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Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 16, 2013 76<p>I’m probably pushing my limits here.<p>Not just …

Has the Death of the DSLR Been Greatly Exaggerated?

A few months ago, whilst researching my purchase of a Fuji X100s, I came across a video about that camera by renowned editorial and commercial …

50 Tips to Help You Make the Best Soup You've Ever Had

Have you ever added a Parmesan rind to your soup? Or V8? Have you ever wondered how to make better matzo ball soup? Or how to cool homemade soup …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Dog Walks on Water

Everyone thinks their pet is the smartest, the cutest, the cleverest. But photographer Ken Watson‘s German shepherd may have a bit of an advantage — …

Shrimp and Grits (with Creamy White Cheddar Grits)

<i>Hickory Nut Gap Farm is a family-owned farm in Fairview, NC, a small town near Asheville. The centerpiece of the farm is a sprawling farmhouse</i> …

The Truth About "Getting it Right in Camera"

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, …

Useful Tips on How to Photograph Winter Sports

With winter rapidly approaching those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, we thought it might be fun to pass along some tips on how to …

Dispelling 9 Myths About Professional Photography

<b>Q</b>: Who wants to be a professional photographer?<p><b>A</b>: Everyone who owns a camera.<p>Okay, that answer might be a bit hyperbolic, but sometimes it really …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

Best Pumpkin Recipes

Home > Recipes by Season > Fall > 20 Pumpkin Recipes<p>20 Pumpkin Recipes<p>September 30, 2013 // 24 <i>Comments »</i><p>It feels like just yesterday that I was …

How to go Get the Best Shots of your Kids

Once you've begun to incorporate the “Get on their level” angle into your routine, here are 4 \ ideas to break the cycle of the adult eye level shots.

Project One: One Hour, One Camera, One Setting, One Dollar Per Person

While on a half vacation, half business trip to the Philippines, photographer Dennis Sapong decided to spend one free hour at the local public market …

Pasta with Tomato, Spinach, Basil, and Brie Recipe

During the summer months when tomatoes are in season, we look for practically any excuse to use our garden tomatoes. The basil plant that we …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part III]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. This is the third article in the series. You may want to look at the previous ones here: 7 standing …

Digital Photography

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

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Squash Casserole from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking'

As <b>Nathalie Dupree</b> explains in her and <b>Cynthia Graubart</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking</i>, squash casserole is an enduring favorite at Southern potlucks. I know that I ate plenty of the stuff growing up, but it was mostly because the flavor of the squash was covered up by ungodly …

Roasted Okra Chips from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking'

Okra is a divisive vegetable. I've personally never had a problem with the slime factor, but I know of many adventurous eaters who won't go near the green, finger-shaped veggie. Most Southern preparations either embrace the slime, using its thickening powers in gumbo and stews, or they do their …

Mark Bittman's Green Beans with Crisp Shallots

<i>This week,</i> <i>Mark Bittman</i> <i>is serving as a Guest Editor at Food52. He'll be choosing a Wildcard winner, answering your questions on the Hotline, and sharing recipes from his new Cooking Basics app.</i><p>Boiling and then sautéeing vegetables is one of my favorite preparations, as it gives you more control over …

Recipes

New Orleans-Style Barbecue Shrimp from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking'

First things first, let's get this straight: barbecue shrimp is not <i>barbecue</i> in the low-heat, wood-smoked, or whole-hog sense of the term. Barbecue <i>shrimp</i> requires only quick stove-top cooking with no grill in sight. But what it does have in common with barbecue is the spicy, saucy mess than ensues …

Banana Pudding Ice Cream Cake

This idea came from various daydreams about how to make everything we like to eat during the rest of the year summer-ready. Now, banana pudding, …

Andouille, Jalapeño, and Habanero Mac and Cheese Recipe

<b>Note</b>: A word to the wise: add additional milk if necessary to achieve a creamy, slightly loose consistency, since the noodles have a tendency to suck up the sauce.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Andouille, Jalapeño, and Habanero Mac and Cheese</b><p>Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil1 medium onion, minced (about …

Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Pan-Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Snap Pea, and Carrot</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound thin Hong Kong-style noodles6 tablespoons canola oil, divided1/2 cup water1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon white rice vinegar1 teaspoon Shaoxing wine1 …

The Basics of Using ND Grads to Improve Your Landscapes

As I’ve written before, the hardest part of landscape photography is retaining detail in a bright sky with a darker foreground. There are several …

The Best Potato Salad Recipe You've Ever Tasted

The perfect side to bring to your next picnic or barbecue.<p><i>Written by Nicole Fabian-Weber on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>Now that the weather's (finally) heated up, we can have barbecues. And picnics. And picnics where we can barbecue! Yay! So. What are you going to bring to the table? Your …

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How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

4 Strong Tips for Reigniting your Love Affair with Photography

For many of us, photography goes beyond a hobby, it becomes a passion, an addictive high that we must obtain at every opportunity. The joy of …