How to Cook Fake Meat

Good morning. J. Kenji López-Alt has a fascinating story on the cover of The Times’s food section this week, a look back at his two-and-a-half years of experimentation with cooking plant-based protein mixes designed to taste, look and feel like ground meat. Vegan meat, he calls this stuff, made mostly by two companies, Impossible Foods…

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Ice Fishing Is Fun!

With frozen dirt road crunching under the car tires, my longtime fishing buddy (and paleontologist) Mike and I pull out of the driveway of my family cottage in New Hampshire for the hour drive north east toward the White Mountains , where an invite we’ve long coveted has us giddy. It’s to sit on a…

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How to Micro-Nest in Economy

When Martha Rose Ormerod, an engineering student from Wales, travels by air, she has a ritual. As soon as she is seated in her tiny economy-class seat, she sets out to personalize the space. Ms. Ormerod, 29, arranges a blanket and pillow, and the other essentials — “water bottle, book, lip balm and moisturizer” —…

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