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Of Heaven and Earth - Photographs by David Shannon-Lier | LensCulture

<i>This beautiful, land art-inspired photography series was given the 1st place, Series award in the</i> <i>LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015</i>. <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 31 of the winners and finalists.</i><p>In the series <i>Of Heaven and Earth,</i> I address my place on both the human—and cosmic—scale. The …

Landscape Photography

Magic Caramel Bars Recipe

<b>Makes 18 bars</b><p>Ingredients<p>Vegetable oil cooking spray<p>1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/3 cup powdered sugar<p>1 tsp. salt<p>10 Tbsp. (1 1/4 sticks) chilled …

Dessert

Shrimp Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried …

Seafood

Man Buns

10 Servings<p>This will make more pulled pork than you’ll need, but who would be sad about that? Use the leftovers to make tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pork stew—whatever your heart desires, really<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Beer-braised pork shoulder filling<p>2 lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt)<p>2 teaspoons …

Food & Dining

Totally from Scratch Samoa Bars

<i>These Samoa bars are made completely from scratch (including the caramel!) and are a little healthier with 100% whole grains!</i>Basically every Samoa …

Dessert

3 EASY Ramen Recipes That Are Next-Level Yummy

Ramen is more than just the crown jewel of Japanese cuisine — it's practically an art form. Eating the signature dish is a sensory experience in …

Whole Foods

Snickers Poke Cake

Now this? <i>This</i> was my mom’s birthday cake. It’s a Snickers Poke Cake which means that it’s a chocolate cake poked and filled with caramel and peanuts, …

Banana Bread with Crunchy Streusel Topping

I have been buying bananas at the grocery store each and every week for the past few months. I have been waiting for some extra bananas to be sitting …

Breakfast

Vanilla Dessert Recipes That Are Better Than Chocolate

When most people think of decadent desserts, they think chocolate. But what about those loved one who prefer the other classic flavor, vanilla? There …

20 best chicken recipes: part 1

Simon Hopkinson and Lindsey Bareham’s roast chicken<p>Serves 4<b><br>good butter</b> 110g, at room temperature<b><br>free-range chicken</b> 1.8 kg<b><br>salt and pepper</b><b><br>lemon</b> 1<b><br>thyme or tarragon</b> or a mixture of the two, several sprigs<b><br>garlic</b> 1 clove, peeled and crushed<p>Preheat the oven to 230C/gas mark 8. Smear the butter with your …

Onions

50 Cheesy Parmesan Recipes for Breakfast, Dinner, and Everything In-Between

We love Parmesan cheese on everything. Especially these recipes.<p><b>When it's nutty-salty-cheesy you're after</b>, only Parmesan will do. We'll eat just about anything with Parm, but these 50 recipes are particularly good.

Cooking

How to Make the Ultimate Mac & Cheese.... Because It's Important

Our digital food editor walks you through the steps to creating the perfect mac & cheese—a recipe everyone should know how to make.<p>There's not really a debate at this point—macaroni and cheese is pretty much universally accepted as the ultimate comfort food. But the dish comes in many forms, and …

Cooking

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

Cooking

Chad Sexton: Lighting and Posing in Fashion Photography

<b>All images by Chad Sexton. Used with permission.</b><p>My social media pages are:<p>www.facebook.com/csextonphotography<p>and on Instagram @CSextonphotography<p>Bio …

Portraits of Famous Photographers with Their Iconic Photographs

Photographer Tim Mantoani is the man behind one of the great photo projects and books of our time. Called “Behind Photographs“, the series is a giant …

Dazzling Star Trails Captured from Space by an Astronaut

If you happen to be 240 miles up in space traveling at 17,000 miles per hour, it would be difficult to imagine botching up an image shot from such a …

20 Photos That Capture New York City's Free-Spirited Seventies

<i>Welcome to In Focus, a feature where writer Hannah Frishberg profiles some of the great street photographers of New York City's past and present.</i><p>[Central Park, Couple Kissing, NYC, 1972. All photos courtesy of the Sasha Wolf Gallery.]<p>Brooklyn-based photographer and ex-painter <b>Paul McDonough</b> is a New …

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

Palm Springs

This Museum Displays Stolen Artworks in Augmented Reality

This Museum of Stolen Art is augmented reality-enabled.<p>Before ITP graduate student Ziv Schneider created the Oculus Rift-accessible Museum of Stolen Art, halfway across the world another institution—also called the Museum of Stolen Art—was debuting its gallery exhibition of works currently reported …

Augmented Reality

10 chilling photos from inside a snow-covered abandoned mall

The mass closure of shopping malls across America has left retail skeletons rotting in suburbia.<p>Photographer Johnny Joo visited the abandoned …

Bistro Steak with Buttermilk Onion Rings

4 Servings<p>Here’s how to time this: Have the salad and onion ring components ready before you cook the steak and the sauce, then keep the sauce warm while you fry the onions. Toss the salad at the last moment.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>vinaigrette, steak, and sauce<p>2 tablespoons hazelnut, walnut, or …

Onions

Sweet and Sour Ribs (糖醋小排) | Omnivore's Cookbook

Rinse pork ribs with running water and transfer to a large pot. Add water to cover the ribs. Add shaoxing wine, ginger, green onion, star anise and …

Onions

Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken With Basil

| 1 Comment<p>This is my version of the popular Taiwanese-style Pop Corn Chicken With Basil's recipe. The marinated chicken pieces are lightly coated …

11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.

Breakfast

Fried Chicken Biscuits

4 Servings<p>Fried chicken on a hot buttered biscuit—what’s not to like?<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken cutlets<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1 tablespoon hot sauce<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken cutlets (about 1½ lb. total), …

Biscuits

Crispy Potato Cake with Garlic and Parsley

8 Servings<p>This crispy potato cake is a decadent side that goes with almost everything—especially breakfast.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus more for pan<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>3 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, sliced ¼” thick<p>Kosher salt and …

Buttercake

Reintroducing Photographer George Rose

It's that time of year. When I introduce my newest photography collaborator here on Vinography, who will bring you stunning wine related images every …

Northern California

Postman Introduces You to All of the Dogs on His Route

Watch as an Australian postman introduces us to all of the dogs on his route. In Australia, the grass/lawn from the letterbox to the road that you …

Pets

17 Sauces for Chicken Wings

Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. …

Seafood

Spinach Artichoke Dip

6 Servings<p>Be sure to squeeze out as much liquid as possible from the spinach. Adding spinach that is too wet could upset the creamy harmony of the rest of the ingredients. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bunch spinach, thick stems trimmed<p>Kosher salt<p>…

Spinach