Parents Are Relying on Melatonin to Help Their Kids Sleep. Should They?

For the Langstaff family, the bedtime routine had become more like a bedtime marathon. “My son has struggled with sleep from the moment he was born,” Anna Langstaff, the head of a Montessori school in Portland, Ore., said of her 6-year-old son, Henry. “We used to joke that he was like a little knight fighting…

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11 of the Softest Sheets Ever. Period.

Courtesy There’s that saying that goes, ‘Invest in your shoes and your sheets, because if you’re not in one, you’re in the other.’ Since our sneaker collection is collecting dust, now’s the best time to reinvest in your linens. Thanks to quarantine, our mattress tops have transformed into makeshift offices, kitchen tabletops, and movie theaters,…

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The New Face of Restaurant Hospitality Wears a Mask

ATLANTA — The other night I ate in a steakhouse. I had never been so happy to see a wedge salad in my life. I hadn’t been in a restaurant since March 15, a few days before Atlanta’s mayor ordered all dining rooms to close. On April 27, Georgia became the second state, after Alaska,…

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A Hotelier’s Spicy Fish Stew

In One Good Meal, we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make and eat at home on a regular basis — and not just when they’re trying to impress. In a former life, the Austin, Texas, hotelier Liz Lambert served as a trial lawyer in the Manhattan…

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This Buttery Caper Sauce Will Lift Any Vegetable (or Meat)

As a pantry staple, capers don’t tend to get a lot of attention, and they’re rarely the star of a dish. But the tiny salted flower buds (which is what they are) add a piquancy to all kinds of foods, especially when submerged in a buttery pan sauce that’s rounded out with garlic and herbs.…

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Pyer Moss to Stage Drive-In Movie Premieres for New Documentary American, Also

There’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding the upcoming Spring 2021 Fashion Week circuit, with brands like Saint Laurent and Marc Jacobs opting out of presenting due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Pyer Moss’s Kerby Jean-Raymond has found an alternative solution: a drive-in movie premiere. Jean-Raymond announced that instead of hosting a runway show, he’ll unveil…

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Learn Some of the Recipes From Silver Moon Bakery

For Judith Norell, an owner of Silver Moon Bakery on the Upper West Side, cooking classes are a recent side business. She has started a series of weekly Zoom sessions on Tuesdays, charging a minimal optional fee and will use the funds to provide treats for health care and other emergency workers in the neighborhood.…

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Macaroni Salad for Modern Times

It may not be a salad in the traditional sense of the word, but that doesn’t stop macaroni salad from being a bright, acidic and herbaceous partner to virtually anything off the grill. Many would argue that no cookout is complete without it. Yes, it’s unapologetically retro, a supporting player at American barbecues for decades,…

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A Cheese 20 Years in the Making

Buying Cheddar? Even with handmade clothbound farmstead products, finding anything aged more than two years is a challenge. That’s why Hook’s Aged Cheddar Cheese from Mineral Point, Wis., is so special; some are aged up to 20 years. The bright orange cheese has an aroma of toffee and herbs, is moderately sharp and delivers an…

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This Pan Is Ready for the Grill

Made In, a company that delivers cookware directly to consumers, has introduced a roomy carbon-steel grilling pan. Toss in cipollini onions, mushroom caps, shrimp, little Red Bliss potatoes or meatballs to pick up the grill’s smoky allure and char. The pan can be used in temperatures up to 1200 degrees Fahrenheit. The stainless steel handle…

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