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Cocktail Classes at Bouley at Home

Starting next month, the mixologist Albert Trummer will be giving classes on making summer drinks, using mostly organic and biodynamic ingredients. His base of operations will be Bouley at Home, thanks to the 20-year relationship that he has had with the chef David Bouley. (Mr. Trummer first stood behind the …

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An Olive Oil From South Africa

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa — For fine olive oil, South Africa does not readily come to mind. But the Mediterranean climate of the Cape wine region is excellent for olive trees, as Giulio Bertrand, an Italian who settled in Stellenbosch in the 1990s, discovered. Today it is estimated that the original …

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Have You Met Shrimp Louie?

Although I never lived through it, I find myself deeply nostalgic for the time when dishes were named for a person or event: Cobb salad. Bananas Foster. Shrimp Louie. It has recently been brought to my attention, though, that the last one — shrimp Louie — might not be as popular …

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What to Cook This Week

Good morning. The microwave in my kitchen is also the light above the stove. It runs the vent that pulls smoke from the cooktop out into the yard. I use the machine to warm flour tortillas, to heat half-and-half for coffee, sometimes to melt butter. It’s very good for turning …

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