Alan Hughes

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Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

This chart sums up the biggest trend in retail right now

The gap between traditional brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers is clear.<p>A Commerce Department report Friday showed total US retail sales jumped 1.3% month-on-month in April.<p>And apart from car dealers and gas stations, there was another clear winner: online retailers.<p>The report showed that …

eCommerce

Self-made millionaire founder of Nasty Gal explains how a $28 purchase once wrecked her credit

"I wasn't always stealing stuff," she writes in her book, "#GIRLBOSS." "Sometimes I went the conventional route when I wanted something; I went into a store and, you know, paid for it."<p>It was one of those occasions when she ruined her credit in one fell swoop. All it took was a $28 purchase at …

Discover North Carolina Barbecue

Five lesser-known favorites in the Tar Heel State<p>It’s safe to say that diners today know more about barbecue than any previous generation. Once, we ate whatever was nearby. Now, we drive hundreds of miles to visit the likes of Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, Texas, and Scott’s Bar-B-Q in Hemingway, South …

BBQ

Potato and Egg Salad

A country ham-spiked version of a warm-weather side<p>“I love potato salad. It’s one of those must-haves at family gatherings and BBQs. There’s always at least one potato salad and sometimes as many as four. Each one is different, and most of them are pretty good. My potato salad incorporates the …

Our Favorite 'Back of the Package' Recipes, From Cookies to Meatloaf

Some of our favorite recipes come from the backs of ingredient packages. From cookies to meatloaf, here are our staff's and reader's picks.<p></head>It's no secret that we like to riff on recipes. Case in point: These cookies with big chunks of bittersweet chocolate and flakes of sea salt turn a …

Dessert

13 Recipes That Make the Most of Your Muffin Tin

Chowhound<p>Who says you have to stick to baking regular old muffins in your muffin tin? We say leap over that line of ho-hum baking and walk on the …

Breakfast

Perfect Fish Tacos

8 Servings<p>A fish taco dream come true: crispy, light-as-air fried fish, balanced by a creamy slaw and fiery, cooling, and crunchy fixings.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Fish<p>2 pounds skinless red snapper or other mild white fish fillets<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup white rice flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher …

Whitefish

11 Recipes That Prove Hand Pies Are the Perfect Winter Food

The world’s best cold-weather food may not be soup after all. We’d argue that thet title ought to go to the oft-overlooked hand pie. Consider this: …

Our Best Kebab and Skewer Recipes for Your Grilling Pleasure

14 skewer and kebab recipes, from salmon to chicken to lamb.<p><b>Ice pops, corn dogs, cotton candy—there's nothing like food on a stick.</b> But the grand-daddy of stick cuisine will always be grilled kebabs. Check out these recipes to see what we mean.

Cooking

Back to the Basics: ISO and Noise Explained

As photography technology continues to improve year in and year out, the ISO ranges we’re capable of pulling quality images from are getting truly …

Shrimp on the Rocks

Forgo the fry basket in favor of salt-baked shellfish dipped in tangy comeback sauce<p>Adam Evans has a deep and abiding relationship with Gulf shrimp. This is not uncommon for people who grew up in Alabama, where drives to the shore punctuate nearly every childhood. “We would always go down there,” …

Southern Classic: Texas Chili

Chili and tortilla chips from the Lone Star State<p>Yes, Dean Fearing cooks in cowboy boots. He isn’t just posturing, either. Fearing is the original cowboy in chef’s whites, with three decades under his belt at some of the Lone Star State’s finest establishments, including Dallas favorites the …

Onions

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

Kitchens

New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

A tasty, messy Louisiana favorite<p>“When I think about classic New Orleans dishes, this one is at the top of the list. It’s messy in a completely fun, butter-bath kind of way. Don’t make this dish if you don’t have head-on, shell-on shrimp; it just won’t be the same. There is some sort of magic …

Applewood-Bacon-Wrapped Venison Loin

A versatile venison recipe<p>Ingredients<p>Venison loin, all silver skinless<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3-4 garlic cloves, crushed<p>Small handful black peppercorns<p>2 sprigs fresh rosemary, picked off the stem and chopped Vegetable oil<p>1 lb. sliced applewood-smoked bacon<p>Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste<p>1/4 stick …

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

The Riddle of Intermediate ISO Settings

<i>I guess today is a “blow your mind” Friday, because we have a guest post here by Iliah Borg, the person behind the RawDigger software that is used to</i> …

Shutter Speed

Fried Chicken with Crunch

An unconventional secret to perfectly crispy fried chicken<p>You have to hand it to Todd Ginsberg, a Jewish guy from New Jersey who moved south and decided he could reinvent fried chicken. He only makes it Friday nights at <b>the General Muir</b> in Atlanta, a smart mashup of a New York deli and a …

New Jersey

Alabama’s White Gold

Pat Martin’s three-state take on a barbecue classic<p>Raised in Corinth, Mississippi, and educated at Freed-Hardeman University in the barbecue capital of Henderson, Tennessee, Martin’s Bar-B-Que pit master Pat Martin developed this sauce as a tribute to the basting and dunking sauces applied to …