Front Burner: Alaskan Salmon Straight to Your Door

Bristol Bay, an arm of the Bering Sea between Alaska and Siberia, is known for seasonal sockeye salmon runs, and this year’s harvest was the largest in 125 years, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. (Other salmon areas in the state have not done as well this season). The wild sockeye, known…

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Front Burner: Raddish Brings Cooking Lessons to Your Child’s Mailbox

November’s recipes were corn pudding, cranberry crostini and maple pumpkin pie. In December, subscribers to Raddish, a monthly cooking instruction kit designed for children 4 to 14, can make rosemary focaccia, minestrone soup and hot cocoa cupcakes. The step-by-step recipes are simple but intelligent (adult novices, take note). The focaccia, for example, is a yeasted…

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Front Burner: German Mustards With an American Accent

When Develey — a German mustard company founded near Munich in 1845 — sought a location in the United States, it landed in Dyersburg, Tenn., north of Memphis. The plant, its 17th, opened in 2016, and this year, itsTigertail brand of small-batch mustards became available nationwide online. The line includes the Classic, a basic yellow…

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For These Brothers, the Real Thanksgiving Feast Is a Filipino Breakfast

LOS ANGELES — When Chad and Chase Valencia were growing up in Southern California, their mother, Priscilla Valencia, made sure they stayed in touch with their Filipino heritage. The Valencias lived in places (Rowland Heights, Chino Hills) with large concentrations of Filipino-Americans. Ms. Valencia was always inviting relatives who had recently immigrated from the Philippines…

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39 Gifts for Your Sisters, Biological and 36

Your sisters—biological and otherwise—are your everything, and they deserve the world. But what do you give the girl who shared her toys with you, humors your weird Riverdale fan theories, and took you to get your eyebrows waxed for the very first time (something you eventually forgave her for)? Something that shows you know and…

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Front Burner: Dominique Ansel Shares His Secrets

MasterClass is a series of online courses, from a company that has assembled an impressive roster of experts on a host of topics, including Bob Woodward, Spike Lee, Margaret Atwood, Frank Gehry, Serena Williams, Steve Martin, and, for food, Thomas Keller and Alice Waters. This week the pastry chef Dominique Ansel joins the list. His…

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EXCLUSIVE: Beyonce’s New Holiday Collection Is Merry and Very Bright

Sure, a turkey and some mistletoe help to make the Christmas season bright—but what about an assortment of neon holiday-themed merchandise from Beyonce? That’s right, just in time for the holiday season, Queen B is releasing her yearly collection of hoodies and t-shirts perfect for the Yoncé stan in your circle. Advertisement — Continue Reading…

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A Far Cry From Overcooked Turkey

My mother-in-law passed away suddenly over the summer. Greta Allen, my husband Karl’s mum, was Irish through and through. Warm and unapologetically herself, she was wise and funny, and she could take a joke just as happily as she could dish it out. “You cook your broccoli like it was brisket,” I remember mocking her…

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The New Health Care: Why Standing Desks Are Overrated

We know that physical activity is good for us, and that being sedentary is not. Some have extrapolated this to mean that sitting, in general, is something to be avoided, even at work. Perhaps as a result, standing desks have become trendy and are promoted by some health officials as well as some countries. Research,…

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Omega-3s May Lower the Risk of Preterm Birth

Image Taking omega-3 supplements during pregnancy may lower the risk for preterm birth, a review of studies has found. The analysis, in the Cochrane Reviews, considered 70 randomized trials that included almost 20,000 women. A few studied fish consumption, but most tested supplements of omega-3 fatty acids, the fats found in fish. The researchers found…

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