When tragedy befalls your garden, move forward: Start with some spaghetti carbonara, and move into other comforts.
The chef Maricel E. Presilla’s new book, “Peppers of the Americas,” is an encyclopedia of facts and recipes.
Making something for yourself, even a small thing, will help shake off the unease Monday brings.
Cold noodles, hot-and-sour tofu, chicken curry: The warm days ahead should be packed with simple dinners.
Take the weekend to picnic: Make up some fried chicken biscuits with hot honey butter, pickleback slaw and a mint-flecked fruit salad.