Archive | April, 2007

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

April 12, 2007 | by Kim

The Challengers: Le Creuset Moroccan Tagine...

The Challengers: Le Creuset Moroccan Tagine vs. Emile Henry Flame Top Tagine

I discovered the pleasure of slow cooking recipes in the last year. Braising and other slow cooking techniques are great to host [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

April 6, 2007 | by Kim

Having trouble making Martha Stewart’s...

Having trouble making Martha Stewart’s Bunny Ear Fold Napkins?

A reader asked me for help because she was unable to create the Bunny Ear Fold Napkins that I taught about earlier [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

April 5, 2007 | by Kim

Sometimes is it better to not follow the norm...

Sometimes is it better to not follow the norm and to hang your dining room chandelier a little bit higher

In his Room to Improve chronicle Tim McKeough of The New York Times tries to answer the question How high over my [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

April 5, 2007 | by Kim

The story of a Beef, radicchio and green...

The story of a Beef, radicchio and green beans salad

I love salads. If I got to choose one main meal to eat for the rest of my life it would be [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

April 4, 2007 | by Kim

Design lesson: A case against the bad and the...

Design lesson: A case against the bad and the ugly of mixing bold patterns

You see more and more bold patterns all over the home decor magazines these days. Bold patterns are tricky creatures that need [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

April 4, 2007 | by Kim

My Chicken Breasts with Kalamata and Tomato...

My Chicken Breasts with Kalamata and Tomato Tapenade Recipe

A couple weeks ago, I bought a wonderful Black olive flavored Fleur de sel (which translates to “Flower of salt”, also known [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

April 1, 2007 | by Kim

Grown ups tabletop – Easter’s...

Grown ups tabletop – Easter’s Inspiration Board Part 2

This time I put together an Easter brunch scheme for grown ups. This design is based on classical garden elements. It is [...]

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