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    Delicious out of the pot, this fall vegetable soup benefits from sitting.
    CreditDavid Malosh for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Barrett Washburne.

    This Hearty Bean Soup Gets Only Better With Time

    Packed with squash and greens, it anchors a menu from David Tanis that’s perfectly autumnal and best made in advance.

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      A new book about Anthony Bourdain reveals fresh details about his life and last days.
      CreditAlex Welsh for The New York Times

      The Last, Painful Days of Anthony Bourdain

      A new, unauthorized biography reveals intimate, often raw, details of the TV star’s life, including his tumultuous relationship with the Italian actor Asia Argento. And it’s drawing criticism from many of his friends and family.

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      CreditArmando Rafael for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Maggie Ruggiero.

      Pulled Pork Is Easier Than You Think

      You don’t need a pitmaster-approved smoking setup to impart those unmistakable flavors to tender meat, Genevieve Ko writes.

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    This crème caramel features a gently set custard with the right amount of warmth from toasted spices and sharpness from caramelized sugar.
    CreditKelly Marshall for The New York Times. Food Stylist: César Ramón Pérez Medero. Prop Stylist: Melina Kemph.

    Want to Be a Better Cook? Trust Your Senses.

    Paying attention to sight, smell, sound and feel will steer you in ways that simply following a recipe cannot, Yewande Komolafe writes.

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    CreditDavid Malosh for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Simon Andrews.

    Crumbs for Dinner, in the Best Possible Way

    Pasta with garlicky bread crumbs, eggplant and tomatoes is everything you want in a colorful weeknight dinner.

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