Highlight the bright flavor of key limes with this miniature version of a classic dessert. For the crust, you'll need: 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons melted butter and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. For the filling, you'll need: ½ cup fresh key lime juice, 2 cups whipped topping - plus more for garnish, 1 additional key lime for zest and 1 drop of green food coloring (optional).
Antique and vintage tins make great farmhouse-style decorations for your kitchen. Search for tins that once held coffee, lard, tea or crackers in colors that you like, and use them for storage or just for looks.
Just through the gate, guests will find a beautiful mosaic of large, irregularly-shaped bluestone right at their feet. With a variety of sedums, thyme and dwarf Mondo tucked into the cracks, this garden draws ample visual interest.
The size and design of the original bath was utilitarian at best, with its cracking green tile and small bathroom sink. Since the homeowners wanted a sophisticated update, a complete overhaul was planned for the master bathroom.
Save space by throwing out packaging, advises Clea Shearer, cofounder of The Home Edit, who recommends transferring items like granola bars and wrapped crackers into labeled bins. Or, shop in the bulk section when possible to skip cardboard boxes altogether.
Exposing the original hardwood flooring and beadboard walls revitalize this space while paying respect to its history. The bead board, though freshly painted, is left in its semi-distressed state, with original nail holes and cracks from aging.
‘Doll Babies’ watermelons are an icebox type, yielding small, crispy sweet melons with flesh that’s pink or yellow. These melons have tough, crack-resistant rinds and ripen 68 to 80 days after planting.
A white wall panel provides a clean separation between the charcoal gray wall and light granite fireplace surround showcasing crisp lines and a smooth finish. An interesting cracked art piece compliments the colors of the wood dining table and black leather chair
Most of the white you see on this home in the harbor community of River Dunes, N.C., is AZEK trim and moldings, which doesn’t require painting for protection and makes it so you never have to worry about cracking, warping or moisture absorption.
By grouping together cheeses with distinctly different tastes (aged, soft, hard or blue), then mixing them with sweet and savory food pairings, a cheese plate can be the standout appetizer of a social occasion. Suggested ingredients: 1/4 pound manchego cheese; 1/4 pound fontina cheese; 1/4 pound goat cheese; 1/4 pound blue cheese; 1/2 pound figs; 1/4 pound prosciutto, thinly sliced; salted crackers; unsalted crackers; olives; herbs; black pepper; one bunch red grapes; one bunch green grapes; baguette; honey; raspberry compote.
Add in the crunch with almonds, walnuts, and crackers. For this tropical theme, a big bowl of plantain chips is a good option. Bring on the sweet: dried apricots, raspberries, blackberries, and juicy grapes.
The old, cracked driveway has been replaced with stamped concrete that looks like brick, coordinating well with the walkway leading to the porch. The driveway's dark gray border adds an accent that echoes the dark green window casings on the garage and house.
The Craftsman-style fiberglass front entry door offers the look and feel of wood with the durability and energy efficiency benefits of fiberglass. Impervious to moisture, the UV resistant door was designed to eliminate problems like cracking and shrinking.
A bright red accent wall draws you in as you walk into this sleek black and white space. The fireplace has a streamlined look using black granite embedded with stainless steel strips. Black cracked glass in the fireplace box and light hardwood floors add texture to the room's design.