Valerie Su

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Serena Williams: The Photo That Influenced Me Most

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Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Cookies for everyone

It's Friday. You've made it. So have a treat. These cookies are sure to start any weekend off right.<p><b>Chocolate chip cookies:</b> Crisp on the edges yet soft and chewy in the center, these gigantic chocolate chip-studded cookies are large enough to share. But why would you?<p><b>Oatmeal currant cookies:</b> These …

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Why the Game of Thrones Composer Watches Each Episode a Thousand Times

Ramin Dajwadi walks us through the process for creating that iconic score.<p>Film and television composer Ramin Djawadi got his big break the same way an actor or writer might: by complete coincidence. Originally from Germany, Djawadi (pronounced java-dee) was having a post-college dinner with the …

The Week in Review: Tax Day Is Behind Us

Tax Day, one of the most feared days of the year, passed this week. That fear is partially to blame for the roughly 50 million Americans, or one-third of those filing individual tax returns this year, who were expected to file within weeks or even days of the deadline.<p>Despite the reluctance, the …

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Grilled Clams with Chorizo

4 Servings<p>We're big fans of dipping the grilled bread in the garlic butter sauce. We won't judge you if it dribbles down your chin a bit.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 head of garlic, cut in half, horizontally<p>2 links of fresh Mexican-style chorizo (about 8 oz.)<p>24 cherrystone …

Grilled Lamb Kefta

6 Servings<p>Lamb and yogurt is a classic combination. You'll be scraping the plate with pita.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon fennel seed<p>1 teaspoon cumin seed<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves<p>1 cup fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems, plus more for serving<p>…

Lane Cake

Make the cake: Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour two 3-inch-deep 9-inch cake pans; set aside. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a …

Cool Chocolate Desserts

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The Lower East Side #bagrubcrawl kicks off at Spitzer's Corner with music from neighborhood legend Dani Luv from Sammy's Roumanian, plus a taste of some of LES greats. Pictured: sticky rice from Pok Pok Phat Thai