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3 Mouthwatering Recipes From Anthony Rose’s New Cookbook, The Last Schmaltz

Remember when everyone was suddenly craving cauliflower? Blame Anthony Rose, king of amped-up comfort food, whose Slow-Roasted Cauliflower with Halloumi, Tahini and Pomegranate Seeds became a much-ordered, much-copied classic at Fat Pasha. This recipe and many more he’s known for — from Rose and Sons’ cheesy Patty Melt to Nutella…

Kitchens

This Southern-Style Kitchen Exudes Comfort

A rural guesthouse in Kentucky gets a fresh new look.  The former open-concept kitchen and living space was seriously dated and cramped, which meant a total overhaul was necessary. Designer Barbara Purdy vaulted the ceiling, then clad it, along with the walls, in shiplap. To make the most of the square…

Decorating & Design

Inside A Gallery Director’s Eclectic Living Room

Gallery director Gaëtane Verna tells us why this is her favorite room.  “My family and I moved into this rental house in 2012, when we came to Toronto from Quebec and I became the director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. It was already painted, and I really liked the…

Decorating & Design

Lynda Reeves On How To Design Pale Rooms With Punch

This article originally appeared in the June 2018 issue of House & Home. We recently moved the offices of House & Home Media one block from where we’ve been for almost 30 years. First, can I just tell you about moving a media/design company that has collected props, decades of…

Kitchens

This Cool Modern Kitchen Has Tons Of Warmth

See how natural materials and sculptural fixtures strike the perfect balance in this Toronto kitchen.  When it came to personalizing their 250-square-foot kitchen, the new owners of this Edwardian-style home knew just who to call. Shirley Meisels had worked with them before and knew what would suit the…

Decorating & Design

Find Stylish Cottage Decor At Liz @ The Lake In Muskoka, Ontario

Located in the heart of the Muskokas in the buzzy summer town of Port Carling, Ontario, Liz @ The Lake feels like a fabulous friend’s cottage. Framed by expansive windows, wooden beams and creamy white walls, its stylish vignettes and cozy seating areas invite you to linger a little longer. And…

Food

Try 3 Middle Eastern Recipes From The Cookbook Levant

Rawia’s latest cookbook is filled with recipes the Brooklyn-based chef has developed over her 20 years in the industry, from lamb and beef favorites to vegan Middle Eastern dishes and more. Here are three recipes to try from the cookbook! Fall Fatoush Salad…

Decorating & Design

These Stunning Moroccan Rugs From The Boucharouite Project Tell A Story

When Calla Haynes paused her namesake fashion line in 2014, she was left with a trove of custom-designed fabrics. Rather than sell them, the Toronto-born designer teamed up with female Moroccan artisans to launch The Boucharouite Project, which transforms her painterly prints into Berber carpets or rag rugs. “The Berber…

News & Events

Day Trip To The Drake Devonshire From Toronto

If you’ve always wanted to take a day trip out to the countryside, this is your chance! The Drake is hosting shuttle service from Toronto to Prince Edward County on August 26th where you’ll get to discover Drake-by-the-lake and Drake Devonshire Inn. Priced at $80, the trip will…

Decorating & Design

Lynda Reeves On The Ideal Home Renovation

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of House & Home. There are some big cities and small towns with neighborhoods that are a renovator’s delight, offering prewar houses in pristine condition, crying to be reimagined by a talented architect: Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York; Cambridge, Massachusetts;…

Kitchens

Retro Revival: A Hip Vancouver Kitchen

Untouched since the ’70s, designer Nancy Riesco gave this space new life with fresh finishes, including light, wide-plank flooring, bright white walls and airy painted rafters. She also layered in a large, clean-lined island and workstation for practicality, and industrial lighting for a bit of edge. For the owners, it’s the…

Decorating & Design

4 Nature-Inspired Decorating Ideas To Bring The Outside In

What started as a culinary movement has spread organically to the world of decorating. Like chefs who scavenge the wild for locally grown ingredients, foraging for decorative elements encourages exploration of the natural world and celebrates the beauty that often gets overlooked. Find four ways to bring the wilderness into…

Decorating & Design

3 Ways To Incorporate Fine Prints Into Your Home

Madcap Cottage designers John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon tell us how to create rooms packed with personality — and lots and lots of pattern. 1. Blend Colors: “People get hung up on the idea that everything has to match. Things don’t have to match, they just…

Food

3 Barbecue Recipes From DJ BBQ’s Cookbook, Fire Food

Known on the music festival circuit for whipping up “beats and meats,” pitmaster and YouTube phenomenon DJ BBQ, a.k.a. Christian Stevenson, has compiled his best barbecue recipes in Fire Food, from a Next-Level Lamb Wrap to Tomato Pie and much more. Try three…

Decorating & Design

Lynda Reeves On A New Look For Kitchens

This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of House & Home.  My first exposure to all that a kitchen could be was in the late ’80s, in the English country kitchen of a manor house in Dorset, England. The house was Melplash Court and the kitchen…