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Splurge of the Week: The Kamado Grill
"Unique Grills Look as Good on the Outside as What's Cooking Inside... weekend, the siren song ringing through my head right now is the call of the grill,... which, in my house, will see its inaugural light of the season this weekend. Charcoal... might be in the market to seriously splurge this outdoor cooking season. If so, read... more of a grill master, one who spends days marinating, hours saucing, and has those..."
Great Grill Setups Take the Party Outside
"boosting the joy factor in your summer cooking arrangement, you'll get lots of ideas... place to grill turns summer cooking from indoor chore into prime party entertainment... garage" in the far end on the counter to park the charcoal grill when not in use.... heavy grill covers...but this year I removed it and threw it away...pain in the butt... I love the palapas, it makes me feel like I'm in the tropics Peekiboo......I love..."
How to Get a Built-in Outdoor Grill
New project for a new year: Put fresh-air grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard
"fresh-air grilling on the menu with a built-in setup that suits your patio or yard... built-in grill on your patio or in your yard that allows you to be a chef out in the... and let the kids go crazy on the lawn or in the pool, and everyone can enjoy the aroma... sizzling over the fire. Could this be the year for a built-in grill?... If grilling is one of your favorite outdoor activities, consider creating a built-in..."
Guest Picks: 20 Finds for Spring Entertaining
"re up the grill, prepare an iced cocktail and celebrate the arrival of dining al... limeade in the summer and keep them in a pitcher in the fridge, but how perfect would... pot at the beginning of the week and then keep the coffee chilled and fresh in these... seafood on the grill to the next level. If you've never grilled homemade pizza, you're... to get the grill going! It's amazing what one can do beyond the typical burgers and..."
Precedents in Architecture: In the Tradition of the Greats...
"glimpse of the influence upon the design. I could be totally off. Some of the things... school me in the comments section!... may make the architects laugh or think I'm an idiot, but hey, it's my ideabook, right... establishing the house in the position of a stage. Elevating the house above the land makes... between the house and the land but you can reframe the relationship between the two... and in doing so puts the women on the stage in a position of power. There's a lot more..."
Guest Picks: Great Gifts for Kids Who Cook
Set a young chef's imagination to simmer with 20 toys for baking, grilling and playing in the kitchen
"baking, grilling and playing in the kitchen... rt of the fun of being in the kitchen is getting to play around with food. My kids... something in mind for kids of all skill levels in the kitchen. I know kids like these... part of the fun — they love pretending to cook, as well as actually helping with food... living in small spaces with tight kitchens. Casart Coverings: I totally agree! I think... think the electric fry pan is a great invention and frees up your stove if you have..."
The 20 Most Popular Kitchens of the Week in 2012
The "likes" and Houzz bookmarks have spoken, and these kitchens have emerged as the most loved here in the past year
"the most loved here in the past year... The "likes" and Houzz bookmarks have spoken, and these kitchens have emerged as the... Kitchens of the Week in 2012 included just about every kitchen style, color and material... compiled the 20 most popular of these kitchens in one spot for a big dose of instant... tips, the ideabooks showed beautiful kitchens that became a hit among Houzzers.... presented in order of popularity, based on Facebook "likes" and Houzz bookmarks...."
Bask in the 'Microarchitecture' of the Innovative Bouroullec Brothers
Provocative and original wall, furniture and lighting designs on display in Chicago make the user central to the experience
"display in Chicago make the user central to the experience... basked in the amazing output of the design-team duo over the course of the past 15... After the show's run in their home country, it headed to Chicago and the Museum of... exhibition in France at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, from October 2011 to July 2012. After... surroundings in some manner, the brothers' designs are often elements that are pieced together..."
Kitchen Solution: The Main Sink in the Island
"tting the Sink in the Island Creates a Super-Efficient Work Area — and Keeps the... main sink in the island can save your kitchen layout and functionality. While many people... cringe at the idea of having a main sink full of dishes at centerstage, I'll make a case... dishwasher in the island. surely the zink in the middle of the kitchen / island would... island in the center. The only sink in the kitchen is in that island. I want access..."
What's the Big Idea? In Architecture, It's the Parti Pris
Learn about the concept of this guiding principle in design to make sure you and your architect share the same vision
"about the concept of this guiding principle in design to make sure you and your architect... the way, the term, which is French, likely originated in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts... " but in architect lingo it most often refers to the project design's big idea. It... does. The overall guiding idea, or departure point, can strengthen the final outcome... front what the parti is for the design. If not, make sure to ask. It's one way of making..."
Soak in the View: Art for the Bath
"relaxing in the bath even better with an intriguing piece of art by the tub... panorama of the ocean or the tops of the trees? While that's not always a possibility,... relaxing in your bathtub but long for a lovely view out the window? Perhaps a panorama... making the most of an often-overlooked spot for a work of art: the bathroom. Let's... about this in the past and have had a lot of framed pictures in my bathroom for years..."
Are These the Best Houses in the World?
A new book celebrates some of the world's most innovative home designs — including some that push the boundaries of what's possible
"some of the world's most innovative home designs — including some that push the boundaries... residences in recent years. This ideabook touches on a fraction of the houses in the... covered in Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric in the Netherlands. A Cor-Ten-clad volume... handful of the 50-plus houses collected in the third volume of Philip Jodidio's Architecure... But it's the Houses books that are some of the most popular, given the continued ex..."
Kitchen of the Week: Working the Angles for Sophistication in Michigan
Blended styles and an unusual layout work together beautifully, while an angled kitchen island works hard for the cooks
"separate the kitchen and dining space, and to work with the kitchen's corner location. Making... flow with the rest of the house. Kitchen at a Glance Location: Traverse City, Michigan... shoved into the corner of a great room, designer Sandra Bargiel of Bay Cabinetry &... embraced the unusual layout. This Michigan kitchen has an angled island to separate... Making the island practical and beautiful — with smart functions hidden on every side..."
Home Tech: Make a Place for the Web in the Kitchen
"e why the heart of the home may be the perfect place to connect to the internet —... than the kitchen — and I'll deal with technology in the bedroom another time — but... but the kitchen is one of the best places to have one. I know that designers disdain... believe the heart of the home is no place for technology. But I encourage everyone to reconsider... and all the ugly wires and boxes that go with them. I know, too, that many believe..."
Room of the Day: Reaching for the Stars in a Boy’s Nursery
Heavenly decor and snuggle-ready furnishings turn a former home gym into a place for getting starry-eyed with baby
"ideas.” The goal of the project was to shoot for the moon and give the room a no-e... she and the client were both expecting babies around the same time. In fact, their... keeping the costs firmly grounded in earthly reality.... landed the assignment of converting a makeshift home gym into a nursery, she discovered... believe the crib is the Classic, not the Sparrow as listed. And the room is stunning... is just the angle of the camera. I've fallen in love w this room, especially the deep..."