Andy Tan

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Lightroom Walk Through - Event Photography Workflow with Phil Steele

Phil Steele is a well-known and respected photography educator. In this video tutorial he walks you through exactly how he works through the …

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to do Frequency Separation for Retouching a Portrait

If you have seen some of the portrait retouching videos on the internet, you have probably stumbled upon the term “frequency separation” at one time …

Lighting a Product Photo by Light Painting with Your Phone in a Long Exposure Shot

Here’s a fun and very easy way to do professional product photography light painting using your iPhone, or any other phone or tablet for that matter. …

Powerful Portraits of Vietnamese Veterans by Ruben Hamelink

“When the war started we were sixteen boys defending the village, but after four years only four of us were left alive,” remembers Ho Cu Chanh, a …

Vietnam War

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Make Your Comfort Food Dreams a Reality With These 4 Videos

We fully support eating your feelings and cooking up some great comfort food. Here's what's on the menu.<p>For most of the country, it's been a rather unpleasant winter. Thus, we fully support eating your feelings and cooking up some great comfort food. Here's what's on the menu:<p>Red Wine-Braised Short …

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How to Make a Better Homemade Pizza With Mario Batali

How to make a better homemade pizza, from a man who knows his pie: This video shows you how with tips from Chef Mario Batali.<p>You don't have to be an Italian to cook like one. That's what chef <b>Mario Batali</b> says, and as the owner of such gems like Del Posto, Babbo, and Lupa, he's a man who knows …

Italian Food

Wrist Ruler

A good rule for accessorizing: if it doesn't do something functional, it's probably not worth wearing. The Wrist Ruler is a perfect example. …

Bracelets

35 High-Quality Gifts for Men That Were Made to Last

Because your fellow man deserves it and we've worked with Bespoke Post to curate it just so.<p>Because your fellow man deserves it and we've worked with Bespoke Post to curate it just so.

Men's Fashion

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

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Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

Bread

Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha Crème Fraîche

Makes 4 to 6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges or rounds<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1/2 cup crème fraîche<p>1–2 teaspoons Sriracha<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with …

Sweet Potatoes

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

Nachos with All the Fixings

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Layering the chips and fillings is key for an optimal cheese-to-crunch ratio.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 9-ounce bags tortilla chips<p>Beer-Braised Carnitas (click recipe)<p>2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed<p>1 large white …

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7 Oyster Common Mistakes, from Shucking to Storing

When it comes to cooking or preparing oysters, there are a lot of rules—make sure you're not breaking any with this rundown of the most common mistakes<p>It's one thing to belly up to your favorite oyster bar and order a dozen. It's another if you want to order a dozen from your fish monger and crack …

Aquaculture

18 Dinner Ideas Featuring Briny, Tangy Capers

From a pizza bianca to butter-basted salmon, here are our favorite briny, tangy caper recipes.<p><b>Capers are the silent workhorse of some of our favorite recipes</b>—they add salty, briny bite to fish dishes, sauces, salads, and pretty much whatever else you want to toss 'em in. A jar of capers will keep …

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31 Amazing Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

Whiskey is the king of classic cocktails, so we love ourselves a good Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or Julep. But we’re not afraid to mix it up either. These 31 cocktail recipes know what we're talking about.<p>When we’re not sipping some fine whiskey neat or on the rock, we’re mixing up cocktails that …

Grilled Chicken Sausages with Shredded Kale and Pecorino

4 Servings<p>Prefer a turkey, pork, or lamb sausage? By all means, use that instead.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1½ pound fresh chicken sausages<p>1 bunch Tuscan kale, sliced (about 4 cups)<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>1 ounce Pecorino, finely grated (about ¼ cup)<p>1 …

Sausages

White Wine–Braised Chicken

4 Servings<p>This is an infinitely customizable dish: Try different fresh herbs, add thinly sliced vegetables, or throw in some spices.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>4 chicken thighs<p>4 chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 shallots, sliced<p>4 cloves garlic, …

Spices

The Right Bank

Makes 4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tangerines or other sweet orange, thinly sliced<p>1/4 teaspoons coarsely, freshly ground black pepper<p>2 cups fresh strawberries (about 8 oz.), hulled, plus 2 strawberries, halved, for garnish<p>12 ounces tequila blanco (Casa Noble Blanco tequila)<p>2 ounces strawberry jam<p>1 …

San Francisco

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

Sandwiches

Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

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Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

How to Wax Your Own Clothing and Gear | The Art of Manliness

Before the development of synthetic fabrics with their built-in water-resistant properties, men had to waterproof their clothing and gear from …

How to Cook with a Dutch Oven and Reflector Oven | The Art of Manliness

Photo credit: Jim Pippitt<p><i>This post is part of a series brought to you by RAM. For more information about RAM Series trucks visit us at:</i> …

Jalapeño Pretzel Dogs with Cheddar Beer Sauce

Jalapeño Pretzel Dogs with Cheddar Beer Sauce.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 30, 2014 69<p>I promise this isn’t turning into a hamburger and hot dog blog.<p>Err, at …

Road Trip? Here’s the Best Less-Traveled Routes in America

There's nothing like a little asphalt and fresh air