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Friday, June 20, 2014

Tomatoes Tomatoes will be in season soon (Copyright: AlenaNex/Shutterstock)

Now that the hot weather is here, New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark shares her ideas for quick and easy summer meals. Linda Emond and Danny Burstein discuss their Tony-nominated performances in “Cabaret.” With more and more evidence emerging that sitting all day long is bad for our health, Dan Kois talks about the month he spent standing up. And this week’s Please Explain is all about food labels—what they tell you, what they don’t, and the efforts to make them clearer.

10+ Tips for Easy Summer Meals

The summer is heating up and probably don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, so Melissa Clark shares her ideas for easy summer meals, from cooking cucumbers to eating eggplant raw.

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Linda Emond and Danny Burstein in "Cabaret"

Linda Emond and Danny Burstein discuss their Tony-nominated roles as Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz in Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of "Cabaret." It's playing at Studio 54.

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What It's Like to Spend a Month Standing Up

Sitting down is bad for your health, so Dan Kois tried to avoid it for an entire month.

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What Does 'Natural' Really Mean?

A food safety expert explains the rules for what food labels can claim— from "fair trade" to "organic"—and how they can often be misleading.

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Sugar snap peas

Recipe: Melissa Clark's Grilled Sugar Snap Peas with Feta and Mint

A simple salad that mixes sweet sugar snap peas with salty feta and mint.

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