September 20 and December 21, 2019, and the outbreak affected people ranging in age from younger than 1 to 89.
      Nearly two-thirds of those impacted were female.
      The CDC no longer advises ...
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