Melinda Tran

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40 Easy Cucumber Salads

Crunch on this! Our cool cucumber salad recipes will hit the sweet spot at your next potluck.<p>Sweet-Tart Cucumber Salad<p>A dear friend showed me how to …

Healthy Eating

21 Sensational Salmon Recipes That'll Make Dinnertime Easy and Breezy

1 of 21<p>Everything Smoked-Salmon Summer Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Salmon Reuben<p>3 of 21<p>Pacific Northwest Smoked Salmon Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

How to Remove ANYTHING From a Photo in Photoshop

How many times have you taken a photo, thought it was great, and only realized later that there's something in the shot that you don't want to be …

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Baked Pasta Dishes

These comforting recipes include star chef Grant Achatz's perfect mac and cheese, easy ravioli lasagna and cheesy baked rigatoni.

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

The 28 Best Seattle Day-Trip and Getaway Ideas

Whether you are a visitor looking to add on to your Seattle vacation experience, or a local looking for a quick escape, there are many day trips and …

National Parks

Top 30 Slow Cooker Recipes

The slow cooker makes cooking a hearty and hot meal easy even on weekdays -- while you're working -- and on busy weekends when you have better things …

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The Best Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes

Dig in.<p>The slow cooker has become synonymous with fall cooking. It makes hearty, soul-satisfying meals that we all begin to crave once summer comes to an end. Most people think of soups and stews for the slow cooker, or even braises, and those are great options ― but pastas are where it’s at if you …

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

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Not The Biggest Fan Of Veggies? Even The Pickiest Eater Will Love This Veggie-Packed Green Mac And Cheese

Get your greens in the delicious way!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>4 cups spinach, packed<p>½ cup parsley<p>2½ cups milk, divided<p>5 quarts water<p>1 tablespoon salt<p>1 pound macaroni elbows<p>¼ cup butter<p>¼ cup flour<p>2 teaspoons garlic powder<p>2 teaspoons onion powder<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>16 …

Best Bay Area hikes for beginners

BEST BEGINNER HIKES IN THE BAY AREA<p>The Bay Area has an immense amount of wilderness, and much of it is open to hikers of all skill levels.<p>Beginners might want to check out the San Francisco Bay Trail, which spans 350 miles, with a plan for another 150 miles to connect 47 cities and nine counties in …

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The rule for finding quality Korean food in the Seattle area has stayed largely the same over the years: Discerning diners get out of town, driving well north (or even farther south) of the city center for their bibimbap and kimchi.<p>But while Eater's favorite places for Korean food — from mandu to …

Seattle

Quick Guide for Using Filters for Landscape Photography

Sure, post-processing tools are more powerful today than ever before. And though there are plenty of filter presets in programs like Lightroom and …

Seattle's Vibrant Vietnamese Scene Extends Well Beyond Pho

The strong presence of Vietnamese food in Seattle is marked by the ubiquitous pho restaurants all around the city (and beyond: Tacoma also has a wealth of delicious pho, for example). But beyond that well-known, well-loved bowl, there are many more types of Vietnamese soup noodles to enjoy, like …

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Which Lens Filters Are Still Needed for Digital Landscape Photos?

Here’s a helpful 12-minute video by landscape photographer and vlogger Thomas Heaton about lens filters. With the emergence of digital photography …

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10 Powerful Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

We’re always looking to up our Photoshop game, but the lists of Must Know “techniques” or “skills” or “tools” we run across typically disappoint us …

Science reveals how to take the perfect vacation

ShutterstockVacations are deceptively complex.By their very nature they're meant to be stress-free, so we assume we shouldn't put too much thought …

Interested In How Camera Lenses Work? Watch This Easy-to-Understand, 3.5-Minute Video

Lenses are, perhaps, the most important (pardon the pun) element in photography but most photographers probably have no idea how they really work. If …

Quick Tip: How to Fix Uneven Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s a quick how-to that will probably come in handy sometime down the road for every portrait photographer. Have you ever shot a portrait where …

Tutorials

Require a visa or not to your destination country? Passport Index will tell you

Planning a trip can be daunting in terms of booking flights, hotels, local transportation and tours. Additionally, you need to worry about …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

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Where to Dine East of Lake Washington, Seattle's Eastside

Naturally, downtown Seattle and its many busy neighborhoods comprise this region's restaurant hub, and therefore attract the lion's share of attention. But the Eastside, long derided as the land of chain restaurants and strip malls, has come a long way, and its culinary scene deserves a closer …

From the environmental classic Dear Greenpeace to out of this world books about space, the Book Doctor celebrates science week with book choices to inspire the scientists of the future<p>As it’s science week we want to find some good books to get primary school aged children excited about science – …

Books

Don’t Leave the House Without These 14 Baby Travel Items

As any parent knows, bringing baby anywhere pretty much guarantees a bag (or two) brimming with gear—and when you’re packing for an extended trip, …

Roasted Beet, Fennel, and Citrus Salad

Sweet, earthy beets and tangy, bright citrus are a heavenly pair, but when you toss some cool, crisp fennel into the mix you have a truly memorable …

Solar-powered Ecocapsule lets you live off-the-grid anywhere in the world

Is your dream to live off-grid in any place of your choosing? The tiny egg-shaped Ecocapsule could be the low-energy home you’re looking for. …

iOS 9.2 Lets You Import Photos to an iPhone Directly From a Camera

Apple is rolling out iOS 9.2 today, and among a host of minor features and fixes is new iPhone support for Apple’s Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. …

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