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    A Joyful Oasis Thrives in the California Desert

    At La Copine, on the edge of Joshua Tree National Park, two women have created a welcoming destination for simple, seasonal cooking.

  2. Eat

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    A Love Letter to Homemade XO Sauce

    Whether on string beans or boiled noodles, this flavorful sauce elevates whatever it touches.

  3. City Kitchen

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    A Leg of Lamb for Any Special Occasion

    This showstopping dish is packed with garlic and herby flavor, appropriate for any time you want an impressive main course.

  4. A Good Appetite

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    Matzo’s Next Life: Lasagna Noodle

    Don’t just fry it with eggs. Layer it with ricotta, tomato and mozzarella for an Italian slant.

  5. Wines of The Times

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    To Find the Best of Languedoc, Follow the Producer

    The region has always been puzzling to consumers. But as has happened worldwide, the wines are getting fresher and better, if you find the right winemaker.

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    The 12 Best Cookbooks of Spring 2019

    Food reporters and editors from The New York Times pick their favorite new books of the season.

  2. Front Burner

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    This Wok Will Sit on Your Stovetop

    Made In’s new carbon-steel wok has a flat bottom to accommodate home kitchens.