Alan Salazar

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Surreal Photo Manipulations by Laurent Rosset Turn Landscapes into Giant Waves | Colossal

<p>Architect and digital artist Laurent Rosset creates sweeping photographic landscapes that seem to curl upward into infinity like an enormous wave …

Art

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal Bars Recipe

"This is the perfect breakfast for those days when you really want a muffin but need something hearty and healthy like oatmeal. For the best flavor …

Caramelized Oranges

This is one of the first recipes I ever made for dinner guests. I was following the Cordon Bleu cookery course in the magazines that arrived at our …

Flowstate is a writing app that will delete everything if you stop typing

Terrifying, risky, and strangely effective<p>Flowstate is billed as the "most dangerous app." It’s hyperbole, of course, but there’s a grain of truth to it. The software is a writing and note-taking tool, and it’s a super clean, minimal, and beautiful way to jot down your thoughts, especially on …

Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe

Though <i>tinga</i> is traditionally flavored with chorizo, this quick and easy version still packs in the flavor, without forcing you to seek out special ingredients. The chicken is gently poached in broth, then shredded and tossed with a puréed sauce for extra-juicy texture and flavor.<p>Why It Works<p>Using …

Cooking

Recipes for Two

Eating in provides a romantic alternative to dining in a restaurant. F&W offers delicious recipes for an intimate dinner for two.

Make *Way* Better Waffles by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Back away from the box of frozen waffles. Make crispy, fluffy, perfect waffles at home—just be sure to avoid these common mistakes.<p>We know what you're thinking: Waffles! How hard can <i>that</i> be to screw up? Well listen: There's a lot that can go wrong with these griddled and golden fluffy frisbees. We …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

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This Magnetic Closet Organizer Might Actually Make You Hate Folding Less

The Internet is going crazy for this shirt-stacking tool that aims to never topple over.<p>One of life's greatest conundrums (at least for us) is figuring out the right way to stack clothes. It seems like every time we grab a T-shirt from the middle of the pile, everything falls apart — we're talking …

Cleaning

12 Cider Cocktails to Will Warm Up Those Cold Nights

Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?<p>Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?

Small Space DIY: Black Wire Hanging Vase

After hunting in vain for a simple hanging bottle vase that was as affordable as it was delicate, I took things into my own hands.<p>Armed with dark …

14 Warming Thanksgiving Soups That Just Might Steal the Spotlight

Soup may not be the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dishes, but why shouldn't it? We love a good, nourishing soup on most <i>other</i> frosty late fall/early winter days—one that infuses the whole kitchen with smells of simmering onions and spices and just begs you to cozy up …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

How to Make Your Caramel 100x More Exciting: Replace Cream with Fruit

It feels like we've known about caramel since the beginning of time.<p>But the Romans, the Byzantines, the members of the Ming dynasty, the dinosaurs (!) did <i>not</i> spoon caramel sauce over their ice cream. Because <b>in 1993, its existence was still news</b> (in the U.S., at least).<p>In a <i>New York Times</i> article, …

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

Artistic Animal Tattoos Made with Exquisitely Bold Contour Lines

Portuguese tattoo artist Nouvelle Rita flawlessly transforms animals into an array of geometric shapes and clean lines. Typically devoid of shading or color, the artist's designs are created from a minimalistic viewpoint and, despite their simplicity, Rita's tattoos are anything but average. It's …

6 Ways Your Holiday Table Will Be the Talk of the Town

<i>By Christa Akers, Floral Designer for Petals & Roots in Astoria, NY and florist on the flower delivery site, BloomNation</i><p>For many, some of our fondest memories are being gathered together with those closest to us at the holiday dinner table. Nothing gives us the warm and fuzzies like looking forward …

Make Almonds Taste Even Better With This Trick

One bite and your taste buds will go nuts<p>Loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals, almonds are a super-snack—unless you drown them in a sugary, crystallized glaze like they do at carnivals and amusement parks.<p>So instead of sugar-coating your almonds, spice them up. The following recipe comes from …

Coffee-Stained Leaf Paintings Created with Remnants of a Morning Brew

Indonesian artist Ghidaq al-Nizar (aka @coffeetopia) began as a latte artist, but has taken his craft to another level by deconstructing frothy brews and utilizing their most basic component–coffee–as his medium of choice. Al-Nizar takes the steamy, soothing drink out of the cup and artistically …

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cookies

I've never really been a fan of the "healthy" oatmeal raisin alternative, or alternatives in general. Call me old-fashioned, but I'm just a straight-up chocolate chip cookie girl who refuses to give up the sweet taste of nostalgia. We can't deny that the chocolate chip cookie lingers on the …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

15 Genius Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

It's Crock-Pot time! 5 chicken chili recipes you can make in a slow cooker

Chicken chili lends itself to the slow cooker so well: After a long simmer, the chicken gets pull-apart tender, with practically no effort on your part. Plus, one batch makes healthful dinners for days. Check out these five fabulous twists, including a Buffalo version, a verde variety and more.<p>1. …

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17 Melty Paninis You Should Eat for Lunch Every Day

At first glance, the panini is a pretty basic creation. It's essentially a sandwich, but grilled on a <b>panini press</b> that toasts the slices of bread and warms the ingredients within. But the panini has a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i> that the <b>boring old sandwich</b> or <b>the grilled cheese</b>, its less classy cousin, …

Healthy Breakfast Porridge Recipes To Start The Day Off Right

Porridge has a bad rap. Over the years it's become synonymous with gruel. Gruel -- which is basically just a watered down porridge -- always suggests something gray, bland and terrible. Porridge, however, is none of those things. When made with care, porridge makes a healthy, colorful breakfast …

Homemade Posole

<i>by guest blogger Andrew Norelli, product manager and food photographer</i><p>I don't usually equate Mexican with comfort food, but when I tried posole for the first time at a local Mexican restaurant, I instantly fell in love with its warm, comforting flavors.<p>Posole is a simple stew of pork, hominy, and a …

Fruitdoodles artist finds banana work has mass a-peel