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    Top Modern Kitchen Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Cook

    Behind every sweet holiday memory is a dedicated cook that helped make it happen. This Christmas, treat the chef in your life to a holiday gift that sparks joy and honors their love for cooking. From modern cookware and gadgets to tableware and kitchen accessories, we’re serving up the best chef and designer-approved gift ideas that home cooks of all levels will love. Pizza Paddle by Eva Solo \ $79For the cook who loves a pizza party, this Eva Solo Pizza Paddle is a must-have kitchen tool. Not only are Eva Solo’s design-driven tools made to last, but they’re also incredibly easy-to-use. The cook who receives this as a holiday…

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    Luminous Steel Kitchen Design by Architect Jean Nouvel

    The clean, minimalist lines of Danish modernism meet the dazzling architectural stylings of Jean Nouvel in a new kitchen design for Reform called REFLECT. Extravagant yet understated, these reflective cabinets create an illusion of translucency with vertically ridged high-gloss steel fronts, bouncing light around the room without the visual clutter of a mirror finish. The fine ridges are what produce this luminous effect, reflecting in various directions for a soft, nuanced feel. Jean Nouvel’s luminous steel kitchen cabinets for Reform. Jean Nouvel’s luminous steel kitchen cabinets for Reform. Available in either unfinished steel or black, this modern kitchen system is designed to be just as functional as it is beautiful.…

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    Laurie Colwin’s Recipe for Being Yourself in the Kitchen

    In “Home Cooking,” a collection of essays first published in 1988, Laurie Colwin states one opinion after another, as plainly as boiled potatoes. “Grilling is like sunbathing,” she announces. “Everyone knows it is bad for you but no one ever stops doing it.” Along with outdoor cooking, outdoor dining is out, too: “I do not like to eat al fresco. No sane person does, I feel.” During Colwin’s brief career, and then well beyond it, countless readers and cooks have aspired to her idiosyncratic recipe for sanity and self-reliance. Its ingredients were laid out primarily in her columns for Gourmet (which “Home Cooking” collects), and, if Colwin’s opinions were bluntly…

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    Designing An Outdoor Kitchen – Garden Kitchen

    Summer may have faded into glorious autumn but create an outdoor kitchen and you can carry on cooking and dining alfresco the whole year round. An outdoor kitchen can be as simple as a BBQ with surrounding units for easy food prep, to a full-scale set-up with a sink, tap, refrigerator and multiple cooking appliances. The joy of a garden kitchen is that you can customise it entirely to your needs, without the worry of designing a ‘normal’ kitchen, such as fitting everything into a limited space with awkward walls. ‘Twenty years ago, people bought a £100 B&Q barbecue and that was the extent of their outdoor entertaining,’ says Ross…

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    5 Kitchen Decor Ideas To Give You the Cozy Cook Space of Your Dreams

    Sure, our kitchens are there first and foremost for their utilitarian purpose: making meals for the family. But the fact is, our kitchens are so much more than just functional cook spaces. They’re the hub of our homes. We gather in the kitchen with our family and friends during holidays and celebrations. We bake cookies with our kids, mix drinks with our partners, and even craft on our countertops. So shouldn’t this space reflect all the warm and wonderful things going on inside? If your kitchen has been feeling more utilitarian than cozy lately, keep reading. We dug up five trending decor looks on Instagram to help you bring some…

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    Kitchen Classroom: Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches | Living

    Welcome to Kitchen Classroom, where America’s Test Kitchen Kids is sharing a weekly set of kid-tested and kid-approved recipes, hands-on experiments, and activities paired with suggestions for how to bring learning to life in the kitchen. In the heat of summer, kids can cool off with a classic summertime sweet: Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches! The recipe, from “The Complete DIY Cookbook for Young Chefs,” can be DIY’ed from start to finish — even the ice cream — if your young chef is feeling ambitious. After they build their sandwiches, kids will put their math skills to the test to see how many ice cream flavor and topping combinations…

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