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The Encyclopedia Of Alternate Guitar Tunings

Joni Mitchell, Keith Richards, Robert Johnson, Ani DiFranco, and Bob Dylan. What do they have in common? For one, they've experimented with alternate …

Guitar

How to Combine Melody, Chords and Percussive Sounds

In the previous column, I demonstrated one approach to composing for solo acoustic guitar, wherein I began with a simple melody, to which I added a …

Electric Guitar

15 Grilled Chicken Marinades You Won't Tire Of

Grilled chicken can get boring pretty quickly if you don't switch up your marinade.<p>July 20, 2018<p>Chicken is one of the easiest things to make, …

Cooking

13 Air Fryer Recipes People Are Loving on Pinterest

Healthier French fries, anyone?<p>If you're a healthy foodie, you've probably heard a lot about air-frying. A trendy and surprisingly healthier cooking …

Cooking

Watch the National Perform New Songs “Quiet Light” and “So Far So Fast”

The National performed new music during their recent performance in Zagreb, Croatia. Watch the band run through the new songs—called “Quiet Light” and “So Far So Fast”—below.<p>At the recent Eaux Claires Festival in Wisconsin, the National’s Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s project …

Hoisin-Turkey Meatballs with Glass Noodles

4 servings<p>Putting quinoa in meatballs might sound weird, but trust us, it keeps these meatballs light as air. This recipe from Bridget Vanaman is part of Healthyish Superpowered, a dinner series honoring female activists and chefs across the country, in partnership with Caviar.<p>July …

Recipes

Turkey & Mushroom Burgers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Our current obsession: half-veggie burgers. This recipe amps up ground turkey with caramelized mushrooms and onions. Dream pairings: Swiss cheese and Russian dressing, on a pretzel bun if you can find one. —Emma Laperruque<p><b>Makes: 4 burgers</b><b><br>Prep time: 15 min</b><b><br>Cook time: 30 min</b><p>2 tablespoons …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Why buy barbecue sauce when you can design your own?

Barbecue sauce is one of the most versatile sauces out there_it can be served as a dipping sauce or a topping, brushed onto protein and vegetables during cooking, or stirred into beans and shredded meat after cooking.<p>Further contributing to its versatility is the fact that there are so many styles …

Food

Homemade Ginger Ale Recipe

"A fun way to make a family favorite. It tastes a little different than the commercial stuff, but it is much better. Above all things, have fun and …

SRV & Mayer Sweeping Rake Technique

<b>The Woodshed</b> is where you'll become a better blues guitarist.<p>We've got an entire catalog of <b>video courses</b> and <b>free lessons</b> for guitar slingers like you.<p>…

You’d Never Guess This Chickpea Cookie Dough Is Healthy

Where has this 'bean' all our lives?<p>We’ve heard about dessert hummus and edible, egg-free cookie dough. And thanks to one blogger, these two examples …

Mediterranean Greek Salad Recipe

"This is a great salad to take to a barbeque. All ingredients are approximate, so add more or less of any ingredient depending on your own …

"Special" Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The secret to these deliciously crusty potatoes is the pre-oven boiling in a salted and seasoned liquid. The potatoes not only absorb flavor and …

Best Instant Pot Chili Ever: 6 New Recipes to Get Into Your Year-Round Rotation

Bookmark this roundup of the best Instant Pot chili recipes to spice up your menus year round.<p>Not only is chili a deeply satisfying meal when it's …

Why Basil Is So Good for You—Plus 14 Ways to Use More of It All Summer Long

The herb can add a nutrient boost to everything from pasta salad to tuna sammies.<p>“The most useful thing one can know about basil,” writes Marcella …

Air-Fried Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Whether you’re having vegetarian friends over to watch the game or you just enjoy recipe mash-ups starring your favorite flavors, these spicy …

Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

Sweet and Salty Chickpeas

Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, provide a nice balance of carbs and protein perfect for a post-workout snack. You can dress this recipe up sweet with …

Caprese Zoodles

Use a vegetable spiralizer to create thick zucchini noodles (or use a vegetable peeler to make long, thin ribbons).<p>In a large skillet over medium-low …

How to Dial in the Perfect Guitar Tone

45<p>SHARES<p>Some guitar players like to plug their guitar into an amp and set its tone controls to some tried-and-true settings that they rely on.<p>In the …

Learning the David Gilmour Bend

598<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

The Easy Grilled Watermelon Dish Your Friends Will Think a Chef Made

Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to Worst

There shouldn’t be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The idea of a bunch of self-satisfied music-industry fat cats in tuxedos having rock stars assemble …

Projecting MLB Arrival Dates for Each Team's Top Prospect

It's only mid-April, but it's not too early to ask: When will MLB's next wave of stars arrive?<p>The answer varies depending on the team and player in question. Some prospects are primed for a near-term breakout; others require more MiLB seasoning.<p>That said, let's examine all 30 clubs and guess when …

Cauliflower Tacos Are the Latest Pinterest Trend—and This Recipe Is Blowing Up

We live in a time where vegetables experience their 15 minutes of fame, and per Pinterest's recent data, the humble cauliflower is getting its turn …

Whole Grilled Onions

These delicious grilled onions make a fabulous side dish to serve with other grilled foods, and they're especially good with steaks and chops. The …

Recipes

An Herb Garden for Beginners

Basil, chives, parsley, and thyme are great herbs for new gardeners.<p>Growing an herb garden is an engaging, economical activity — and a great starting …

Gardening

Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

The Instant Pot brings new meaning to the saying "winner winner chicken dinner" with its ability to cook this protein at a lightening fast speed. …

15 Instant Pot Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Once and Eat All Week

The best recipes? Ones that involve leftovers. And with the Instant Pot, prepping for the whole week becomes a breeze. Whether you work from home or …