CrossFit Gyms Meets Black Lives Matter

ImageGreg Glassman, the founder of CrossFit, in 2015.Credit…Carlos Chavarría On Sunday, about 50 black owners of CrossFit affiliate studios joined a Zoom conference call with Greg Glassman, the chief executive of CrossFit. They represent a small percentage of the owners of the more than 14,000 gyms around the world that pay $3,000 a year to…

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Tinned Fish, Three Ways

I’m an avid home cook, but preparing three meals a day, as many of us have been doing during lockdown, can be taxing, to say the least. Food shopping becomes an ordeal, rather than a pleasure, and the mere thought of planning ahead may seem too much. When I’m at a loss, wondering what to…

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A Cooking Camp for Adults

Perhaps you’ve been cooking for going on three months now, but the kitchen is still a challenge. Jennifer Clair, who has been running a hands-on cooking school for many years, is now offering a virtual five-week “camp” for adults, a series of lessons on the basics. From proper knife work, it goes on to preparing…

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Cheese Is the Best Gift of All

Jasper Hill Farm in Greensboro, Vt. — one of the country’s most celebrated cheesemakers, known for the satiny, somewhat funky, rich Harbison — is offering two assortments, with 10 percent of the price of each donated to organizations helping restaurants and their employees during the pandemic. The World Central Kitchen box, named for and benefiting…

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Rosés by the Six-Pack

When it comes to rosés, I’m still learning what regions, grapes and producers I really like. Which is why I think a mixed case is a great idea. Victoria James, the beverage director at Cote, a Korean steakhouse, has selected six rosés of varying intensity from California, France and Italy. You get two of each…

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Remembrances of Lunches Past

Erica Heller, the daughter of the novelist Joseph Heller (“Catch-22”), describes an imagined lunch at the original Union Square Cafe with her dad, in “One Last Lunch.” It’s the first of 50 fairly brief chapters about final meals, invented by writers and others, with people they loved. So you also have Daniel Bellow with his…

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Jewelry Inspired by Farm Living

Janet Mavec, who once had a store on Madison Avenue, makes jewelry that she sells online. Most of the pieces, including necklaces, pendants, charms, bracelets, pins and earrings, are inspired by what’s on her farm in Pottersville, N.J. The items are made from 18-karat gold plate over brass and range in price from $30 to…

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