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What to Cook This Week

Spiced, seared eggplant, crispy tofu and seared scallops: These are the ingredients to savor as summer turns to fall. → Read More

What to Cook This Weekend

Make Dorie Greenspan’s latest, a tomate confite, inspired by a trip to France. → Read More

What to Cook This Weekend

Make Tejal Rao’s latest, a vegetarian kofta, inspired by one of her favorite grandfather’s specialties. → Read More

Chicken! Plums! Red Onions!

Make Melissa Clark’s latest — roast chicken with plums and red onions — for Rosh Hashana, or for whenever you like. → Read More

What to Cook This Week

See the summer season out with corn on the cob, or simply dressed ripe tomatoes. → Read More

How to Have a Date Night at Home

Start with steak Diane for two. → Read More

What to Cook This Weekend

Dorie Greenspan’s latest, raspberry ice cream and magic-shell chocolate sauce, and more summery recipes for the days ahead. → Read More

What Happens When the Season Changes?

Taking refuge outdoors is still an option. → Read More

Back to Sandwich City!

Fry up some shrimp and tuck it into a torpedo roll for a meal you’re not likely to soon forget. → Read More

How Are You Doing?

Sometimes it feels like the only pleasure available in the day is cooking. → Read More

Treating Our Shared World as an Extension of Our Homes

Picking up trash makes the outdoors a more beautiful space to inhabit — for everyone. → Read More

What to Cook This Weekend

Put your sourdough starter to work, and make Bryan Ford’s pan de coco. → Read More

When You’re at Home, You Get to Noticing Things

A reader asks how to clean her wooden dining chairs. → Read More

The Secret to Great Empanadas

It’s popcorn, as J. Kenji López-Alt learned from the Colombian chef Carlos Gaviria. → Read More

This Week, Clean Your Stove

Some straightforward advice for a reader who feels directionless. → Read More

What to Do When Most Days Feel Like Wednesdays

Seek diversion from what’s happening in your head and in our world, if just for a moment of recharge and reflection. It works. → Read More

Your New Favorite Sandwich

The chef Brooks Headley’s crispy chicken-fried tofu sandwich is a riff on chicken-fried steak, and neither complicated nor difficult. → Read More

What Does it Mean to be ‘At Home’ These Days?

People are experiencing the reopening of the country in different ways in different regions. They are responding to it differently, too. → Read More

A Letter From the Editor

Please watch this space. → Read More

At Home Newsletter: A Beacon of Possibility for Your Time Indoors

The specter of Covid-19 has changed a great deal for all of us, but there is an enduring desire to connect, in public, with those we love and with those with whom we disagree. → Read More