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Time To Fire Up The Grill
Light, easy, healthy & delectable - Grilled Salmom with Peppered Soy Glaze Recipe
Start with an easy, homemade marinade. End with perfection. Malaysian-inspired salmon feels the heat from ginger and red and black pepper, balanced by tangy soy sauce and a pop of citrus from fresh lime. Add a side of grilled bok choy for one bold finish.
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Black Pepper, Coarse Ground
1 teaspoon McCormick® Ginger, Ground
1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic, Minced
1 teaspoon McCormick® Sesame Seed
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Red Pepper, Crushed
1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet
Mix all ingredients except salmon in small bowl. Reserve 3 tablespoons for brushing. Brush remaining marinade on top of salmon. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Place salmon, skin-side down, on grill over medium heat. Cover. Grill about 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, brushing with reserved marinade halfway through and during the last few minutes of cooking. To remove salmon, slide a long spatula between the skin and flesh of the cooked salmon, leaving the skin behind.
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Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
No matter the season or the region, outdoor living is more popular than ever, as homeowners look to "bring the indoors out" and create spaces that are true extensions of the home. The newest designs in outdoor living spaces do not simply feature the look of the indoors, but the functionality as well.

"Advances in all-weather materials have made it possible for homeowners to enjoy more and more of their favorite activities outside," said Adam Zambanini, vice president of marketing for Trex Company "The movement toward 'outdoor rooms' has evolved into fully functional outdoor kitchens and entertainment centers that make it even more difficult to determine where the indoors end and the outdoors begin."

These simple tips can add interior function to your outdoor oasis:

Absolute Al Fresco
While grilling and al fresco dining are longtime hallmarks of backyard entertaining, outdoor kitchens are now finally living up to their name. From storing seat cushions to keeping drinks cold, today's outdoor kitchen accessories can make outdoor spaces look as put-together as the rest of the home.

Lights, Please
Lighting is another "bright" idea for adding versatility to the outdoors. Lighting systems that incorporate deck lighting and other exterior lighting work together to create ambiance that can be adjusted for any setting. By choosing which outdoor elements to highlight, it's easy to change the look of an outdoor living space without moving any furniture.

Connection Protection
The idea of enjoying a favorite show or movie outdoors has always been enticing, but not exactly practical. However, with advancements in both equipment and equipment storage, enjoying the big screen experience in the great outdoors has never been easier. Electronics manufacturers now offer televisions and entertainment equipment specifically designed for the outdoors, taking into consideration differences in lighting and outdoor acoustics. Meanwhile, storage options now include durable, wall-mounted television and entertainment centers that beautifully conceal and protect pricey electronics from the elements.

Material Matters
Just because people are spending more time on their decks doesn't mean they're willing to put in extra hours for maintenance. Wood alternatives, particularly wood-plastic composites, are especially popular due to their low-maintenance features.

Photo Courtesy of Trextrex.com
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Dare To Dream
Natural Light
Natural light is the fundamental element for your home studio. The many benefits of natural light include a better mood, cost efficiency and productivity. Brighten your space with sky lights, lighter curtains, mirrors & glass accessories.
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Dare To Dream
Dare To Dream
Add functional, appealing features for a desirable home.
Turning your home into the living space of your dreams takes effort and commitment, but while the weather is warm and motivation is on your side, it's time to put your visions to the test. Whether you choose to start your renovation project on the inside or outside, for fun or for function, the important part is committing to getting it done and doing it right. That includes finding the right materials and products to suit your specific needs and style, whether it's for closet organization, a beautiful kitchen upgrade, adding features like skylights or anything in between. Your dreams and desires for your home are attainable and within your reach, so long as you're devoted and willing to put in the time.
Natural Light and Fresh Air from Above
You can brighten your space in an eco-friendly way with Energy Star-qualified, solar-powered fresh air skylights from Velux America, which provide natural light and ventilation to reduce energy costs. Adding solar-powered blinds can further increase energy efficiency. The skylights carry a 10-year, no-leak installation warranty and, along with the blinds, operate by remote control, closing automatically when it rains. Both products, along with installation costs, qualify for a 30 percent federal tax credit.
Versatile Home Storage
It's time to get organized. Turn any closet or area in your home into a designer-inspired storage showcase with ClosetMaid's SuiteSymphony line. This affordable, DIY system is available in multiple finishes and styles, and offers accessories such as doors, drawers, shoe shelves and expandable hang rods for total customization.
Functional Furniture
Ideal for enjoying a serene cup of coffee or welcoming guests for some outdoor fun, you can liven up your backyard space with a patio furniture set to help both aesthetically and functionally. The right set for your deck, patio or yard can lend a pleasing element to the eye and a comfortable spot to sit and eat, drink or rest after a friendly game of whiffle ball. Available in myriad colors and combinations, look for patio furniture that matches your style and personal preferences.
Backyard Getaway
Find a comfortable temperature and enter your most relaxed state at any time with your own backyard hot tub. The gateway to a restful opportunity, a hot tub gives you a chance to close your eyes and unwind whether it's the end of a long day or starting out your Saturday morning. With varying options like in-ground or above and a multitude of sizes, plus the ability to tune individual jets to your liking, a backyard hot tub can be the perfect personal oasis.
A Finishing Touch
Bring everything together in a kitchen or bathroom with the subtle feature that can sometimes be forgotten – the faucet. Extravagant or simple, modern or classic, the faucet can serve multiple aesthetic purposes like catching attention upon entering the room or simply complementing the design elements around it. Adding the final touch with the right faucet can be a beautiful way to wrap up a room.
Photo Courtesy of Velux Skylights
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Emotional Expressions
deiNERI stand'ART: An Innovative Way to Bring Visual Art to Outdoor Decors With its high-quality modular unit combined to a stunning artwork, this new product perfectly blends art and design. It offers new design possibilities and practical solutions to challenges of privacy, separating spaces, and managing flow, while contributing to the aesthetics and emotional expression of any space.
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