So Much Flavor

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. One of the glories of life in New York before Covid-19 was the vast variety of flavors you could take in over the course of a week without even entering your own kitchen. Tomatillos and Thai basil, Sichuan peppercorns and smoked salmon: It was a luxury to be…

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Love Letter: Must Love Dogs

[Sign up here to receive Love Letter, a weekly newsletter about relationship highs, lows and woes, in your inbox every Friday.] There are lots of perks to having a pet (one being unconditional love). However, dating can be complicated for a pet parent. Not only does your potential partner have to check your boxes, but…

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You Can’t Beat a Savory Babka

If you feel the desire for a multiday bread-baking project, but chocolate babkas are too sweet, and crusty sourdoughs, too needy, I’ve got a loaf for you. It’s a savory, ricotta-filled babka that’s absorbing and meditative, but not at all fussy. Simply tearing the warm, garlic-scented bread with your hands will make procuring the yeast…

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