New Tofu Recipe!

Good morning. My friend Kirsch was on the phone, saying how it’s gotten to the point where all she wants to do is make a big batch of a condiment and use it all the time. Anchovy compound butter, for instance, to spread on toast in the morning and eat with eggs; then to foam…

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Jim Carrey, Unmasked

Jim Carrey is not doing well at all. At the start of the novel “Memoirs and Misinformation,” we find Carrey, its protagonist, in the midst of an existential crisis, crushed by self-doubt and confined to his Los Angeles home, where he subsists on a diet of Netflix, YouTube and TMZ. His successes as an actor,…

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Shopping for Fruit Bowls

In an otherwise unpredictable year, summer is beginning to deliver its annual bounty of fruits and vegetables. From fragrant peaches to sculptural squashes, their scents and colors fill the kitchen. During that brief time before they’re consumed, they can be the visual focus of the room — especially if they’re displayed in a distinctive fruit…

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