Cindy Paolone

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DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

We’ve all got a mason jar or two lying around the house, so why not put them to good use with this easy and affordable mason jar soap dispenser? …

DTI Logo

A neutral palette contrasted with variations of black and darkest blue, layered with texture and suffused with soft light. A warm, modern design, a …

5 Ways to Update Your Bedroom Without Breaking the Bank

You will spend one-third of your life in your bedroom. Think about that. One third of your total life spent in one little room. With that in mind, its time to ask yourself, is your bedroom the stuff dreams are made of? Or, does it bore you to tears? If your answer is the latter, and you're ready …

Italian cooks take visitors into their homes to show them the pasta ropes

Luisa Mambelli, an empty-nester with two adult children, greets us at her mother's apartment in the Murri section of Bologna. The quiet, middle-class residential area is a short taxi ride from the historic center of the city.<p>A large piece of plywood has been placed atop the mahogany dining table …

Italian Food

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

Minimalism

6 Quick Steps To Make Your Own Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract

Did you know you can make your own pure vanilla extract at home with just a few ingredients? It’s not a mystery any longer and it’s a lovely gift to …

Cinnamon-Date Buns

Makes 16 Servings<p>Yes, the dough is buttery, but replacing the brown sugar with puréed dates is a nutritional game-changer.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Date Filling<p>16 Medjool dates, pitted (about 8 oz.)<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 tablespoon finely grated …

Baking

31 Creative Banana Recipes

Bananas are a healthy and delicious on-the-go snack. Or sit-down snack when you have time—preferably with almond butter. Or topping for oatmeal. …

Recipe for apple cake with walnuts and dried cranberries

<i>Makes one 9-inch cake</i><p>Three Granny Smith apples yield 4 cups shredded fruit (use a food processor), which makes a moist and delicious cake. You need a …

Cranberry Orange Cookies

Yummy! My hubby said these were so good. It was at Peabody's site that I first came to know of these cookies.<p>I like the refreshing taste of orange in …

She Brought Baking Soda Cupcakes Into The Shower. Why? What A Great Trick!

Giovanna was born in Rome, Italy and currently resides in South Salem, New York. In her free time, she likes to cook with her children and …

Forget Pie, Love Apple Crisp: How to Make the Perfect Crumb Topping

Pie is great. Go ahead, you make it.<p>Me, I'll be here with crisp, and I'm asking you to join me.<p>When it comes to baked fruit dessert, pie has a way of hogging the spotlight. And I get it. The buttery, flaky crust. The meticulous construction. The ample—<i>ample</i>—American tradition behind it all. This is …