Denis Kissane

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Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes Recipe

Irish beef stew made with Guinness is a pub classic, but the truth is that Guinness loses a lot of its already-mild roasted flavor during the time it takes to cook a stew. This version fixes that by reinforcing the beer's flavors.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This recipe originally called for an oven temperature …

There is a Potentially Useful Piece of Furniture That Has Yet to Be Designed

Is this Products of Design student project the missing link?<p>I've long maintained that there's a piece of furniture all of us could use, but which has …

Furniture

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after the next, with no rest. Repeat for another set. Yep, you just got more time to ride. You're welcome.<p><b>Rotating Side Plank</b><br>Start in a push-up position. Balance on …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

Sculpture

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

The West Coast Sofa by Way of Japan

Has Stephen Kenn created the ultimate masculine sofa? A self-taught designer who grew up in Edmonton, Canada, he arrived in LA in 2005 at age 20 and …

19 Closet Organization Ideas You'll Want to Steal Immediately

More room = more shoes!<p>A clean, organized closet is the best: Not only does it streamline your morning routine, but you also have more room to buy new clothes and shoes. Which we all <i>obviously</i> need. If you want to make the most of your space, try some of these ideas.

Before & After Makeover: A Dark, Dated Kitchen Goes Light and Bright

Click for the after photos.<p>By painting the existing cabinetry, replacing the countertop, and swapping the ceiling fan for pendant lights, designer T. Keller Donovan transformed his Florida kitchen on a tight budget. Here, he shares his time and money-saving tips for getting a dream kitchen — …

Hearty Chicken Stew Recipe with Butternut Squash & Quinoa

<i>This chicken stew recipe is packed with fantastic flavor and health benefits, thanks to the butternut squash and quinoa. Comfort in a bowl!</i><p>I was …

Meticulous Hand-Carved Wood Print of a Giant Moth

With skilled hands and a great attention to detail, artists Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth recently produced this gorgeous carving, entitled <i>Moth</i>. The Pittsburgh-based collaboration, known as Tugboat Printshop, specializes in all kinds of hand-crafted woodblocks that they use to produce gorgeous, …

United States

How to Make a Cake Out of Waffles

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is on Food52 .</i><p><i>Today: A cake to end all cakes -- with no baking required.</i><p>Why aren't there more waffle cakes?<p>In this …

Dessert

Peaks Coaching: Strength Training for Cyclists – Transition Workouts

<i>Editor’s Note: Last Friday, Peaks Coaching published their monthly training article entitled Strength Training for Cyclists. It was good, but very</i> …

Inside the Brand New Beautiful LEGO Book by Mike Doyle

We just received a beautiful gift from the kind people at No Starch Press. <i>Beautiful LEGO</i> is a brand new, full-color art book that shows what happens when some highly talented artists get a hold of plastic LEGO bricks. The author of the book, Mike Doyle, is an internationally acclaimed LEGO artist …

Space-Saving Suspended Bed in a Modern London Apartment

Good urban architectural design takes space and aesthetic into account, allowing them to work in unison, much like this efficient London apartment in Camden. While some compact residences use a modular design to create the visual effect of more space, this particular English home opts to design …

Interior Design

Rapha Cycle Club: New York City

Renowned London-based cycling apparel and accessories purveyor Rapha is known not only for their style-meets-technical-performance gear and collaborations, but also for fostering a rich community based on a lust for pure speed. The newest chapter of the Rapha Cycle Club opens today, 20 September …

Lentil Soup Recipes You're Going To Love (PHOTOS)

Of all the soup recipes there are to choose from out there, lentil soup is the most unassuming. It's not as popular as tomato and not as flashy as French onion, but there's something about this protein-rich soup that has the ability to comfort beyond all the others. Lentil soup recipes are just …

Summer Fest: 5 Ways to Prepare Sweet Potatoes

Adrian Mueller, 2012, Adrian Mueller / AMueller.com, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<p>The last official day of summer is September 21 and …

Before & After: Lettie's No Longer Looks Like Laminate Dresser

Lettie had been on the lookout for both a dresser and a nightstand for a long time when she spotted this lovely piece on Craigslist for an affordable …

Farrow & Ball

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

<i>This story, “The Gangster in the Huddle” originally appeared in September 12, 2013 issue of Rolling Stone.</i><p>The first text pinged him around nine that …