This Week, Clean Your Stove

Welcome. We started At Home to help readers lead a full and cultured life during the pandemic, featuring great reads and helpful advice alongside recommendations for things to do and watch and listen to and see. Four months into the experiment, we see a hunger, as well, for direction. One reader wrote recently to ask…

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The Most Soothing Man on TikTok

Some of the most illuminating, purely pleasurable videos on TikTok this month have been Larry Scott’s awed observations of cooking, where the teen from Florida looks on as a meal is lovingly prepared al fresco: hand-rolled pasta dough, spices arranged by color, a knife assuredly having its way with a pepper or onion. The recipe…

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Coronavirus Live News: World Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageDr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, at a hearing on Friday at the Capitol.Credit…Stefani Reynolds for The New York Times Fauci, Redfield and Giroir testify to the House panel investigating the U.S. pandemic response. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, reassured…

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Low-Key Cooking

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. Somehow, we have arrived at July 31, the month gone in a flash. Let’s keep things low-key this week: That sweet and drowsy August feeling is about to set in. Ideas? Thoughts? You can find me at dearemily@nytimes.com. Here are five dishes for the week: ImageAli Slagle’s ginger-lime…

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