Beans, Ready to Eat

Skip the soak. These slow-cooked and seasoned single-serving packages of beans from A Dozen Cousins are shelf-stable and ready to eat. There are three varieties in the new line, all vegan and preservative-free: Cuban black beans have a nice whiff of cumin and when puréed and thinned with stock provide soup; Trinidadian chickpea curry is…

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You Can Take Hard Times to Go

Though it’s fittingly called Hard Times, a cocktail available for pickup from Feast restaurant in the East Village, has springtime in its DNA, thanks to rhubarb gin. Logan Rodriguez, the restaurant’s beverage director, uses Collective Arts Rhubarb & Hibiscus Gin. There are other rhubarb gins out there, and absent the rhubarb flavor, other floral gins,…

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Racks of Lamb for Celebrations

Lamb for Easter, or just because it’s spring, comes with a bonus from D’Artagnan. With the purchase of three racks, you also get a bottle of fine French olive oil from the property of the French movie star Jean Reno. Cooking a rack of lamb is a no-brainer. You can coat the fat with herbed…

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Meet the ‘Orange Wine’ of Vinegars

An uncommon addition to your vinegar collection comes from Sirk in Friuli, a region in northeast Italy. Like traditional balsamic vinegar, Sirk is made from grapes, not wine, the base for many vinegars. But the similarity ends there. Ribolla Gialla white grapes, prized for winemaking in the region, are macerated and slowly allowed to ferment…

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Buy Your Favorite Restaurant’s Merch

To gin up much-needed income restaurants are offering souvenir merchandise in addition to food to go. Save Restaurants Collection is a one-stop shopping aggregate for more than a dozen restaurants and restaurant groups, including the Contra Group, Mission Chinese Food, Roberta’s, Russ & Daughters and many more selling T-shirts, hats, books, gift cards and so…

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The 12 Best-Reviewed Yoga Pants Since Real Pants are Canceled For Now

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Live In High Waist Leggings

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$44.25

These leggings have over 6,000 reviews on Nordstrom, so to say they are amazing is an understatement.  «They’re soft, but don’t peel. They’re form fitting but not revealing. I wear them with dresses and boots as well as to yoga class,» raved one commenter. 

Quarantine and Coronavirus: A How-To Guide

Stay home unless you must see a doctor. No trips to the office or school, no shopping. If you must come out of your room, wear a mask. And don’t share towels. If you are among the thousands of Americans now self-quarantined because of possible infection with the coronavirus, these are a few of the…

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How to Remove Your Acrylics or Gels at Home

For many of us, at-home gel removal is unexplored territory. To help you navigate the task, we consulted two nail artists, Brittney Boyce and Lisa Logan, for advice. Here, the right way to remove the four most common types of long-lasting manicure — soft gels, hard gels, acrylics and dip powder nails — quickly and…

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