Julia Helton

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29 Ridiculously Delicious Chinese Recipes That Are Better Than Take-Out

Because beef with broccoli only gets you so far.

A Variety of Unprocessed Foods Cut into Uncannily Precise 2.5cm Cubes by Lernert & Sander | Colossal

<p>In 2014, Dutch newspaper <i>De Volkskrant</i> contacted conceptual design studio Lernert & Sander to create a piece for a special documentary photography …

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Creating an Online Portfolio

We should clear up one myth before we continue, a photographic portfolio is not the preserve of the professional photographer. Yes, in the days …

5 No-Kill House Plants for Any Home

<i>Whether you can never remember to water your plants or you have a tendency to smother them with love, Tara Heibel from Sprout Home has the house plant you need to get your (indoor) garden growing.</i><p>A recurring request that we hear at Sprout Home is: "Can you give me a plant that I can’t kill?" While …

Fondue au Crémant (Fondue with Sparkling Wine)

2 1⁄4 cups sparkling white wine<p>1 tbsp. cornstarch<p>4 cloves garlic, halved lengthwise<p>1 lb. Gruyère, grated<p>1 lb. Vacherin Fribourgeois or Appenzeller, …

Recipes

Duck Rillettes

3 lb. duck legs<p>1⁄4 cup finely chopped thyme, plus 4 sprigs<p>1⁄4 cup kosher salt, plus more to taste<p>2 tbsp. ground ginger<p>10 cups duck or chicken stock<p>1 …

Knives for Locavores

Around the country, bladesmiths like Washington's Michael Rader and Pennsylvania's Butch Harner forge raw metal into beautiful knives. Choosing small …

Knives

Commander's Palace Sazerac

Pour absinthe into an old-fashioned glass; swirl to coat, and discard liqueur; fill glass with ice. Shake rye, simple syrup, 3 dashes Peychaud's …

Bitters

What to Do With an Overload of Cabbage

<i>Winter is here and we're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Alexandra cooks up a cabbage recipe that will have you going back for seconds and …

Boulevardier Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> On the surface, the Boulevardier appears to be nothing more than a Negroni with the gin swapped for bourbon, and indeed it’s a great gateway cocktail for a bourbon drinker to get into the genre of aperitif-driven cocktails. But rather than the similarities, it’s the differences from …

Posole Soup Recipe

Posole, a Mexican classic made with hominy and jalapeños, travels north of the border to conquer the hunger we all face.<p><i>Chef Matt Steigerwald, Lincoln Café, Mount Vernon, Iowa</i><p>When I first moved to Iowa from North Carolina, I hosted a neighborhood dinner for potential restaurant investors and local …

Brittany Murphy, "The Ramen Girl", Best Scene

1 Block of Feta Cheese, 5 Ways to Use It

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Jess Schreibstein of Witchin' in the Kitchen shows us how to transform that</i> …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

By Adele Peters5 minute Read<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t …

Urban Design

How to Make Your Photos Pop With Punchier Colors in Photoshop CC

With Adobe’s fairly new pricing regime, Photoshop CC is now within the reach of many enthusiast photographers who might have balked at the idea of …

8 Common Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make and How to Avoid Them

We have all been beginners at some point in time. Some of you must have just got your first camera, and being a beginner in photography, probably …

PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class …