D. Scott Belin

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A Clam Fritter That Brings the Bahamas to Your Home

My friends and I had been fishing for striped bass for a few weeks, working the sandy flats of Peconic Bay, on Long Island, exactly as if we were chasing bonefish or permit across the shallows of the Bight of Acklins, in what are known as the Family Islands, northwest of Turks & Caicos. For dinner, …

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

Healthy oven-fried chicken with feta, corn and spinach for a crowd-pleasing meal

Reducing food waste should always be a priority — it's good for our budgets and for the environment. But this week, Earth Week, we are reminded to stop and pay attention to how much food we throw away, and come up with solutions for making a change.<p>TODAY.com partnered with Cook Smarts, a …

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27 Cream Cheese Recipes To Use What's in the Back of Your Fridge

These 27 cream cheese recipes offer savory and sweet options.<p><b>We love cream cheese for its serious tang</b>. But we're also guilty of holding onto that tub or package a bit too long. Here's what you should do with it.

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Oldest surviving film with an all-black cast moved me to laughter and tears

Sometimes I sit down to watch a black and white film and immediately feel depressed as I think to myself: “Everyone I am about to see is dead.” But I felt an unmitigated sense of joy – before, during and after – watching the recently restored dailies of a 101-year-old feature film with an all-black …

Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Edamame

1 serving<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2—3 cups watercress, large stems trimmed<p>1 pink grapefruit, peel and pith removed, cut into segments<p>1/4 avocado, chopped<p>1/2 cup frozen edamame, cooked according to package directions<p>1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons unsalted, …

Whisky Whisky Everywhere: The Latest Bottlings From Scotland

It's August. Time to enjoy the dog days of summer, lazing by the pool with a trashy novel, some good tunes, a healthy dab of sunscreen and... a dram of Scotch whisky?! Hey, why not? Scotch is delicious -- too delicious to wait for sweater weather to drink it. Especially when there are some great …

How to Make Kefir at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: It's easy to make kefir -- a thick and tangy drink that's full of probiotics -- at home.</i> <i>Emma Galloway from My Darling Lemon Thyme</i> <i>shows us …

How to Freeze Motion and Capture Shots That Pop

Since I started teaching photography around 7 years ago, one thing that I've often noticed is many of my students face difficulty executing shots to …

Snag a Copy of DxO FilmPack 3 Film Emulation Software Completely Free for a Limited Time

If you missed your chance to snag a free license for DxO FilmPack 3 last September/October when they were handing them out for free, you’re in luck! …

MMM Interview: Manjari Sharma's Beautifully Intimate Portraits Taken in the Shower

Instead of using a traditional studio, Mumbai-born photographer Manjari Sharma found a more intimate setting to shoot portraits of friends, acquaintances, and strangers: the shower in her Brooklyn apartment. Although Sharma's subjects are nude, there's nothing racy about the images in the <i>Shower</i> …

Love chicken? These simple recipes are all you'll need for the week

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. This week, TODAY is launching a cooking series titled "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," which features …

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I Drove 3.5 Hours, Then Took a 1-Hour Boat Ride, to Eat Cake -- and It Was Worth It

Blueberry pie in Maine.<p>Boston cream pie in Massachusetts.<p>Ice cream cones in Missouri.<p>All fine and decent dessert choices but if you want a state dessert with more layers-per-bite than any other dessert option -- and proves the journey matters as much as the destination -- head to Maryland's eastern …

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of The French Quarter

Known for delicious beignets, soulful tunes and lavish parades, New Orleans certainly lives up to its reputation. With bars open from morning till noon, the party literally never stops.<p>But don’t forget, there is so much more to this incredible city than just the French Quarter. The Big Easy is a …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

One-Pot Pasta with Tomato-Basil Sauce

This dish is a revelation. Throw all of your ingredients into one pot over medium-high heat, and about 25 minutes later you'll have noodles perfectly …

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Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Watch Alton Brown's Mango-Peeling Technique

In Alton Brown's newest how-to video, he shows viewers <b>why the traditional methods of cutting a mango are all wrong</b>. "For a long time, I wouldn't eat mangoes, because I thought they were just too much of a pain to deal with," says Brown, before going all <i>Dexter</i> on a couple of mangoes. The video warns …

How to Make Blackened Tilapia Baja Tacos

Make food truck-style fish tacos at home using fresh tilapia, avocado, cilantro and corn tortillas, and top with a creamy onion-jalapeno mixture for …

Our Best Chicken Salad Recipes

These chicken salad recipes all received top ratings from the MyRecipes audience, are flavorful and fast, and a great way to use leftover or …

Red Wine Summer Sangria (and Sangria Slushies!)

High school was hard for me.<p>I went to school in fuzzy, adorable duck pajamas every day because I couldn’t be bothered to be uncomfortable while I was …

Dear White People - Trailer 1

Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama. Writer/director Justin Simien follows a group of African …

How To Add A Realistic Tattoo To a Person With Photoshop

I think the concept of using skin as a canvas is curious. I don’t have any tattoos, and in a day where it seems everyone and their mother has one, or …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …