Private Lessons With Massimo Bottura

Massimo Bottura, the Italian chef, restaurateur and philanthropist, is the latest culinary personality in the MasterClass lineup of video instruction. His are also the first Italian cooking classes. He emphasizes the importance of developing one’s own palate and how to personalize some traditional dishes, like pumpkin risotto. He also covers ways to reduce food waste,…

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Sushi, With a Sunset View

Sunset on the Hudson is just one attraction for a series of cruises from Classic Harbor Line. In addition to the views, America 2.0 — a polished wood-trimmed yacht designed with a nod to the original America’s Cup winner from 1851 and led by a crew mostly of women — provides a selection of sakes…

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A Leap in Hot Dog Technology

To make the new carrot dog for By Chloe, the chef Will Horowitz and his sister, Julie Horowitz, who own Harry & Ida’s in the East Village, cure large carrots for several days. Then they slow-smoke them. The process takes about a week. The result is a properly smoky-tasting hot-dog look-alike, grilled and nestled in…

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A New Frozen Dessert for Summer

Chika Tillman, who owns the Chikalicious dessert shop in the East Village with her husband, Don Tillman, has created a yogurt dessert being sold at Dominant Cultures, their new pop-up nearby. They use their homemade yogurt as the base, and add a made-to-order sorbet whizzed on the spot in a high-speed Pacojet blender. July’s flavors…

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The Fine Art of Fish Photography

Sea creatures have figured in art since ancient times. This summer, the Robert Mann Gallery in Chelsea will display 29 photographs dating back to the 1890s in which fish and other seafood are the focus. The dinner table is often involved, as in this stunner of Picasso by David Douglas Duncan. “Sleep With the Fishes,”…

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Medical News Today: What are the differences between Prozac and Zoloft?

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Cooking, Dancing, Hoping: A Day in the Life of a Smorgasburg Food Stall

By midafternoon on a recent Saturday, Ana Fernández was sore. She rolled her neck from side to side, nursing an old injury she’d suffered after a tear-gas canister hit her at a protest in Caracas, Venezuela. This is her first season running a food stall, Váyalo Cocina (“Let’s Go Kitchen” in Spanish), at Smorgasburg, the…

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Following in the Wake of a Storybook Pony

Horses lend themselves to stories. In America in particular, wild horses, manes streaming, nostrils flaring, hooves thudding, carry with them something of our projected national psyche. A woman named Marguerite Henry understood this. In 59 wildly popular books, featuring the mostly true stories of famous equines, from a plucky burro who lived in the Grand…

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This Jumpsuit Is So Nice, I Bought It Twice

I’m forever on the hunt for the next best jumpsuit. As someone who errs on the side of classic, casual dressing, a jumpsuit is the ideal piece to say «I care about my outfits, but not so much that it takes up an insane amount of time.» Enter Alex Mill. Launched in 2012 by Alex…

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When ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Gets Too Low, Stroke Risk May Rise

Maintaining a low level of LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, is important for cardiovascular health, but extremely low LDL may also have risks, researchers report. The scientists studied 96,043 people for an average of nine years, recording their LDL level biennially and tracking cases of hemorrhagic stroke, caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in…

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