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Anti-Anxiety Cooking

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. This is it. I added lobster mac and cheese to the menu last night, a double portion …

15 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Are a Little Fancy and Very Festive

Christmas is like clockwork: Thanksgiving passes, and all of a sudden your to-do list gets longer, with menu planning, gift shopping and wrapping, and Christmas tree-decorating. But just because Christmas comes around every year doesn't mean your menu has to. Are you tempted to cook the same …

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The surprising nutritional benefits of Christmas Day lunch

Jaguar's 'Ghost Car' Navigation System Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Jaguar just unveiled a proposed new navigation system that's unlike anything we've ever seen.<p>Most modern navigation systems instruct drivers using a series of arrows or at best a pictographic representation of a highway exit. However, Jaguar's new experimental system abandons the arrows and instead …

Jaguar Land Rover

7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your cooking. Our recommendation? Toss the paprika and generic “seasonings” and upgrade your pantry to foodie status.<p>In partnership with Toyota, we’ve …

Cheesy Potatoes, a Michigan Classic

Over Thanksgiving, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a map of the most googled recipes from every state. It provided hours of fun on Facebook and Google (Frog Eye Salad, anyone?) and led my dear former blog coordinator, Dana Blinder, who left me to move back to Michigan to be closer to her family, to share her …

30 Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Russia

For most people, his words ring true to this day.<p>Although Russia is the largest country in the world and has the eighth-largest GDP, little is widely known about the nation and its culture.<p>Because Russia has increasingly made international headlines, it's a good idea to know a few things about the …

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Cookbook Review: 'Downtown Italian' Delivers the Goods From a NYC Icon We Love

<i>Editor's note: Hundreds of cookbooks come out every year. Which are really worth your time and money? Cook the Book highlights our favorites and puts recipes to the test.</i><p>Restaurants are only as successful as the team behind them, which accounts for the sustained popularity of New York's dell'anima, …

The Unexpected Origins Of Chopsticks, And How You're Really Supposed To Use Them

The wooden set of paper-tucked utensils that are hastily shoved into a greasy Chinese food takeout bag have much more of a sophisticated history. The first-known chopsticks were found in tombs in the Henan province, located in a central part of China. They were initially used for cooking -- made of …

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

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Doritos Chicken Casserole

<i>This Doritos casserole is loaded with chicken, cheese, and a whole bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos! Trash food at its finest, guys!</i><p>Once upon a time, I met a man. A boy, really. He was 17.<p>I spent the majority of my time trying to look pretty for him in the hopes that he would do that romantic dip thing …

How Can I Learn to Appreciate the Different Tastes of Whiskey?

<i>Whenever I drink whiskey all I taste is the alcohol. How can I learn to detect flavors and differences in whiskey, scotch, bourbon, single malt vs. blended, etc.?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access</i> …