Margo True

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Candy emoji ghosts: Express yourself this Halloween

I’ve always admired people who go all out for Halloween. The elaborate hand-sewn costumes. The house, draped with fake cobwebs. The yard, festooned with pumpkins and witches. So this year, I decided to bake up a batch of crunchy meringue ghosts, with faces piped on in melted chocolate.

World Vegetarian Day is today. Eat plants!

Hail to World Vegetarian Day, founded in 1977. Oh, how far we have come in our ways with vegetables since then!

Mark Bittman’s new food start-up in Bay Area to launch within 3 months

A few weeks ago, journalist and cookbook writer Mark Bittman announced he was leaving his column at The New York Times to join a California food start-up. ” ‘Oh,’ say my friends, ‘you move to California and join a start-up,’ ” he wrote. “Yup. Corny as can be.” We have been pestering Mr. Bittman for details. At last, he revealed a few.

A famous Southwestern restaurant turns 50, and you’re all invited

  Should you be near the tiny town of Chimayó, New Mexico, tomorrow afternoon, you owe it to yourself to stop by Rancho de Chimayó, the legendary restaurant built in an 1890s hacienda.