A New Cookbook From Jacques Pépin

The Jacques Pépin Foundation has released a new online video cookbook, “Cook With Jacques Pépin and Friends, Volume 1.” It’s available to members of the organization, which just initiated its membership program. The foundation, started in 2016, supports training programs for chefs. The cookbook, with submissions from 45 contributors, has informative yet concise video recipes;…

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For a Limited Time, the Cronut Will Travel

Cronuts for all, mailed to your home. Dominique Ansel will feature his famous croissant-meets-doughnut confection on his website for delivery in the contiguous United States starting Dec. 3 and at least until the end of the year. The flavor of the month will be chestnut milk chocolate, filled with chestnut and milk chocolate ganache. Mr.…

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The Apron Throughout History

Ya’ara Keydar, a fashion historian, will discuss aprons and their cultural significance through the ages in this virtual program held on Zoom. The Jewish Food Society, which preserves and promotes Jewish food heritage, will also sell aprons on its website. Jewish Food Society Presents: “Aprons: From the Kitchen to the Runway With Fashion Historian Ya’ara…

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An Out-of-the-Ordinary Grocer

Daniel Soares, a fourth-generation Balducci, has opened a new pop-up of the produce and food stand he ran last year in Little Italy. This one is in Market Line, on the lower level of the huge Lower East Side market complex, and will be open until the end of the year, perhaps longer. Called Alimentari…

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They Welcomed Dozens for Thanksgiving. Now What?

GRANGER, Ind. — Dr. Jan Sanders was the first Black pediatrician to have her own practice here. Her husband, Leo McWilliams, is an assistant dean in the University of Notre Dame engineering department and a “quadruple Domer,” a title bestowed on the rare graduate with four degrees from the school. But what’s truly impressive is…

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AstraZeneca and Oxford Say Vaccine Is Up to 90 Percent Effective

AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford announced on Monday that their inexpensive, easy-to-produce coronavirus vaccine appears effective, the latest in a string of encouraging results this month from leading vaccine developers. An early analysis of data from late-stage clinical trials found that AstraZeneca’s vaccine was either 62 percent or 90 percent effective, depending on the…

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Lady Elizabeth Anson, Party Planner to the Royals, Dies at 79

She was born at Windsor, but unlike her royal relatives, she had to make a living and went to work at 19. Cripplingly shy, by her own account, she nonetheless became a professional hostess, organizing over-the-top events for, as she put it, “the very rich, the very idle, the very busy and the ones who…

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Three Ways to Use Up Stuffing, the Pinnacle of Thanksgiving Leftovers

Every year, I look forward to Thanksgiving as an opportunity to eat bread by the spoonful. That’s all stuffing is: bread, which is already delicious, made more perfect by being ripped into bite-size bits, tossed with seasonings and mix-ins, and baked until crisp on the outside but still squishy and soft on the inside. It’s…

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Everything That Happened During GucciFest

Fashion and entertainment collided last week with GucciFest, the Italian house’s latest venture. At the beginning of quarantine, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele penned several letter titled Notes from the Silence, which details his decision opt out of the «worn-out ritual of seasonalities and shows to regain a new cadence, closer to my expressive call.»…

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Four Walls, Three Kids and Two Parents

Andrew Mangum is a photographer in Baltimore, Md., who spent eight months documenting his home life during the pandemic with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children, Fox, 8, Madeline, 6, and Bryson, 4. Finding the words to describe this time feels overwhelming, which is probably why I take photos. I’ve always navigated the world…

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