T Suggests: Animal-Shaped Jewels, a Hotel With a View and More

The swimming pool at Dorp, a new hotel in Cape Town.CreditStephanie VeldmanThe hotel’s homey interiors were designed by the property’s ...
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I Love This Tomato-y Pasta

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes — where, to my sincere shock, we have just crossed 500,000 subscribers! You ...
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Sausages, the Busy Cook’s Best Friend

Are there any ingredients more helpful to the harried home cook than sausages?Available at all kinds of markets (from super ...
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It’s Time for Fried Chicken Biscuits

Good morning. We’re through the Jewish High Holy Days and still more than a week out from Diwali, and we’re ...
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In Oregon Wine Country, One Farmer’s Battle to Save the Soil

This is the second of a four-part series on winemaking and climate change.HOPEWELL, Ore. — Mimi Casteel hates the word ...
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Embracing Life, Love and Rich Fare at Dua Kafe

The simpler the dish, the more it demands of the cook. Every gesture counts, even the smallest, like the way ...
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The Jean-Georges Recipe for Restaurants

On Monday, May 13, Jean-Georges Vongerichten got into a car outside his apartment in the West Village and asked to ...
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How to Think About Shrimp

Good morning. What are we supposed to think about shrimp? That’s the question we asked Melissa Clark a few months ...
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Reinventing Afternoon Tea, With Deliciousness and Delight

Ladies in dresses and gentlemen in suits. Gilded cornices and crystal chandeliers. The clinking of silverware and the din of ...
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This Knockout Spicy Sauce From Yemen Will Improve Almost Any Dish

For the entirety of Prune’s 20 years, I’ve confined myself — with pretty strict discipline — to cooking within a ...
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What Are We Supposed to Think About Shrimp?

We Americans may enjoy our tuna and savor our salmon, but nothing makes us weak in the knees like an ...
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Classic French Fare at Brasserie Saint Marc in the East Village

HeadlinerBrasserie Saint MarcAn ambitious project, four years in the making, from Karin Agstam, a model and actor who owned the ...
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Babs, a European Grill Where Sparks Fly

Over the years, I have eaten many bowls of pasta with clams that have been rewired by a chef who ...
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Shrimp and Chemicals: What You Need to Know

Whether farmed or wild caught, the cheaper the shrimp, the more likely it is to have been treated with chemicals, ...
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This Fungus Mutates. That’s Good News if You Like Cheese.

The legend of Camembert is one of daring escape and dairy espionage.The cheese was invented in 1791 when a priest ...
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Pumpkin Seeds, Made in America

Those pumpkin seeds you might buy to nibble, use in cooking or mix into granola probably come from China, the ...
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Kee’s Chocolates Opens a Shop on the Upper West Side

Kee Ling Tong, who started her chocolate company in SoHo in 2002, is now selling her lovely handmade bonbons; sleek ...
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The Wild World of Natural Wine

The trial run for Wild World Fermentation Festival, a natural wine fair, took place last spring in Austin, Texas. Success ...
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You’re Invited to This Questlove Party

The multifaceted career of Questlove (Ahmir Thompson), the musician and entertainer, includes food salons, where chefs cook for high-profile guests ...
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The New Makers of Plant-Based Meat? Big Meat Companies

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, scrappy start-ups that share a penchant for superlatives and a commitment to protecting the environment, ...
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For Sondheim, Raúl Esparza Protects His Voice. For ‘Seared,’ His Fingers.

Wherever Raúl Esparza goes, it seems, people expect him to sing “Being Alive,” the heart-rending Stephen Sondheim ballad from “Company,” ...
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Fondue Flavor, but Make It Pie

LONDON — The combination of wine and cheese is one that I particularly cherish. Often, instead of dinner or as a ...
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Your New Monday Dinner

Good morning. The great cook and recipe wunderkind Yewande Komolafe returns to NYT Cooking this week with an amazing new ...
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The Bar That Has Fed SoHo for Almost a Century

In this series for T, the author Reggie Nadelson revisits New York institutions that have defined cool for decades, from ...
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Bruce LeFavour, ‘a Good Cook,’ Dies at 84

Bruce LeFavour, an eclectic, self-taught American cook who, on nothing more than three years in Europe and an innate appreciation ...
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68 Soups and Stews for Sweater Weather

Cozy up with a bowl of Susan Spungen’s one-pot French onion soup (above), Alison Roman’s vegetarian tortilla soup or any ...
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A Spice Company Spent $92,000 on Pro-Impeachment Facebook Ads in a Week

Candidates, campaigns and companies have unleashed a flood of Facebook advertisements related to impeachment, and it might come as no ...
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The Creamiest Chickpea Pasta

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, where today we are celebrating two amazing women and their food. The first ...
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The Essentials of Filipino Cuisine

Good morning. Angela Dimayuga, the creative director for food and culture at the Standard hotels and a former chef at ...
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How to Make the Cardamom Bun That Took New York

The scent of green cardamom will linger on your clothes for a couple of hours after a visit to Fabrique, ...
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Their Friends Come for Dinner — and Remake Their Home

LIKE MANY OF the millions of immigrants who have arrived in New York City in the last three centuries, Laila ...
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Inside the Pizza Convention, the Cheesiest Event in Atlantic City

Early one morning last month, Scott Wiener pressed his face up to a slice of pizza and inhaled. He held ...
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What Was Kept in This Stone Age Meat Locker? Bone Marrow

Sealed for millenniums, Qesem Cave in central Israel is a limestone time capsule of the lives and diets of Paleolithic ...
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At the New Orleans Airport, a Taste of Leah Chase’s Food and Art

The food and art favored by Leah Chase, who was the nation’s pre-eminent Creole chef when she died in June ...
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It’s… Nothing Fancy!

Good morning. I wish an easy fast to those who are observing Yom Kippur today, and offer all the hope ...
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How to Decorate a Dinner Table Like a Professional

In our modern age, when meals are often shared not only with our immediate guests but with a whole cohort ...
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Dean & DeLuca Closes Its Flagship Store, at Least for Now

Dean & DeLuca has closed its flagship store in SoHo, after months of financial turmoil in which it shuttered all ...
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A Meaty American Menu on the Upper West Side

HeadlinerAssetStretches of pale wood, often slatted, soften the industrial look of black steel at this handsome Upper West Side newcomer ...
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Chasing the Perfect Slice, Bread and Salt in Jersey City Looks to Rome

For a long time, the seriousness of a pizzeria could be gauged by a simple yes-or-no question: Did it sell ...
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Expect Higher Prices on Lighter Wines

The coming 25 percent American tariff on certain European foods, drinks and other products will hit a lot of people ...
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This Dinner Helper Has a Pedigree

Heritage Foods has come up with an easy, high-quality item for dinner: breaded pork cutlets (scaloppine), ready to sizzle in ...
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Own a Piece of Katz’s Deli

From time to time, the wooden countertops at Katz’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side require replacing. The owners have ...
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An Amaro From a Spice Master

Those who have yet to embrace amari — the hyper-trendy bitter aperitifs originally from Italy but now concocted far and ...
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The Beatrice Inn Gets a Cookbook

The Beatrice Inn in the West Village has been on New York’s dining map since the 1920s, when it started ...
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The Hot Topic Is the Future of Food

Do you have 2020 vision when it comes to what you’ll be eating and drinking next year? Les Dames d’Escoffier ...
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Highlights From The New York Times Food Festival

Eating for a Living: Life as a Food CriticHow to Talk About Politics Over DinnerBourdain and BeyondAction Bronson: Mr. Wonderful ...
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5 College Party Drinks

Don’t imagine that college partying resembles club partying (that we see in the movies) – they are not even close ...
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Taking On the Tortilla Industry

LOS ANGELES — When Ricardo Ortega wants to convince someone of the unparalleled deliciousness of nixtamalized corn, he hands them ...
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It’s Not Entertaining. It’s Having People Over.

“Roasting a nice chicken for people is such a good way to say ‘I love you.’” I recently found this ...
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Cook Like It’s Still Summer

Good morning. It’s dark when I get up now and trudge toward the ferry, the scooter, the bus or the ...
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The Chefs Reinventing the Midwestern Supper Club

THE LIGHTS ARE dim, set to eternal dusk. You enter and blink. If there are booths, they should be plush: ...
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Alison Roman’s Tangy Sheet-Pan Chicken Is #1

This weekend, make Alison Roman’s vinegar chicken with crushed olive dressing (above) — our most popular recipe right now — ...
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Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

WASHINGTON — Night after night in Washington, you can find lobbyists and deep-pocketed donors plowing through chafing-dish chow at political ...
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T Suggests: A Pioneering French Designer, a New All-Day Cafe and More

ImageThe designer Charlotte Perriand on the Chaise Longue Basculante B306 (1928-1929) by Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret, circa 1928.Credit© ...
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Scientist Who Discredited Meat Guidelines Didn’t Report Past Food Industry Ties

A surprising new study challenged decades of nutrition advice and gave consumers the green light to eat more red and ...
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The Chicken That May Sweep the Internet

I have a short running list of cooking projects in my head, the things I would do if I were ...
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Fry Some Eggplant Before the Season Is Done

Roasted and grilled eggplants are all well and good, but nothing beats the crisp skin and burnished flesh of eggplant ...
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Take It to 11

Good morning. I’ve spent the week making like Danny Meyer, the restaurateur, who many nights makes it his business to ...
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Sichuan Food, Bracing and Measured, in Brooklyn

At Birds of a Feather in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a bowl of slippery, feather-light pork won tons in chile oil has ...
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Interesting Facts About Ceramic Cookware

There is some controversy surrounding nonstick cookware since nonstick frypans and saucepans are frequently coated with a material known as ...
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Priorat Reds Raise the Question: Style or Identity?

Fashion is notoriously fickle. But hemlines have nothing on wine.The difference is that in fashion, styles change because a huge ...
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The Art of Sourdough

Good morning. I was in Montauk over the weekend, the easternmost tip of Long Island in New York, chasing fish ...
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The Secret to Poundcake That Really Pops

I was eating a corned beef sandwich in an Irish bar in Brooklyn, a quiet shebeen with excellent service and ...
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Temaki Hand Rolls With a Twist in the West Village

HeadlinerNami NoriThe chefs Taka Sakaeda and Jihan Lee, who both worked at the sushi master Masa Takayama’s restaurants, are behind ...
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Want to Write a Cookbook? Don’t Count the Money Just Yet

In 2017, the Dallas food blogger Urvashi Pitre published the “Indian Instant Pot Cookbook.” By any measure, it was a ...
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A Brooklyn Burger That Conjures Old New York

Billy Durney, the Brooklyn restaurateur and pitmaster, has been talking for several years about the fried chicken that he planned ...
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Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns ...
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That Perplexing Red Meat Controversy: 5 Things to Know

Dietary guidelines from groups as diverse as the Department of Agriculture to the World Health Organization urge all of us ...
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Andrew Tarlow Opens a Wine Shop

Andrew Tarlow, the Brooklyn restaurateur, should think about making or selling cheese to go with his bread company, She Wolf, ...
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Own the Dishes From Masa’s Table

Favor, a company that specializes in items for home and apparel, carries pieces that were selected for the restaurants owned ...
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Autumn Chocolates From Maine

Kate McAleer, a chocolate maker, opened Maine’s first bean-to-bar chocolate company two years ago in a former ice factory in ...
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Fuchsia Dunlop Discusses Sichuan Cuisine

Fuchsia Dunlop, a British cookbook author who specializes in the Sichuan Province of China, now has an updated version of ...
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The Happiest Hour Has Free Cocktail Classes

Jeff Bell, director of bars at Legacy Records and Charlie Bird, teaches free one-hour cocktail lessons every Thursday at 5:30 ...
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New York vs. Grubhub

Seamless, the food delivery service started two decades ago in Midtown Manhattan, calls itself “the most New York app in ...
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The Book for Cider Lovers

Should you have any thought of creating an apple orchard and making craft cider to sell, your first year’s efforts ...
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Weeknight Delicious

Good morning. I had a funny conversation with Melissa Clark and Julia Moskin last week, about weeknight cooking.Melissa was going ...
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25 Apple Dessert Recipes Our Readers Love

Cinnamon apple quick bread with apple cider glaze (above) is one of many delicious apple desserts you can tackle this ...
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How to Throw an Intimate Dinner at Home, the Parisian Way

Last July, at the beginning of Couture Week in Paris, the fashion designer Julie de Libran — fresh off an ...
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A Dinner Party That’s Easy to Love, and Easier to Put Together

I had polenta on the brain the other day. The image in my mind’s eye was bright and sunny, and ...
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Creating the Super Avocado

In the early 1990s, a young Australian chef named Bill Granger had a bright idea: Why not spread avocado on ...
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The Pantry Pasta You Need

[Sign up here to receive the Five Weeknight Dishes newsletter in your inbox every Friday.]Here are five dishes for the ...
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This Outrageous Chicken Should Be Dinner Tonight

Good morning. I love these fall mornings, not really cold where I stay but not summer-warm either, the air crisper ...
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What’s It’s Really Like to Eat Your Way Around the Globe

On Mother’s Day, I lay sprawled across a bed on the top floor of a riad in the middle of ...
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McDonald’s to Test Plant-Based Burgers in Canada

McDonald’s will offer a plant-based burger made by Beyond Meat at some of its locations in Canada, the fast-food giant ...
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Now Rising to the Top of the Beer World: Foam

There’s nothing fast about the Slow Pour Pils from Bierstadt Lagerhaus. The Denver brewery spends 30 hours brewing the straw-colored ...
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How to Develop an Appetite for Insects

Repeat after me: entomophagy.It’s derived from Greek and Latin: “entomon,” meaning “insect,” and “phagus,” as in “feeding on.”Some think it’s ...
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Finding the Deliciousness in New York City

New York City is one of the great food cities, has been for decades, centuries, even as a rising tide ...
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Where Should You Eat in New York? Go to These Favorite Spots

A good restaurant provides comfort, a place to meet a friend, or a way to celebrate a milestone. Here, some ...
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Where The Times’s Restaurant Critic Likes to Eat

When The New York Times asked me to help choose restaurants where a series of dinners will be held in ...
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A Menu Ruled by Chance at Iraqi House in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Order dolma at Iraqi House, and you submit, happily, to chance. What arrives might be whole onions or green bell ...
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A Canadian Creative Director’s Take on a French Crepe Cake

About two dozen people work at the Montreal headquarters of Want Les Essentiels, which has been known for its leather ...
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Prehistoric Parents Used Baby Bottles Made of Pottery

As long as 7,000 years ago, Stone Age farmers in Central Europe were making and using small pottery bottles or ...
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You Need To Make This Right Now

Good morning. I was in Omaha over the weekend, talking food and culture with the good folks of Lauritzen Gardens ...
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Junk Food at Monticello? Alice Waters Helps Lead a Revolution

Alice Waters made her first pilgrimage to Monticello in 2011. Long an admirer of Thomas Jefferson, she marveled at the ...
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Korean Barbecue in an Elegant Space, at Hyun

Headliner Hyun On the edge of Koreatown, the entrepreneur Jae Kim is responding to his nostalgia for Korean food as ...
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‘I’ve Been Dishonored’: French Chef Sues Michelin Guide Over Lost Star

PARIS — A celebrity chef has declared that he is suing France’s most revered culinary arbiter, the Michelin Guide, after ...
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Dean & DeLuca Closes Its Midtown Store

After months of rumors, sinking morale and shrinking inventory, the Dean & DeLuca store in Midtown has closed. A sign ...
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What I Learned in a Year of Weeknight Cooking

In August, my husband and I rented a cottage in the woods near a beach for a week, a place ...
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Kraft Heinz: Two Food Giants That Haven’t Gone So Well Together

The 2015 merger between Kraft and Heinz created one of the largest food companies in the world. It had $28 ...
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For a Cooking Corrective, Add Some Sherry

Home cooks should know that about the best way to improve almost any savory dish, and many sweet ones, too, ...
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