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Perfect Smoked Turkey

I know what you’re thinking. “But Russ, it just turned October, and you’re already posting about Thanksgiving turkey!” While that’s true, there’s a …

Texas-Style Beef Short Ribs Recipe

Slow smoked giant beef short ribs deliver big on beef flavor and size that make them live up to their "Texas" name.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/4 cup coarsely ground black pepper1/4 cup Kosher salt1 tablespoon garlic powder (optional)2 racks beef short ribs, 4-bones each, 10- to 12-inches …

Hoisin-Glazed Pork Chops With Sichuan Green Beans Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork Chops:</b>1/2 cup hoisin sauce1/4 cup mirin1 tablespoon five-spice powder4 tablespoons soy sauce, divided1/4 …

Seven Signs You Are Becoming a Photographer

Today we want to have a little tongue in cheek look at ways the define you as a photographer. We all have to start somewhere and as you reach each of …

Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Self-Portraits So They Stand Out

Most people, especially when starting out in photography, find self-portraits to be a nerve-wracking venture; and some, to be sure, never really get …

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The Rule of Thirds and How to Break It – A Comprehensive Guide

Possibly the most well known and most talked about photographic composition guideline is the ‘Rule of Thirds.’ However it doesn’t stop with …

10 Lesser Known Shot List Categories

<i>This is a guest post by Ralph Velasco. Check out his very cool iPhone App – Shotlists for Travel!</i><p>As a travel photography instructor and international …

How to Convey Size in Landscape Photography

In landscape photography, you can very often take a shot of some immensely large scene (Grand Canyon, Ayer's Rock etc) and get home to look at your …

Why You Should Use Levels in Post Production

How many of you spend many hours and much creativity getting the image as perfect as possible in camera, then return to Photoshop or similar and use …

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

A Step by Step Guide to Realistically Enhancing a Portrait in Photoshop

Photoshop can be a phenomenal tool for improving portraits. However, as with any tool, the final results are only going to be as good as the skills …

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Lemon Pepper Panko Summer squash & zucchini ready 2B baked. Plus Italian sausage for dinner. Going 2B awesome I hope http://t.co/b99IktmPJU

Stuffed Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Serve these zucchini boats with garlic-marinated chicken or spicy sausage for an Italian-inspired meal.

Easy Grilled Cornish Hens and Zucchini With Greek Marinade, Tzatziki, and Greek Salad Recipe

Perfectly juicy, crisp, and smoky grilled cornish hens in a garlicky, lemony marinade flavored with oregano and peppers. Serve it with grilled zucchini, pita bread, tzatziki, and a greek salad.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe …

10 Cooking Projects for Father's Day

Mother's Day brings breakfast in bed -- who's to say that Father's Day can't bring a long-cooked, sticky-fingered, hard-earned dinner? This Father's Day, join your dad (or, if you're a dad, your kids!) in the kitchen, and cook one of these dishes that will leave you glazed-eyed and happy, dishes …

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A while back, I decided to go to a new local spice store, called Red Stick Spice Company. I remember seeing them on Groupon, and thought…oh gosh…this …

Root Beer Sherbet Recipe

This is root beer plus vanilla ice cream all in one scoop. Keep your root beer chilled in the refrigerator and you'll be able to enjoy this in under an hour.<p>The bolder your root beer for this sherbet, the better. We're big fans of Barq's; see our root beer taste test for details.<p>Every recipe we …

Chicken Namban from 'Hiroko's American Kitchen'

I'm probably not the only American cook unfamiliar with the Japanese <i>namban</i> technique of cooking. <i>Namban</i> refers to a two-step process in which meat and vegetables are fried in oil and then marinated in vinegar and soy sauce. This style of cooking was introduced to Japan by the Portugese in the …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

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Washington's Monuments in Minutes? Yes, You Can!

We blew it.<p>I could tell the minute we emerged from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. We'd spent too much time at the irresistible Time & Navigation exhibit, which features historical sextants, clocks and star maps. Dark clouds had formed above the National Mall and we'd have to get a …

Vietnam Veterans

The allure of the open Texas road

Looking to catch up with an old friend? Set out with a windows-down playlist, a hearty appetite and a general plan for a five-day easy riding road trip from Austin to Dallas.<p>Thelma and Louise is the archetypal female road trip film. But the real appeal of their adventure lies not in the danger of …

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NYC by Pizza

On a typical day, Scott Wiener teaches children about the science of pizza at the New York Public Library, researches his forthcoming book on pizza boxes, and leads at least one of the pizza tours for which he’s most known. As Adam Brija, manager at the legendary Patsy’s Pizzeria, said of Scott, …

Grilling: Smoked Char Siu Pork Shoulder Steaks

There's been a lot of talk of New York City barbecue coming into its own over the past year or two. For the most part, this means that local pitmasters have reached levels of quality that match their regional counterparts. There are some exceptions, though, where pitmasters are taking creative …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Get the recipe for Sweet Soy-Glazed BBQ Chicken: http://bit.ly/12M56y7

Grilled Clams with Herb Butter

6 Servings<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill<p>1 tablespoon chopped scallion<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>24 littleneck clams, scrubbed<p>Lemon …

The Simple Grilling Trick You Must Know | Men's Health

Walter Manzke, executive chef and owner of Republique restaurant in Los Angeles, has the simple solution. He rubs down asparagus, pardon peppers, and scallions with olive oil, coats them with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, and then tosses them in a foil packet that he throws directly …

Fire up the grill for flavorful huli huli chicken

Summer is right around the corner, so you’ll need delicious grill recipes to impress family and friends. The Food Network’s Guy Fieri is here to help, demonstrating how to grill up a spice-filled Hawaiian favorite.

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