20 Fail-Safe Gifts for Guys Who Need the Basics

Stumped by what to get the dudes in your life this holiday season? Allow us to help you. We’re sticking to easy classics, practical homeware goods he should probably own, and reliable staples like underwear, because you know why. Here, ELLE’s roundup of the best guy gifts of the season.

The Best Baking Cookbooks of 2018

A good cookbook is one in which a handful of recipes excite you. You dog-ear a few pages and slide the book onto your shelf. Maybe you’ll return to it later, and maybe you won’t. (You probably won’t.) A great cookbook, on the other hand, practically shimmers with possibilities. You begin to dog-ear the pages,…

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Medical News Today: How to recognize the symptoms of diabetes

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes limit the body’s ability to control the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Both types of diabetes present similar symptoms, so knowing the signs of each can help a person seek immediate and appropriate care. The two primary types of diabetes are called type 1 and type…

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Off the Menu: TabeTomo, Serving Tsukemen Ramen, Opens in the East Village

Headliner TabeTomo People line up for ramen all the time. But in Los Angeles and Hawaii, they’ll evidently wait hours for tsukemen, a style of ramen invented in Tokyo that involves serving the noodles and broth in separate bowls so you can dip one into the other. It’s not new in New York; Masaharu Morimoto’s…

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All the Pretty Horses! A Carousel at Art Basel

With much public attention gobbled up by politically sensational works at last year’s Whitney Biennial, the art of Raúl de Nieves felt like a calming counterweight. His uplifting, beautiful panorama of 18 stained-glass-like works covering a wall of windows was an aesthetic argument for violins over violence. But on Tuesday at the Faena Hotel in…

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Meet the Cookiers, Home Bakers With a Bond Stronger Than Royal Icing

HOLLADAY, Utah — Ten years ago, Georganne Bell was a lonely Army wife stationed in South Korea with two small children and an oven so small she couldn’t fit a 9-by-11-inch cake pan into it. Baking cakes had always been her creative outlet, but without a decent oven all she could make were cookies. They…

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How to Decorate a Sugar Cookie Like a Pro

Decorating sugar cookies like a pro takes a lot of practice, but even novices can feel like they nailed it with a few insider tips gathered from some of the top cookiers in the country. (Find more tips in our guide to making sugar cookies.) 1. Master Icing Consistency The biggest decorating mistake is icing…

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Restaurant Review: The Four Seasons Returns. But Can It Come Back?

There is a good case to be made for not reviewing the newly relocated Four Seasons Restaurant at all but just leaving it on the slush pile, and that case can be found in court records involving Julian Niccolini. Mr. Niccolini has operated the restaurant with Alex von Bidder since the mid-1990s, first at its…

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Presenting ELLE’s 24 Days of Gifts

Honestly, it’s never too late to buy the perfect gift. Even after the big day, no one will turn up their nose at a nicely wrapped, superbly picked present. With the holidays creeping closer every moment, we’re helping you tick off some gift-buying boxes on your to-do list (or just inspiring some personal retail envy).…

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