Eat: How to Cook All the Mushrooms

I think about cooking mushrooms as soon as there’s a chill in the air and I catch the scent of rain-soaked earth. But why? I was never attuned to mushroom seasons. I’ve never come home from a brisk walk in the woods like some 20th-century food writer, rain boots caked with mud, baskets full of…


Jennifer Lopez on Her Power Bossness, ‘Second Act’ and A-Rod

LOS ANGELES — It was supposed to be Jennifer Lopez’s day off. Cue visions of her lounging by her infinity pool in Bel-Air, friends hanging, tunes turned up. Instead, Lopez, the multihyphenate performer, producer and branding maven, held a half-dozen business meetings in her home here, from early morning until sundown, on ambitious ventures ranging…


Best Ideas for Designing a Dining Room with a Small Space

Not everyone can afford to have a spacious home. Some people live in an area with limited space. Dining rooms are crucial as the entire family gathers in this area to eat and talk about what happened during the day. There needs to be enough space at home to accommodate everyone. Don’t worry if you…


Trilobites: Deer Antlers Couldn’t Grow So Fast Without These Genes

Every spring, male deer undertake a unique biological ritual: sprouting and rapidly regrowing their massive, spiky antlers. A complex matrix of bone, living tissue and nerve endings, deer antlers can reach 50 inches long and weigh more than 20 pounds before they are shed in winter. Not only are the antlers useful in attracting mates…


Table for None: Why Do Certain Foods Turn You Off?

Image Clockwise from top left: Fruit Bat Soup from Guam, Twinkies from the United States, a boiled duck egg with a partially developed fetus from the Philippines, Haggis from Scotland, baby mice from China and pork brains from the United States.CreditMathias Svold for The New York Times MALMO, Sweden — The idea that anything labeled…


The Fall 2018 Boot Guide

Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Forget sweater weather—fall is the time for gorgeous, versatile, wonderful boots. Whether slouchy or structured, to the knee or skimming right above the ankle bone, there’s a boot for everyone. Expanded sizing makes that last point especially true: Stuart Weitzman recently announced that most styles are now available in sizes…


Front Burner: A Source for Global Pantry Staples

An online merchant for harder-to-find ingredients has just gotten off the ground. Snuk Foods, based in Industry City, Brooklyn, sells Afghan almonds, Spanish tinned seafood, Korean fig vinegar, Pakistani mango pickles and much more. Recipes and background information for the ingredients are also included on the website. Snuk Foods, Follow NYT Food on Twitter…


Arugula Salad With Anchovy Dressing

By ANNE ALEXANDER and ALEXANDRA EATON | Oct. 30, 2018 | 1:55

Melissa Clark likes to make this salad for Thanksgiving to balance the richness of the other dishes. (And her daughter never has to know there are anchovies in it.)

15 Under-$300 Winter Coats That Look Designer

1 of 15 Courtesy H&M Wool-blend Coat $129.00 Consider your search for an everyday office coat done.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 2 of 15 Courtesy Everlane The ReNew Oversized Parka $165.00 A part of Everlane’s new ReNew program, this parka was made from 56 renewed plastic bottles.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 3 of 15…


Edward Gorey Was Eerily Prescient

Image Something wild: The artist and author Edward Gorey, in a photograph from the early 1970s, favored a raccoon coat for a time.CreditBill Cunningham/The New York Times Last month, the Order of the Good Death, a group of academics, artists and death professionals, held its annual Death Salon, which this year took place at Mount…