Maida Heatter’s Baking Recipes Remixed

There’s time to bake these days, and appetite to enjoy the results. You might consider making extra for the workers who are keeping us safe. To help, there are two newly assembled collections of the much-loved recipes from the doyenne of baking and chocolate, or as she was often called the “Queen of Cake,” Maida…

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U.S. Food Supply Chain Is Strained as Virus Spreads

The nation’s food supply chain is showing signs of strain, as increasing numbers of workers are falling ill with the coronavirus in meat processing plants, warehouses and grocery stores. The spread of the virus through the food and grocery industry is expected to cause disruptions in production and distribution of certain products like pork, industry…

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Despite Qualms, Arthritis Drug to Be Tested in Coronavirus Study

An Eli Lilly drug for rheumatoid arthritis carries a warning on its label saying patients with infections should not take it because it can make infections worse. Yet the National Institutes of Health is about to test it in people hospitalized with coronavirus infections. The study, whose innovative design is meant to find out —…

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Fashion Brands Are Bringing You the Best in Music and Culture on Social Media

Edward BerthelotGetty Images Fashion brands (at least the good ones) are informed by the zeitgeist. They cull the best from the worlds of cuisine, books, art, music, interiors, and beyond, and infuse that into their collections. They are magpies, creating distinctive nests—their boutiques and displays at retail outlets—that aim to captivate consumers. But in the…

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Irena Chalmers, 84, Is Dead; Writer Anticipated a Food Revolution

In the late 1960s, well before the era of celebrity chefs and the flood of cooking shows, Irena Chalmers found herself stuck with six fondue pots at La Bonne Femme, the cooking school and specialty food shop she opened in Greensboro, N.C. At the time, few in that small Southern city had heard of fondue.…

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Coronavirus Nasal Swab: 3 Vans, 6 Coolers, a Plane, a Storm and 2 Labs

The lines start forming the night before, as people with glassy eyes and violent coughs try to get tested for the virus. In the darkness, they park their cars, cut their engines and try to sleep. The backlog for coronavirus testing in New Jersey, the state with the second-highest caseload in the country, has been…

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‘It’s a Time Bomb’: 23 Die as Virus Hits Packed Homeless Shelters

Roy Coleman, a 69-year-old living in a homeless shelter on Wards Island, was taken away by ambulance after showing symptoms of Covid-19. The other shelter residents were relieved — until Mr. Coleman was allowed to return last week after testing positive at Harlem Hospital. At another shelter, Alphonso Syville, 45, said that as much as…

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