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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Bonito and Black Pepper–Cured Egg Yolks

The process of turning bland raw egg yolks into savory, grate-able cured yolks couldn’t be simpler: Separate yolks, pack in salt and seasonings, …

How to create horizontal scrolling using display:table-cell

Horizontal layouts of all kinds have intrigued me ever since I found out you <i>could</i> do that. I don’t know exactly why I’m fascinated with them… maybe …

Quick Tip: How to Use HTML5 “picture” for Responsive Images

Images are notoriously one of the most challenging aspects of responsive web design. Today we'll look at how the <picture> element, a solution to the …

6 Beginner “Safety First” Color Guidelines for the Web

I still vividly remember one of my earliest art classes when, as a small, eager child, I was presented with a range of bright colored paints. I …

41 Thai Recipes to Make at Home

Here are 41 of our favorite Thai recipes, inspired by the cuisine's addictive sweet, savory, salty, and spicy flavors.<p>If you take a deep dive into our recipe database, you'll notice a few interesting things: 1. the liberal use of Aleppo pepper; 2. a relative lack of banana recipes (our boss, <b>Adam</b> …

Cooking

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

Tutorial Shows How to Correct Skin Tones, Colorize Shadows and Add Light Effects

When it comes to nailing the white-balance in a photo, it’s rarely an easy task, especially with portraits. It becomes even more arduous when you’re …

Facebook Tips for Photographers: Tip #1 - Show Off Your Personality

<i>This week we’re sharing our top four strategies to engage people on Facebook and ultimately help get more potential clients through the door.</i> <i>These</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

To This Day

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …