Danielle Spry

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6 Magical Ways to Top Grilled Corn

Butter and salt are great, but these upgrades are even better.<p>Grilled corn is one of my favorite summer foods. It's delicious even at its simplest, topped with a pat of butter and seasoned with salt. But change things up, and you'll have a revelatory experience at your next cookout. Can't you just …

Cooking

Minimal Float Wall Desk

Are floating wall desks still a thing? If you think so, then this one will suit you just fine. Mount it to any wall for a multi-purpose workspace or …

Dad of 15-year-old who crashed SUV, killing 3, gets prison

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban New York man who allowed his unlicensed 15-year-old daughter to drive an SUV that crashed in Pennsylvania's Pocono …

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

Seafood

5 Delicious Banana-Free Smoothie Recipes

No banana on hand? No problem.<p>Bananas are ubiquitous in smoothie recipes, but don't go bananas if you're allergic to the tropical fruits, don’t …

Weekend Retreat in New York With a Rustic, Cabin-Like Feel: The RiverBanks House

Situated on the banks of the Hudson River, in Saugerties, New York, USA, <b>RiverBanks House</b> by <b>Foz Design</b> was especially design as a week-end family …

An Ode to the Color Blue

It's rich. It's charming. It's relaxed. Heck, we'd marry this hue if we could.<p>Here's a design rule we'll always stand by: If you want a room everyone will love, paint it blue. Whether it's a deep, dramatic cobalt, or a breezy, bright aqua, blue is the hue that always makes us sigh with …

Home Decorating

8 Things to Know Before You Hire a Contractor

He'll practically be a member of the family, so choose wisely.<p>Contractor Stephen Fanuka shares what he wishes his clients knew before hiring him — and after he's taken on the job.<p><b>1. Don't expect perfection — expect quality.</b> <br>The most unrealistic expectation a client can have is that the job will be …

Renovations

Articles about 6 tiny new york city backyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.<p>With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.<p>In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from …

60 Beautiful Kitchen Island Ideas

Kitchen islands serve a number of purposes. In addition to being a visual anchor in the space, they also help increase the room’s functionality and …

Blueberry Coffee Cake

For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with butter.<p>Add the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt to a …

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This is my first attempt at baking Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and I was extremely pleased with the end result. I had adapted this recipe from Thomas …

12 Great Ways to Eat Bananas

Bananas are one of the least expensive produce items on my grocery list at less than a dollar a pound. They're also an excellent source of potassium, …

This Coffee Table Cleverly Hides Your Messes

No one will ever know you're a coaster hoarder.<p>You can finally stop scrambling to clean up your living room when mom stops by. This clever table, aptly called the Times 4 and designed by Gonçalo Campos, has a wooden table top that rotates to reveal and hide its different compartments — giving you …

Sheffield Kevlar Shears

Arm yourself with these shears and there will be nothing you can’t cut. Designed to cut through Kevlar (a para-aramid synthetic fiber, by the way), …

Tour an Inviting, Traditional Kitchen in Dallas

A kitchen by design firm Collins & Sweezey reveals the soft, warm side of classic floor-to-ceiling cabinetry.<p>It was a slab of rare Blue Macaubas quartzite — now on the island — that caught their eye. "The watery blues felt warm and cool at the same time," says designer Katie Collins. She and her …

Sneaky Ways to Hide Your Washer and Dryer

Here's how to keep those bulky machines stylishly out of sight.<p>Here's how to keep those bulky machines stylishly out of sight.

DTI Logo

I have one last feature to share regarding my new best friend, the Dyson V6 Absolute cordless vacuum (previous posts are here and here). This vacuum …

Allergens

15 Styling Tricks That Make A Small Living Room Seem Bigger Than It Is

No but really.<p>If your living room is cramped and cluttered, the last thing you'll want to do is hang out there. That is, unless you trick your eye into thinking your room is bigger than it appears. It's not magic; it's just smart styling. Get ready to Pin all these tips.

Living Rooms

Get the Look: The Grand Budapest Hotel

A rug, an ottoman, a tea kettle and more bring The Grand Budapest Hotel's fantastical look home.<p>Wes Anderson has a way with visuals, and the lush orange hues of <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> are no exception. Here's how to get the fantastical, art deco-inspired look in your own home.<p><b>Products:</b><p>1. Rio Oval …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Kitzini Silicone Baking Mats {Review & Giveaway}

<i>#1 top rated silicone baking mats from Kitzini</i>One thing that Americans do well is chocolate chips. They’ve got all sorts of them in different …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

15 Smart Home Must-Haves That'll Make You Feel Like You're Living In The Jetsons

Forget Rosie — we're living in the age of Roombas for your lawn.<p>Tech for your house is smarter than ever — and genuinely useful, not just for show. The newest devices save you time, stress, and finally put an end to those times you accidentally answer the door to that neighbor who's always …

40 Unique Designer Knives For Your Home

These nesting knives with hollow centers make storage easy while also offering sharp edges and comfortable handling.<p>These sleek black knives from …

my ultimate chicken noodle soup

I blame Katz’s for this. Two months ago, when we spent a day out playing tourist — i.e. breakfast bagels, Madeleine at the New York Historical …

Yummly integrates with Instacart for one-hour delivery of recipe ingredients

The popular recipe app Yummly has just been updated with a new major feature in the form of integration with the popular one-hour grocery delivery …

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

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