The Best Holiday Wrapping? Burritos

In this liminal space between Thanksgiving and December’s deluge of holidays, my tastes are confounding. Almost nothing sounds appetizing after weeks of talking and writing and thinking about hearty casseroles and sides and salads, followed by at least one full week of eating them. But there is one dish that caught my eye in this…

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The Best Wine Books of 2023

Like the annual grape harvest, each year brings a crop of provocative, entertaining and educational wine books. Here are four of the year’s best, along with a couple more well worth noting. Credit…Murdoch Books “How to Drink Australian” by Jane Lopes & Jonathan Ross (Murdoch Books, $60) This book from the American sommeliers Jane Lopes…

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Fuss-Free and Fancy-Feeling

It’s always good to have low-work, high-payoff recipes up your sleeve for dinners that feel like little luxuries (which is more or less the ethos of our Five Weeknight Dishes newsletter). But they’re especially handy this time of year, when the snow is falling and friends are calling, yoo-hoo. Go ahead, invite them over for…

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