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Kitchen Detail: Summer Hors d’Oeuvres

Nibbles for entertaining. One treat needs no cooking at all.

June 8, 2023

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Late Dates #16: Gray Divorce and Adult Children

The pitfalls of a late-in-life remarriage.

June 7, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Tarte Trop├ęzienne

Brigitte Bardot is 88, but her favorite dessert never gets old.

June 1, 2023

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More About Martha!

We laughed, we cried, we shouted . . . Why!?!?

May 26, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Misadventures in A5

By Wagyu beef obsessed. And, finally, satisfied.

May 25, 2023

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Tina: Simply the Best

Remembering the queen of rock ‘n roll.

May 24, 2023

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Late Dates #15: Boundaries

Learning a new way of relating.

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Kitchen Detail: In Praise of Polpo

A Venetian cookbook offers bar-hopping at its tastiest.

May 18, 2023

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Mother’s Day Questions and Answers

Or is it answers and questions?

May 13, 2023

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Mother of None

Are there consequences for not having children?

May 11, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Women in the Kitchen

Female chefs still find commercial kitchens a hotbed of sexism.

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Making a Better Man

On a visit to see her daughter’s family, Grace reflects on how mothers can rewrite the future.

May 10, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: In Vino Veritas?

Looking back on two tales of wine skulduggery that inspired a book and a movie.

May 4, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Risotto (A Film, Tools, and Recipes)

This creamy rice dish is always in season.

April 27, 2023

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Artistry in Motion

See the country’s best of the best at the Smithsonian Craft Show.

April 25, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: 18-Karat Carrots

These common orange root vegetables can do some amazing things.

April 20, 2023

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4 Artisans, Inspired by Nature

The Smithsonian Craft Show will feature the work of the most innovative craft artists in the country.

April 18, 2023

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Kitchen Detail: Superior Beans

Idaho’s Zursun Beans produces some of the top legumes in the business.

April 13, 2023

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