Tracie Merrill

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Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Ice Cream

Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Ice Cream from Foodess• 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced 1/2 inch thick<br>• 1/3 cup sugar<br>• 3 tbsp lemon juice<br>• 1 1/2 cups …


Savory Basil And Goat Cheese Cheesecake

Savory Basil And Goat Cheese Cheesecake from Love and Olive Oil• 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated<br>• 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs<br>• 1 tablespoon butter, …


Roasted Strawberry Bbq Sauce

Roasted Strawberry Bbq Sauce from Closet Cooking• 4 cups strawberries, hulled (if they are large cut them in half)<br>• 1/2 cup ketchup<br>• 2 tablespoons maple …


Jar-Friendly Recipes for Picnics, Road Trips, and Beyond

We hold our meals to high standards here, and on-the-go eating can be tough. While big-batch potluck dishes work for set destinations, not all adventures end in crowds and cutlery. Such times call for sweet little servings of somewhat balanced meals -- and jars make the perfect vessel (we love …


How to Master White Balance

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was calibrated to be used in …


Hitting Mosquitoes Where It Hurts

In Maryland and the rest of the U.S., mosquito season begins with a new species, a new disease, and new strategies for pest control.<p>Early in the morning of June 4, two twin-engine Beechcrafts lifted into the air on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.<p><b>Their goal: to head off swarms of Eastern Salt Marsh</b> …

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Blueberry Muffins

Certain recipes never make their way to these pages. Blueberry muffins are a good example. I love blueberry muffins, so I try new recipes whenever I …


How to Make the Perfect Angel Food Cake

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …


Mancakes - Bacon, Green Onion, & Cheddar Corn Pancakes Recipe - Father's Day Brunch

The three majestic natural bridges of Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. This is also home to some of the darkest night skies in the United States. Photo: Manish Mamtani

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

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