Chad Johannesen

What’s a Renter-Friendly Way to Update Countertops? — Good Questions

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Q: I live in the most temporary of all temporary situations — student housing. Six strangers in a 3-bedroom apartment.

Those of us who will be in the space for at least a year or longer are trying to find renter-friendly ways to spruce the place up.

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My Italian Kitchen by Luca Manfé — New Cookbook

The angle: Tried-and-true Italian favorites from the Season 4 winner of MasterChef.

Recipes for right now: My Grandmother's Fried Eggplant; Beet and Goat Cheese Risotto; Orecchiette with Zucchini, Ricotta, and Mint; Seafood Soup; Cotechino with Sauerkraut; Grilled Vegetables with Parsley-Garlic Pesto

Who would enjoy this book? Anyone who can never quite get enough Italian food.

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Use the Last Tiny Bit of Jam to Make Easy Jam Jar Salad Vinaigrettes — Tips from The Kitchn

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You know that point when you're almost to the bottom of a jar of jam? It's not quite empty, but it feels close enough because there's not even enough jam to spread on a piece of toast.

It might seem like what's left is a lost cause and the easiest solution is to toss the jar. Don't do it! This tiny amount of sweetness is the perfect beginning for a super easy jam jar vinaigrette.

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10 Ceiling Lights Under $200 That Provide Real Light — Apartment Therapy

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From Apartment Therapy → 10 Ceiling Lights Under $200 That Provide Real Light

Frustrated with dining room ceiling lights that are stylish but too dim? Check out these 10 light fixtures that are budget-friendly, bright, and beautiful.

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5 Ways to Turn Your Iced Coffee (or Cold Brew) Into an Iced Latte — Smart Coffee for Regular Joes

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There's a reason Stumptown started packaging their famous cold brew coffee with milk: it's good.

Here are five things to try to make that homemade iced latte oh so worthy worthy of a warm summer afternoon.

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5 Kitchens Influenced by Old-Fashioned Pie Safes — Vintage Kitchen Inspiration

Whether repurposing an actual one or copying their style in new kitchen cabinetry, we love the old-fashioned vibe brought to these kitchens and dining rooms by pie safes:

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