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Articles about 7 ways use salvaged wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>A couple crafts an ample, but budget-friendly kitchen in Cobble Hill.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

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Super sexy 70s-esque low slung sofa at Living Divani #salone2014

Grilling: Moroccan-Spiced Rack of Lamb

Holidays call for a little splurging. And when it comes to Easter, lamb is an obvious, splurge-worthy choice. I usually end up going with the leg, but after years of holiday leg of lamb recipes, I decided I owed myself a treat and picked up a rack of lamb instead. The question was, what flavors …

Spring Salad of Asparagus, Ramps, Snap Peas, and Peas With Poached Egg and Lemon Zest Vinaigrette Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><b>Note:</b> Feel free to use whatever fresh green vegetables you can find. Young broccoli stalks, brussels sprouts, fava beans, or fiddleheads would all work fine.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe …

Chicken and Vegetable Miso Soup

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>At home, chef Gregory Vernick (Vernick Food & Drink, Philadelphia) always keeps miso on hand for an umami blast in everything from braises and mayo to this Asian-leaning chicken soup. You won’t believe how much depth it adds to canned …

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Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with New Potatoes

4 Servings<p>This recipe calls for fairly small racks of lamb, about a pound each. If your lamb is larger, the cooking time will increase, but you can get away with serving single, not double, chops.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound small new or Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>Kosher salt<p>2 racks of lamb …

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Architectural Minimalism and Geometric Layouts: Seth Navarrete House

Located in Zapopan, Mexico, <b>Seth Navarrete House</b> is a brilliant example of architectural minimalism. Designed by Agraz Arquitectos, the residence …

Jalapeno Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

I love garlic, but whenever I peel and chop it my fingers end up smelling like garlic for the rest of the day. I haven’t resorted to buying peeled …

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35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

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Beer Glazed Citrus Chicken with Orange Arugula Greens

Beer Glazed Citrus Chicken with Orange Arugula Greens.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 17, 2014 79<p>Oh hi. Here is proof that I didn’t live on the couch all last …

12 Unusual (But Great) Things to Try Instead of a Nightstand

(Image credit: My Domaine)<p>What is a nightstand, anyway? Of course we all know what the pieces identified as nightstands at the furniture store look …

Living Rooms

An Austrian Artist Has Completely Reinvented The Door

YouTube<p>Austrian artist Klemens Torggler has reinvented the door with his latest project.<p>Called the Evolution Door (which we first spotted on the blog Colossal), the 4-panel door opens and closes elegantly as though it's made of pieces of paper. Roggler calls it a "flip panel door" (or …

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Easy 30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala

Writing for an online audience is a blessing and a curse. A blessing because I get near-<i>instant</i> real-time feedback on how much you, dear readers, enjoy reading a post. I know you like something when you share it on Facebook or Twitter. I know by how you leave your comments and how you spend more …

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Garlic Brown Sugar Flank Steak with Cilantro Chimichurri

Garlic Brown Sugar Flank Steak with Chimichurri.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 27, 2014 156<p>You guys. I’m kinda sorta glad it’s Monday. Officially getting old …

Millet-Scallion Pancakes

8 Servings<p>The batter for these fritter-like cakes is pretty dry, but that’s what yields crisp results. Pressing them flat in the pan also helps maximize the crunch factor.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup millet<p>1½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>⅓ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned …

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The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Prime Rib

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Is there anything more truly beautiful than a perfect prime rib? A deep brown crust crackling with salt and fat, sliced open to reveal a juicy pink center that extends from edge to edge, the faint but distinct funk …

10 Entertaining Apps for Long Flights

Traveling for the holidays? Our holiday travel typically involves a long 13+ hours in the air, so I'm always on the look out for a few apps to help …

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Luxuriously Integrating Water Elements: 813 Laurel Avenue House

Amit Apel Design ( development, interior design, landscape design, material selection on this project was done by YL CONSTRUCTION ) have completed …

Mussels with Chard and Tomatoes Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Heat-seekers like me can try adding a dash of cayenne or chili flakes to the onions, peppers and stems as they're cooking for a little spice.<p><b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which …

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

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Szechuan Lambypops with Cilantro Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> My brother-in-law loves lamb. And not just any lamb -- a very specific cumin-y …

5 Thai Dishes That Chef Jet Tila Says You Need to Try

From jade noodles to shrimp doughnuts, 5 Thai dishes that could be as popular as Pad Thai, picked by chef Jet Tila<p>You may know <b>Jet Tila</b> as a judge on <i>Cutthroat Kitchen</i>, you may have heard about his multiple Guinness World Records (the last was for a 15,291-pound fruit salad), you may have tried his …

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Seven Steps to a Perfect Dinner Party, the Mimi Thorisson Way

Tips for how to throw a dinner party and how to set the perfect table, from Manger blogger Mimi Thorisson<p>The Party<p>Prepare ahead! With this menu, you can make the chicken, soup, cake, marshmallows, and caramels a day or so before; the gougère dough a few hours ahead.<br>• Begin the evening with a game on …

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17 Creative Living Room Interior Design Ideas

We at Decoist love a good home tour! There’s something about getting an inside look at the creative interiors of others. These spaces inspire us on …