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How to Make Pate Brisee

• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cold, cut into small pieces<br>• 1/4 cup ice water, plus more if needed<br>• Food processor<br>• Rolling pin<br>• Glass pie plate or metal pie tins

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A World Map of Flavors – 36 Regions, 36 Herb and Spice Combinations

Inspired by The 4-Hour Chef, the friendly folks over at the startup Maptia (launching soon) have created this fun typographic map of flavors from …

Color Ideas - Decorating with Colors

Rethink your white walls. Now.<p>They are definitely unexpected if you ask us.<p>November Rain is the neutral you've been looking for.<p>Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>We're traveling back in time, and our favorite spaces have never looked so good.<p>These designer picks go …

15 Blue Kitchen Design Ideas That'll Both Soothe and Stun

These spaces are truly heavenly.<p>According to Feng Shui, blue inspires both confidence and wisdom. It's no wonder you feel drawn to use it every room. Whether it's the backsplash or the cabinets, infuse your space with the prettiest shade of the rainbow using these designer kitchens as a guide.

Easy Breezy Tips to Get Through Holiday Shopping Season (With Your Budget Intact)

Growing up, perhaps the greatest holiday tradition was that of Black Friday shopping.<p>My mom and I would wake up at 5 am the day after Thanksgiving, packing up the car with snacks and coffee as we drove to the closest outlet center and honed in on the kill. Some dads take their sons fishing, my mom …

The Most Stylish Gifts for Under $100

Our favorite fashionable gifts that won't break the bank.<p>Not sure what to give this holiday season? From chic accessories to cozy pajamas and luxe coffee table books, these are the most stylish gifts to give every woman on your list for under $100.