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The First 3 Photoshop Blend Modes You Need to Understand

Photoshop can be extremely intimidating to learn, but once you start to get a grasp on some of the tools it has to offer, you’ll wonder how you ever …

Adobe Photoshop

How a Photographer and a Scotch Brand Created an Amazingly Cool Underwater Image

One hundred feet below the surface of an ancient sinkhole in Tulum, Mexico, a team of 13 divers, one ambitious photographer and a model in a straw …

Nature Photography

Well-Priced, Tasty Wines From Washington State’s Maryhill Winery

Founded in 1999, Maryhill Winery produces more than 80,000 cases of wine annually. To produce those wines, they source fruit from eight different …


7 Suggestions that Will Improve Your Low Light Photography

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Jason Little is a photographer (shooting macros, portraits, candids, and the occasional landscape), …


8 trends taking over America's restaurants

Franchises rarely get credit as trendsetters. But, when they latch onto a trend, it's guaranteed to go nationwide.

At the International Franchise Expo, Entrepreneur had a chance to chat with a number of restaurant franchises about what they believed to be the most important trends in the food …


Hold the Regret? Fast Food Seeks Virtuous Side

The numbers were startling: Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill shot up 12 percent on Tuesday after the company reported a nearly 26 percent spurt in its quarterly profit. For the fast-food industry, this was fresh evidence that the world of Big Macs and Doritos Locos Tacos has room for a menu with …


Are You Eating Tainted Seafood From China?

In a squalid fish farm in Yangjiang, Guangdong, farmers fed tilapia fish with the feces of pigs and geese to lower the cost of production. …


Andrew Zimmern Talks Strange Food, Travel Philosophy, And His Favorite Destinations

Andrew Zimmern has lived a life. He’s an renowned chef, a hugely successful TV host, and a prominent voice in the world of food writing. In an age when hovering PR teams and staying “on message” have made being famous seem bland, Zimmern calls it how he sees it and isn’t afraid to let words fly. On …

Celebrity Chefs

What Google’s News Lab Means for Reporters, Editors, and Readers

Last week, Google introduced the News Lab, a digital journalism toolbox full of useful reporting tools and lessons about how to use them. If you click …


More cheese and ketchup! Buffett's Kraft Heinz stake worth $24B - Jul. 6, 2015

Warren Buffett in 90 seconds

The marriage of Velveeta and ketchup is now complete. Kraft Heinz made its debut on Wall Street Monday ... and Warren Buffett's stake is worth nearly $24 billion.

Heinz, co-owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) and private equity firm 3G Capital, agreed to buy …

Warren Buffett

A Foodie's Guide to New Orleans

After a hectic summer season, my husband and I treated ourselves to a short 4-day trip to The Big Easy, also known as New Orleans! Here is a foodie’s

New Orleans

8 Louisiana Gumbos

Whether thickened by a tomato-and-okra base or a rich and nutty dark roux, gumbo is one of Louisiana's most beloved dishes—and one of the world's most versatile comfort foods. These eight renditions range from a refined version with roasted quail made at La Provence restaurant in Lacombe to a dark, …

The Best Oysters in New Orleans

Despite the gulf oil spill in 2010, the meaty bivalves of the Louisiana and Texas coasts are some of the best in the country. Sure, you can debate …

New Orleans

Why Breakfast Cake Is Amazing - Bon Appétit

April 20, 2015 /

Written by Rochelle Bilow

Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something healthy, fast, and


Photographers Are in the Midst of the Biggest Storage Problem Ever

Mylio. Dropbox. Google Photos. EyeFi Cloud. Adobe Cloud. If you’re a more modern photographer, then all of these sound familiar to you. But if you …


6 camera settings beginners find confusing (and we can see why)

Digital photography isn’t short of camera jargon and technical concepts – the sort of stuff that can leave beginner photographers scratching their


43 Essential Kitchen Secrets


15 Stellar Ways to Grill Shellfish

Briny and delicious shellfish get an extra smoky boost of flavor when thrown on the grill. Here, 15 awesome recipes for your next cookout:

1. Grilled Lobsters with Miso-Chile Butter
Grilling lobsters at home, like F&W’s Gail Simmons does, is supereasy if you have your fishmonger clean and halve the …


10 Scientific Reasons You Should Drink More Wine

It's essentially MAGIC in a bottle.

1. Red wine is a great source of antioxidants, which increases levels of HDL (good cholesterols) and gets rid of the bad stuff (LDLs) more so than white. This means goodbye, heart disease, and hello, unclogged arteries.

2. Red wine also slows the growth of breast


Summer recipes to get the best out of basil

Fragrant basil has the power to conjure memories of hot summer holidays - and to transform tomato salads, chicken dishes and sorbets

There’s a big bunch of basil soaking in hot sugar syrup in my kitchen (I’m in the middle of trying out various basil-infused sorbets) and the smell is so heady I feel …


Restaurants Paper Menu Make Way For The Digital Age

In America, more than 100 paper mills have been shut down since 2011 as the demand for paper continues to decline. Paper, a once frequently used …


Simple Tips to Improve your Environmental Portraits

A Post By: Kav Dadfar

Photographing people in their natural environment can produce amazing photos, and tell a story. But it can also be incredibly …

Portrait Photography

4 Interesting Ways to Preserve Fresh Thyme — Herb Gardening 101

Thyme is a culinary herb that tastes just as great dried as it does plucked straight from the garden. It's also an herb that is incorporated more …


Daily coffees – two to five cups – cuts risk to health, say scientists

Around the world last year about 1,269,480,000,000 cups of coffee were drunk. Photo: Erin Jonasson

In March this year, after a project that lasted just …

Health Care (Australia)

Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Rinse the shiitakes and woodear and put them in a bowl, adding just enough water to the bowl so that the shiitakes are mostly covered. Don't add too …


Up Your Cocktail Game... With Smoke! Plus 5 Easy Recipes

By now, you know Raichlen's rule: If a food tastes great baked, fried or sautéed, it tastes even better grilled. So, if a cocktail hits the spot shaken or stirred, it surely sips better smoked.

Which brings us to one of one of the hottest trends in American mixology these days: smoked cocktails. …


This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system …


This farm 115 feet below London's streets could change the future of food

London’s newest urban farm proves that with the right equipment, you can grow food just about anywhere. The 1,805-square-foot carbon-neutral project has one of the strangest locations of any city horticulture project. It’s located 115 feet below a busy South London street, inside a sprawling World …

London Public Transport

How to Make Delicious Greens (Without Sautéing Them in Olive Oil)

Even if you’re doing your best to cook root-to-leaf and nose-to-tail, there are probably still some edible bits you’re missing. Every other Sunday, we'll focus on one overlooked scrap, and show you how to turn what would otherwise be trash into a dish to treasure.

Today: The summer braise you'll want


The Juiciest Fruit: 16 Ways to Make the Most of Delightful, Drippy Plums