Why Is My Family So Mean to My Daughter?

Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Dear Care and Feeding,I’m a single mom and my daughter is 4....

I Don’t Want My Peanut-Allergic Son to Attend This Birthday Party

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My Husband Wants to Hide Our Pregnancy From His Family

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Cocktail of the week: Bo Bech’s bittersweet ginseng

Once you’ve acquired a taste for it, there’s no going backServes 130ml Kamm & Sons (see introduction)20ml red vermouth – I use Punt...

Cocktail of the week: Aji margarita

Using chilli-infused tequila gives the classic drink a bit more of a kickTo make the infused tequila, use any brand you have...

Cocktail of the week: Zuma’s lillet blanc

A luxurious white wine aperitif with fig liqueur, whisky and bubbles that is sure to cheer up any dark February eveningServes 1

Get stuck into the marmalade debate

The Duchess of Argyll | Fortnum & Mason shoppers | Bird spotting | Sugar content of jamI assume that if the BBC...

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for lentil rasam with roast red cabbage

A dal buzzing with spices topped with sweet charred cabbage, guaranteed to revive you when you’re feeling sluggishThere are dals to comfort...

Brasserie of Light, London W1: ‘It knocked the cynic right out of me’ –...

A twinkling 1940s Hollywood movie set that doubles as a glitzy brasserieAlmost everything about Brasserie of Light, a new restaurant at Selfridges in...

Dry January is almost over – time to try a new wine

Given the range of delicious options, why not find alternatives to your regular tipple?I was chatting to a friend the other day and...