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15 Ways To Decorate With Winter White

See spaces in ivory, cream, and snow.<p>Don't think you can pull off pristine white during the colder months? In shades of ivory, cream, and snow, the wintery color is perfect for every space, from the powder room to the great room.

Interior Design

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

8 Surprising Design Ideas to Steal from the Hardware Store

Try these 8 unconventional decorating ideas.<p>From paneling a room with plywood to boat cleat "drawer pulls," these easy home improvement ideas are as inexpensive as they are innovative.

Rustic Black Forest Cake

This is a very tossed-together Black Forest Cake, or, as I like to say when I am too lazy to bring out the piping bag and tips, it's "rustic." It has …

Articles about 5 modern glass houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

37 Delicious Ways To Eat Caprese

Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella are best friends and belong together everywhere. For instance: in a sandwich! On a pizza! In an omelet! On a cracker! In your mouth!

How to Make any Galette (or Crostata) in 7 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: With these 7 steps, you won't need a recipe to make rustic, free-form fruit tarts -- through summer and</i> …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Secrets To A Well-Lit Room

The right lighting can make or break a room. Here, how to get it.<p>Have you ever walked into a room and marveled at how the light was diffused? Probably not—and for good reason. When lighting is impeccable you hardly notice it. "If a room is lit the right way, everyone looks their best and feels …

Dining Rooms

Why Chickpeas Are the Perfect Travel Snack: And 8 Recipes to Try!

All this week we've been talking about travel snacks here on The Kitchn. An ideal travel snack is portable, versatile, configurable, and …

Homemade Garlic Basil Mayonnaise - How to Make Premium Mayo at Home

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