Packing Your Purse (or Pockets) for a Night at the Opera

Melissa Clark takes in the drama with a side of snacks, neat and petite, to sustain her through the highs and lows.

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10 On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas

Because a large iced coffee isn’t breakfast — no matter how many times you tell yourself it is.

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Pasta with Garlic and Olive Oil Gets a Plus One

Adding fried pepperoni to a classic recipe with garlic and olive oil gives it a bacon-like brawniness and a chile kick.

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Food Scholar, Folk Singer, Blunt Speaker: The Many Lives of Leni Sorensen

An irreverent historian who gets her hands into traditional cooking, farming and crafts is finally, at 79, winning fame with Netflix’s “High on the Hog.”

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Easy Delicious Desserts That Don’t Require a Mixer

In her new monthly column, Genevieve Ko shares easy, streamlined recipes, like handmade crisps and cookies, so you can feed your loved ones (and yourself) effortlessly.

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The River Cafe in London Gets Into the Podcast Business

On her new podcast, Ruth Rogers, the owner of the storied London restaurant, interviews her famous patrons about food and their lives.

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From Beef Stew, Shrimp Scampi to Mapo Tofu, 14 Classic Recipes

Commit a few — or all — of these dishes to memory, and you’ll always have a delicious meal at the ready.

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26 Fall Recipes

It’s time for soul-warming food. Here’s what the New York Times Food staff hopes to be cooking.

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Fall in Love With the Dreamy Beans of September

Plump and supple, fresh beans in season have a creamy earthiness.

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Lemons and Roasted Fish: A Delightful Weeknight Dinner

These roasted fillets in sizzling brown butter are zipped up with nori oil, capers and, of course, plenty of lemon.

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A Pesto Pasta Recipe Ideal for a Weeknight Dinner

There’s so much opportunity in a kitchen rut, Yotam Ottolenghi writes, and this generous pasta-bean-pesto dish proves just that.

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The Simple Perfection of Fried Eggs and White Rice

The great thing about egg rice is that it’s hardly cooking. If you can fry an egg, then you can make egg rice.

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When Eggplant Meets Eggs

This silky end-of-summer dish, reminiscent in some ways of shakshuka, is run through with spiced eggplant, tomatoes and herbs.

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The Ethereal Taste of Flowers

Attempting to describe the appeal of floral flavors raises a challenging question: What is the relation between taste and smell?

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Delores Custer, 79, Dies; Gave Star Turns to Cornflakes and Noodles

A longtime food stylist for big-name companies, she was a master of the craft and taught students all over the world how to sweat a glass or perfect the pizza cheese pull.

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Recipes for a Little Joy

Caramelized zucchini pasta, slow-cooker tinga chicken tacos and more meals that are as simple as they are fun to make.

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13 Delicious Recipes to Eat Eggs for Dinner

Dinner can be inspired with these inventive takes on a world-class protein.

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A Holy-Grail, One-Pot Roast Chicken

It’s the simplest recipe: a little bit braised and a little bit roasted in a covered Dutch oven.

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For a Late-Summer Gathering, Try This Spin on a Salade Niçoise

Fanny Singer takes some liberties with her version of the classic dish, going so far as to include lettuce.

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Summer Menu: Corn Soup, Chicken and Peach Melba

A creamy corn soup, chicken with a peppery stew and a fresh take on peach Melba round out David Tanis’s late-season menu.

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This Rosh Hashana Salad Is a Fresh Take on Ancient Flavors

For the Jewish New Year, Joan Nathan composes a dish that pays tribute to foods that the biblical Canaanites might have eaten.

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13 Delicious Drinks for Late-Summer Sipping

Cocktails, coffees and every beveragino in between for all of your imbibing needs.

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My Auntie Taught Me the Secret to a Perfect Breakfast: Improvise

Upma is a simple, delicious South Indian breakfast dish that you can make differently every time.

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Author Celebrates His Gullah Roots With a Lavish Spread

Matthew Raiford swore he’d never return to his family farm in coastal Georgia. But in breaking that vow, he found a sense of community worth celebrating with a lavish spread.

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A Lemon Dessert Recipe That Puts the Whole Fruit to Use

These lemon-labneh possets make the most of peels, egg whites and any extra yogurt you may have on hand, Yotam Ottolenghi writes.

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Easy Corn Recipes for Dinner

Eat it in a salad with halloumi, over fish or tofu, in a pasta, or on its own with tartar butter.

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Easy Dinner Recipes (Without Having to Cook Anything)

Follow a simple formula for colorful, satisfying dishes that don’t require turning on the oven or stove.

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Porgy: Sustainable, Cheap and Delicious on the Grill

Porgies deserve more attention. Chefs love them and you will, too.

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11 Vegetarian Recipes Our Readers Can’t Get Enough Of

These are the dishes our readers return to again and again.

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How to Grill Pizza

J. Kenji López-Alt makes the case for grilled pizza, one of the easiest ways (really!) to get restaurant-quality pizza at home.

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Master the Art of the Japanese Cocktail

Masahiro Urushido and Michael Anstendig’s “The Japanese Art of the Cocktail” explores, through recipes, what makes the drinks so special.

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3 Vegetarian Recipes That Changed My Cooking

Welcome to our new newsletter dedicated to the delights of vegetarian cooking.

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This Fast Dinner Celebrates Peak Summer Flavors

A quick weeknight sauté of ripe corn, tomatoes and seared halloumi is exactly what we love about summer.

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The Best Coffee Break Is an Affogato

Made with cold gelato and warm espresso, this treat merges two sublime pleasures in one glass.

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How to Cook With Plantains

Every starch has its secrets. Here’s what makes plantains so exceptional.

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A Macaroon Crossed With a Mounds Bar

These hybrid treats with white, milk and dark Belgian chocolate are filled with a variety of flavors.

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Easy Pie Crust Recipes for Summer Desserts

The perfect pies for lazy days combine buttery press-in crumb shells with no-bake fillings and piles of fresh fruit.

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Even the Sheet Cakes Are Bigger in Texas

Covered in fudge frosting and dotted with pecans, Texas sheet cake is a ubiquitous dessert in the Lone Star state.

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How to Style a Table for a Laid-Back Summer Meal

A trio of consummate hosts — a curator, a chef and a florist — share their tips about lighting, dinnerware, decoration and more.

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How to Host a Relaxed Breton-Style Summer Lunch

Benoît Rauzy and Anthony Watson, the founders of the design studio Atelier Vime, celebrated a long-awaited reunion with friends at their home in the French countryside.

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A More Flavorful Burger Recipe

J. Kenji López-Alt unlocks the key to a patty that’s thin and juicy like a smash burger, but with the smoky char of the grill.

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‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain’ Review: Salt, Sugar and No Fat

Morgan Neville’s sharp and vividly compelling documentary tries to pin down a brilliant, troubled man.

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The Sneaky Subversiveness of Laurie Colwin

The beloved food and fiction writer, who died too young in 1992, wrote about happiness but with more irony and ambiguity than you might think. All 10 of Colwin’s books are being rereleased this year, which makes now the perfect time to revisit them.

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Restaurant Shuts Down for a Day After Customers Made Staff Cry

The owners of Apt Cape Cod, a farm-to-table restaurant in Brewster, Mass., drew a line in the sand against customers’ rude behavior since being allowed to fully reopen.

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Sauce Recipes That Will Transform Any Meal

Quick from-scratch condiments, dressings, toppings and seasonings to make every dish — even the laziest snacks — taste special.

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Easy Delicious Meal Ideas by Ottolenghi

If you have something fresh, something flavorful and something in need of using up, you’re most of the way to a meal, Yotam Ottolenghi writes.

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Summer’s Must-Make Chilled Soup

This classic Persian dish is the no-cook meal you need in your life.

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The Egg Dish So Good They Have a Society in France to ‘Safeguard’ It

The recipe for oeuf mayo is strikingly simple, which means the details really matter.

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The Best Way to Cook Vegetables: Low and Slow

Crisp vegetables are often prized, but long-cooking them into tenderness can bring out their deepest flavors.

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Shawarma, Shawarma, Shawarma!

Whether made in a rotisserie or a standard oven, the results are thrilling every time.

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