The Rise of Palestinian Food

THE CARROTS, KNOWN as jazar ahmar, are stocky and rugged, as dark as wine, shading from red into 
purple. This may be the closest they get to the color of their ancestors, 
the primeval carrots that were first cultivated about a thousand years 
ago in what is today Afghanistan and later sown throughout Arab lands.…

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The Chaos at Condé Nast

It’s a high-class but increasingly common problem: being a former magazine editor in a digitized world that cares little about whose name used to be on top of a defunct masthead. (A masthead, for those unfamiliar with the term, lists in careful hierarchy the top staff of a publication and is most often printed on…

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Let’s Talk Chocolate

But I hope as well that you’ll develop the confidence, through reading all these instructions and cooking some of them, to cook without a recipe, using only the muse and what’s in the refrigerator to guide your way. So, for instance: Spicy sausage pasta with lemony provolone sauce and wilted greens. Seriously! I roasted some…

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