Parmesan! Crusted! Chicken!

Welcome back to Five Weeknight Dishes. This week, I’ve been thinking about The Times’s original weeknight columnist, the French chef Pierre Franey, who wrote “60-Minute Gourmet.” (He pretty much invented boneless chicken breasts, and before chicken nuggets were a thing, he had us making goujonettes for dinner parties.) When he started in 1975, the ingredients…

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Learn to Play Bridge

Bridge will reward you early on — but the first few hours are utterly disorienting. Using a combination of apps, books and computer players who won’t berate you for mistakes is the easiest way to power through that vicious learning curve into the fun part. There are three hilariously complex things to learn about bridge:…

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7 Savory Pancakes for Any Time of Day

Simple to assemble, savory pancakes are a universal comfort food. Their versatility is indicated by the many variations served around the world: Turkish zucchini pancakes, Korean vegetable pajeon and Japanese okonomiyaki. Fluffy and light or crisp and pan-fried, savory pancakes are a natural vehicle for using up leftovers or pantry ingredients. This pancake mix uses…

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Louis Vuitton Launches Customizable E-Cards to Help Celebrate Mother’s Day Virtually

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and nationwide shelter-at-home orders, many will be celebrating Mother’s Day apart from their loved ones. Louis Vuitton is stepping up to bolster virtual celebrations with the launch of customizable Mother’s Day e-cards, complete with limited-edition patches. No purchase is required to send the digital cards. Mother’s Day is just around the…

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Amid Coronavirus Lockdown, World Cities Rethink Labor Day Protests: Live Coverage

Here’s what you need to know: ImageLabor Day protesters observed social distancing rules in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens on Friday.Credit…Aris Messinis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Labor Day demonstrations are reimagined in cities under lockdown. May 1 is traditionally marked by demonstrations the world over, as employees turn out in force to commemorate…

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