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Slow-Cook Your Sweets: 20 Alluring Crockpot Desserts

Why would you want to use a crockpot to bake with? We think it is more accurate to ask why you wouldn’t want to make baked goods in a crockpot. It …

Midcentury Meets Zen: A DIY Remodel in LA

<b>The Scenario:</b> Fashion designers Momo Suzuki and Alexander Yamaguchi launched their minimalist-chic clothing line Black Crane in 2008. Not long after …

Organic Iced Coffee Recipe: Dairy Free Vanilla Latte

Having a bad morning? Maybe you need to take a little break and try this iced coffee recipe.<p>From a Caramel Machiatto to a simple shot of Italian …

10 Gorgeous Takes On The Open-Shelving Trend

We couldn’t help but notice that nearly every stylish kitchen we’ve spied recently has one thing in common: open shelving. Feeling inspired, we’ve …

Storage Ideas

8 Coffee Tables We Love at Every Price Point

Nothing anchors the living room like a great coffee table — and if your space is feeling a bit unmoored, we suggest letting one of these beauties …

11 Things You Should Know About Generation Y

If you're still not sure how Generation Y is impacting your business, and your success, it's time for you to find out.<p>While the members of Generation Z (anyone born after 1993) are beginning to show up on the radar screens of businesses around the world, Generation Y (people born in the '80s and …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Recipes

How To Reupholster A Seat Pad

Whether you want to change up the overall look of a chair or recover worn or outdated fabric, understanding how to execute minor upholstery …

The 11 most useful web tools of 2014

There's no shortage of great websites, apps and programs available on the Internet. Some, however, rise above the rest.<p>Your 2014 list of our 11 most …

Majestic Views of Pacific Northwest Landscapes by Photographer Griffin Lamb

Griffin Lamb is a 19-year-old freelance photographer based out of Seattle, Washington. On weekends Lamb goes on adventures, hiking and backpacking in …

Gifts for Lovers of Books, Coffee, Cocktails, and Good Food

Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have no gifts wrapped? Not this year! We're introducing our 2014 holiday gift guides -- with ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price.<p><i>Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have</i> …

Coffeemakers

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p>Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to …

Afternoon Tea

Going Mirrorless: 10 Reasons To Ditch The DSLR With Pro Photographer Jason Lanier

Photographers are becoming more and more curious about the advantages mirrorless cameras have over DSLRs. In fact, judging by some of the comments on …

8 Legal Cases Every Photographer Should Know

Understanding your legal rights as a photographer can often be confusing and overwhelming. From copyright infringement to fair use to DMCA, there are …

3DAround Helps You Easily Capture 360° Views of a Subject with Your Smartphone

Dacuda, a company known for its camera-related applications, is getting ready to release 3DAround, an intuitive 360-degree interactive photo …

PhotoSpotLand Wants To Help You Take Better Photos

Our smartphones now allow us to take more photos than ever before, but even as those cameras get better, they still don’t allow you to take DSLR-quality images. For that, you still need big sensors and the right kind of lens for the right kind of situation. PhotoSpotLand is a new service for those …

Use Your Waffle Iron to Make Extra-Crispy Churros Without a Deep Fryer

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Daniel Shumski, author of the Will It Waffle? blog (one of our favorites), and also the new <i>Will It Waffle?</i> cookbook. In the coming weeks, Daniel will be sharing some of his favorite waffle-iron recipes.<p>Churros—those deep-fried, sugar-coated sticks of dough—are made …

An Introduction to the Spicy, Funky World of Korean Soups and Stews

Korean barbecue may get all the attention, but soups and stews really make up the backbone of the Korean diet. Historically, beef was a scarce commodity, so grilled <i>galbi</i> and <i>bulgogi</i> were reserved for special occasions. But no matter what else is on the dinner (or breakfast) table, there's always …

How to Select Apples for Cooking & Baking

<i>Today: How to pick apples for cooking and baking (and snacking).</i><p>Autumn is in full swing, and we’ve been busy cooking and baking with the best of the season: apples. Whether you’re cooking them in a soup, baking them into a pie, or just snacking on them, pick the right variety for the job. And if …

Baking

How this London Photographer Got 70,000 Followers on Twitter

This interview with photographer Nicholas Goodden originally appeared in our free downloadable guide, The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography …

Fall Orzo Salad + Pan-Roasted Cauliflower

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Roasted vegetables, two ways.</i><p>You love roasted vegetables (join the club), but how can you turn them into a substanial vegetarian …

Recipes

Best of the Hotline: How to Clean an Enameled Cast Iron Pot

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today: We've all been there -- kitchen mishaps happen. Here are the best ways to clean your Le Creuset and other</i> …

10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

October has arrived and fall is fully underway: The days are getting shorter, pumpkin lattes are back on the menu, and -- most importantly -- we’re finally ready to light up the stove and fire up the oven. This month you craved spice (both sweet and savory) and looked for hearty food to help you …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Winter Squash

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month we're talking pumpkin and winter squash.</i><p><i>Today: Don’t get bored with the gourd.</i><p>Each year, just around this time of the month, winter squash begins to creep into our …

Afternoon Tea

The Olympus OM-D E

Let’s get meta for a moment. I’ve been putting off this review for far too long.<p>At first, I told myself I wanted to have enough time with my new …

Meet Lattice

Today, we’re launching the first phase of a special new project from our team here at PhotoShelter. It’s called Lattice. With Lattice, our mission is …

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an Interactive Photography Skill Tree for Beginners

‘Where to Start Chart’ is an infographic designed to help beginner photographers work their way through the settings on their camera. Produced by …

You Won't Believe What Your Bathroom Could Look Like With These Quick DIY Fixes

By Pamela Masin<p>Get inspired by these incredible before and after renovations that have turned even the dreariest bathrooms into spa-like retreats. (Don't worry, they're easy!)<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>You Won't Believe What Your Bathroom Could Look Like If You Tried This