Texas Farmers Tally Up the Damage From a Winter Storm ‘Massacre’

Poultry operations lost heat, which led to the death of chicks and left hatcheries with eggs that won’t hatch. Many ...
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What Our Food Staff Cooked Last Month

The consensus among the staff of the Food desk and NYT Cooking is that February lived up to its reputation, ...
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The Easy Delicious

Good morning. I’ve been grooving on this Hetty McKinnon recipe lately, for spiced chickpea salad with tahini and pita chips ...
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A No-Recipe Recipe Manifesto

Here’s a jumping-off point, a no-recipe recipe that takes less than an hour: meltingly tender pork chops in an onion ...
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Will Fish Sauce and Charred Oranges Return the World Covid Took From Me?

Back in Jamaica, when Trudy-Ann Lalor and her siblings caught a cold, their mother burned Seville oranges over a fire ...
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How the Cookbooks of 2020 Tell the Stories of Our Pandemic Kitchens

The books America cooked from during 2020 will stand as cultural artifacts of the year when a virus forced an ...
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Four Takeout-Only Restaurants From Franklin Becker Open in SoHo

HeadlinerFranklin Becker’s Ghost KitchensThe chef and restaurateur Franklin Becker has opened four restaurants under one roof in SoHo. Each has ...
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Fire Damages Jones’ Bar-B-Q, a Historic Black-Owned Business

Rodney Scott, the James Beard award-winning chef and pitmaster from South Carolina, called Mr. Jones’s son, James Jr., to offer ...
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This Cheese Is Made for Aging

Meadow Creek, a dairy in Galax, Va., called its very first cheese Appalachian, a nod to home in the hilly ...
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New Meal Kit Options Beckon

Food delivery platforms for restaurants cover a wide spectrum of cuisines and prices. The new service WEAT offers meal packages ...
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A Caterer Opens a To-Go Operation in TriBeCa

Around the beginning of the pandemic, the chef and caterer Mitchel London began offering deliveries of prepared food from a ...
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Venison All the Way From Hawaii

Areas across the country, even some suburbs, have to deal with growing herds of often unwelcome deer. Count Maui, in ...
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This Book Covers the Hard Stuff

Dan Pucci and Craig Cavallo, the authors of the comprehensive new book “American Cider,” say the drink that sustained colonial ...
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Vegan Chocolates Filled With Delights

With the French-born Sebastian Brecht as chocolatier, Matthew Kenney — the vegan Energizer Bunny — has now opened Casse-Cou (“daredevil” ...
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Sometimes All You Need Is a Perfect Rotisserie Chicken

Those breads are worth the trouble. Kevin Bruce, whose last job was kneading Danish rugbrod and grantoftegaard at Great Northern ...
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Stop and Make This Rice Pudding

Good morning. Priya Krishna recently came across a remarkable dessert, a rice pudding (above) that owes its flavor to the ...
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Is Youfoodz The Best Meal Delivery Service in Australia?

A robust, healthy body is said to play host to a vital, vigorous mind. Experts tell us that the nutritional ...
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So Ancient, Yet So New: Gorgeous Red Wines From Greece

It may seem paradoxical to think of Greece as an emerging wine producer, considering the ancient lineage of its grape ...
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Iranian and Mexican Rice Pudding Meet at Nixta Taqueria in Austin

Sara Mardanbigi and Edgar Rico, the owners of the genre-bending Austin, Texas, restaurant Nixta Taqueria, grew up more than 1,000 ...
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Chef’s Choice: A Dreamy Menu, Inspired by Italy

Here’s a menu I can get excited about, featuring some of my favorite foods. Fresh mozzarella! Radicchio! Pasta! Crucifers! Cookies! ...
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How TikTok Helped a Finnish Baked Feta Pasta Go Viral

In the rarefied world of small-batch cheese, the closest a product may get to widespread fame is Tom Colicchio’s shout-out ...
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Why I Love Sheet Pans

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. This week, we are celebrating the sheet pan, the unsexiest piece of kitchen ...
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Where Velvety Potatoes, Crisp-Edged Cheese and Smoky Bacon Meet

One of our many plans dashed because of the pandemic was a long-anticipated family vacation to the Alps.We had it ...
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Sourdough on Shabbat? Inside the City’s Kosher Food Revolution

“Everyone has the fear of sausage and hot dogs, that it’s garbage mushed together, but I am using fresh, prime ...
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Canadians Try to Solve the Enigma of Hard Butter

After she posted her theory on social media and wrote about it in The Globe and Mail, a leading national ...
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You’ve Heard of Ghost Kitchens. Meet the Ghost Franchises.

A video from MrBeast, a 22-year-old YouTube star with 54 million subscribers, usually goes something like this: An outlandish setup ...
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Want to Be Mayor of New York? Better Know Your Wings and Dumplings

In his book, Mr. Adams describes waking up with vision problems in March 2016 and learning he had diabetes. After ...
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17 Freezer-Friendly Desserts for Anytime Sweets

It’s been a year of alternately finding the drive to turn out sourdough, cookies and cake, and wanting to do ...
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How to Pick the Best Arabica Coffee Beans

One of the most popular coffee beans is the Arabica. It accounts for about 60% of the world’s coffee and ...
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These Eggs, Though!

Good morning. I don’t like this season of “Pandemic.” The writing’s weak, and the plotlines keep shifting. Everything’s so dark! ...
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Gregory Gourdet Works to Build a Better Restaurant in Portland

As Mr. Gourdet sat in the kitchen of Kann Winter Village last month, a side door was open to the ...
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The (Surprising) Rise of the Sheet Pan

Martha Stewart was placing two apple crisps on a sheet pan to catch the juices that bubble out during baking ...
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McDonald’s Joins the Fierce Fight for Chicken Sandwich Supremacy

After the fillet, the focus turned to the bun. Fifteen to 20 varieties of buns and rolls were considered. More ...
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Burritos From the Kitchen of El Vez in Battery Park City

HeadlinerJackass BurritoRestaurants offering only pickup and delivery have become hallmarks of pandemic-era dining. Lately, this has taken an interesting turn ...
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When One Fridge Is Not Enough

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The beige-and-brown General Electric refrigerator, circa 1982, whirs in a dark corner of Doris and Anthony Vincent’s ...
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Garam Masala, Za’atar and More Homemade Spice Blends

Savvy cooks across the globe know that one of the easiest ways to add verve to their cooking is to ...
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This Bolognese May Be Meatless, but It Has Good Bones

Some cooks may balk at a vegan version of Bolognese because it bypasses the beef and milk that are usually ...
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A New Literary Community Cookbook

Among the programs that provide thought for food is Tables of Contents, an organization founded in 2012 by the chef ...
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An Upper East Side Source for Hamantaschen

Purim, one of the happiest Jewish holidays, is coming up at sundown on Thursday. Essential to the celebration are hamantaschen, ...
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Hake and Monkfish From the Source

Hake, related to cod, and monkfish, sturdy and easy to cook, might not dominate your shopping list like salmon. But ...
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An Irish Whiskey Returns to Its Roots

Starting in the late 18th century there were whiskey distilleries clustered in Dublin. By the 1960s they were gone. It’s ...
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Chicken Parm, Form of a Sausage

Seemore Meats and Veggies, a company run by Cara Nicoletti, a fourth-generation butcher, fills its casings with a high proportion ...
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A Bakery Crosses the East River

When Amy Chasen opened Sweet Generation, her cupcake-size bakery in the East Village in 2014, she wanted to include a ...
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Grenache, or Garnacha: Same Grape, 3 Ways

How important is the choice of grape in determining the character of a wine?Extremely important, obviously. But it is far ...
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Flowery, Yes. But the Wines of Fleurie Offer More.

It’s fair to say that though Mr. Lynch’s company, Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, imports some of the best Beaujolais producers ...
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What Yogurt Can Do for You

Good morning. I’m not sure why homemade yogurt (above) didn’t take off this year the way sourdough bread did, the ...
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This Is How You Get the Best Scrambled Eggs

We’ve probably all marveled at how creamy long-stirred, perfectly scrambled eggs could be, then decided that 15 minutes of constant ...
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Annie’s Pledges to Purge a Class of Chemicals From Its Mac and Cheese

Nearly four years after traces of chemicals believed to cause health problems in children and reproductive issues in adults were ...
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Just Desserts

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. This week we are doing something new: desserts. Last Friday I asked if ...
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The Activists Working to Remake the Food System

Today, activism exists at every point in the food supply chain: how it’s produced (unsustainable farming practices; unsafe working conditions ...
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Make Vermouth the Star

Your Negroni, your martini, your Manhattan and many more would fall perilously short without vermouth. A backbone to heavyweight and ...
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Where the Rare Citrus Grows

AS OF LATE, the center — which isn’t open to the public — has also become a pilgrimage site for ...
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Here’s What Our Food Staff Makes When (Almost) Too Tired to Cook

If it’s your job to think about food all day, your enthusiasm for meal planning may have plummeted as the ...
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Are Some Foods Addictive?

In her clinical practice, Dr. Gearhardt has encountered patients — some obese and some not — who struggle in vain ...
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N.Y. Restaurant Fires Waitress Who Wouldn’t Get Covid-19 Vaccine

After nearly a year of the pandemic decimating New York City’s restaurant industry, forcing thousands of businesses to close permanently ...
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Chocolate Pudding Is the Answer

Good morning. How are you? There’s a lot of anger circulating these days, pandemic-weary annoyance, medium-grade depression. I think it’s ...
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Pete Wells’s Odyssey as Restaurant Critic During Pandemic

It still took a few weeks before I wrote any reviews. At first, I worried that any opinion of mine ...
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A Brazilian Treat for Home Cooks in a Hurry

When Natalia Pereira was a girl in Minas Gerais, Brazil, her mother, Francisca, gave her a few bricks and some ...
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Lady M Sets Its Sights on Bon Bons

Lady M, the chain of sleek bakeries known for its multilayered cakes made of crepes, has added candies to its ...
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A New Pint Worth Sampling

This new ice cream from McConnell’s in Santa Barbara, Calif., is especially craveable. It’s creamy, thickly veined with molten praline, ...
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An Ancient Grain Powers These Chips

Crisp, rectangular fonio chips, made from a West African heirloom grain, are the latest from Yolélé, a Brooklyn company that ...
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Noodles in Six Acts

These days, a number of virtual cooking classes for children and families are taking a global approach. A new course, ...
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Next Stop: The Story of a Restaurant

The making of the Grey, a Savannah, Ga., restaurant in an Art Deco former Greyhound bus terminal, is a tale ...
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Gage & Tollner and Its Bar Open for Delivery and Pickup

OpeningSmillie Pizza by Il Buco Alimentari This restaurant-within-a-restaurant takes advantage of the popularity of the pizzas that the chef, Justin ...
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Stuck at Home, Pastry Chefs Find Freedom. New Yorkers Find Cookies.

Joy Cho was shopping with her mother in a Williams Sonoma store when a display of miniature Bundt pans caught ...
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Penfolds Releases Wines Made From American Grapes

Wines from outside Europe are often called New World wines. Penfolds, one of Australia’s premier wineries, is doubling down on ...
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How to Think About Wine Vintages

Recently I took part in a brief exploration of the Northern California vintage of 2011, a year that was widely ...
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An Inside Look at Cuba’s Constant Struggle for Clean Water

In one hand Manuel Reyes Estrada carried a form and a pencil, in the other a bucket filled with small ...
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The Love Language of Butter

LONDON — Around Valentine’s Day, I raise my glass particularly high to any couple who managed to save up any ...
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S. Prestley Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s, Dies at 106

Stewart Prestley Blake was born in Jersey City, N.J., on Nov. 26, 1914, to Herbert Prestley Blake and Ethel (Stewart) ...
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How a Queens Shaobing Stall Survives a Pandemic

As several restaurants in Flushing, Queens, one of the largest Chinatowns in New York City, shut down amid the pandemic, ...
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Same Name, New Thrilling Results

Falansai’s seafood curry soup is one of the wonders of the pandemic-restaurant era. The broth begins with peanut milk and ...
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Say It With Carbonara

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, though really my thoughts are with dessert today, chocolate desserts in particular. Sunday ...
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Pizza Was the Restaurant Hero of 2020

A few times a week, Elizabeth Reninger ambles to a pizza restaurant near her job for lunch. She orders the ...
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Maria Guarnaschelli, Book Editor Who Changed What We Cook, Dies at 79

“Maria was a major contributor to the sea change in how cookbooks were done,” said Nach Waxman, founder of the ...
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Our 17 Coziest Vegetarian Soups

For dreary days and weary souls, there is soup. Whether you’re stirred by brothy or blended varieties, those that lean ...
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There’s No Better Time for Maximalist Brownies

In the vast and varied world of brownie recipes, there are the minimalist versions: pure expressions without nuts, chips or ...
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Can a Fine Whiskey Age Overnight?

There is an old joke about business that gets told a lot in Napa Valley: How do you make a ...
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The T List: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, Part II

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. For this week, we’ve turned it into ...
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The Birria Lifestyle

Good morning. Tejal Rao went deep on the nation’s mania for birria this week, with a beautiful and thoughtful report ...
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19 Easy Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your partner, with your pod or by yourself, these recipes will help make the ...
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Remembering Joe Allen, Who Fed Broadway in Untheatrical Style

The coolest bar stool in Midtown just may be on the second floor of a townhouse on West 46th Street ...
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Onigiri for a Limited Time at Ootoya in Midtown

HeadlinerOotoya Onigiri Pop-Up WindowAt the Times Square location of this international restaurant chain based in Japan, there’s a counter window ...
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Restaurants Find a New Revenue Source: Feeding the Hungry

Opening night is always stressful, even if you’re opening for only a few dozen socially distanced diners. But on Friday, ...
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Joe Allen, Theater District Restaurateur, Is Dead at 87

“Joe Allen was right for the spirit of what theater people want — a glass of wine, a hamburger,” Mimi ...
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Spicy Oils From Chongqing

It was on a trip back to his hometown, Chongqing, in Southwest China, that Yao Zhao first tasted green Sichuan ...
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An Online Cooking School From Sur La Table

Sur La Table has offered classes since 1996, but it has now organized them on a more professional basis with ...
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Meet the Proseccos You’ll Be Drinking This Summer

Marry a couple of crowd-pleasers, and the result is a new wine that has success written all over it. Prosecco ...
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There’s More to Baking Powder Than Meets the Muffin

The Culinary Historians, a national organization with chapters in several cities, has a worthwhile free Zoom program coming up at ...
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A New Zine Explores Hong Kong Comfort Food

The Infatuation — the online platform for restaurant reviews and more, which owns Zagat — has introduced a new print ...
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A Cake to Say You Love and Care

Noglu, a gluten-free cafe and bakery, imported to the Upper East Side from Paris several years ago, is offering a ...
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Vietnamese Iced Coffee, Ready to Drink

Vietnamese coffee, enriched with sweetened condensed milk, is a satisfying refresher and pick-me-up. Typically it requires brewing at home, but ...
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The Birria Boom Is Complicated, but Simply Delicious

He had an uncle who cooked birria whenever the Lakers won a championship, and to research the dish, Mr. Jaquez ...
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Pizza Party!

Good morning. Can you spare me your lunch break? I’m asking because I think it’d be super if we could ...
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‘We Are Forgotten’: Grocery Workers Hope for Higher Pay and Vaccinations

HAC, the Oklahoma company that owns Cash Saver and Homeland, is employee-owned. Its chief executive, Marc Jones, said the initial ...
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Can Technology Help Us Eat Better?

Dr. Snyder’s research led him to co-found January. The company provides its customers with continuous glucose monitors and then uses ...
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This Valentine’s Day, Make a Restaurant-Worthy Spread at Home

We all love a one-pot meal, especially these (pandemic) days, when home cooking is a given, all day, every day ...
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Low Effort, Big Reward

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. These days, I find myself swinging from wanting to cook beyond the boundaries ...
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Super Bowl Means Snacking, Even Without Parties

Last year, the restaurant chain sold more than 11 million wings on Super Bowl Sunday. This year, Mr. Tick said, ...
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17 Super Bowl Recipes for the Tiniest Tailgate

So you won’t be downing a plate of too-hot jalapeño poppers in a crowded bar during the Super Bowl. But ...
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