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High Pressure: Cooking Sous Vide with a Master

The enormous teaching kitchen at the International Culinary Center (formerly the French Culinary Institute) is empty but for two immersion …

TT Culinary Institute: Steak Tartare

<i>This September, embrace the upgrade with us: Make your eating and drinking better, faster and stronger.</i><p>The last time you ordered steak tartare, a …

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How I built a seven-figure business without employees

There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, which is why they end up taking up space on the front page of a …

Grilling a Whole Fish Is Easier than You Think

The presentation of an entire animal is a high point of any home cook’s career. But few critters lend themselves to a weekend meal, let alone a …

8 Best-Ever Filet Mignon Recipes

While it might not be in vogue to order filet mignon at a steakhouse anymore thanks to coveted aged rib eyes and tomahawks, the ultra-tender, lean …

1884 Caviar Warehouse Transformed Into Spectacular Loft in New York

Architect <b>Andrew Franz</b> converted a former caviar warehouse into a spectacular loft. Originally built in 1884, the building in Manhattan’s Tribeca …

Sculpt Your Abs With 3 Exercises

Deliver a serious punch to your gut—in a good way<p>If you're sick of performing planks for what feels like days, here’s a killer new way to sizzle your six-pack: the hollow body progression.<p>Andy Speer, winner of the 2015 <i>Men's Health</i> Next Top Trainercompetition, uses the drill in his workout program, …

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Machine-Free Home Gym Essentials

Where home gyms of the past required you to dedicate the entire basement to a treadmill, weights and racks — or get a cumbersome all-in-one machine …

10 Home Design Trend Predictions for 2015

Toggle Scroll<p>January 2, 2015<p>You'd think that in this high-tech world, we'd be populating our homes with personal robots, droid garages, and the like. …

12 Modern Kitchens with Versatile Design Solutions

When it comes to combining globally renowned Italian kitchen designs with a touch of modern minimalism, few come close to the flamboyance of Cesar. …

The Last 10—and How to Lose It

You're in decent shape, you exercise, you watch what you eat. So why can't you shed those last ten pounds? Actually, you can—but not by dieting madly or sweating it off the usual way<p>It starts about now: The pressing sensation around the waistline of your pants, the paralyzing lethargy when the …

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …

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Sophisticated Contemporary Kitchens with Cutting-Edge Design

Shaping the <i>kitchen of your dreams</i> can indeed be a challenging task at times, simply because of the overwhelming number of available options. Yet …

Articles about minimal home recreates nature heart amsterdam on Dwell.com - Dwell

On a reforested nature reserve in Saubion, France, a series of private, wooden structures known as Les Echasses Hotel perches at...<p>These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.<p>These spare homes turn our minimalist …

Powerhouse Company remodels office foyer in marble and dark wood to resemble a hotel lobby

Powerhouse Company has remodelled the lower floors of a 1980s office block in Rotterdam to create a marble-lined foyer and dining space designed to …

Trendy Coffee Table Ideas For The Modern Minimalist

While the couch is the main protagonist of the living room, it is the coffee table that lends invaluable support both in terms of aesthetics and …

Articles about sensitive modern house austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house …

Exquisite Melbourne Residence Is A Minimalist’s Delight!

Sophisticated modern homes with a minimalist edge are often portrayed as ultra-sleek structures using just glass and glossy stone that are a touch …

Two Story Mid-Century Home Gets Fancy Remodel

The grand comeback of Mid-century modern in the last few years has meant that many modern homeowners are turning towards this timeless style for …

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Check out this Toronto home that Lorena sent us the link to. It is a bit minimalist-harsh on the outside (someone called it an iPhone house…and check …

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This beautiful home was recently featured in Nuevo Estilo, a perfect blend of light and dark (although I personally would add a bit more dark). Built …

Stunning Minimalist Living Room Wall Unit Systems, Italian Design

<b>Wall unit systems</b> are quickly turning into the heart of the living area, and they are replacing the old entertainment system as the focal point of …

Piet Boon brings "Dutch design" to Huys apartments in New York

Dutch designer Piet Boon has renovated a former office building in New York to create luxury apartments that borrow aesthetics from interiors in his …

7 Questions with Urban Landscape Photographer Marcus Lyon

Marcus Lyon (b.1965) is a British artist. He studied Political Science at Leeds and Leadership at Harvard Business School. His began his career with …

Japanese Aged Brass Knife Block

This is an expensive knife block. My twenty-some-odd-old self probably would have not posted it back in the day because of the price, but my …

Antolini Unveils World’s First Natural Stone That Fights Bacteria

In our focus on aesthetics and design we often overlook another pivotal aspect of interior design. A perfect home is not just about the right colors, …

CACHÉ: Le Klint’s Urbane Lamp Series Is The Season’s Showstopper!

It is lighting that makes or breaks the appeal of an interior, and with a simple change in the lighting scheme, you can completely alter the ambiance …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …