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20 rarely seen images that show the struggle of America's farmers during the Great Depression

In the course of American history, no one has documented the life of the farmer better than the photographers of the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information during the Great Depression.<p>Tasked by the US government to portray the poverty that had struck the nation, the FSA's …

Great Depression

These Beautiful Black and White Photos of Waves Breaking Look Like Impressionist Paintings

<b>Tim Chadwick</b>‘s series “Fluidity” looks, for all the world, like it was painted… not photographed. Abstract long-exposures of waves breaking, captured …

Lighting 101: Creative White Balance

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>Beyond …

Color Management

You Say Potato, We Say Make These 15 Potato Salads Right Now

Potato salad is one of summer's essentials. You say potato, we say make this 15 potato salads right now.<p><b>Potato salad is one of summer's essentials.</b> Easy to whip up for a crowd, potato salads are reliable and so darn delicious. So, whether you're hosting or attending a summer party—or getting …

Cooking

Zingy Red Sauce

About 1 cup<p>This red sauce recipe comes together simply—roasted red peppers, garlic, almonds. Then toss it into pasta, spread it on sandwiches, serve on crusty bread as a party appetizers, or make up your own genius combination and let us know in the comments.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic …

Sandwiches

Photographs That Reveal the Intricate Innards of Old Mechanical Calculators

Photographer Kevin Twomey has a fascination with capturing complex objects in the most simple of compositions, and his series <i>Low Tech</i> is the epitome …

'Interstellar' Animators Made A Physics Breakthrough While Creating A Black Hole For The Movie

The movie-making business has, unintentionally, helped make something more: a scientific discovery. One that you can experience first-hand in the film "Interstellar," coming out in US theaters everywhere on Friday, Nov. 7.<p>In the film, a crew of explorers travel through a wormhole to reach distant …

Black Holes

Apple Watch UI comes to jailbroken iPhones

iPhone owners who can’t wait for the Apple Watch can now change their home screens to a fresh interface inspired by Apple’s wearable UI, thanks to a hack for jailbroken devices.<p>This new tweak replaces the existing iOS look and feel — which has remained conceptually unchanged since the debut of the …

How to Make Crispy, Golden Brown, Delicious Fried Foods

Crispy, golden brown, delicious fried foods are the best way to kick off a party, and–we promise!–they're easy to make once you've mastered the basics.<p><i>Crispy, golden brown, delicious fried foods are the best way to kick off a party, and—we promise!—they’re easy to make once you’ve mastered the</i> …

Food & Dining

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

Scotland

10 Summer Recipes Inspired by the Hudson Valley

10 recipes for a bumper-crop feast inspired by the Hudson Valley.<p>Ar__tists, musicians, farmers, and design-lovers are heading up the river to__ <b>Hudson, New York</b>. (Where, of course, the food’s great, too.) Here, 10 recipes for a bumper-crop feast by <b>Mona Talbott,</b> the author of Zuppe: Soups from the …

Hudson Valley

Middle Eastern Grilling Recipes, from Lamb Chops and Tabbouleh to Pickles and Dips

Middle Eastern grilling recipes, from lamb chops and tabbouleh to pickles and dips, from cookbook author Anissa Helou<p><b>Sunday is grilling day in Lebanon</b>, where I grew up. It didn’t matter if people lived in the country or the city: If they had a sliver of outside space, they set up their <i>manqal</i> (a low …

BBQ

The World Cup of Sausage: A Guide to Cased Meats by Country

In anticipation of this year's World Cup, we're celebrating our favorite sausages from the competing countries<p>Just because we spent the soccer games of our youth making daisy chains at the outermost corner of the field and periodically getting lobbed in the head with a ball*, doesn't mean we're not …

Cooking

28 Recipes for the Ultimate Korean Barbecue, from Meats and Sides to Noodles and Rice

These Korean barbecue recipes, from pork, beef, and squid to side dishes, sauces, and rice, make for a supremely flavorful cookout<p><b>When it comes to live-fire cooking,</b> <b>Korean barbecue</b> is just as essential as any of the offerings in Memphis, Austin, or Kansas City. We at <i>BA</i> have happily risked burning …

Cooking

20 Desserts to Fulfill All Your Chocolate and Vanilla Desires

Let's be honest, when it comes to dessert we usually just want something with chocolate or vanilla—like one of these 20 sweet treats, for example<p><b>The preference of chocolate or vanilla is often a very polarizing topic</b>. But whether you like a rich, fudgy cake on a cold night or a big scoop of ice …

Dessert

Grilled Sesame Shrimp with Herb Salad

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Shrimp<p>1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined<p>¼ cup fish sauce<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<p>2 teaspoons crushed red chile flakes<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Salad and Assembly<p>1 tablespoon gochujang (Korean red pepper paste)<p>2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar<p>½ teaspoon …

Grilling

Why You Should Be Drinking Tepache Cocktails

Fermented pineapple liquor. We're into it, and so are bars across the country. Here are 6 new cocktail recipes that feature tepache<p>It only took a few centuries, but <b>tepache</b>, a Mexican pineapple beverage with pre-colonial roots, has now arrived at bars all over the United States. The gently boozy …

Spices

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

Cooking

Grilled Clams with Chorizo

4 Servings<p>We're big fans of dipping the grilled bread in the garlic butter sauce. We won't judge you if it dribbles down your chin a bit.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 head of garlic, cut in half, horizontally<p>2 links of fresh Mexican-style chorizo (about 8 oz.)<p>24 cherrystone …

Clams

How to Cook Chicken Even Quicker

Quick chicken recipes, from spatchcocking to stir-frying to grilling.<p><b>Chicken, by nature, is quick</b>. Even when it comes to slow-cooking methods like braising, chicken is much faster to cook relative to a meat cut like, say, brisket. But we want to help you cook your chicken <i>even quicker</i>. We chatted …

Cooking

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

Skirt Steak with Pickled Fennel Salad

4 Servings<p>You know when steak is so good that you don’t bother with a knife and fork and just eat it with your hands? Yeah.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Fennel<p>1 medium fennel bulb, very thinly sliced<p>1 cup rice wine vinegar<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Steak<p>1½ pounds skirt …

Steak

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

Cooking

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

BBQ

What's the Dill with Potato Salad?

What's the <del>dill</del> deal with potato salad? It's suffered far too long as a leaden, mayonnaise-heavy side dish. No longer! This version lightens things up with a makeshift vinaigrette, scallions, and—yep—plenty of dill.<p>Get the recipe: German Potato Salad with Dill

Potatoes

Austin's Hotel Saint Cecilia Hosts a Star-Studded Grilling Party

At Austin's Hotel Saint Cecilia, musicians like Ben Kweller feast on grilled meats, jalapeño-flecked potatoes, and limitless sangria<p><b>Saint Cecilia is surely smiling from above.</b> More than a dozen musicians have gathered around a table in the courtyard of Austin’s Hotel Saint Cecilia, named for the …

Music Festivals

Sausage Burgers

4 Servings<p>You know those days when you can’t decide if you want to grill sausage or burgers? Problem solved.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pounds loose pork sausage<p>4 Kaiser rolls or burger buns, split and toasted<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, assorted colors, seeded and cut into ½” strips (about 1½ …

Cooking