Embracing the Uncertainties

These are, safe to say, uncertain times. The confirmed global cases of illness from coronavirus are approaching 1.5 million, and reported deaths are well into the six figures, but what are the true rates of infection and mortality? We don’t know. Last week, Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

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passover recipes

Passover is the seven-day festival that marks the liberation of the Jews from Egyptian slavery. Here are all the recipes you need for your Seder table, from gefilte fish and haroseth to lamb shanks and brisket. Main Dishes Brisket is a common choice for Passover, and, because it can be braised ahead of time, it…

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easter-recipes

Ham, lamb or pork roasts traditionally take center stage on the Easter table. A classic holiday ham (dotted with maraschino cherries and slices of pineapple, or not) is a guaranteed showstopper. (If you’re looking for even more preparations, here is our How to Cook Ham guide, and don’t forget that you can always repurpose the…

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An On-the-Nose Easter Bunny

Homemade face masks are chocolate in the hands of Jeff Shepherd, the owner of Lillie Belle Farms, a chocolatier in Central Point, Ore. He’s making Covid Bunnies, wearing masks, and made of solid organic chocolate in milk, dark and white, each standing about four inches tall. They can be shipped to arrive in time for…

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