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Servers are being taught how to keep calm — and keep a confrontation from turning ugly.


Cinnamon — not pumpkin spice blends — is the harbinger of fall.

Tofu makers attribute the spike to an interest in healthy, plant-based protein sources in the wake of meat-supply disruptions and an economic slowdown.


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Tom Sietsema’s top restaurants in Washington, D.C.: Fall 2019

Tom Sietsema celebrates 20 years with a bigger-than-ever guide to the city’s best restaurants.

Sure, you can make sauce on the stove while the pasta boils. But the Instant Pot frees you up to do other things while it cooks.

The owner of Bludso's in Los Angeles, and a judge on Netflix's "The American Barbecue Showdown" is working on what may be just the third barbecue cookbook by a Black pitmaster.

They're a lot more wide-ranging than you might think.

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The new wine certification aims to go beyond organic and biodynamic.

The hard seltzer offerings from Bud Light, Molson Coors, Shiner Bock and Corona are not all winners.

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Journeyman chef Deepak Sarin brings Indian regional cooking — and a lot of eggs — to Vienna

Mooncakes are about joy and connection, even during a pandemic.

Have an safe Oktoberfest by cooking at home.

The Clementine is downright delicious, and it shows that some of the most important ingredients are hospitality and people.

Barely sweet and subtly savory, these pancakes welcome fall with carrots, apples and bright ginger.

From the filling to the tortilla and everything in between, a little thought goes a long way.

Tiramisu, the Italian answer to an icebox cake, delivers both elegance and comfort.

Bring sweetness to the Jewish New Year with challah stuffed with dates, a braided crown enriched with figs or large format sheet-pan challah.

The cookbook author, journalist and food historian becomes the first person of color to serve as editor in chief of an America's Test Kitchen publication.

Ground pecans form the coating on this oven-baked fish.

Can't figure out how to make a meal cohesive? Put it on toast.

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