Let This Recipe Change How You Cook

Risotto is one solution to summer cooking, especially if you’re on holiday. You’re making do with a wonky stove top and a skillet. You want to cook, but not too much. And, of course, you want something delicious. It’s an easy meal and versatile; just add a green salad for an elegant vacation soiree. If…

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Dean & DeLuca Sinks Further Into Debt

Dean & DeLuca, the debt-ridden global chain of luxury food shops, has defaulted on federally mandated payments to former employees and stalled payments to current employees in the United States, according to accounts from employees and documents received by The New York Times. The parent company, Pace Development in Bangkok, did not respond to repeated…

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One in 10 Older Adults Binge Drinks, Study Says

Excessive alcohol consumption is not safe for a person at any age, but it is particularly dangerous for older adults. And according to a study published this week, about one in 10 older adults is considered a binge drinker. “Binge drinking, even episodically or infrequently, may negatively affect other health conditions by exacerbating disease, interacting…

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‘Man, Oh Manischewitz’: Kosher Food Merger Opens New Chapter for Famous Name

For generations, the name Manischewitz was practically synonymous with kosher foods and wine. No Passover Seder seemed authentic without its square-shaped, ripple-faced matzo and a shot or more of the syrupy Concord grape wine that many find cloying yet nostalgic. And its slogan — “Man, oh Manischewitz” — was broadcast so ubiquitously throughout the years…

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I Had to Know if He Was Seeing Someone Else

The Palmetto Expressway, known locally as “The 826,” which bypasses the center of Miami-Dade County, is about 30 miles long. Decades ago, I was only concerned with the nearly six-mile stretch between the exits for Kendall Drive and West Flagler Street, the highway distance between my home and the home of the man who had…

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It’s the Anniversary of Everything!

By any measure, the summer of ’69 was, as the kids say today, “a lot.” June had the Stonewall riots, a landmark moment in the modern gay rights movement. July, the moon landing. August, the grisly Manson murders, followed by the endless mud of Woodstock. These events have been fodder for countless songs, movies, university…

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The East Side Home of a Muse to Andy Warhol Comes on the Market

The longtime city home of Barbara Allen de Kwiatkowski, socialite, former model and one-time muse of Andy Warhol, is entering the market for the first time in more than five decades. The asking price for the apartment — a sprawling duplex perched above the East River at 1 Beekman Place — is $11.5 million, according…

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A Brain Scan May Predict Alzheimer’s. Should You Get One?

Juli Engel was delighted when a neurologist recommended a PET scan to determine whether amyloid — the protein clumps associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease — was accumulating in her mother’s brain. “My internal response was, ‘Yay!’” said Ms. Engel, 65, a geriatric care manager in Austin, Tex., who has been making almost…

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The Black Linen Jumpsuit of Recipes

How did it get to be August? I’ve barely been to the beach, or had shaved ice! I haven’t even made Julia Moskin’s gazpacho recipe yet, which in the past two weeks has taken off among the vast and beautiful NYT Cooking audience (a phenomenon noted on the website Cup of Jo on Wednesday). How…

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15 Instagrammable Ways to Wear White After Labor Day

Tyler Joe There’s no reason to stop wearing white just because Labor Day passes, which happens on September 2nd this year. Nothing, especially an outdated rule, should hinder you from rotating the crisp color into your wardrobe year-round. How could you possibly stop, when it’s literally the easiest shade to wear? It looks great with…

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