Emma Redmond

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What are the healthiest vegetables to grow?

All vegetables are good for you but, according to the Nutrient Rich Foods index, some are even more healthy than others<p>What decides what you grow to eat in your garden? It may be what tastes best, or it may just be just what grows with the least effort; it’s certainly hard to resist the sheer …

Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …

Kitchens

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

Stainless Steel

Christmas drinks: how to make Heston Blumenthal's winter cup

Chef Heston Blumenthal shows us how to make a warming winter cup - his take on Christmas classic mulled wine<p>Bored of mulled wine already? Why not try something a little different.<p>Heston Blumenthal has taken the spiced Christmas classic as the inspiration for this warming winter cup.<p>"This ticks all …

Vegetarian food and drink,Vegan food and drink,Winter food and drink,Christmas,Food & drink,Life and style,Vegetarianism<p>Parsnip rosti, goodwill pie and veg and a chestnut galette: all you need for meat-free menus from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day<p>When I became vegetarian, most of my family …

Photograph: Felicity Cloake/Guardian<p>Cooks Illustrated’s candied sweet potato.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/26/1417007569518/7585c0b6-6d66-4241-b5de-f046d63ea205-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Felicity Cloake/Guardian<p>Cooks Illustrated’s candied sweet …

Bulletproof coffee: is adding butter to your brew a step too far?

I tend to ignore health fads, but “bulletproof” (or paleo) coffee, with its intriguing mix of coffee, butter and oil, recently caught my attention. I’m not the only one – it has been sweeping the food world with a mass of chat claiming that it gives you a prolonged energy hit, sharpens your focus …

14 Tips for DIYing a Coffee Bar at Home

Nothing ruins a caffeine break like running to your local coffee shop through the freezing rain. As the days grow shorter and temperatures start dropping, why not skip the outdoor excursion and make your own coffee bar? Here are 14 brilliant ideas for creating a little coffee corner that will keep …

Coffee

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of November 17, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

Interior Design

This Trick for Slicing a Banana Is Magical

You'll love how easy this shortcut is.<p>Why peel open a banana then slice it when you can do it all in one shot? How-to maven and YouTube star Dave Hax spills the secret.<p>All you need is a few seconds and a sewing needle or pin. Take the needle to the top of one of the banana's edges, and sink it in …

This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

Stainless Steel

Rustic Apple Pie Recipe from Katie Lee

The very first season of <i>Top Chef</i> holds a special place in my heart. It’s what inspired me to start cooking in earnest and it made me much more aware …

Gift Guide: Unleash the Inner Beginner Gardener

During the holidays we’re not above giving gifts that further our own agenda. And we believe there’s a potential gardener inside everyone, struggling …

Gardening

Before & After: Small Changes Make a Big Difference in a Little Kitchen

Last week, we witnessed the transformation of Elizabeth's tiny bathroom, and today we're taking a look at the rest of her tw0-bedroom co-op. When …

An Inside Look at the Barefoot Contessa's Barn

Ina Garten takes us on a tour of her impressive entertaining space in the Hamptons.<p>Ina Garten takes us on a tour of her impressive entertaining space in the Hamptons.

Interior Design

11 Clever Uses for Safety Pins

There are lots of reasons to keep a stash of these tiny tools around. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>Sure, safety pins are helpful for fixing a dropped hem or ripped seam in a pinch, but you already knew that. Here are some more ways they can solve problems all over the …

Sewing

Some mornings we would wake up to the smell of burning hair and the roar of a blowtorch. Our Hungarian friends would be processing a pig—this meant a feast was coming.

There can be no substitutes.<p><b>During my childhood in the 1980s in rural Michigan,</b> margarine ruled the pantry of our house. My stepfather's doctor told him to watch his cholesterol by eliminating almost all fat, especially saturated, from his diet. Our refrigerator quickly filled with plastic buckets …

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

Interior Design

Grazia

Why Coconut Oil Should Be Your New Diet Staple, So Say Hemsley + Hemsley

Healthy food gurus Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley (aka Hemsley + Hemsley) talk us through the benefits of cooking with coconut oil, and share three of …

Architizer

Wall-Mounted Box Shelves – A Trendy Variation On Open Shelves

Open shelves are extremely popular and very practical in pretty much any type of environment or style. But lately they’re starting to be replaced …

City breaks

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p><b>If you fancy a change from long weekends spent in Paris, what about an impromptu European break a little further afield? From</b> …

Italy

Doorless Shower Designs Teach You How To Go With The Flow

You may have noticed a trend over the past few years of <b>doorless</b>, or <b>walk-in</b>, <b>showers</b> becoming more common. Although it’s been around for centuries in …

Required Reading: Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes for Style and Color

“Making definitive decisions and being consistent about the follow-through is how to best avoid a mishmash of styles and colors,” says UK color …

Living Rooms

Secrets to Success: 6 Things to Do Before You DIY for a Better End Result

Want a more rewarding DIY? Start here. No matter your skill set or the project you tackle, there are certain tantamount DIY truths that we've learned …

The Classic Color Combination That Saved This Bathroom

Designer T. Keller Donovan's bathroom had nothing memorable about it — until he got in there with yards and yards of indoor-outdoor fabric and some truly unique pieces of furniture.<p><b>BEFORE: The bathroom had a bland color palette.</b><p><b>Christine Pittel: What was wrong?</b> <b>T. Keller Donovan:</b> It was bland. White …

Interior Design

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Cleaning

30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

Cooking