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Beyond Burgers: 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes

If I buy ground beef, nine times out of ten it's because I'm making hamburgers. There's nothing wrong with that, but recently I've been wanting to mix things up a little bit. Fortunately, I can always trust the Serious Eats recipe archives to get me out of a culinary rut. There's a whole world of …

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

Five Things You Can Change To Help The Environment

<b>Climate change and anthropological pressure on the environment is a global issue, one so large that an individual may question what their</b> …

A Garage Extension Rebuilt Into A Rustic-Industrial Residence

This is St. John’s Ambulance, a charming residence in Conduit Hill, in Rye, England. The original structure present on the site was built in the …

Journalism

Japanese mushrooms baked in foil with yuzu-pon butter

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the yuzu-pon sauce</b><br>• 2 tbsp soy sauce<br>• ½ tbsp mirin<br>• 1 tbsp yuzu juice (or a mix of tangerine, grapefruit and lime juices)<br>• ¾ tbsp rice vinegar<br>• ½ tsp caster sugar<br>• ⅛ tsp instant dashi powder<p><b>For the mushrooms</b><p>200g shiitake mushrooms<br>• 200g oyster mushrooms<br>• 200g shimeji mushrooms<br>• 100g enoki …

Recipes

Adulting 101: Here's How to Arrange Your Living Room Furniture

When <i>Domino</i> magazine released its first book, <i>The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy</i>, in 2008, it …

Home Decorating

Broad bean and pea toasts

Yes – broad beans and peas in January, but out of the depths of the freezer, not the garden. A little patience skinning the broad beans reveals summery green kernels to mash with petit pois and fresh ricotta for an invigorating supper. For a meat element, grill smoked streaky bacon until crisp and …

Chocolate bark with hazelnuts, orange and dried cranberries

SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>400g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)<br>• 100g blanched hazelnuts<br>• 150g crystallised orange rind<br>• 75g dried cranberries (or a mixture of dried fruit – raisins and sour cherries are just as good)<p>METHOD<p>Start this a day in advance. Line a baking pan (mine is 18cm x 32cm) with baking …

Eric Lanlard's chocolate and raspberry tart

SERVES<p>6<p>PREPARATION TIME<p>25 minutes, plus chilling and cooling<p>COOKING TIME<p>25 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>175g plain flour, plus extrafor dusting<br>• 50g cocoa powder<br>• 50g golden icing sugar<br>• 150g unsalted butter, cubed, plus extra for greasing<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 500g raspberries<p><b>For the ganache</b><p>200g dark …

Dessert

Sachertorte

SERVES<p>8-10<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the cake:</b><p>240g dark chocolate (55-60 per cent cocoa)<br>• 240g butter, softened<br>• 240g caster sugar<br>• 60g cornflour<br>• 60g plain flour<br>• 5 eggs, separated<br>• 2 tbsp apricot jam, heated a little with 2 tbsp water, for spreading<p><b>For the chocolate glaze:</b><p>320g sugar<br>• 298g dark chocolate (55 per cent cocoa)<p>…

Dessert

National Geographic Travel

Room Design Ideas for Your Home’s Most-Used Spaces

As the summer comes to a close and with fall just around the corner, many of us feel the need to change something up in our homes. A fresh change for …

Interior Design

Oddly Satisfying Fractal Puzzle

There’s something oddly satisfying about watching Dutch puzzle designer Oskar van Deventer fit his inch-perfect pieces into the fractal puzzle he has …

Suicide Squad is a crushingly puerile semi-pornographic slog - review

<b>Director: David Ayer; Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Viola Davis, Cara Delevingne, Jay Hernandez, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. 15 cert, 123 mins</b><p>Until the marketing onslaught for the latest DC Comics film began, drenching every bus stop and Twitter feed in …

Learn How to Design Patterns for Fabrics + Wallpaper in Under 1 Hour

Pattern lovers: You’re going to love our newest online class in the Brit + Co Shop. Check one more creative skill off your list by learning how to design custom patterns (in just under an hour!). With the help of creative software like Adobe Illustrator, you’re going to create colorful patterns …

Graphic Design

This simple 3D printer is the one you might actually want for your home

Most 3D printers on the market, with their sharp, shiny innards exposed, look like they could put your eye out if you make one wrong move.<p>Compared to …

3D Printing

Katharine Hepburn's Legendary Brownie Recipe

Katharine Hepburn once said, "If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the disdain of one, go ahead, get married." Famous for her wit, beauty, intelligence, strength and four "best actress" Oscars; her feminist persona overshadowed most other attributes. Notorious for wearing …

The 10 simple pieces you need to create a classic wardrobe

How many times have you opened your wardrobe only to be overwhelmed by the feeling that you’ve got nothing to wear? Thought so…<p>The key to easy mornings and solving all dressing dilemmas is to have a wardrobe full of classic staples. Invest in - and take care of - these basics and you’ll be wearing …

Bitter chocolate tart recipe

A deliciously rich dark-chocolate, coffee and caramel tart, in a home-made pastry case<p>The inspiration for this comes from the American food writer David Lebovitz. Make sure you take the caramel far enough – it has to be bittersweet (but not burnt, of course).<p>SERVES<p>10 (possibly more – it's best in …

Baking

12 Ideas For Decorating A Nonworking Fireplace

No fire? No problem.<p>These nonworking fireplaces spark major design creativity (no matches needed).

Interior Design

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

Wall Art

Don't Let M.I.A. and H&M Fool You Into Thinking Fast Fashion Is Sustainable

Disposable clothes don't help the planet.<p>It's really easy to walk into an H&M and spend less than $100 on an entire outfit that helps you blend in among a crowd of cool haircuts in a coffee shop. Hell, you can even make it look like you attended a music festival with little to no thought. You'll …

Sustainability

15 Dream Bedroom Products You Never Knew You Needed

These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.<p>These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.<p>A Multifunctional Bedside Table<p>A Built-In Dog Bed<p>A Nightstand That Charges Your Phone<p>A Super-Smart Mattress Cover<p>A Coffee-Brewing Alarm Clock<p>A Sophisticated Lamp<p>A …

Must-see fashion documentaries

<b>Alexa Chung's Future of Fashion</b><br>Multihyphenate Chung delves into the fashion industry answering questions submitted by <i>Vogue</i> readers, from how to get into it, to what jobs you can actually do once you're in there. She aims to dispel the long-held myths of superficiality and pompousness, and speaks to …

27 Sandwich Ideas You Probably Haven't Thought of Yet

Don't waste an inch of that bakery bread—these 27 sandwich ideas will help you eat your way through the entire loaf without getting bored.<p>If you've ever been tempted by a freshly-made loaf of bakery bread during a weekend shopping trip, you know how quickly yeasty, carby nirvana can turn into …

Recipes

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

Dessert

Diabolical little girl held an owl and the Internet had a Photoshop field day

It stands to reason that if you post something weird on the Internet, the Internet will find a way to make it weirder.<p>A photo of a somewhat …

Sweet Potato Wedges with Lime Mayo

This zesty mayo dip would also go well with sliced red bell peppers and celery sticks before dinner; it’s amazing how many vegetables kids will eat when they’re actually hungry.<p>Ingredients<p>3 sweet potatoes (about 1½ lb.), peeled, each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges<p>2 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>Kosher salt …

Seafood

Architizer

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Modern Architecture

DIY

Dried Flowers: 7 Ideas for Grasses, Seedpods, and Branches<p>by Chelsea Fuss<p>The Fern and I: How to Hang a DIY Staghorn Fern<p>by Erin Boyle<p>Gardening 101: …

Gardening