A Food Course for Home-Schooling

Spoons Across America — founded 19 years ago to enhance children’s understanding of cooking and health — has arranged for chefs and food professionals to visit New York City classrooms for interactive teaching sessions. This year, with the reduction and often elimination of in-person schooling, the nonprofit organization has created in-home courses for children to…

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Kits to Make Sushi and Sashimi at Home

MakiMaki’s Midtown location has added a HomeChef line, for making sushi rolls and other Japanese specialties at home. The sushi roll kit comes with rice, seasoning for the rice and a rolling mat; sheets of nori; ginger, wasabi, shiso, gobo, slivered avocado, cucumber and other vegetables; and a copious quantity of high-quality frozen fish, including…

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¿Qué vacuna debo ponerme?

A primera vista, los resultados reportados el viernes 29 de enero, después de una larga espera por la prueba de la vacuna contra el coronavirus de Johnson & Johnson, quizá hayan sido decepcionantes. Su eficacia —la capacidad de prevenir una enfermedad moderada y severa— se ubicó en 72 por ciento en Estados Unidos, 66 por…

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Message in a Chocolate Box

Here’s an invitation to consume an entire box of chocolates. Truffolie, from the chocolatier Wendy-Dawn Wintcentsen, is offering assortments of 12 or 24 heart-shaped bonbons, with an optional custom message in the box, tucked letter-by-letter under the chocolates. Of course, you could just peek and then eat or share the chocolates one at a time.…

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Sweet Things at ABC Home

Jean-Georges Vongerichten has just added Bakery by ABC Restaurants, a vegetarian retail bakery offering pickup and delivery, to his cluster of restaurants at ABC Carpet & Home. The pastry chef, Karen DeMasco, has assembled a Valentine’s Day chocolate cookie box ($48), with four varieties of six cookies each. She is also baking pistachio crumb babkas…

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Gondola Not Included

Without breaking the budget for Valentine’s Day, two can enjoy an intimate taste of that most romantic of cities, Venice, at home. Tramezzini, a Lower East Side spot specializing in the kinds of sandwiches that Venetians enjoy with their aperitivos, tucks them in a new party box for two ($58 plus delivery). It consists of…

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