Tina Sieg

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The One Sweet & Sticky Ingredient Your Loaf Cakes Have Been Missing All Along

<b>Nik Sharma's first cookbook Season is so many things: It's a food story, first and foremost.</b> But it's also an immigrant story, a family story, an origin story, a coming out story, and a love story. It tells a long and rewarding narrative about perseverance, one that seeks refuge in cooking and …

Tamarind

The Iliad Meets #MeToo in The Silence of the Girls

Pat Barker’s retelling of the Homeric epic imagines the Trojan War from the perspective of a female slave fought over by two Greek heroes.<p>The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker Doubleday<p>At the end of <i>The Silence of the Girls</i>, Briseis, a princess taken as a slave by Achilles, considers the cost of …

Psychogeography

Cook this: Hammered mushroom sandwich from the Superiority Burger Cookbook

<i>Our cookbook of the week is Superiority Burger Cookbook by award-winning pastry chef Brooks Headley. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes</i> …

Recipes

‘Old Age Is a Ceremony of Losses’

Before Donald Hall died this June, the 89-year-old American poet laureate let a filmmaker into his home in bucolic New Hampshire. Paul Szynol’s <i>Quiet Hours</i>, premiering on <i>The Atlantic</i> today, observes Hall—whose prolific body of work is preoccupied with death, loss, and memory—in his senescence. Much …

New Hampshire

Savoury muffins and a desk-side soup: 20 best packed lunch recipes – part 1

Peter Gordon’s bacon, pea and shallot muffins<p>I’m a huge fan of a muffin – whether savoury or sweet – which is a Kiwi thing as every cafe and bakery in New Zealand seems to make a muffin or two. Much as these are lovely eaten warm from the oven, thickly buttered, they’re also great split open and …

Recipes

The staggering hypocrisy of Brett Kavanaugh

Now that a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, has stepped forward to accuse a drunk, teenaged Brett Kavanaugh of gross sexual misconduct, The Post’s weekend piece recounting the behind-the-scenes prep he’s undergoing to prepare him for his expected testimony later this week in front of the Senate …

Brett Kavanaugh

Sales are booming at Manhattan typewriter store, mostly thanks to young people (and Tom Hanks)

In an era where we glorify speed and nearly everyone carries a computer in their pocket, it’s a surprise to find New York City’s Paul Schweitzer filling up a “doctor’s bag” with tools of his trade — typewriter ribbons, needle-nose pliers — to make emergency calls to repair sticky typewriter keys …

Tom Hanks

Puttanesca is the spicy, from-the-pantry pasta sauce you should have in your back pocket

Just about every time I make a pasta sauce without a recipe, it turns into some form of puttanesca. I can’t seem to help it. Some nights, it’s a little chunkier, some a little smoother. An extra shake or two of the jar of crushed red pepper flakes, and it’s spicier. With green olives and basil, …

Recipes

How big is a large onion or a small tomato? Here’s why you should stop worrying about it.

I can’t tell you off the top of my head how large a large onion is. Or how hefty a medium tomato should be. That’s why it can be so maddening/frustrating/confusing when recipes call for a small, medium or large piece of produce and all you can do is stare at the supermarket bin and wonder.<p>“Small, …

Onions

Ten fruits and vegetables you’re storing wrong

You bring home fresh fruits and vegetables, stash them in the refrigerator and then wonder what the heck happened to make them shrivel, rot or go limp a few days later. Much of the time, the culprit is the way you’re storing them. To keep your produce fresher longer, remember:

Think you don’t like eggplant? You might just need a better recipe.

Depending on how you feel about eggplant, you will either love or loathe this collection of recipes. But if you’re in the latter camp, we would posit that perhaps you’ve just not had eggplant prepared the right way.<p>That’s why we’re here!<p>These recipes represent a variety of flavors and ways to …

Eggplant

Expecting the Queen for dinner? Make her favourite soup

Callaloo soup is a lovely homemade meal that you would typically enjoy on a weekend. It is very different from a traditional English soup and has the consistency of stew. Callaloo, a vegetable that tastes like spinach and has a kale-like consistency, is hardy and grown in many allotments around …

Vegetable Gardens

How we made the Doors' Hello, I Love You

I was never satisfied with it. I told my dad how much I hated it<p><b>John Densmore, drummer</b><p>Jim Morrison wrote the words for Hello, I Love You when we were still in a band called Rick & the Ravens. “Sidewalk crouches at her feet / Like a dog that begs for something sweet.” That’s a crazy great lyric! He …

African-American News

Celebration of Life: The Seventies Rock Fest That Became a ‘Festival of Death’

In the middle of the summer of 1971, <i>The New York Times</i> predicted the imminent death of the rock festival. It wasn’t quite two full years after …

New Orleans

The Unheard White Album: An Exclusive First Listen

Everything we know about the White Album is about to change. The Beatles’ 1968 masterpiece has always been been the deepest mystery in their …

Why You Should Add (a Lot of) Turmeric to Your Sugar Cookies

A couple years ago, we mapped out 18 sugar cookie possibilities so you could find your soulmate:<p>Cakey cookies and chewy cookies, molasses cookies and sprinkles cookies, shortbready cookies and vegan cookies. All of them, in one sense or another, are classic and pure.<p>These are not.<p><b>Thanks to a couple</b> …

Cookies

Florence Delivers Staggering Blow to Wild Seed Farm

Crops of the North Carolina farmer profiled in Garden & Gun are leveled by storm’s wind and rain<p>“A fellow up the road measured over 20 inches of rain,” Don Lee said as he slapped away the mosquitoes spiraling up from a muddy field underfoot. “Look around and you can tell where the wind came from. …

North Carolina

Don Lockwood Whiskey Cocktail

This cocktail mixes Scotch and/or Bourbon with maple syrup and bitters for a smoky-yet-sweet drink.<p><i>Adapted from Abraham Hawkins, bartender, Dutch</i> …

Bitters

Jambalaya - Immaculate Bites

Jambalaya – a classic Southern one-pot dish with bold flavors made easy! Easy enough for a weeknight meal, yet makes a sumptuous meal when …

Recipes

Miso Butter Chicken Is the One-Pan Dinner of Our Dreams

I love cooking seasonally and in the moment. There's nothing more satisfying than coming home with the snappiest peas in the spring and making a bright, beautiful salad, or the juiciest tomatoes in the summer for a drippy, glorious BLT.<p>But I’m equally fond of dishes I can turn to any time of year. …

Recipes

How to Master an Impressive Roast Chicken

<i>We've partnered with Bosch to share clever tips and tricks that'll help you get the most out of your kitchen every time you cook. When it comes to roasting chicken, Bosch's Side-Opening Oven ensures easy, even cooking.</i><p>Roast chicken is my <i>everything</i> staple: weeknights, dinner parties, cozy weekends, …

Recipes

Five Nightcap Cocktails to End the Day Right

There isn't one right drink for last call, so we found five recipes highlighting different traditional spirits for first-rate nightcap cocktails.<p>A …

New York City

9 Fall Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy with Cooler Weather

Autumn is almost upon us and we’re returning to a palate of flavors that is more apt for the cooler weather. We’re talking brown spirits, harvest …

Recipes

An Apple a Day: Meet the Arkansas Black

An heirloom apple that keeps on giving, this black beauty gets sweeter with age<p>Depending on which in-the-know apple-phile you ask, you might hear the flavor of an Arkansas Black compared to that of a Jolly Rancher or a fine cabernet: sweet with a hint of tart—and it only improves with age. That’s …

Recipes

The Two Unsung Grapes Putting Virginia Wine on the Map

Petit Manseng and Petit Verdot may not be household names yet, but a group of Virginia winemakers are looking to change that.<p>Virginia ranks No. 6 in …

Petit

Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner<p>Healthy Vegetarian Soup Recipes<p>Soups and stews are basic, and the techniques are classic. Each is based on a flavorful …

Recipes

23 Crowd-Pleasing Dips

1 of 23<p>Pepper-Pepper Cheese Dip<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 23<p>Shrimp-and-Andouille Gumbo Dip<p>3 of 23<p>Avocado–Black Bean Salsa<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 23<p>Hot Caramelized …

Onions

Caramel Soufflés with Ginger Crème Anglaise

Preparation<p>Make the crème anglaise<p>In a 2-quart saucepan, heat the cream, sugar, vanilla bean seeds and pod, and ginger over medium heat, stirring …

Recipes

5 Amazing Apple Pie Filling Upgrades

This Thanksgiving, go beyond traditional apple pie.<p>From Marcus Samuelsson's cardamom-spiced pie to sweet-savory cheese-filled hand pies, here are …

Apple Pie

Spiced Apple-Pecan Bread

Recipes