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Italy Is Offering a Massive Tax Break to Retirees Who Move to Sicily, Sardinia or Calabria

The project aims to repopulate rapidly declining regions.<p>If you’d prefer to put your IRA toward <i>limoncello</i> and a charming Italian <i>casa di campagna</i> …

News

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

Cream Cheese

A Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Dinner You Can Make in One Pan

Quick-cooking shrimp get a flavor boost from cilantro, beer, and lots of fresh lime.<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 production</i> …

Seafood

Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Use your cast-iron skillet morning, noon, and night with this collection of sweet and savory skillet recipes.

What to Expect from a Cropped Sensor and a Full Frame Sensor

A while ago, our fearless Light Stalking leader posted a question on Facebook asking for topics that would interest our readers. One of the responses …

Film Friday: Cote d’Azur with 500CM and Fujichrome By Massimiliano Farinetti

Tamron's 35mm & 45mm f/1.8 Lenses are Near Perfection - Resource

Jaron SchneiderSeptember 28, 2015<p>When Sigma upped their game and became a high-end lens making juggernaut, it left Tamron as really the only optics …

A Simple Secret to Better Street Photography

What separates ‘standard’ street photography—the kind of photo that only holds your attention for a moment before, poof, you’re on to the next …

These Camera Lenses Were Sprayed with Rubberized Car Undercoating

Check out the rugged Panasonic lenses in the photo above. No, Panasonic didn’t quietly release ruggedized versions of the 100-300mm and 42.5mm that …

Cameras

Kickstarting Your Creative Career

If you've just started your creative career or you're considering starting one, then this article may help you on your journey. In this post, I will …

Parabo Press Wants To Make Fine Art Prints More Accessible To Photographers With Affordable Printing Alternatives

Want to cover your walls in art, but the cost of actually doing so slowing the process down? The fine folks from Parabo Press (part of the trusted …

Hawkeye Huey: 4-Year-Old’s Photos of the American West to Become a Photo Book

Hawkeye Huey is a 5-year-old photographer who has already accomplished quite a bit in his young career. At the age of 4, Huey traveled across the …

One Camera, One Lens Challenge

Most of us are happy to continue along the path of least resistance. Easy is good, right? But easy can lead to stuck.<p>Even with photography, it’s easy …

One Pot Wonders: 7 Delicious Dinners Without The Mess

Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p>Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this …

Recipes

Beautiful Berry and Goat Cheese Salad With Toasted Almonds

Not a fan of goat cheese? Substitute your favorite cheese. Try feta or mozzarella. Just about any cheese goes great in this salad.<p>We're nuts about this beautiful berry and goat cheese salad with toasted almonds. The sweet and salty flavors put the 'wow' in this salad. Toasting the almonds is a …

Recipes

The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners: The Complete Guide - 40 Delicious Recipes, 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 10 Tips for Success

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>“When eating well tastes like a yearlong vacation, it’s easy and exciting to do.”<b>—From Rockridge Press, the publisher of Amazon bestsellers, Paleo for Beginners and The Wicked Good Ketogenic Diet Cookbook</b><br>For most people, dieting and deprivation of variety and flavor go hand …

Snowed in? Make lemony chicken, 3-ingredient pasta and 6 more easy pantry meals

In case you haven't noticed, there's this little old blizzard called Juno walloping the Northeast right now. And the last thing you should be doing is driving to the grocery store during white-out conditions.<p>If you weren't among the nervous-nelly types who cleared out the shelves before the storm …

15 Brownies and Bar Cookies Perfect for Last-Minute Baking

It's hip to be a square-shaped cookie<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

Cooking

15 Champagne Cocktails to Toast 2015 All Year Long

When it comes to Champagne, we’re torn. As much as we love the elegance of sipping on a glassful of the good stuff, we certainly appreciate when it’s supplemented with a splash of booze and fruit juice. This roundup of 15 fizzy cocktails will help you decide for yourself which presentation you …

Sex and the City

Extremists Are Flocking To The 'Dark Web'

The terrorist material reappears on the Internet as quickly as it is banished and the policy risks driving fanatics on to the "dark web" where they are even harder to track, according to the Quilliam Foundation.<p>It warned that censorship and filtering tactics are ineffective and that openly …

Extremism

How to Make Even Better Stovetop Popcorn

Stovetop popcorn is good. Bacon fat stovetop popcorn is better.<p>We'll admit it: We're suckers for those tri-flavored giant tins of popcorn. You know the ones: Butter and salt in one section, cheddar cheese dust in the second, and caramel corn in the third. But even better than those tins? A …

Recipes

A Cookie a Day: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>It was a little over a year ago today that I finished a quest that I started when I ate my first Chips Ahoy! as a little kid. OK, "finished" is a strong word. Like <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, this was one of those quests that honestly …

2 Ways to Make Chocolate Ganache

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients for the holidays. This month we're talking chocolate.</i><p><i>Today: Skip the bakery and learn two easy, foolproof ways to make ganache at home instead.</i><p>We leave chocolate ganache to the …

Recipes

Pantry Lemon Chicken for Two

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Open up your pantry. A better, brighter weeknight dinner is inside.</i><p>Mrslarkin's Lemon Chicken recipe was developed out of necessity. Armed with chicken breasts but without the will to cook …

Recipes

6 Ways to Use a Dutch Oven

<i>For our Provisions shop, we search for the best and most beautiful things for our kitchen and home. And since we like to share, we’re showing you all of the different ways to use some of our favorite products.</i><p><i>Today: Call it a Dutch oven, a cocotte, a casserole dish, or a cast iron pan -- just don't</i> …

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