Real Estate Trends

From Culture Scan - At the intersection of real estate, media, and pop culture. (National Association of Realtors)
  • Quiz: Do You Recognize These Famous Homes?
    on September 8, 2022

    Quiz: Do You Recognize These Famous Homes? These real-world properties have made a name for themselves by hosting fictional households. By:  Catherine Mesick

  • 'Selling Sunset' Star Jason Oppenheim on Celebrity and Realism
    on July 25, 2022

    Selling Sunset's Jason Oppenheim on Celebrity & Realism The broker from Netflix’s reality show discusses the difference between real estate on TV and in real life—and why agents should know the difference. By:  Catherine Mesick

  • The Many Definitions of 'Home'
    on July 13, 2022

    The Many Definitions of 'Home' New Apple TV Plus series explores extraordinary residences, like a tiny apartment that can accommodate any room, and a house inside a greenhouse. By:  Catherine Mesick Design & Architecture

  • 90 Years Ago: The House of Tomorrow
    on June 30, 2022

    90 Years Ago: The House of Tomorrow A rare look at an experimental 1930s house and its lasting impact on sustainable home design today. By:  Frederik Heller Design & Architecture

  • Find Your 'Life Equation'
    on June 9, 2022

    Find Your 'Life Equation' A new book aims to help real estate professionals chart a path to personal and career success. By:  Catherine Mesick

  • Can I Get an 'R'?
    on April 15, 2022

    Can I Get an 'R'? “Wheel of Fortune” contestant and real estate professional Lacy Johnson comes out of her shell for the big win. By:  Catherine Mesick

  • 6 Must-see Luxury Homes
    on March 25, 2022

    6 Must-see Luxury Homes Netflix reality series dazzles viewers with architectural gems from around the world. By:  Catherine Mesick Luxury Properties, Design & Architecture

Cooking Trends

From Pinch of Yum
  • Instant Pot Pasta and Meatballs with Lemon Herb Ricotta
    by Lindsay on September 26, 2022

    The most SOS recipe there ever was - Instant Pot Pasta and Meatballs! Bites of pasta, tender meatballs, caramelizey tomato sauce, and some herbed lemon ricotta on top. The post Instant Pot Pasta and Meatballs with Lemon Herb Ricotta appeared first on Pinch of Yum.

  • Tofu and Brown Rice Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce
    by Lindsay on September 23, 2022

    These lettuce wraps are ridiculously good! Crunchy, fresh, and packed with tofu, brown rice, crispy onions, plus a drizzle of peanut sauce and spicy mayo. Delicious! The post Tofu and Brown Rice Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce appeared first on Pinch of Yum.

  • Crispy Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce
    by Lindsay on September 21, 2022

    These vegetarian tacos have a deliciously satisfying black bean filling with fresh salsa and seasonings all tucked into a golden crispy tortilla and served alongside a cool and creamy cilantro lime sauce. YUM! The post Crispy Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce appeared first on Pinch of Yum.

From the Creative Culinary
  • Roasted Poblano Pepper and Corn Soup
    by Barb on September 15, 2022

    Roasted Poblano Pepper and Corn Soup is mellow, sweet from the corn, and spicy with chile peppers; one of my favorites especially served with some fried tortilla strips. I can’t believe it’s been six years since I first posted this Roasted Poblano Pepper and Corn Soup and admit I forgot about it. Now that I’ve... The post Roasted Poblano Pepper and Corn Soup appeared first on Creative Culinary.        

  • Baklava Cheesecake
    by Barb on July 20, 2022

    Baklava Cheesecake with Pistachios and Honey Syrup is an amazing blend of two favorites; a luscious cheesecake and rich, crispy baklava pastry. My decision to make a Baklava Cheesecake with Pistachios and Honey Syrup was initially inspired by the fact that my local grocery store decided that Phyllo Dough was a good substitution for Puff... The post Baklava Cheesecake appeared first on Creative Culinary.        

  • Homemade Sloppy Joes
    by Barb on June 29, 2022

    Think outside the can of Manwich and make these Homemade Sloppy Joes. Not only more delicious but almost as easy too! Several weeks ago, a friend of mine who manages a Facebook group that is very food-centric shared an article about Sloppy Joes. Now, this group is more inclined to discuss the history of foie... The post Homemade Sloppy Joes appeared first on Creative Culinary.