Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.?

BILLUND, Denmark — How many rounds of antibiotics does it take to raise a Danish pig?If it is one of ...
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Cheesy and Spicy

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. The word at NYT Cooking headquarters this week is cookies: We have just ...
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The Most Incredible Holiday Cookies Ever

Good morning. Susan Spungen gave us a Christmas gift this week, gave it to the whole world: a package of ...
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You’ll Never Buy Caramel Corn Again

Can a person have too many popcorn epiphanies?I had my first last year, when the Los Angeles chef Jessica Koslow ...
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Our Critic’s Best Wine Moments of 2019

Like sublime meals and glorious journeys, great wines create great memories. They leave impressions to be pondered and stories to ...
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The Best Bites of 2019, From Around the World to New York

To love a dish is to love the labor that brought it to your table. It’s to sense the presence ...
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Eating Globally: Hungry City’s Top 10 Restaurants of 2019

In 1973, the New York Times restaurant critic John L. Hess gave Chinatown — the entire neighborhood — four stars ...
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The Fiery New World of Australian Barbecue

“Is that part of the counter supposed to be on fire?” I asked the bartender, and pointed at the open ...
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When the Whole-Animal Ethos Includes the Dinner Plates

As the chef and co-owner of the pioneering Hudson Valley farm-to-table restaurant Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Dan Barber is ...
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The T List: A New Kyoto Hotel, Comfortable Party Shoes and More

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we’re eating, ...
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The Year’s Best Pastry Cookbooks

Good morning. My friend Kurt makes the cornbread dressing we eat every year on Thanksgiving, has done so for 20 ...
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Trends in Alcohol at Weddings

When it comes to weddings, a lot goes into planning to make sure the guests have the time of their ...
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The French Fries Are Doing Just Fine

A potato paucity is upon us, and French fry aficionados are worried.Multiple news headlines this week have warned of a ...
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Paris Might Be the Best City for Italian Food (Outside Italy)

When Julien Carotenuto, a Parisian of Italian heritage, abandoned his retail career to pursue his dream of making fresh mozzarella ...
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How to Bake the Perfect Madeleine

Early in my baking education, I bought a tinned-metal plaque with a dozen shell-shaped indentations. It was an indulgent purchase, ...
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After 20 Years Under One Chef, Peasant Is Changing Hands

At the end of the month, the chef Frank DeCarlo will exchange his kitchen clogs for oxblood Dr. Martens street ...
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André Daguin Dies at 84; Chef Made Gascony (and a Dish) Famous

André Daguin, a chef who helped put Gascony on the culinary map and made grilled duck breast the most popular ...
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These Are the Best Baking Cookbooks of 2019

Has our national obsession with baking shows made us savvier bakers? Do we now think nothing of folding together a ...
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A Tour of the Japanese Table at Chikarashi Isso in the Financial District

HeadlinerChikarashi Isso Chikarashi, the counter-service restaurants on the edge of Chinatown and in NoMad, give poke bowls a Japanese touch ...
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Fake Meat vs. Real Meat

The meat industry has a warning for consumers: Beware of plant-based meat.That is the message behind a marketing campaign by ...
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Serving Up West Virginia History, Not All of It Sweet

LOST CREEK, W. Va. — At the dinners hosted by Lost Creek Farm, each dish tells a different story about ...
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In the New World of Whiskeys, Australia Strives to Stand Out

Is the whiskey world becoming more like the wine world?These days, not only does every state in America have a ...
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F.D.A. Nominee Clears Senate Panel

A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn, a noted oncologist and cancer researcher, to lead ...
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Nami Nori Gets Hand Rolls Right, and Other Details Too

Nami Nori has modest goals and a limited menu. It isn’t breaking much culinary ground, and dinner there won’t last ...
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Eating My Way Through Vietnam’s Most Livable City

The 52 Places TravelerFacing rain, the 52 Places Traveler skips Danang’s famous beaches in favor of street food and the ...
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6 Cookbooks That Double as Guidebooks

On a seven-week journey around the Black Sea this summer, I found my way to Odessa’s bustling Privoz Market with ...
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The Snack You Need in Your Life

Crisp morsels of fried chicken skin can be an irresistible snack or a topping for salad or baked potatoes. These ...
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Chocolate Heels and Other Confections

Cipriani, which has hotels and restaurants in many countries and also sells food products, has moved its chocolate-making facility from ...
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Fanciful Mochi With a French Twist

Single-serve mochi, with ice cream fillings wrapped in flavored, slightly sticky rice dough, sing a holiday tune at Mochidoki in ...
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Limited Edition Challah at Zaro’s

Zaro’s Family Bakery, now in its fourth generation, has collaborated with a number of chefs to create a series of ...
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A Meal Caught in Time

In 1910, a group of Harvard freshmen attended a formal dinner, sipped imported Champagne, smoked cigarettes and tasted an elaborate ...
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In Bowling Green, an Alsatian Holiday Market

The Christmas market in Strasbourg, in eastern France, has been going strong since 1570. Later this week it will be ...
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Finger Sandwiches Save the Day

If you’re a film buff, it’s impossible not to love the 1934 movie “The Thin Man,” which stars Myrna Loy, ...
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Fire Blight Spreads Northward, Threatening Apple Orchards

GENEVA, N.Y. — Across the country, hundreds of kinds of apples were meticulously developed by orchardists over the last couple ...
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Permission Granted!

Good morning. I’ll keep this brief because last week was a doozy in the kitchen, and this weekend was all ...
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From the Hospital to an Old Navy: Thanksgiving at Work

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is synonymous with domestic leisure — turkey roasting in the oven, football on TV, family gathered ...
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Cook It Fast, Cook It Slow

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I know some people feel like they never want to eat again after ...
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The Best Leftovers Recipes

Good morning. The adrenaline wore off at about the same time the turkey kicked in yesterday, and then there was ...
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Beloved Berlin Currywurst Stand Delivers a Bite of History

BERLIN — The night the Berlin Wall fell, 30 years ago this month, Waltraud Ziervogel’s husband, Kurt, came home with ...
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Le Bernardin Keeps Top Spot on La Liste

For the second year in a row, La Liste, a global restaurant-ranking system from France, has named Le Bernardin the ...
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Plating Memory

I grew up an immigrant child, spending my formative years in three countries, England, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. In a ...
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Where to Eat and Drink at 14 N.Y.C. Museums Right Now

Museums, like department stores and airports, are now counting food among their attractions. They recognize that after a few hours ...
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The T List: A New Place to Indulge One’s Sweet Tooth, and More

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we’re eating, ...
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Overlooked No More: Lillian Harris Dean, Culinary Entrepreneur Known as ‘Pig Foot Mary’

This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported ...
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Thanksgiving, When You’ve Got Nowhere Else to Go

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Almost a week before Thanksgiving, residents at Chiz’s Heart Street group home begin their preparations. With six turkeys ...
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Khampa Kitchen Preserves Tibetan Food and Culture in Queens

A few times a year, Thupten Bachan’s family sets out into the mountains near their home in the Kham region ...
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The Trick to Hosting a Better Holiday Party

Home bartenders aren’t often stuck in high-volume situations. But combine guests in dry-clean-only clothes with social anxiety and suddenly you’re ...
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The Best Wine Books Are Not Always About Wine

The best wine book I read this year was not about wine. It was about cider, though not entirely. It ...
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A Few Words of Thanksgiving Advice

Good morning. We’ll get to the recipes soon enough, to this insanely good macaroni and cheese (above), to Julia Moskin’s ...
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Don’t Get Mad, but ‘Hangry’ Isn’t Really Angry

The morning walk before a holiday meal can feel like an act of advance penance: a show of restraint before ...
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How Spices Have Made, and Unmade, Empires

IN THE HILLY Boaco region of central Nicaragua, the turmeric plants on Celia Dávila and Gonzalo González’s farm stand over ...
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C.D.C. Reports More E. Coli Illnesses Linked to Romaine Lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that it had identified 27 more people who were ill from ...
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What Do You Do With an Unripe Mango? Pickle It

The only problem with amba — the habit-forming, incandescently bright mango pickle found on the bar of every falafel shop ...
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A Montreal Bagel War Unites Rival Kings

MONTREAL — Irwin Shlafman, the owner of Fairmount Bagel, boasts that his bagels were the first in outer space, when ...
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Turkey Trouble? At Butterball, Operators Are Still Standing By

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — The internet should have killed the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line years ago, but all the Google searches, YouTube ...
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Fresh-Food Vending Machines Will Be Graded Like Restaurants

On Oct. 30, an inspector from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene was making her rounds ...
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Friendsgiving Has Become Just as Fraught as Thanksgiving

Having Friendsgiving at your place this year? Luckily, it’s easy to find advice on the internet. Well, not advice as ...
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Birria-Landia, a Queens Food Truck, Has Changed the Taco Landscape

If you get off the No. 7 train at the 74th Street-Broadway station in Queens and walk east along Roosevelt ...
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In Praise of Lumpy Gravy From the Cosmic Kitchen

As Thanksgiving approaches, would-be chefs and hosts, including apparently my editors, are perfecting their techniques for making the all-important gravy ...
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Like the Milkman, This Distiller Refills the Empties

The demand for a no-waste lifestyle has led a distiller, Jack Rabbit Hill Farm in Hotchkiss, Colo., to come up ...
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New Scissors Reporting for Kitchen Duty

Joyce Chen kitchen shears have been my do-it-all utensil for decades. But now, Material, a direct-to-consumer kitchenware company, has come ...
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Learn to Make Vegan Sushi

For years, the New York company Beyond Sushi has been selling and serving dazzling vegan sushi, and now there’s a ...
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‘Make’ the Biscuits From the Grey in Savannah

Occupying a repurposed Greyhound bus terminal, the Grey in Savannah, Ga., is a highly regarded restaurant with New York roots ...
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How Six Different Cooks Set Striking Thanksgiving Tables

Peter Shire, Los AngelesColor, form and playful provocation are Peter Shire’s visual language — even at the Thanksgiving table. The ...
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Le Fooding Announces List of Best Bistros in Four Cities

Le Fooding, a French organization founded 20 years ago to provide a counterpoint to traditional restaurant guides, has joined the ...
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Get Ready!

Good morning. How you doing? House all clean and everything tucked away, ready for the coming prep sessions, the cooking, ...
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The No-Turkey Zone

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I realize that you may need either potato recipes (make this one!) or ...
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Your Thanksgiving May Be Classic, but Your Leftovers Don’t Have to Be

My dad always said that the best part of the Thanksgiving turkey was nibbling the crisp, fatty bits of skin ...
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Leftovers Never Tasted This Good

Good morning. You’ll be making pie dough this weekend. (Right?) You’ll be buying wine for the feast. (Or farming out ...
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New York’s Best Outdoor Food Fair? We May Have Found It

Yailyn Nuñez and Christian de Jesus love the Bronx. But one thing is missing, they said: accessibility to different kinds ...
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The T List: What to See, Drink and Wear This Week

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we are ...
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At Kusina Pinoy Bistro, Eating Is a Messy, Happy Business

You can see the calamares gigantes coming from across the room, tall and swaying, a fountaining of deep-fried squid. A ...
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When ‘Drinks’ Is the Only Box Left Unchecked

This Thanksgiving you are organized. You’ve got checklists and spreadsheets. Nobody can say you have left things until it’s too ...
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One Whopper Jr., Hold the Toy

In the climactic scene of “Toy Story 3,” Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the crew narrowly escape death ...
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Thanksgiving at War

Good morning. Here’s something worth thinking about as we zoom inexorably toward next week’s feast, toward family and friends, the ...
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This Breathtakingly Crisp Risotto Cake Is Italian Perfection

Is it just a little over the top to ask you to make a fresh batch of risotto — 18 ...
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The Market Line Opens in the Essex Crossing Complex

HeadlinerThe Market LineThe options for something to eat in the Essex Crossing complex are about to grow considerably with the ...
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How to Throw a Romantic Greek Dinner Party

On a recent fall evening in Red Hook, Brooklyn, the sky was shifting colors quickly, from blue-gray to violet, and ...
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The Real Heart of Thanksgiving

Every November, celery performs countless tasks: It perfumes the holiday turkey, lending moisture from the inside out; it’s the backbone ...
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Changing Chefs, Gotham Bar and Grill Starts a New Era

Until this year, Gotham Bar and Grill without Alfred Portale was as hard to imagine as Cuba without at least ...
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Dread the Holidays? Feasting Together Might Actually Help

Fall-into-winter: the time of year when we come together to light a candle, carve a bird, raise a glass. It’s ...
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Linens for the Holiday Table

All cooking (but especially holiday entertaining) calls for well-made kitchen towels and napkins. These generous linen oblongs, 25 by 18 ...
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Meet the Bookmobile’s Cousin

The Brooklyn Public Library runs a wealth of programs, among them the Cookmobile, which offers free cooking classes for high ...
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Korean Sweets Ready to Eat

This week, the city of Seoul, South Korea, is sponsoring a sampling of Korean confections prepared by five of that ...
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A Chocolatier Bakes a Cookie

For the first time, L.A. Burdick Chocolates is using chunks of its dark chocolate to make excellent chocolate-chip walnut cookies ...
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Only One Choice at This Restaurant

Back in 2001 in Portland, Ore., when Tali Ovadia quit the world of software start-ups for food, she could afford ...
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An Art Show for Food Lovers

Artists have illustrated food and drink throughout the ages. An exhibition, “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food in ...
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Chinese Roast Duck, but Make It Turkey

The three days leading up to Thanksgiving are manic at Kau Kau BBQ Market & Restaurant, a mainstay in Seattle’s ...
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The Best Roast Potatoes Manage to Get Even Better

There are thoughts that roll around inside a professional recipe writer’s head on a seasonal cycle: “How many more words ...
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What to Cook Tonight (Nothing!)

Good morning. No cooking tonight. I want you to order a pizza from your favorite source for ordered pizza; or ...
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The Shortcut to Crisp, Tender Pie Crust

When I first started to grate and press out short-crust pastry, rather than roll it, I’d show up to any ...
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Meatballs! Squash! Pasta!

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. So, as you may know, my day job is being a food editor, ...
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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

ImageCredit...Pete Marovich for The New York TimesVideotranscriptBacktranscript‘It’s Mutilation’: The Police in Chile Are Blinding ProtestersOur correspondent goes inside an eye ...
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Rice at Its Finest

A recent trip to Indonesia, where I was surrounded by rice paddies and had rice for every single meal, has ...
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A Brilliant Thanksgiving Strategy: Make Sides Quickly, or Ahead

At the Thanksgiving table, the turkey is sacred. The stuffing is imperative, the gravy essential and the mashed potatoes a ...
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The Weekend’s Best Beef Stew

Good morning. Big autumn energy along the Eastern Seaboard these days, air scented with smoke where I stay, and a ...
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Can a Company Be Virtuous and Profitable? Nestlé Says Yes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Mark Schneider, the chief executive of the Swiss food giant Nestlé, gripped a bun-clad concoction that looked ...
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A Designer’s Satisfying, Adaptable Year-Round Salad

In One Good Meal, we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make ...
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A Sprawling Menu and Goan Cuisine at Cardamom in Queens

At Cardamom, an Indian restaurant in Sunnyside, Queens, aromatic green pods of cardamom — one of the world’s most expensive ...
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How to Shop Better: 5 Tips for Buying Meat and Dairy

Looking for ways to buy better quality meat and dairy products? With so much available in stores and online, it ...
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