This Spinach-Potato Pie Feels Like a Hug

LONDON — Recently, when I posted a picture of a homely, frozen-spinach-filled pie on my Instagram, it got a lot ...
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A Burmese Kitchen That Combines Fidelity and Freedom

Rangoon, a Burmese restaurant that opened in Brooklyn this year just in time for the pandemic, is not precisely the ...
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Beard Foundation Will Announce a Few More Awards, Despite a Vow Not To

Like many other restaurateurs, Lori Chemla has fought to save her business nearly every day since March. Good news was ...
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The Perfect Afternoon Snack Has Arrived

Comforting and cozy, but still light and bright, a carrot cake with a tangy lemon glaze is just the thing ...
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Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers

OSOYOOS, British Columbia — The first surprise for Séverine Pinte, a French winemaker working in Canada, was how casual everyone ...
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Are Mushrooms the Future of Wellness?

Even before the onset of the pandemic, which has increased the demand for all manner of so-called organic immunity elixirs, ...
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Five-Star Pasta

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. We are still at home, and we are still cooking. Let’s acknowledge that ...
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Mushrooms, the Last Survivors

The mushrooms sit on high, behind glass, above bottles of Armagnac and mezcal in a bar at the Standard hotel ...
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How a Restaurateur and Activist Spends Her Sundays

In 2016, Claire Sprouse moved from San Francisco, where she had become an outspoken activist on sustainability in bars, to ...
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A Covid Surcharge on Restaurant Checks? Some Owners Are Wary

Like most restaurants in Manhattan’s tourist-dependent Little Italy, Da Nico Ristorante has been hit hard by concern over the coronavirus ...
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In ‘The United States of Cocktails,’ Reports on America’s Drinking Culture

Back in 2019, when a person didn’t have to quarantine for two weeks each time he crossed a state border, ...
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A September Wine Romance

It wasn’t much of a summer, I’m afraid.The empty ballparks, the missing actors and musicians, the fraught travel, the social ...
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Cook’s Country Gets a New Editor, Toni Tipton-Martin

Toni Tipton-Martin, the longtime food editor and writer whose books “The Jemima Code” and “Jubilee” redefined the story of Black ...
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The Tyger, From the Chinese Tuxedo Team, Opens

HeadlinerThe TygerEddy Buckingham and his partner in Chinese Tuxedo, Jeff Lam, have headed, in dramatic fashion, to Southeast Asia with ...
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The Perfect Moment for Vegan Tacos

LOS ANGELES — On a recent Saturday morning, the chef and writer Jocelyn Ramirez faced the camera on her laptop, ...
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A Fusilli Made for Chianti

Joining the many gluten-free pastas made from vegetables is fava bean fusilli, from Explore Cuisine, a company that specializes in ...
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Cookbook Celebrates 19th Amendment

To celebrate 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, the American ...
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A Delicious Escape to France

For the 15th anniversary of Manresa, his restaurant in Los Gatos, Calif., David Kinch took his entire kitchen team to ...
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Sourdoughs and Whole-Wheat Loaves, Oh My

Giuseppe Bruno, who owns the restaurants Sistina and Caravaggio on the Upper East Side, wanted breads for his restaurants fresher ...
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A New Lettuce With Crunch

Bowery Farming — a company that grows salad greens and herbs indoors in a pesticide-free vertical system — encourages you ...
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A Late-Summer Tomato Sauce — and a Candle to Go With It

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 Los Angeles Winemaker Heads in a New Direction

Aurora, a blend of sauvignon blanc, sémillon and viognier, is the latest wine from Byron Blatty in Los Angeles. It’s ...
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Daniel Boulud’s Next Restaurant Nods to a New York Classic

The opening of a white-tablecloth restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, by the chef behind the very formal Daniel, might seem counterintuitive ...
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Today Is for Nachos

Good morning. How are you? You getting enough sleep, or sleeping all the time? You eating enough, not enough, too ...
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The Hidden History Baked Into a Cooking Pot

Sure, astrophysicists have big telescopes, and oceanographers use underwater robots, but some researchers get to cook venison, lots of it, ...
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Vivid Street Scenes From Salvador, Brazil

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The ...
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Recipes for Right Now

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. Celestially speaking, we are still in summer, but as soon as we pass ...
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A Jewelry Designer’s Prized Family Vegetable Recipe

When, at 22, the jewelry designer Beth Bugdaycay traveled to Istanbul to meet her new mother-in-law, she arrived with a ...
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Let the Flavors Do the Work

Here we are again at summer’s end, and, if ever there is a time of year to enjoy fresh produce ...
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This Is the Path to Perfect Weeknight Shrimp

For the occasional shrimp eater, it can be hard to get past the scampi trap.After all, if you’re not cooking ...
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Dream Homes for Golfers and Wine Lovers

If your idea of a dream home includes a combination of golf, nature, quality architecture and fine wine, there are ...
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After 43 Years, the Wine Sentinel of the River Café Stands Down

Joseph DeLissio never felt called to become a master sommelier. He didn’t post Instagram photos of himself posing with cult ...
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A Chef’s Childhood in Iran Shaped His Cooking in the Pandemic

A FOREST IN THE BAY AREA, CALIF. — Moments after walking into a verdant forest in San Francisco’s East Bay, ...
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Beard Foundation Undercut Integrity of Its Awards, Panel Says

The volunteer committee that oversees the James Beard Foundation awards for restaurants and chefs has criticized the organization for its ...
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A Cheesy Toast to Dream About

There’s a classic early 20th-century comic strip by Winsor McCay in which, after eating a Welsh rarebit close to bedtime, ...
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Chicken! Plums! Red Onions!

Melissa Clark has a terrific new recipe in The Times this week, for a sheet-pan dinner of roast chicken, plums ...
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I Think of My Grandfather Every Time I Make Kofta

Whatever my grandfather did, he devoted himself completely to it. He took his time. He did it well. It didn’t ...
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7 Ways the Pandemic Has Changed How We Shop for Food

When the coronavirus hit, even the most enthusiastic cooks had to adjust to a new, more complicated relationship with their ...
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Outdoor Dining for Ceetay and Hudson Smokehouse in Mott Haven

HeadlinerBronx Community FoundationLast week, a group of volunteers helped assemble an outdoor dining area on Alexander Avenue in the Mott ...
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Tracing a Classic Jewish Dish Throughout the Diaspora

Late last year, when my husband was very ill, my friend Debbie Goldberg dropped off a tsimmes, a holiday dish ...
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What to Do With All That Zucchini

Gabrielle Hamilton wrote a terrific column for The Times recently about how hard it is to cook the food she ...
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Paella to Go From Mercado Little Spain

Paella to go in a proper pan, big enough to serve three or four, is the latest offering at José ...
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Policy on the Menu at the Museum of Food and Drink

The Museum of Food and Drink is offering a rich program of hourlong Zoom talks addressing cultural and political issues ...
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When a Jigger Just Won’t Do

You think baking is demanding when it comes to precision? Try mixing a drink. Cocktail Kingdom, a company that sells ...
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A Nip for That New Year’s Toast

To toast the Jewish New Year, 5780, the holiday that starts at sundown, Sept. 18, you can now pour some ...
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A Beautiful Centerpiece for Rosh Hashana

No need to save this delicious stunner for Rosh Hashana. Even though Breads Bakery has introduced it for the holiday, ...
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A Detailed Accounting of Recipes

Kenneth M. Horwitz is first an accountant and a lawyer. But for decades, his avocation has been cooking. “Deep Flavors,” ...
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Aided by Modern Ingenuity, a Taste of Ancient Judean Dates

KETURA, Israel — The plump, golden-brown dates hanging in a bunch just above the sandy soil were finally ready to ...
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‘Agricultural Jihad’: A Hungry Lebanon Returns to Family Farms to Feed Itself

ANTELIAS, Lebanon — The falafel shop owner leaned back and listed the keys to the Lebanese kitchen — the staples ...
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Julia Reed, Chronicler of Politics, Food and the South, Dies at 59

Julia Reed, an irreverent, expansive chronicler of politics, food and Southern life, died on Aug. 28 in Newport, R.I. She ...
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Treasured Recipes From Some of Italy’s Fashion Families

There may be nothing better than enjoying a summer meal at home: spending long lunches at long tables with thrown-together ...
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In Louisiana, Love for a Chinese Restaurant and Its Magnetic Owner

BOSSIER CITY, La. — In late August, Kuan Lim rolled his wheelchair up to a table set for 12 at ...
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Tomato Time

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, Labor Day Weekend Edition — though it’s more to the point to call ...
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The Elements of Wok Hei, and How to Capture Them at Home

“I like the food here,” my dad would unfailingly say to me as he pulled open the aluminum-framed, oil-smudged glass ...
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Roast Chicken and Plums Make the Sweetest Sheet-Pan Meal

If there’s ever been a year in need of sweetening, it’s this one. So I’ve been looking forward to Rosh ...
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Carnivore Diet

Carnivore Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Heck yes, you’re interested in the carnivore diet. Let’s face it. Vegetables suck. You haven’t liked them since the first ...
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Finding the Heart of Zinfandel

The comment from Preston G. of San Francisco seemed dismissive and definitive. Over the last month, as this column has ...
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A Study in the Subtleties of Northern Rhône Terroirs

This month we’re going to try something a little different.Ordinarily, I suggest three bottles of the same type of wine ...
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Savor Summer Longer With This Cherry Tomato Pasta

Separated from perfection by nothing more than a pinch of salt, ripe tomatoes inspire a very particular type of summer ...
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This Vertical Farm Was Born in the Pandemic. Sales Are Up.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The setup of the two friends’ agricultural venture was unusual. Their farm sat next to a ...
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Its Leader Under Fire, a Southern Food Group Vows to Examine Racism

Two months ago, several women and people of color who had worked for and supported the Southern Foodways Alliance, an ...
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Cook the Season’s Best

This is the week that we face the truth: The days are getting shorter, and the nights colder. (As I ...
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Young People Are Fighting Hunger and Finding Purpose

The line snaked around the block on a recent Sunday afternoon as Angelenos on foot and in their cars waited ...
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Taco Mix FonteNova, With Cemitas, Tacos and More, Opens in the Bronx

HeadlinerTaco Mix FonteNovaJorge Sanchez, the Puebla, Mexico, native behind the Taco Mix taquerias in East Harlem, has opened his first ...
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For Simone and Max Rocha, Family Has Always Been a Source of Inspiration

One very hot Friday afternoon in June, the chef Max Rocha, 30, packed a picnic hamper with a pork terrine, ...
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As Food Deliveries Boom, So Do Ghost Kitchens

Since the pandemic began, many restaurants have pivoted to providing takeout and delivery. It’s a move that shows no signs ...
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The State Fair Is Canceled. Deep-Fried Oreos Are Not.

Last October, to kick off her 20th year as a vendor at the North Carolina State Fair, Felicia Turrentine-Daniel unveiled ...
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An Inviting Brooklyn Tasting Room for New York Wines

Hound’s Tree of Mattituck, N.Y., in Long Island’s North Fork wine country, has opened an inviting tasting room attached to ...
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An Upper East Side Market With Space to Move

The spacious former Dean & DeLuca on the Upper East Side has now become a branch of Butterfield Market, a ...
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Learn About ‘The Politics of the Potato’

The potato, as Rebecca Earle, the author of “Feeding the People,” this detailed, scholarly survey, puts it, is “a fantastically ...
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A Documentary on Women in the Restaurant Business

To highlight the challenges women face in the restaurant business, not just as chefs but also as owners and in ...
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Chocolate and Art from Mast and the Met

Mast, the chocolate makers originally based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but now in Mount Kisco, N.Y., teamed up with the Metropolitan ...
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Learn to Shuck Oysters at Seamore’s

With so many oyster producers now shipping directly to home addresses, it pays to be schooled in opening them, a ...
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5 Standout Recipes From Julia Reed, an Irreverent Voice of the South

Julia Reed, the Southern journalist who died of cancer on Friday at 59, cooked very much the way she lived ...
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A Local Alternative to the Big Delivery Apps, in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The busiest time of the day for Vivian Jung is that blur between 11 a.m. and 1 ...
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A Plum Crumble That Meets You Where You Are

It’s hard to find the charm in something new when every day can bring unpleasant surprises.So maybe tonight you’re craving ...
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Tomato Season!

I am not big on preserving. In fact, I’m not big on spending a lot of time on anything in ...
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Slow Cooker Central

Hello, and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I love my slow ...
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The Beer Industry Looks for Ways to Help Black Brewers

Garrett Oliver had planned to spend the spring flying to Brazil, Sweden, Japan and three other countries for book promotions ...
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Today’s Chefs Are Honoring a Vital Tradition: Feeding the Revolution

ImageFrom left: the New York-based activist Gaïana Joseph — a co-founder of Fuel the People, a nonprofit that serves foods ...
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A Lighter, Brighter Meatball

Meatballs are savory, versatile and easy, but they’re definitely not what comes to mind when I think of “seasonal cooking.”Maybe ...
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The Met Is Reopening, and the ‘Hot Dog King’ Is Back

When the Metropolitan Museum of Art closed in March, as the coronavirus ravaged New York, the cluster of pushcarts out ...
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Anthony Martignetti (‘Anthony!’), Who Raced Home for Spaghetti, Dies at 63

Anthony Martignetti, who found television immortality as a 12-year-old Italian immigrant when he sprinted through Boston’s North End in an ...
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The Timeless Pleasure of Playing Games

Welcome. One of the conversations I find myself having frequently with loved ones in recent months is about how we ...
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Yet Another Use for Your Sheet Pan: Sugar Cookies

Even during this socially restrained pandemic, there are still likely to be times when you’ll want to bake an enormous ...
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Recipes That Bring Joy

Hello, NYT cooks! I’m taking over this newsletter from Tejal Rao, and somehow we will get through the last gasp ...
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This Zucchini Tian Is Nonna-Inspired Cooking at Restaurant Speed

There was always a little static while trying to bring my lo-fi home cooking into a restaurant setting, producing it ...
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Behind the Cancellation of James Beard Awards, Worries About Chefs’ Behavior and No Black Winners

The James Beard Foundation’s declaration last week that it would not announce the winners of this year’s major restaurant and ...
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McDonald’s Investigating Whether Former C.E.O. Covered Up Others’ Misconduct

McDonald’s said on Tuesday that its investigation into misconduct claims within the company now included whether its former chief executive, ...
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Nice Day Opens in Greenwich Village

HeadlinerNice DayThe chef Lucas Sin, a 27-year-old Hong Kong native, is in charge of the kitchen at this restaurant in ...
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Where the Produce Includes Pepperoni: The Pizza Farm

In parts of the Upper Midwest, the phrase “pizza farm” is as evocative of summer food as “juneberry pie,” “butter ...
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How the U.K. Restarted Its Restaurant Industry: Paying Half the Bill

When the British government told people they no longer had to stay home, it needed a convincing pitch to get ...
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Charcuterie With All of the Smoke but None of the Meat

Watermelon ham. Radish prosciutto. Jerky sticks made from burdock root.It would be easy to view these recent inventions simply as ...
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Dream of Historic Feasts

As you sit at home with that bowl of mac and cheese, you might enjoy some more lavish vicarious treats ...
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This Chocolate Liqueur Is a Keeper

Organic Mixology, or OM, a line of intriguing liqueurs in combinations like Meyer Lemon & Ginger, has introduced a Dark ...
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Jarred Vegetables From the Chef Missy Robbins

Though Missy Robbins is known for homemade pasta at her two Brooklyn restaurants, Lilia and Misi, she is also an ...
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Corn With a Purple Blush

Ears of corn with purple kernels among the gold are new on the market from Baldor Specialty Foods, the wholesale ...
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Nothing Beats the Smell of Freshly Baked Cookies

Like many restaurateurs and chefs trying to survive the pandemic, Jonathan Benno has gone into the meal kit business. Along ...
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Your Sourdough Deserves This

The buyers for Food52 have found an unusual item, a bag from Tuscany for keeping bread. It’s fashioned of sturdy ...
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Black Chefs Are Landing More Cookbook Deals. Is That Enough?

When Nicole Taylor’s agent suggested three years ago that she write a Juneteenth cookbook, Ms. Taylor, a food writer, shelved ...
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