Five Weeknight Dishes: Fast Recipes for the Craziest Time of Year

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, coming to you live in the middle of crazy season, with all the partygoing, toasting, gift shopping, cookie baking — the blitz of spangly, year-end exuberance. When I finally get home, I’m totally beat. I want dinner to just be done, but for it still to be pretty…

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A Good Appetite: A Different Kind of Sheet Pan Supper

My old rule of thumb used to be that when I wanted to roast a big hunk of meat, I’d reach for my roasting pan to get the job done. With its deep sides and sturdy handles, the pan is easy to maneuver in and out of the oven, and is spacious enough to hold…

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Kylie Jenner Wore the Sparkliest Crystal Dress Just in Time for the Holidays

After matching outfits with baby Stormi Webster earlier this week, Kylie Jenner debuted a festive holiday look on Instagram. The new mom showed off her nude bejeweled dress while sitting on a white couch and rocking an Ariana Grande-level high ponytail. View this post on Instagram Beauty A post shared by Kylie Jenner (@kyliesnapchat) on…

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City Kitchen: The Filets Mignons of the Sea

Sweet, meaty sea scallops are best in winter, and like many other luxury foods, they tend to appear in abundance during the holiday season. Though it doesn’t come cheap, the splendid sea scallop is exceedingly easy to prepare. To find the best product for your money, get yourself to a good fishmonger. Ask for fresh…

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Forget the Suburbs, It’s Country or Bust

When Casey Scieszka, a freelance writer, and her husband, Steven Weinberg, a children’s book writer and illustrator, decided to leave Park Slope, Brooklyn, they didn’t consider the New York suburbs, where the yards were too small and the property too pricey. Instead, they moved to a house five miles down a dirt road — in…

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Forget Love. I’m Looking for Great Soup Dumplings.

When Daniela Castillo was planning a recent vacation to Mexico City, she opened up her Tinder app. But she wasn’t looking for a romantic date at Chapultepec Castle, or even a quick hookup while in town. She wanted travel advice. Like other solo travelers, Ms. Castillo, 27, who writes a travel blog, has increasingly found…

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Work Friend: I Am Begging You to Stop Sleeping With Your Co-Workers

Try to stump us at workfriend@nytimes.com. Letters may be edited. My Personality Type Is W.F.H. My company requires that management folks take personality tests. The results of these tests are sent to H.R., who then share the results with you. To be clear, you don’t get the results directly; it’s all through the company or…

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How to stop bleeding on Depo-Provera

Depo-Provera is a form of birth control taken via shot. Breakthrough bleeding, spotting, and changes to menstrual flow are some of the most common side effects during the first year of use. However, there are some home remedies that can help. Irregular bleeding is normal on Depo-Provera. Around 57 percent of people who have this…

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