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Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Gallery: Unboxing the best shipping container architecture

The most obvious architectural use of a shipping container is probably to turn it into a house. There are a lot of these around but one of the most …

Costa Rica

Beautiful cedar-clad Bridge House crosses a ravine in Ontario

This elegant timber house bridges a ravine near the shores of Mary Lake in Port Sydney, Ontario. Architecture firm LLAMA urban design created the …

Architecture

Failproof Instant Pot Rice

Shares 31K<p>After weeks of experimenting I got it right. Here is your fail-proof guide for Instant Pot Rice. Instant Pot white rice, Instant Pot brown …

Studio Saxe’s steel-framed villas provide fabulous view towards the untouched nature of Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based architecture firm Studio Saxe has completed a pair of villas in the rainforest of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, reflecting themselves as …

Central America

The Treebox is an amazing modern home set high up in the treetops

This gorgeous wooden home in Texas captures the experience of living high up in the treetops. Designed by Wernerfield, the PH2 Treebox is raised …

These Modern Finnish Cabins Are Actually Prefab Homes

If you're a fan of flexible, affordable upgrades to your current property — like the idea of adding a tiny home or ADU to the backyard — then you're …

Your New Favorite Instant Pot Recipe

We got Melissa Clark to share the recipe for Korean chile-braised brisket and kimchi coleslaw from her new book, ‘Dinner in an Instant.’<p>Even though …

For Sale: An Ultra-Modern, Glass-Walled House with Insane Ocean Views

Follow a winding path through the woods in Carmel, California, and you’ll stumble upon something unexpected: A sleek concrete and steel structure …

This Puget Sound eco cabin is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials

Activist and artist Anna Hoover collaborated with architect Les Eerkes from Olson Kundig Architects to build the Scavenger Hut – a beautiful, …

Pressure Cooker Weeknight Paella with Chicken and Sausage

I love using my Instant Pot pressure cooker to make an easy, weeknight version of paella. It cooks up quickly and evenly, and there’s no need to tend …

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The best camera apps for the iPhone

There’s an old adage amongst photographers: “The best camera is the one you have with you.” The point being that when the perfect scene pops up, any …

Mobile Photography

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

Cooking

25 Instant Pot Recipes That Will Get Dinner on the Table In a Jiffy

These delicious dinners offer *instant* gratification.<p>Instant pots cut down on cooking time without sacrificing taste, so you can spend more time at …

This sauce is the new sriracha and you’ll soon be using it on everything

It’s Italian and has the word dolce in it. Two reasons enough for us to give a chance to the new sauce that’s increasingly becoming a favourite with …

Food

This Is the Weirdest-Best Way to Cook Short Ribs

By Carla Lalli Music<p>Tired of the same old braise? This slow-roasted short ribs recipe is for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow-roasted short ribs recipe that food director Carla Lalli Music just</i> …

Cooking

Switzerland's NeighborHub wins first place in the Solar Decathalon 2017

This past week, eleven teams of students designed, built and presented futuristic houses at the Solar Decathalon 2017. The competition took place in …

Peka Peka House

Situated on a hilltop overlooking Kapiti Island, the Peka Peka House is designed with its coastal setting in mind. A trio of rectangular volumes …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Leapfactory Frame Home

By combining solar components and prefab construction, the Leapfactory Frame Home can inhabit any location. The structure is crafted from …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Baking

Handsome modern house perches above Lake Michigan

Designed by NYC-based firm Desai Chia<p>Three offset structures make up this dynamic home overlooking Lake Michigan in the county of Leelanau in the northern part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Designed by New York City-based architecture firm Desai Chia (of this Dutchess County prefab glass house), …

Architecture

Airy Costa Rica home enjoys incredible views of the ocean and jungle

This gorgeous Costa Rican residence occupies a unique location near Santa Teresa Beach, where the jungle meets the Pacific Ocean. Architect Benjamin …

The best sous vide machine and gear

<i>By Tim Barribeau and Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>For four years now we've …

The Tinhouse

Scotland, United Kingdom<p>On the northwestern tip of Scotland’s Isle of Skye is a vacation rental that's inspired by the region’s traditional “crofter style” cottages, but covered with a skin of tin.<p>Designed and built by Gill Smith and Alan Dickson of Scottish practice Rural Design Architects, this …

Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry-Lemon Compote

Makes 8 large<p>If you’re in a bit of a time crunch, these lemon-ricotta pancakes are remarkably light and delectable on their own. They would also be fantastic made with raspberries or huckleberries.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups fresh blueberries (about 1½ pounds), divided<p>¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon …

Baking

Striking concrete and glass home has a twist

Does the front door ruin its style?<p>From certain angles, this home on Portugal’s São Miguel Island looks like a concrete cousin of Philip Johnson’s famous Glass House—a single glass-walled horizontal volume, a statement of modern minimalism. Designed by the Portuguese firm Arco Mais, the home has a …

Architecture

Turning a Passion into a Career

For a career that involves as much cleaning, heavy lifting, long hours, and poor pay as professional brewing, few jobs are as glamorized. But, as …

Success a Tall Order for World’s Highest Craft Beer Brewery in Tibet

From a converted cowshed in the rolling Tibetan highlands, two entrepreneurs have started the world’s highest craft beer brewery. Yet that distinction that comes with a host of unique challenges: Perched at an altitude of 3,550 meters, the King of Yaks brewery is far removed from ingredients, …

Beer