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The Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies Our Staff Is Obsessed With

Earlier this summer, I was chatting with Lisa Mendelson—one of the owners of Seed & Mill, a tiny tahini haven in Chelsea Market—when she said something shocking:<p>“I don’t use butter anymore.”<p>We were talking about tahini-obsessed desserts, a category we here at Food52 are verrrrry familiar with: We …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Garlic Confit Is Savory, Sweet, and Spreadable (Like Butter!)

This article is for people who are looking for ideas about what to do when they have too much garlic. It is not for the people who are inclined to shout, "Too much garlic?! No such thing!!" Yes, haha, those people are funny, but they're also wrong. Too much garlic most definitely can be a …

Garlic

How to Know What Aperture to Use - Step by Step Approach

Every starting photographer knows that the aperture of the lens controls the amount of light that enters the camera. The bigger the aperture, the …

Landscape Photography

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh, homemade tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat …

This Bolognese Cooks In The Oven (Yup, The Pasta, Too)

I toss a pinch each of salt and pepper into ground beef, browning in the sauté pan. I use my wooden spatula to swirl in the mirepoix. Then the impulse hits me. “Throw the uncooked pasta into the sauce,” I hear my inner voice say. I shake off the idea as simply lazy—what it really means is that I …

Recipes

This Buttery, Too-Darn-Easy Pound Cake Breaks All the Cake Rules

No—I did not invent a recipe for making an excellent pound cake in a food processor. But I know a good thing when I see it, and I saw this good thing in America’s Test Kitchen’s latest book <i>The Perfect Cake</i>. It was simply called “Pound Cake.” Talk about burying the lead!<p>I immediately noticed that it …

Pound Cake

14 Fall-Flavored Muffins to Get You Excited About Cold Weather

Coping with the end of summer isn’t easy. There’s always one more BBQ, one more pool party, or one more icy cocktail we’d love to squeeze into the season. However, if there’s a reason to get excited about cold weather, it’s the excuse to bake. This year, we’re pumped to start those cool mornings …

Weather

4 Top NYC Photographers Shoot the Same Model

Here’s a new 13-minute video showing a shootout recently done between four popular NYC-based photographers: Joey L, Dani Diamond, Brandon Woelfel, …

Nikon D800

Advertising vs reality: microSD memory card speed test

When you're purchasing a new memory card, the card's "read" and "write" speed is an important spec. If it's too slow, you might pass on the card; if …

Computer Hardware

Complete guide to outdoor light

<b>Light is a photographer’s raw material, the building block that makes or breaks our images. Pro shooter David Noton explains the skill in learning</b> …

Small-Batch Crepes for Mother's Day Brunch

If you're still scratching your head about what to give your mom this Sunday for Mother's Day, don't stress — you can always make her something! This …

pistachio cake

<b>Heat oven:</b> To 325 degrees F. Line the bottom and long sides of a loaf pan with a sling of parchment paper. Coat paper and exposed short sides of loaf …

This "Kick-Ass" Curry Will Become Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe — It's Loaded With Spices

It's slow-simmered for maximum flavor.<p><i>Top Chef</i> alum Sam Talbot didn't hesitate when asked to name his favorite recipes from his new cookbook, <i>100% …

How do I set my Camera's Exposure?

Redwood Forest National Park, California (CA), USA<p><b>Imagine this scenario:</b> You are looking out over absolutely stunning rays of light in Redwood Forest …

The best autofocus most photographers never use

Photography is so complex that there are a million approaches behind it. However, there is one thing that almost every photographer can agree on: you …

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

#FotoWeb – Ten Best Photography Links You Shouldn’t Have Missed Last Week (13 – 19 April)

Online sex performers, swamp buggy racing, lots of landscape photography and more in the new #FotoWeb, our regular collection of ten photography …

Landscape Photography

Self-Taught Finnish Photographer Takes The Most Otherworldy Night Photos On Instagram

Mikko Lagerstedt, a self-taught photographer based in Kareva, Finland, takes stunning night-time photos that will inspire you to pick up your camera …

Photography

The secret to STUNNING landscape photos… that you probably don’t know.

Have you ever taken a photo that doesn’t do a stunning scene justice? A sunset that was so much more beautiful than your underwhelming iPhone photo …

12 Steps for Editing Landscape Photography - DIYP

Have you ever been browsing through 500px wondering “what do I have to do to get my landscape photos to look like that”?<p>Well, the good news is that …

Landscape Photography Design Part 2: Advanced Composition

Without composition there is just visual chaos with no beginning or end, no direction or cycle, no shape or difference between dark and light. This …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Lock Yourself Away And Browse These Photography Links!

It has been a very exciting week in the field of photography, and here we find Toad Hollow Photography busy searching all over the internet for links …

Why Long Exposure Photography Is So Much Fun, but So Hard to Get Right

The first time I saw streaky clouds and silky smooth water, I knew I needed to learn how to do that. However, after buying my first neutral density …

A Lexicon of Post-Processing Terms in Landscape Photography Today

Landscape photographers are increasingly turning toward more interpretive modes of presentation in order to express their own ideas about the scenes …

I Photograph Mushrooms And Try To Present Them In The Most Beautiful Way Possible

I am into mushrooms pretty much all my life, buying numerous books, spending days and days in the woods looking for them. And since I’ve bought a …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

20 of the Best Landscape Photographers You Need To Check Out Today

Landscape photography is a wonderful art, but also extremely difficult. Instead of working with models or objects that you can manipulate and move …