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Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Healthy Eating

The Best Courses to Help You Land a Job in Wine

Looking to get a leg up in the wine world? Here's a crash course in the various classes that will help you out.<p>If you’ve heard that working in the …

Wine

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Add Clouds & Enhance Colors for More Dramatic Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

One lesson all outdoor photographers learn is that there’s a big difference between a beautiful location and a great landscape photograph. That’s …

Landscape Photography

The Easiest Ways To Build A Personal Website That Looks Professional

If a LinkedIn profile is the amuse-bouche for recruiters or hiring managers in search of the right talent, a personal website is the entree. That's …

Marketing

Photoshop Tips: Learn to Fix Underexposed Portraits and Pump Up Color in Just 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

The next time you mistakenly shoot flat, underexposed portraits, and it’s too late for a do-over, the simple tutorial below will save the day. This …

11 Tips For Capturing Amazing Cityscapes

Photographing cityscapes are an absolute thrill and I’ve learned a lot about how to capture the best photo possible, by revisiting places I’ve gone …

How to Naturally Retouch Eyes with Photoshop

Retouching eyes unnaturally is a great way to ruin a good portrait. Here’s a 14-minute tutorial by photographer Dani Diamond that shows how you can …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials

Computer Guide for Photography and Video Editing: What to Buy and Why? (Part 1)

Photographers and filmmakers probably spend more time on their computers that behind a camera. We own thousands of dollars in gears, yet some of us …

Computer Science

Here Are 12 Helpful YouTube Photography Channels You Need to Follow (VIDEO)

Those of you who are regulars to this page know we frequently post tutorials and other content from our favorite photo-related YouTube channels, one …

Landscape Photography

10 of the best Christmas shopping cities in Europe

Put some sparkle into your festive shopping with our guide to the best boutiques, gift stores and markets in Europe • Plus where to eat, drink and drop after you shop<p>Lisbon<p><b>Why go</b><br>Lisbon sparkles at Christmas (check out the massive tree in Praça do Comércio), but is more cool than twee. The scent of …

This Simple Hack Using Aluminium Foil Could Improve Your Home Wi-Fi

We love this!<p>Scientists have discovered a simple, low-cost method for boosting the strength of Wi-Fi signals inside your home, and it relies on a …

Wi-Fi

Buried For Up to 50,000 Years, a Perfectly Frozen Cave Lion Cub Was Just Found in Siberia

There is talk about cloning!<p>With its head resting on its paw, the remains of a cave lion cub found frozen in Siberia could have been sleeping in the …

Paleontology

Why cooks (and bakers) should give ghee a try

I recently ran out of butter. My daughter and I were making muffins when I realized I was out, and both my daughter and the batter stared up, begging me to continue baking. In my desperation to complete the job, I found a jar of ghee in the refrigerator. I added some to the batter, and when we …

Nutrition

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Cooking

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

Home Security

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

The Tangy Peanut Snack You'll Want to Eat by the Handful

How to make Win Son's signature bar snack at home.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is Trigg Brown's recipe for the roasted peanuts</i> …

Food & Dining

Spicy Cauliflower

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The golden brown crust on the outside of the burgers really makes the meal, so …

Recipes

17 Easy Fall Breakfast Casseroles

One way I know fall is truly here is when I wake up craving anything but my usual bowl of yogurt and fruit. With the arrival of brisk mornings, I …

A beginner’s guide to pickling

Grown too many vegetables? Sick of making chutney? There is an alternative…<p>Your harvests may have been bountiful, but by now you must be bored with making chutney. It’s time to embrace brine. With the help of salt water, a process known as lacto-fermentation can give surplus veg a new lease of life.<p>…

Best Places to Get Brunch in Dublin - Dine In Dublin - Dublin's food & restaurant festival

<i>What better thing to do on a weekend afternoon than go to brunch? It’s the perfect time to catch up with friends or share a relaxed meal with loved</i> …

10 Easy Chicken Casseroles for Busy Weeknights

As summer draws to a close, you'll want to pull out your casserole dishes that have been stashed away in the back of a cupboard all season. There's …

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Hiking

Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

Wine Enthusiast’s 18th Annual Wine Star Award Nominees

Wine Enthusiast announces the exceptional individuals and companies across 16 categories nominated for its prestigious 2017 Wine Star Awards.<p>Each …

Wine

Expert Advice On How to Successfully Build a Wine Business

SPONSORED<p><b>ForceBrands Decanter: Opening Up the Conversation</b><p><i>ForceBrands is the consumer product industry’s leading recruiting and staffing firm. Each</i> …

Wine

We May Have Finally Discovered The Trigger That Starts Autoimmune Diseases

When the body attacks itself.<p>Scientists have identified a chain reaction that explains why our own bodies can turn against healthy cells, potentially …

Immunotherapy

10 of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods to visit right now

Few travel lovers have trouble naming the world’s greatest cities; the likes of London, New York and Rio de Janeiro will always draw curious wanderers. But keeping tabs on the local trends that keep city life so exciting is another matter.<p>We asked our Lonely Planet Locals from around the globe to …