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How to Settle Your Mind | The Art of Manliness

The modern man often leads a rather harried life. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. …

Grilled Citrus Chicken

4 Servings<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt; freshly ground pepper<p>2 lemons, halved<p>2 oranges, halved<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare a grill for medium heat. Rub chicken pieces with 2 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill …

Recipes

Citrus-Brined Pork Loin with Peach Mustard

8 Servings<p>The spice rub builds a nice flavorful crust around the pork as it cooks, but the sugar can cause the meat to brown quickly. Keep a close watch.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Citrus-thyme brine<p>½ medium onion, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed<p>1 bay leaf<p>½ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup (packed) light …

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Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of …

Liquid Smoke: Cotton Candy-Colored Photos of Ink in Water

For his colorful abstractions, photographer Jordan Weinrich captures a smokey haze of bright ink suffused in water. With an impressive background in …

5 Tips for Perfect Cheesecake

There aren't many things better in this world than a dense, creamy, delicious piece of classic cheesecake.<p><b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>There aren't many things better in this world than a dense, creamy, delicious piece of classic cheesecake. But when you try to …

Cheesecake

How To Start a Fight Club | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Tim Chilcote.</i><p>Forget the first rule of Fight Club (“You do not talk about Fight Club.”). You’re going to …

How To Create Gritty And Dark Warrior Portraits With LED Lighting

Need a creative idea for your next photo shoot? Get inspired with this exclusive portrait tutorial by Alexandria Huff of BorrowLenses.com! Learn how …

10 Cheap & Clever Tricks for Getting More Out of Your Mobile Photography

If you’re looking to get more out of your smartphone’s camera with minimal financial investment, look no further. Kai and the <i>DRTV</i> team have created a …

4 Fast Steps to Easily Light Your Backgrounds

Are you ready to take your lighting to the NEXT level and light up the environment? Today, we are going to show you EXACTLY how to do it with step by …

Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light painting is a fun photography technique where photographers use camera flashes, flashlights, and spotlights to paint light in a scene. It can …

Light Painting

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

11 Healthy Homemade Hiking Snacks

From healthy granola to spiced nuts, here are 11 homemade hiking snacks to bring on your next outdoor excursion.<p><b>Before you take off for the nearest mountain</b>, in search of a rigorous hike in the wilderness, consider this: What are you gonna eat? We're not talking about a gourmet camping meal in the …

39 Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of Strawberry Season

We wait all year for strawberry season—it's finally here, so we're celebrating with these strawberry recipes.<p><b>Sure, you can find strawberries year-round.</b> But there's nothing like the real, ripe, red, juicy in-season stuff. And, we're thanking our lucky stars that strawberry season's just beginning. …

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How to Make a Small Game Hunting Trap | The Art of Manliness

<i>Creek Stewart is a Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft and the author of the just released</i> …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

Ultra-Smashed Cheeseburgers Recipe

Classic smashed burgers are all about maximizing that deep, brown crust. But I found myself wondering: What if I were to take this to the extreme? Was there a way I could pack even more flavor into a burger? And thus, the ultra-smashed burger was born. Same burger size, but twice the amount of …

Walnut-Rosemary Savory Granola

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: A surprising, savory granola for even the most reluctant salad eaters.</i><p>This granola began as a solution to a problem and that problem is …

Granola

How to Use Your Strawberry Tops

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're re-running one of our favorite summertime, zero-waste kitchen tips. Don't toss those strawberry tops: Turn them into a sweet, refreshing infused</i> …

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15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …