One Photographer’s Delicious (and Technicolor) Homage to Apples

The photographer William Mullan estimates that his obsession with apples began when he was a high schooler in Esher, a small town outside of London. An Egremont apple caught his eye at the local Waitrose, a British chain of upscale grocery stores. “I was really curious as to why such a highly selective supermarket would…

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Hungry City: Thai That Takes a Cue From Its Brooklyn Neighbors

Wun maprao onn — or Coconut Delight, as the Bangkok-born Jess Calvo of Thai Farm Kitchen in Kensington, Brooklyn, calls it — is “the most difficult dessert to make,” he said. “First, you have to find the right young coconut.” This was a slightly easier task when he lived with ready access to coconut trees,…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Eat What You Crave!

Happy New Year! We are swan-diving into home-cooking season, one of the best times of year to just stay in. Somehow January has come to mean culinary austerity — it’s about what you can’t eat, rather than what you can — and I sort of hate that. There’s nothing really happening, and you also want…

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8 Style Resolutions We’re Trying in 2019

A new year brings the chance to throw out everything you hated about the previous year and start with a freshly found energy. Often times this is related to your diet, sometimes your self-care regimen, almost always money—but it’s also a great time to consider personal style. I asked my fellow ELLE staffers to share…

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The Pit Bull Gets a Rebrand

Gaby Savransky was walking his new puppy in Coffey Park, in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. She was a silvery gray shade that dog breeders call “blue fawn.” Mr. Savransky announced to the onlookers cooing over his pet that her name was Esme, she was 11 weeks old, and the breed? Pit bull. Was…

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City Kitchen: When Shepherd’s Pie Loses the Lamb

For most Americans, the word “pie” brings up images of apples (or some other fruit) encased in pastry and baked, cut into wedges and served for dessert, sometimes with a scoop of ice cream or a bit of whipped cream. But in Britain and throughout the Commonwealth, dessert pies are more often called tarts, and…

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A Good Appetite: A Purposeful Grain Bowl, Full of Delights

Most of the grain bowls that happen in my house are serendipitous. Leftovers (last night’s sautéed greens, Thursday’s brown rice, a hunk of poached salmon) scooped into a bowl and garnished with various salty condiments (pickles, kimchi, fermented red chiles) and a sliced vegetable (radishes, carrots or cucumber) make a dish that is easier than…

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One in 10 Adults Have a Food Allergy. Many More Say They Have One.

Image Many more Americans say they have a food allergy than actually have one. Researchers surveyed 40,000 adults about food allergies, carefully eliciting details about which foods produced the allergies and what specific symptoms they had. To be considered a true allergy, the person had to report at least one of the known symptoms of…

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Vows: They Married at City Hall (But Didn’t Toss the Bouquet)

Latasha McMickle, 41, dressed in a black shirt and black jeans, strutted down the two-block length of the Manhattan Marriage Bureau in New York as if she were in a fashion show. The stone-tiled floor was her runway. Brides, grooms and their family and friends, who sat on the faux lime green leather banquettes, became…

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Medical News Today: Would you deactivate Facebook for $1,000?

Through a series of auctions, three economists and one social media researcher found how much Facebook users would require to walk away from the platform. How valuable is Facebook to you? With over 2 billion monthly users worldwide, Facebook has gained the title of the most popular social network. Social media has changed the way…

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