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Norway's breathtaking Infinity House has giant windows instead of walls

This minimalist retreat offers breathtaking views of the gorgeous landscape of Northern Norway. Rotterdam-based architect Vladimir Konovalov designed …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

The New Outdoor Living Room: 10 Favorite Built-in Sofas for Decks and Patios

We’re in the process of gutting our backyard. One of the design elements we’re adding is a large deck with a built-in, U-shaped sofa–a spot for the …

How to design your forever home - that will last for your lifetime

With its open-plan living spaces, level flooring surfaces between inside and out, walk-in wetrooms and generous kitchen with minimal handle-free units, Jacqui Lait and Peter Jones’s house possesses the desirable design features that anyone would put on their wishlist if they were commissioning an …

Architecture

Mobile Home Gains Permanence Through Carefully Planned Design

Mobile homes don’t really offer that sense of comfort and coziness that permanent houses do. However, every once in a while we come a confident and …

Interior Design

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

Healthy Eating

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Like a homemade Reese's, only bigger servings.<p>September 22, 2013<p>Ever wish the peanut butter to chocolate ratio of a Reese’s peanut butter cup was way …

Dessert

Classic French Toast

4 Servings<p>A mixture of milk and cream delivers a custardy interior texture, but you could use 1½ cups whole milk if that’s what you’ve got on hand. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>¾ cup heavy cream<p>¾ cup whole milk<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of …

Breakfast

Scotcheroos Are Even Better Than Rice Krispie Treats

<i>Regular Rice Krispies treats are good, but add peanut butter, butterscotch chips, and a chocolate topping and you'll have something even better.</i><p>The people who market breakfast cereal are smart people. They must have realized that confining your product to one meal a day wouldn't do the trick, so …

Dessert

No campfire, no problem: Make 1-minute microwave mug s'mores

As our popular chocolate mug cake recipe proves, it's almost never a bad idea to fill a cup with an array of sweet ingredients and microwave it. In the recipe below from <i>Mug Meals</i>, author Leslie Bilderback revamps a recipe that's usually cooked outside over a fire: the iconic s'more. Now you can …

3 ingredient cotton cheesecake: why all the hype?

We put the infamous Japanese three-ingredient white chocolate cheesecake recipe to the test<p>Amidst our fascination with <b>The Great British Bake Off</b>, its biscuit boxes, <b>Spanische Windtortes</b> and <b>3D bread sculptures</b>, there is something about an easy recipe that none of us can ignore.<p>YouTuber, <b>Ochikeron</b>, has …

Dessert

Spud Island Biscuit Fingers - Best Recipes Ever

Potatoes lend flavour and moisture to a traditional P.E.I. specialty: biscuits. The biscuits are just as tasty without the cheese and …

Baking

These healthy blueberry oat bars are a great low-sugar treat

Picking fat, sweet blueberries with my mom is one of my most vivid childhood memories. Each summer we would fill up buckets at the pick-your-own farm, and then bring them home. After having our fill of fresh ones, we would freeze the rest to enjoy during the long and brutal Western New York winter. …