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    Restaurateur covers diner with Sheffield Star ‘wallpaper’

    A restaurateur has shown his love of a regional daily by wallpapering his diner with old copies of the newspaper. Michael Collins has plastered his restaurant, the Hell’s Kitchen Diner, with pages from Sheffield daily The Star dating back to the 1970s. Michael managed to get hold of old copies of the paper from a dealer on the internet. He told The Star his regulars “love” the decoration. Michael, pictured with the ‘wallpaper’ in the background, said: “With copies of the Sheffield Star, you’ve got the history of Sheffield on the walls. “People love the Star wallpaper, especially people of a certain generation. It’s not just reading the old news –…

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    Natalie and Luis reveal how they solved the clues to a Crime Scene Kitchen win, interview

    Earning the Crime Scene Kitchen win was not as simple as it seemed for Natalie and Luis. While the pair of Las Vegas bakers seemed on track to do well in the FOX culinary competition, the reality is that each challenge required their baking expertise to be on point. Although there might have been a challenge or two that they would like to forget, the reality is that the Crime Scene Kitchen win was a sweet victory for the pair. Recently, FoodSided spoke to the pair about their Crime Scene Kitchen win, how they put their pastry training to work and how their Crime Scene Kitchen showpiece wowed the judges.…

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    Crime Scene Kitchen winner made the most stunning birthday cake

    As four baking teams yearned to be the Crime Scene Kitchen winner, only one pair would earn that crowning victory. Although many people had picked their favorites going into the finale, the only opinions that mattered were the judges. Which team earned that sweet victory? Throughout the season, the baking teams adapted to solving the clues. While some teams were more successful than others, this baking competition is unlike other food television shows. Combining execution, knowledge and skill are the keys to earning the victory. While everyone wishes for the glory and pastry crème, the pastel Thunderdome is unpredictable. Former success does not guarantee that moment in the winning spotlight.…

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    Decorating Your Kitchen with Window Treatments | Ask The Experts

    Functional rooms within a home require window treatments to provide adequate insulation from direct sunrays and privacy. Kitchens are where most activities in the home are done and often contain a variety of equipment. Kitchen window treatments can create an aesthetic, elegant kitchen space while protecting your appliances and styling up the hard surfaces within the area. Blinds and curtains are usually used to make the kitchen space more vibrant and to ensure privacy and protection from too much light. Decorate kitchen with window treatments to create a contemporary or modern style that makes the room more practical and aesthetic.  Some of the current kitchen window treatment trends include. 1.     Applying…

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    7 Ways to Bring Classic Maine Style into Your Home

    From former fishing shacks with harbor views straight out of Winslow Homer to pastoral farmhouses and cliffside retreats filled with board games and 1950s florals (eat your heart out, Wes Anderson), a house in Maine is undeniably romantic. Now three longtime Maine residents—photographer Maura McEvoy, art director Basha Burwell, and writer Kathleen Hackett—have collaborated on a new book with images and stories on some of the Pine Tree State’s most beautiful homes. The Maine House (Vendome Press) is filled with homes whose decoration, from slamming screen doors to unfinished walls and bric-a-brac kitchens, are as quirky as they are charming. As the book reveals, it’s the details—bookcases crammed with Stephen…

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    Out to Lunch with Tori: The Taste of Midland

    On a hot summer’s day, a group of three hungry Midlanders made their way to a small cantina on the outskirts of town, eager for a refreshing drink and a good meal. The sun burned bright as they entered the cool interior of a red, modest-sized building bearing a sign that read “The Taste of Midland.” The Ritter family was up for anything the lunch hour would bring. My parents had read several of my previous “Out to Lunch” columns and wanted in on the fun. As it happened, our schedules lined up perfectly thanks to the extended holiday weekend (two of us had at least the whole afternoon off)…

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