Rasheed Arogundade

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iPhones, Instagram and Your Photography Business

No, I am NOT telling you that you should replace your DSLR with your iPhone. So, let’s be clear on that. Having an iPhone thought does give you a new …

How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

Optimize photos for search engines and take a vital step toward directing traffic to your blog or website

This is one of my first magazine cover photographs (though in…

This is one of my first magazine cover photographs (though in the final version, we digitally corrected some reflections in the upper right part of the glass). This photo here is the raw, unprocessed version.<p>That's an actual Aviation cocktail in the glass. I tried to fake it, but the key ingredient that makes the "cloud" colour in the liquid is from 5ml of Creme de Violette, and I just couldn't get the same tone with food colouring in water. I knew what the Aviation (the classic original recipe …

Corpse Reviver #2

In my line of work, the occasional over-indulgence is nearly inevitable. There are plenty of odd concoctions touted as hangover cure-alls from sushi …

Hemingway Daiquiri

“I drink to make other people more interesting.” –Ernest Hemingway<p>A high school graduate, Hemingway furthered his education by his world travels, Key …

Bee’s Knees

The Bee’s Knees cocktail is a gin, lemon and honey classic that dates back to prohibition. The phrase “bee’s knees” was prohibition-era slang for …

Pear Rum Blush - Eat Boutique - Food Gift Love

As I endeavor to suck as much celebration from February as humanly possible, I present you with a favorite cocktail that I crafted for my monthly …

Cocktail 101: How to Garnish with a Citrus Twist

As cocktail garnishes go, the <b>citrus twist</b> may be easy to demonstrate and simple to understand, but it deserves its place in the cocktailian's basic toolkit for two important reasons: <b>aroma</b>, primarily, but also <b>flavor.</b><p>A twist of citrus peel provides more than just an attractive grace note atop a …

Homemade Brandied Cherries

Homemade brandied cherries are a simple and delicious way to dress up your cocktails.<p>1 lb. sweet cherries, pitted<br>½ cup sugar<br>½ cup water<br>2 tsp. lemon …

The Merlet Sidecar Competition Crowns a Winner

During Tales of the Cocktail this July in New Orleans, I helped judge the Merlet Sidecar Competition, along with Audrey Saunders of the Pegu Club, …

Navigation cocktail – Liquidity Preference

Lisa Fain’s <i>The Homesick Texan Cookbook</i> is a title that called out to me, especially after seeing many positive reviews for it. Though I don’t have …

Redefining the espresso shot: scientists convert coffee grounds into liquor

Coffee and alcohol have a long history of being put together, but they haven't truly been one until now. Researchers from the University of Minho in Portugal have determined a way to turn used coffee grounds into a drinkable liquor that retains the delectable aroma of the hot drink itself. …

Low Rent Cocktail of the Month: The Snowden

Atthis point in the news I’m sure someone has already taken this name for a cocktail. And the idea, let’s be honest here, sticking a popsicle in …

Mixing with Yogurt – Liquidity Preference

In December 2011, when I wrote my annual year-end list, I included an item for the spirits product I most wanted to see in the US. It was Bols Yogurt …

TRG Barrel Aged Boulevardier

Another great take on a classic by The Rogue Gentlemen, this barrel aged Boulevardier is definitely one not to miss.<p>After a long week in Durham, I …

Make It: Kiss of Fire (Aperol and Cayenne Jellies)

Overachiever.Two posts for <b>Mixology Monday</b> and you can start to attribute that to yourself. I’m not officially submitting this, since it’s an …

The original recipe for the Aviation cocktail

August 15th, 2007<p>Since I first tried the Aviation it has rapidly become one of my favourite cocktails. I love the subtle cherry flavour the …

Adding Aroma to Cocktails: Smoke Tincture

Afew weeks ago I attended just one of the many events at the LA Food and Wine Festival. Grant Achatz was presenting a cocktail demo with the head …

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Bedfellows

“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art,” said Andy Warhol. “Making money is art... and good business is the best art.” Warhol is …

The Surprising Science Behind How Super Connectors Scale Their Networks

<b>How one of the world’s top super connectors uses scientific principles of social network analysis to dramatically scale the size and depth of his network without increasing the time spent.</b><p>Adam Rifkin spent the first seven years of his career as doctoral student at the California Institute of …

The Logo Strikes Back

We are approaching the logo with a new attitude. Rather than being slaves to a brand, we take ownership, argues Susanna Lau, aka Susie Bubble, in a …