Five Weeknight Dishes: Recipes for Sprrrriiiiing!

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. Much of the talk here at NYT Cooking headquarters has been focused on the resplendent Samin Nosrat and her latest project: Her 10 essential Persian recipes, the dishes that to her encapsulate the cuisine she grew up with in her Iranian-American home in San Diego. I can’t wait…

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Cystic Fibrosis Patients Turn to Experimental Phage Therapy

Mallory Smith was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease affecting the lungs and digestive system, at age 3. She was living on borrowed time, and she knew it: Cystic fibrosis puts patients at an increased risk of serious infection, and the average life expectancy is about 37, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Image…

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City Kitchen: Barbecue That Breaks the Rules

First, a disclaimer: This is not a recipe for real barbecue. There’s no fire involved; you use a standard oven. The recipe should probably be called Slow-Cooked Pork à la Barbeque, and rightfully so. It does not conform to Texas, Kansas City or any other cherished American barbecue standards. There is no ketchup or cola…

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A Good Appetite: This Is Some Spring Chicken

Roasting a chicken never gets old. Simply seasoned with salt or vamped up with truffles stuffed into its gut, as long as the skin is crisp and the meat juicy, roast chicken is something I’ll always devour right down to the bones. This roast chicken falls in the vast middle ground between simply salted and…

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Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: New pancreatic cell transplant system shows promise

Scientists have developed a way to increase the effectiveness of pancreatic islet transplantation, a promising therapy for type 1 diabetes. New findings could make pancreatic islet cell transplants more effective. Immune rejection by the recipient is a major barrier to pancreatic islet transplants from donors becoming routinely available for the treatment of type 1 diabetes.…

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23 Comfortable Heels That Will Last Through the Long Days of Summer

The word “comfortable” likely isn’t the first you associate with heels. Sexy? Absolutely. Chic? Of course. Walkable for miles? Not so much. Regardless, whether it’s a sky-high stiletto, classic pump, minimal mule, or teensy kitten heel we can’t deny our love for heels. And even if you are willing to sacrifice comfort for style, with…

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