Eat: Spoil Them a Little With Homemade French Fries

Here you stand at the sink, washing your plate — the light slants harder than yesterday, you realize; back-to-school weather. Caruthers! The end of summer already, and you only just today managed to eat your first B.L.T. In a fit of tardy hustle, you dry your hands and order three dozen Ball jars online. Pull…

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Phys Ed: In a Hurry? Try Express Weight Training

Advertisement Phys Ed A new study finds that you can build strength in just 13 minutes with a single, brief set of each exercise, if you work really hard. Image CreditCreditGetty Images Sept. 12, 2018 Here’s some good news for anyone who does not have the time or inclination to linger in the gym and…

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Ice Machine Maintenance Tips

Appliances that come in direct contact with water are more prone to develop problems. Ice machines are among the kitchen appliances that frequently cause problems. These appliances have a rather complex operation. Their motors go through different ice making cycles at certain intervals wherein the evaporator adjusts temperature repeatedly and instantly. Ice machines can develop…

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Off the Menu: A Fine-Dining Veteran Turns to Street Food

Headliner Diana Tandia’s path has taken her from her native Mauritania to Paris and finally to New York, where she studied political science at Borough of Manhattan Community College. The next step was the French Culinary Institute (now the International Culinary Center), and then the kitchens of Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Now, nearly 40,…

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Writing About Fried Fish, With a Side of History

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. When I read “Soul,” a cookbook by the chef Todd Richards released earlier this year, I saw many similarities between the meals Mr. Richards enjoyed with his family and some of my favorite meals from my own…

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Is Whole-Fat Dairy Good for the Heart?

Advertisement Dietary guidelines suggest substituting fat-free or low-fat dairy for full-fat products, but a new study questions those recommendations. Sept. 11, 2018 Image A large new study links whole-fat dairy food consumption to a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease. The findings raise questions about current dietary guidelines, which suggest substituting fat-free or low-fat dairy for…

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Skin Deep: Beauty Is More Diverse Than Ever. But Is It Just a Trend?

In an era of makeup collections with 40 foundation colors and more spokesmodels of color than ever before, diversity at the beauty counter would seem to be accepted, even celebrated. Yet if you ask influential makeup artists, hairstylists and photographers about it, the answer is more likely: It’s a start. Compared with fashion, beauty has…

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48 Hours: The Rodarte Sisters’ Dramatic Return to New York

It was an oppressively sultry Wednesday afternoon, and New York City felt like a sauna. “We’ve had extremely hot days on the West Coast this summer, too, but I forgot how different it is here with the humidity,” said Laura Mulleavy, one half of the fashion label Rodarte. Earlier that week, she and her business…

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’90s and ’00s Supermodels Return to the Runway at New York Fashion Week

Getty ImagesGraham Denholm TL;DR—Too Long, Didn’t Read—is ELLE.com’s answer to Fashion Week roundups. Scroll through for style, substance, and at least one mention of Noah Centineo, okay? Naomi Campbell at Anna Sui Getty ImagesDia Dipasupil Advertisement — Continue Reading Below It may just be Tuesday, but the New York runways are feeling like Flashback Friday…

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