The Magic of Cooking With Steam

Sometimes, when I’m not feeling well, I want Yewande Komolafe’s brothy Thai curry with silken tofu and herbs, or Hetty McKinnon’s curry udon or Lara Lee’s smashed tempeh with homemade sambal. But earlier this week, I found myself craving a hot Japanese sweet potato with plenty of butter on top. I set it on a…

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Is New York Turning Into Los Angeles?

New Yorkers have also adopted another habit of Los Angeles living: early dining. Lauren Young, a spokeswoman for Resy, the reservation app owned by American Express, said that New Yorkers have “shifted a little toward earlier times, whereas L.A. historically already did dine earlier.” From 2019 to 2022, 5 p.m. reservations in New York City…

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Welcome to the Live Shopping Era

Nearly a year ago, Zoreen Kabani was consumed by an overwhelming sense of ennui. She felt stagnant, and, quite frankly, bored at the job she’d had for the last nine years. So, the 35-year-old financial advisor switched to another company—and then promptly quit two weeks later. It wasn’t where she worked, she realized, but what…

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How to Become More Mindful?

Mindfulness is a practice that involves paying attention to the present moment, without judgment. It involves acknowledging and accepting our thoughts, feelings, and sensations in a non-reactive way. This can help us to become more self-aware and better able to manage our emotions and reactions to stress. In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of…

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