Planning an outdoor party (or 3 or 7) in the warm weather months this year? Here’s how to make spring and summer entertaining even more fun with the addition of happy and elegant serving pieces for your tabletop in the shape of fruit and vegetables. With shapes fresh from the farmer’s market, a fresh and elegant presentation is a cinch.
One of the many ways in which people are rallying and stepping up during the coronavirus pandemic is by upping their cooking game. But from novices to experienced home cooks, sometimes there are gaps to be filled in the kitchen arsenal. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has rounded up a list of the key kitchen tools we all need right now for the best comfort cooking from home, from pots and pans to bread, baking and ice cream equipment. Bon appetit!
Even in a time of social distancing, when it’s party time, it’s key to dress the part! We love whoever came up with the word “quarantini” to describe those moments when we can still try to find joy and release with great music and great people. Even if it’s only via Zoom or IGTV. For your next digital dance party or virtual happy hour, here’s how to dress with a selection of some of the best cheerful statement drop earrings to get the party started.
If you’re among the many of us who are coping with the mandatory confinement of this era of coronavirus COVID-19 with some intense comfort cooking and baking, how about a recipe swap? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has gathered the top favorite, best-loved comfort cooking recipes from our far-flung team, and we’re sharing them with you. And we hope that you’ll send us yours!
Is it possible to stay connected to friends and far-away family in a time of mandatory social distancing? Actually, yes. Video calling apps like Zoom have exploded as a platform for digital connection in lieu of hanging with friends at a favorite bar or restaurant during this time of mandatory social distance. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of some of the best and most innovative ways to connect digitally in a time of social distance, including ideas for great virtual hangouts, and how to host a successful digital party or virtual happy hour.