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Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

Cambridge University

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

Peruvian-Style Roast Chicken with Tangy Green Sauce

This cumin- and paprika-spiced number gets added punch from an addictively tangy green sauce and a crisp, bright avocado and cucumber salad. …

Cooking

Thai Green Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe

Green Thai chicken coconut curry (gaeng keow wan gai) is sweet and creamy, spicy and pungent, with just the right amount of saltiness.

Krishnan House / Khosla Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The 16,000 sft site of the Krishnan house had several existing and mature trees and we envisioned a …

Architecture

Mother's Day Brunch: 15 Recipes That Will Wow Mom

If you really want to show Mom how much you love her, skip the crowded restaurants and make her a homemade brunch instead. From Blueberry Pancakes to Sausage Bread Pudding, all of these recipes are perfect for pampering the special moms in your life.<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry …

Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …

New Singles

Modular microhome made of cardboard can last up to 100 years (Video)

At first glance, cardboard doesn't seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

Photographer visits abandoned places of worship, in pictures

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby's – in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it<p>Through the Lens: Fashion Photography …

20th Century

Growing up under Europe’s last dictatorship

In the mainstream media, Belarus is mainly known as Europe’s last dictatorship. Located in eastern Europe, it was once part of the Soviet Union, before declaring independence in 1991. The country owes its current political reputation to its leader, Alexander Lukashenko, who has served as the …

20 Delicious Things You Can Make Without An Exact Recipe

No recipe, no problem.<p>Sometimes, cooking is less about using step-by-step recipes and exact measurements, and more about using up whatever ingredients you might have on hand.<p>Our friends at Food52 just launched an app called (Not)Recipes for that. It's a place where home cooks can share ideas and …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in Times Square. But aside from making me shun …

Oakland ranks as foodie heaven: nation's best city for coffee, food trucks, breakfast and more

Oakland is a major culinary capital, according to a recent survey of businesses by real estate site Estately.<p>The website took a look at the nation's 50 largest cities across the United States, and scored each city based on three factors out of 300 points, each weighed equally: "restaurants per …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

5 Chefs on How They'd Spice Up Weeknight Rice and Beans

From duck fat to plain ol' butter, don't settle for boring rice and beans.<p>Rice and beans: It’s the weeknight, budget-friendly, bulk-bin staple meal that even the most timid home cook can attempt with a certain level of confidence. Rice and beans is there for us when budgets are tight and pantries …

5 Ways Kendall Jenner Wears the Same Pair of Mom Jeans

She makes it look way too easy.<p>If you've ever fallen in love with one piece of clothing and worn it over and over again, you are Kendall Jenner with this very specific pair of Topshop mom jeans. At first glance, they may not look like the easiest piece to wear, but the model has been spotted in …

Leave as Mushroom as Possible for Success by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Avoid soggy, gray, rubbery mushrooms by avoiding these common mistakes. Crispy and golden 'shrooms, here you come!<p>For far too long, mushrooms have been considered nothing but fake steaks (#vegetarians). Enough! They're a staple in many cuisines—from Japanese to Italian and beyond—and they can stand …

Mushrooms

New York’s Best Cookie Comes From a Hidden Tea Shop With an Amazing Secret Menu

How a Portuguese chef adapted a Taiwanese snack into a dessert with a truly global pedigree<p>Walk down West 10th Street in the West Village and you may …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Cult of Greek Yogurt and Why I'm Not a Member

Since 2007, Greek yogurt has been unstoppable, growing exponentially in popularity every year. If you have any yogurt in your fridge at the moment …

Stop Throwing Lemon Rinds Away! Make This No-Cook Syrup Instead

I am a notorious cheapskate.<p>I started my first restaurant job at 14, and, by 18, the <i>Book of Yields</i> was my grimoire. I learned how to stop profits from vanishing into thin air, how to maximize every return. If you're in this industry long enough, battling food cost simply becomes a way of life. …

Skip the Sunday Crowds: 12 Fresh Spring Brunch Recipes to Cook at Home

I almost never go out to brunch. This is in large part because doing so in New York—especially as the weather warms up a bit and sidewalk tables reappear—is something akin to an endurance sport, requiring extensive conditioning in the skills of waiting in line, squeezing through tightly packed …

Breakfast

Rejoice! You Can Finally Make These Top-Secret Hillstone Recipes at Home

The good news: We got ahold of 8 top-secret Hillstone recipes. The bad news: Even we couldn't get a copy of that infamous spinach-artichoke dip recipe.<p>When deputy editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> set out to learn the secrets of America's favorite restaurant, Hillstone (you might know it as Houston's, R+D …

Cacio e Pepe Ice Cream Is So Wrong It Might Actually Be Right

Savory ice cream may sound weird… and it is. But this cacio e pepe ice cream recipe is also delicious.<p>It was just another Monday night. I was alone in the kitchen, grooving to the soulful crooning of <b>Robert Siegel</b> on All Things Considered, waiting for my pasta water to boil. As it heated up, I …

Garlic-Herb Naan

Makes about 2 lb. dough<p>This dough will yield enough to make four large flatbreads or eight smaller ones.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>⅔ cup chopped mixed tender herbs (such as parsley, mint, chives, and/or cilantro)<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon …

Easter Menus for Every Palate

Here's what to eat this Sunday—whether you prefer lamb, ham, salmon, or veal.<p>Whether you're hosting or pot-lucking Easter dinner this year, we've …

The Top 5 Best Coq au Vin Recipes

Learn how to make the delicious Burgundian dish at home.<p>You don't have to be in Burgundy to enjoy coq au vin, the traditional French stew of red …

How to Buy and Store Coconut...Everything

The last time my mom visited her native Philippines, she came back with water bottles full of coconut oil.<p>Was it organic? Unrefined? Who knows. Who …

How to Make Kimchi Slaw

A fun vinaigrette can turn any dish into something unexpected and special. You'll want to make a double batch of this kimchi vinaigrette and slather …

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, Eat Healthier Throughout The Week

You got this.<p>With the right foods waiting for you in the fridge, eating healthy is a breeze. But what recipes to make? Lucky for you, we have five perfect dishes that'll encourage you to make healthy choices all week.<p>As part of our month-long Eat Well, Feel Great Challenge, we found recipes for you …