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Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

9 of Your Best Noodle Recipes

<i>The results are in! We partnered with Kikkoman to find Your Best Recipe with Noodles -- and here are the recipes our community loved.</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe …

Your Grandma's Apple Pie Recipe Is Good. This One Is Better

Making a perfect apple pie is one of the most important life skills you can master. Become a pie ninja with the tips in this video.<p>You know what's always a good idea? Apple pie. It's the right answer to every question, including "What should I bring to my sister-in-law's baby shower?" and "What is …

Baking

Discover Your Personal Style in 5 Easy Steps

Let's admit it, we all need help in the style department every once in awhile. We'd love to look perfectly polished day in and day out, but who are …

Carbs Are Your Friend: Our Guide to New-Wave, Artisanal Bread

We might be living in the age of gluten-free everything, but the quality of artisanal bread baking in America has never been higher.<p></head>Mahogany-crusted loaves, dark, dense ryes, buckwheat baguettes. America’s bread scene is changing before our eyes. But, like anything worth geeking out over, …

Baking

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This weekend marks the start of daylight savings! We're celebrating with plenty of salads, cold noodle bowls, airy desserts, and colorful fruits and …

How Geothermal Could Cleanly Power the Planet: Indonesia's Tale

The Earth's heat offers a clean and steady source of electricity, though it doesn't come cheap.<p>PANGALENGAN, Indonesia—In this serene corner of Java, farmworkers pick tea leaves from striped-green hills threaded with pipes. The three-foot-wide pipes carry steam from a broiling underground reservoir, …

7 Ways to Make Your Soups Even Better

To make a robust and boldly flavored soup, you need to invest time and effort. Follow these recipes and tips, and the payoff will be huge.<p>The last time I ordered soup in a restaurant was—well, let me see—possibly never. That’s because in my mind, soup is something to be made and eaten at home, …

Cooking

Piglet Community Pick: The Kitchen Ecosystem

<i>Read up on some of 2014’s most-loved cookbooks, tested and reviewed by the one and only Food52 community.</i><p><i>Today: Hardlikearmour tells us how</i> The Kitchen Ecosystem <i>will reform your kitchen.</i><p>Eugenia Bone's <i>The Kitchen Ecosystem</i> proposes a cooking ethic that resonates with me. It introduces 3 concepts to …

4 Secret Tips for the Best Birthday Cake You'll Ever Bake

Want to bake a better birthday cake? Milk Bar's Christina Tosi and Bon Appétit's Alison Roman show you the ways to towering, sweet, frosted success.<p>When it comes to feel-good food, there's nothing like a towering, colorful, frosted, and sprinkled birthday cake. It's impossible to dig into a slice …

Dessert

Why You Should be Eating Dips for Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to sad desk lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i> <i>This post is brought to you by Triscuit.</i><p><i>Today: Shake up your lunchtime routine with dip-able</i> …

New Ceramic Ladies Beautifully Covered with Traditional Tattoos

Scotland-based artist Jessica Harrison fuses dainty dresses with sailor-inspired tattoos in her fantastic <i>Painted Lady</i> series. We’ve marveled over these creations before, and it looks like Harrison has even more full skirts and full sleeves to share! The artist finds ceramic sculptures and then uses …

Art

Dedicated Mom Builds Amazingly Detailed Model of Hogwarts with 400,000 LEGO Bricks

A Seattle mom has brought the beloved Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to life with an incredibly detailed, 400,000-piece Lego model of the castle. Alice Finch spent a year constructing this magical diorama that accurately depicts key scenes from the books and movies. Finch originally got …

Lego

Beautiful Mosaics Made from Painted Ceramic Plates

Molly Hatch's plate paintings look like mosaics of decorative china designs that hang on your wall. Each plate in Hatch's collection carries a painting that's beautiful in its own right, but it also makes up part of a bigger picture. The work together as mosaic tiles. From a distance, you can grasp …

Art

Community Picks -- Beans

<i>The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Recipe with Beans.</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning …

The No-Cost Remodel: Carmella’s 7-Step Plan to Clutter-Free Living

We discovered interior designer Carmella Rayone McCafferty via her 13-foot-wide kitchen with ingenious faux soapstone counters and a place for …

Stealth Luxury: Organic Plant-Dyed Towels from Japan

Spotted (and admired) at Lost & Found in Los Angeles: a new line of bath towels made from botanically dyed, organic cotton by cult Japanese brand …

You're Frying Your Eggs in Olive Oil, Right?

There's an art to the perfect olive oil-fried egg. Here's how to do it.<p>You know what’s better than a fried egg? A <i>crispy</i> fried egg. I mean, that’s pretty much inarguable, right? Which is why this past year I started frying mine in olive oil. I noticed a lot of hip restaurants in these …

Breakfast

Winter Magic, in Salad Form

<i>Salad shouldn't be an obligation or an afterthought -- and it doesn't always have to be kale, either. Every other Thursday, Elizabeth Stark from Brooklyn Supper will help you make salads you actually want to eat.</i><p><i>Today: Don't be intimidated by scary-looking root vegetables. Beneath their bristly</i> …

Shopper’s Diary: Marble & Milkweed’s New York City Studio

The bathtub that launched a homegrown apothecary business? It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds.<p>For Briar Winters, the woman behind the lower …

Cal Peternell’s Essential Tools for Your First Kitchen (& Every Kitchen Thereafter)

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Cal Peternell, the chef at Alice Waters’s</i> …

A Better, Bite-Sized Lunch

<i>Today: Don't spread office rumors -- spread your lunch on crackers.</i><p>We are all too familiar with the inevitable lunchtime deadlines, when a fork and napkin are more of a nuisance than they are worth and a two-handed sandwich is too much effort. On these afternoons, we turn to the cracker, a humble, …

5 Comforting Dinners to Make Using Only Pantry Staples

What’s for dinner when the fridge is bare? Plenty, thanks to some well-selected staples.<p>Most nights our family dinners rely on a philosophy followed by chefs the world over: Use fresh ingredients and mess with them as little as possible. This is easy to live by early in the week, when our fridge …

Cooking

How to Make Rich Tea Biscuits

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Regula</i> <i>Ysewijn of Miss Foodwise shares with us her recipe for the English classic: rich tea biscuits.</i><p>Tea and biscuits are as essential to …

How Designers Built The World Of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” By Hand

Anderson’s avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm.<p>In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> Wes Anderson didn’t just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and …

Eastern Europe

Skillet-Baked Eggs with Spinach, Yogurt, and Chili Oil

2 to 4 Servings<p>"American and British cooks don't know how far you can take an egg dish," chef Yotam Ottolenghi says. Here, he deftly elevates it to a different realm by flavoring spinach with melted leeks and scallions, baking eggs on top, and finishing with a dollop of yogurt and a drizzle of …

Eggs

An Adult Madeline Would Visit This Classic New York Bar—If She Could

<i>To coincide with the launch of the Directory—a super selective guide of where to shop, eat, and prettify oneself in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Milan, and Shanghai—Vogue.com's Associate Culture Editor Patricia Garcia details the best New York City has to offer.</i><p>When I first moved to New …

21 Rice Noodle Recipes to Make Instead of Ordering Delivery

You don't need delivery! Instead, slurp away on these 21 rice noodle recipes.<p><b>We've all done it: In a (completely understandable) fit of laziness</b>, we've plopped down on the couch, picked up the phone, called the neighborhood takeout joint for some pad thai. But many rice noodle dishes are just as …

Cooking

This Is the Happiest Tiny House We've Ever Seen

This house will make you believe in love at first sight.<p>If there was an award for "Happiest Tiny House," then this home might take the prize. Though …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion