Two Top New York City Culinary Schools Join Forces

By the end of the year the International Culinary Center, formerly the French Culinary Institute, will close its doors in SoHo and will become part of the Institute of Culinary Education in the Brookfield Place complex in Battery Park City. The two largest private professional cooking schools in New York City have planned to collaborate…

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7 Inequities: A Weeklong Look at the Biases Women Face

Women are living in a world that’s made for men. Whether it’s the cars they drive or the medicines they take, they’ve almost all been developed with men in mind. And that can have life-threatening consequences for women. If that’s hard to stomach, consider this: The U.S. health care system — including the care itself…

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How To Choose An Electric Steamer To Steam Food?

Steamed food has become a recent trend in cooking owing to the incredible amount of nutrients of such meals. Steaming is known to be a cooking method that requires no fat, only water to produce healthy meals. Apart from vegetables, you could steam meat, fish, rice, eggs, and other ingredients. Nevertheless, instead of steaming food…

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Meet the Gleaners, Combing Farm Fields to Feed the Newly Hungry

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Armed with a cheap steak knife and a plastic basket lined with a garbage bag, a high-school sophomore named Alicia Garlic sat cross-legged in the dirt at Specca Farms, a pick-your-own operation here in South Jersey. As the sun burned through the early morning clouds, she harvested curly-leaf spinach as fast…

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Shami Oshun’s Nude Face Masks Are the Only Makeup You Need Right Now

Since face masks are basically a new form of makeup, it stands to reason that you should find the shade that’s right for you. Enter California-based designer Shami Oshun. Known for her tech-forward fashion and best-selling color-changing Bev bag, the designer has released a collection of non-medical grade face masks that defy the idea that…

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A New Generation of Coronavirus Tests Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect.

Researchers around the world are working on the next generation of coronavirus tests that give answers in less than an hour, without onerous equipment or highly trained personnel. The latest so-called point-of-care tests, which could be done in a doctor’s office or even at home, would be a welcome upgrade from today’s status quo: uncomfortable…

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Welcome to Sandwich City

Good morning. Craig Claiborne put red bell pepper in his tuna salad sandwiches, and called for homemade mayonnaise to bind the ingredients. I do neither, preferring scallions, hot sauce and jarred mayonnaise of the sort called Hellmann’s east of the Rockies, and Best Foods to the west. You might add curry powder, or white balsamic…

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Commuting, and Confronting History, on a Remote Canadian Railway

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Chloë Ellingson shares a collection of photos from a remote railway…

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Signs You’re Going to Break His Heart

Will you be together for a long time or will you part soon? At first, you don’t notice your partner’s negative traits in a relationship. Only later do you realize that you’ve gotten into trouble. Do you really want to be with him or break his heart? Below are signs that he is not your…

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Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe Federal Triangle Metro station in Washington will soon have more traffic as federal employees return to work in office buildings.Credit…Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times The federal work force in the U.S. is returning to the office under inconsistent reopening plans. As virus cases increase around the…

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