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Trending on Remodelista: Right Now in Japan

We’ve been students of Japanese design all week, and so have the Remodelista editors. From their Lessons of Japan, we admired a Zen makeover of an LA …

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eggless mango cheesecake recipe, no bake mango cheesecake recipe

cut the agar agar sticks and soak them in 1/2 cup of water for 20 to 25 mins in a small pan.<p>peel and chop the mangoes. prepare a smooth puree of the …

Coconut Sevai Recipe - Thengai Sevai - Easy Tiffin Recipes

Method for making Coconut Sevai<p>If using store bought rice sevai, boil 4 cups of water. Add the rice sevai and turn off flame and allow to sit for 3 …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

Designer Visit: Arne Maynard at Home in Wales

Garden designer Arne Maynard, based in London and Wales, has been a longtime favorite of mine. Having grown up in the Dorset countryside, he knows …

Trending on Remodelista: Genius Storage Solutions

At Remodelista this week, Julie and team have it in for clutter, with genius storage solutions for every room. Their mantra: “Having a place for …

Garden Envy: 10 Dramatic Drainage Ideas to Steal

Gravel doesn’t sound like a glamorous hardscaping material. It’s cheap, ubiquitous, and really, well, gravelly.<p>But take a closer look, and you’ll …

What I’m Reading: Sommelier Raj Vaidya

<i>As the head sommelier of a restaurant with three Michelin stars, Rajeev Vaidya is a man whose good taste is literally certified. At Daniel, Chef</i> …

saffron rice recipe, how to make saffron rice recipe | kesar rice recipe

<b>saffron rice recipe</b> with step by step photos – saffron rice or kesar rice recipe is made in many cuisines of the world. saffron is loved by chefs …

Solved: Mystery of Moving Stones in Death Valley

So-called sailing stones in California’s Death Valley National Park have perplexed tourists and scientists alike for their apparent ability to move …

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Gardening 101: Dahlias

Dahlia: “The Valley Girl”<p>The dahlia, discovered by early Spanish explorers in warm South American climes, actually means “valley flower” in Swedish …

DIY: How to Clean and Care for Garden Pruners

Like most things in your garden, tools need a little loving care to keep them happy. Before you start cleaning up the garden, here are a few tips for …

Outbuilding of the Week: An Instant Backyard Room for Work and Play

Designed by Australia’s ArchiBlox, these instant Backyard Rooms–well, practically instant–create extra living or studio space, and they’re small …

Best Outdoor Living Space Winner: Leslie and Woody Pirtle

The winners of the Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Outdoor Living Space are Leslie and Woody Pirtle of New Paltz, New York.<p>Their project was …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

DIY: A Hanging Orchid, Father’s Day Edition

When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, something unusual and homemade–with a little science thrown in–always wins. Just explain to your dad all about …

Composting: Are You Obsessed?

Is an obsession with composting a peculiarly male trait? I can’t imagine a woman thinking, “I must go out and cover the compost” when it starts to …

Outbuilding of the Week: Artemis Russell’s Tiny Garden Shed

Until I convince my landlord to let me to install a tiny workshop on the roof of my building in Brooklyn, I’m satisfied to ogle photographs of other …

Recipe: Green Goddess Smoothie

Many a child would prefer avoiding greens, but gardens have a gentle way of convincing children otherwise. Have them pick their own greens, and …

DIY: A Mint Julep for Derby Day

A few years ago I worked for a tiny regional historical society in North Carolina. One day I found myself in a meeting room, discussing Derby Day. I …

Trend Alert: 10 Essential Gardening Apps to Download Now

With spring’s arrival comes a nagging realization that we should be outdoors weeding, digging, fertilizing, staking, and generally cleaning up the …

Outbuilding of the Week: The Ultimate Writers’ Studio, Berkeley Edition

Is this the real test of a marriage? Can you work together in a 250-square-foot studio without committing homicide? “It’s actually very pleasurable …

Steal This Look: Outfitting a Writer’s Shed

I’ve been daydreaming about this Weston Surman & Deane writer’s shed in London since I first wrote about it last month. And though it might be awhile …

Hardscaping 101: Drip Irrigation

In a recent editorial meeting, the subject of drip irrigation came up. As Michelle considered to whom she might assign the post, I found myself …

Landscape Architect Visit: A Classic Lake Michigan Summer House by Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp

It’s the classic Midwestern summerhouse. And spring house. And winter house, come to think of it. For clients who wanted a yearround family retreat …

Refreshing Neglected Garden Tools

Some of us at Gardenista are guilty of being a little careless with our garden tools; we’ve left them out to soak in the rain, scorch in the sun, and …

Steal This Look: English Writing Shed

Virginia Woolf did much of her writing in a converted shed, situated in her garden at Monk’s House in Rodmell, Sussex. If you want to see more of her …

Gardening 101: How to Plant an Open Terrarium

If only the rest of life were as simple as growing succulents in an open terrarium. All you have to do is find a few like-minded plants, introduce …

Garden-to-Table Recipe: Mollie Katzen’s Smoky Brussels Sprouts and Onion

The rap on vegetarian recipes in the 1970s was that many were so loaded with cheese and butter that they might as well have been desserts. Not so …