Natalie Johnston

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Eat This Corn Salad with Hot-Honey Dressing Outside in Your Shortest Shorts

This new recipe should be mandatory at every summer cookout.<p>A few weekends ago, I went upstate with a group of friends. We brought the necessities for outdoor life: bug spray, hamburger patties, and<p>too muchjust enough beer. After bagels and a meandering “hike”, it came time to turn on the grill. …

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s potato recipes

A gratin, a fritter and an aromatic mash show the humble potato’s ability to bring out the flavours of other ingredients<p>The most memorable potatoes I’ve ever tasted were at the Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork, Ireland. Apart from being a superb example of a local new-season variety, these …

Cooking

Welcome to the Campiest Place on Earth

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — When a study recently found Great Falls the least gay-friendly city in Montana, one man wrote on a local news website, “Let’s keep it that way.”<p>Mermaids are totally tolerable, though.<p>Great Falls, home to 59,000 mostly conservative citizens, can be a soul-deadening place. …

Mermaids

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe Is Probably the Reason My Partner Likes Me So Much

By Erika Owen<p>Sure, roasted brussels sprouts are great, but these sauce-doused babies are a dealmaker.<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 roasted brussels sprouts recipe that associate director of audience</i> …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s mushroom recipes

Nothing spells autumn quite like mushrooms<p>Talk of “earthy flavours” is pretty common at this time of the year, but it really bears repeating in the case of mushrooms, because they taste so very much of the soil from which they grow. Mushrooms don’t have any chlorophyll, so are unable to harvest …

Mushrooms

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

10 Ingredients, 5 Rosé Cocktails

<i>Today: The ladies behind the meme-turned-brand Yes Way Rosé, Nikki Huganir and Erica Blumenthal, think everything's coming up rosé this summer. We asked them to come up with five easy summertime cocktails featuring their favorite pink drink.</i><p>It's no secret that we think rosé is the best beverage …

A Genius Slab Pie Template, for Any Fruit Growing Near You

<i>With Genius Recipes correspondent</i> <i>Kristen</i> <i>off in a dark, cookie-filled cave somewhere finishing up the Genius Desserts cookbook manuscript, we're re-running our best ever Genius summer desserts. Wish her luck! And make this pie.</i><p>There are a lot of ways to make a slab pie, and Martha Stewart, bless …

Behave, foreigners! Kyoto issues etiquette guides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kyoto residents have had enough. A surge in tourism in recent years has brought with it an outbreak of dirty toilets and misbehaving travelers.<p>The city of Kyoto is battling the problem in what might be seen as a typically Japanese way -- issuing polite guidelines amplified by adorable …

Japan

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Breakfast

These 10 Great Online Specialty Food Stores Have Everything

From saffron to heirloom corn tortillas and really, really good grits—we've got just the place.<p>Once upon a time in a pre-kale era, before we were mixing miso into our pastas and topping our toast with kimchi, iceberg was the standard lettuce and fresh ginger was nowhere to be seen (or so says my …

Try Your Hand At This Massive 5,000-Piece CMYK Puzzle, If You Dare

The German designer, illustrator, and video artist Clemens Habitcht has outdone himself. The creator of the 1,000-piece puzzle of the CMYK gamut, in which each piece represents a single specific shade of color, has released a new version that has <i>five times</i> as many pieces. That’s 5,000 puzzle pieces …

Confused about tipping abroad? This interactive map will solve your problems

Despite our global connectivity and all the information available at our fingertips, tipping remains an etiquette nightmare for many travellers. Now an interactive map will help you work out exactly when and how much to tip based on where in the world you are.<p>The online tool – called ‘Tip Advisor’ …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

How to Make a Potato Salad That'll Upstage the Classic

Classic potato salads are fine and good (sometimes even wonderful)—but every once in a while (maybe for the start of barbecue season?), you want a chance to play, create, impress, and use up some of the items in your pantry, too.<p>Behold: <b>our guide for building the potato salad of your dreams!</b> Whether …

Eggnog Cocktails & Insight into Drink Syrups with Morris Kitchen - Eat Boutique - Food Gift Love

<i>Boring seltzer doesn’t stand a chance. Classic cocktails have met their match. All thanks to the innovative minds behind Morris Kitchen, and their</i> …

A New Genius Salad from the Chef Who Started the Kale Salad Craze

Before I convince you to make this hot-off-the-presses genius salad, I need you to remember that we used to think kale salad was weird.<p>Now you can buy bags of Sweet Kale salad pre-mixed with broccoli and dried cranberries at Costco, and even fast food restaurants have gotten in on the game.<p>But back …

Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins

If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these well-designed cabins that will immerse you in nature while providing the conveniences you need to feel at home.<p>Form and Forest's Cabin in the Canadian Rockies<p>View of the …

Ski Area

Articles about garden apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...<p>It is a Garden is a minimal residence …

Architecture

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images …

Inventions

Articles about 9 epic outdoor hangouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...<p>Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.<p>The good folks at Epic Software are building a video production studio out of old …

Prefab Homes

YouTube's top 10 music videos of the year, from Sia to Silentó

Can you guess what YouTube's top music video of the year is?<p>The video platform has released its top 10 list of 2015's most trending music videos. …

29 Frozen Puff Pastry Recipes, Both Savory & Sweet

We've got an infinite number of frozen puff pastry ideas. Here are 29 of them.<p><b>Want to stock your kitchen with a</b> secret weapon? From last-minute hors' d'oeuvres to hearty dinners and easy desserts, frozen puff pastry is the workhorse of a busy kitchen (our favorite brand is the all-butter Dufour). …

9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

The Ultimate Adult's Guide to Snapchat

Before I begin, apologies are in order. To the 310 million monthly active Snapchat users, many of whom are in their teens and early 20s: Sorry, but …

Everything You Need to Know About Google’s New Travel Planner

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Ever wish you could get an idea for your next vacation and book it—under budget—in just one …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a YouTube Master

You might think there’s not much to YouTube—just find a video you want to watch and press play—but Google’s engineers are adding new hidden features …

29 Recipes That Make Us Go Crazy for Coconut

When the temperature outside spikes, we start spiking everything we eat—sweet and savory—with a touch of coconut milk and a pinch of toasted flakes. These are the 31 recipes that have us going cuckoo for coconut.<p><b>Coconuts transport us straight to the tropics.</b> It's that whole silky, creamy, …