In a house owned by novelists, it simply made sense to build in a wall of bookshelves, turning a little-used dining room into the ultimate cozy reading nook.
Made in NC: Ex-Files Knives
Inspired by a long tradition among Appalachian farmers, a couple in Buncombe County transforms vintage tools and time-worn fabrics into handcrafted cutlery for modern kitchens.
A Year in This House: Kindred Spirits
A home bar stocked with mementos keeps one writer connected to the people and places that have enriched his life.
A Year in This House: The Family Table
A lifetime of meals and math homework, of plans and projects and endless conversations, turns a modest piece of furniture into a prized possession.
Dust these lacy, featherweight butter cookies with green and red sugar.
These buttery, melt-in-your-mouth sandwich cookies look particularly cute in a Christmas tin.
Cocoa-Dusted Sugar Balls
The secret ingredient in these vintage no-bake cookies? Orange juice.
Atomic Oatmeal Cookies
A delicious retro spin on a classic.
These simple rolled cookies are best when cut into small shapes.