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Is Buttermilk Tres Leches the Perfect Cake?

Baba au rhum — to my mind — is the king of soaked desserts. I make mine with a lot of orange, vanilla and, because even in the French countryside I cannot escape my Appalachian leanings, black pepper. Then, along with a few good extra glugs of straight rum, a …

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The surprising mental health and brain benefits of weight-loss drugs

ADDICTIVE STOCK CREATIVES/Alamy; AdoBe stock Kathy Schwartz was 10 years free from alcohol, cigarettes and opiates but every day it was painful to control her cravings. “They were always in the background,” she says. In June last year, however, this noise fell silent. Prescribed the weight-loss drug semaglutide, she not only …

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