Soup. Season.

ImageCredit…Michael Graydon & Nikole Herriott for The New York Times. Prop Stylist: Kalen Kaminski. 1. Lemony Chicken Soup With Fennel I have a pretty gnarly cold (I know — wah, etc.), and I find that when this happens I actually do crave chicken soup. This lemony number from Alison is classic enough to satisfy, but…

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Daughter and Dad, Chasing Salmon in Upstate New York

My dad and I were on the rocky bank of Sandy Creek when I saw the first salmon close enough to catch. Like a phantom, it glided against the current, its rhythm just a beat slower than the water around it. Two decades of fishing experience vanished the moment its body — three feet long,…

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Vomiting at Work Doesn’t Mean You’re Bad at Your Job

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Good morning! It’s me and I’m here: your new Work Friend, assembled from the frantically selected parts of expired Work Friends. Choire Sicha’s blog-hardened heart; Megan Greenwell’s Millennial…

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At Tennessee Titans Games, the Fiercest Tailgaters Are Kurds

NASHVILLE — The parking lot of Nissan Stadium was mostly empty at 8 on a recent Sunday morning, save for those dedicated few who had shown up early to stake out a spot for the tailgate before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Buffalo Bills. The fans set up their tents, hung their…

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What to Wear When Shopping for $1 Million Old Master Paintings

As children donned costumes for Halloween, art collectors, furniture dealers and philanthropists made their way to the Park Avenue Armory in New York, where the European Fine Art Fair (Tefaf) held a V.I.P. preview hosted by the Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering. The fair, which showcased art from antiquity to the modern era, has become…

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A Retirement Community That Comes to You

Carole Ann Basso had spent years tending to her ailing parents and disabled husband; at one point, all three were receiving hospice care in her northern New Jersey home. “It was so incredibly stressful,” recalled Ms. Basso, a retired high school history teacher. “I didn’t want to give my children that craziness.” So when she…

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On Hawaii, the Fight for Taro’s Revival

ImageThe taro fields of the Waipa Foundation, on the north shore of the island of Kauai. The foundation focuses on ecological restoration.Credit…Scott Conarroe The root vegetable was a staple food for centuries until contact with the West. Its return signals a reclamation of not just land but a culture — and a way of life. By…

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Who Owns H.I.V.-Prevention Drugs? The Taxpayers, U.S. Says

After years of prodding by patient advocates, federal officials on Wednesday sued the drug maker Gilead Sciences, charging that it had infringed government patents on the idea of preventing H.I.V. with a daily pill. The suit, by the Department of Health and Human Services, came as a pleasant shock to many critics of the company,…

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My Favorite New Recipe!

Good morning. We’re three weeks from Black Friday, and the time before Thanksgiving is going to go very slowly until it takes off like a scalded dog. Smarties should lay down a few plans this weekend against the surety that they will change in coming days — as when news arrives that your aunt is…

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Your Thanksgiving Helper? The Sous-Vide Machine

Picture any kitchen on Thanksgiving Day. There are dishes in the sink; every surface is covered with bowls, containers and cutting boards. In line for the oven are pies, turkey, casseroles and anything that needs reheating. On the burners, you’ve got gravy, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes vying for space with the soup (whose idea…

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