The Best Photos From 2020

Remember when? You probably don’t. In January, Jay-Z talked about how he was using Roc Nation to harness the N.F.L.’s power to direct energy and money to social-justice initiatives like ending police brutality. Read more here. Andrea Rahal, a participant in the Miss Muslimah pageant, spoke about participating in an American rite without having to…

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At Home Readers’ Best of 2020

Welcome, and Merry Christmas to those celebrating the holiday today. Perhaps you’ve been opening presents, perhaps cooking a feast, or caring for or hanging out with those you love. You might be working today, or hunkered down with a book. Hopefully, whatever you’re doing, you’re somewhere warm and safe. Earlier in the week, I shared…

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Fried Chicken Is Joy

Merry Christmas! Welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, and while some of you may be off from work next week, you’ve still got to eat — and presumably, if you’re reading this, you’ve also got to cook. Even the most devoted home cooks have been tried in this endless year of endless kitchen tasks, as Tejal…

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Cook Yourself a Merry Christmas

Good morning. Merry Christmas, if you’re celebrating. Hope you’re getting dim sum if you’re not, a nice spread of Peking duck, some version of spicy big tray chicken. It’s a marvelous day for takeout and relaxation. And even if you can’t get to the movies this year, you can always stream. Try “The Flight Attendant.”…

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