Alyssa Glover

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How to Take Better Photos of Christmas Lights

Here is an article describing how you can get better photos of Christmas lights. I’ve focused on the tree, but these concepts will work for most any …

Where to Eat in Boston in One Big Fat Weekend

Here's where to get Boston's best fried chicken, ice cream, and brunch New England—all in a single big, fat weekend<p><b>When it comes to restaurants</b>, Boston may not possess the quirky charm of its Portland neighbor to the north or the numbers of its Yankees-loving rival to the south. This is, however, a …

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Head south of the border with lime-rubbed chicken and other Mexican dishes

If you want to taste the authentic flavors of Mexico without leaving your kitchen, this one's for you. Pati Jinich, host of PBS's "Pati's Mexican Table," shared the recipes she's cooking up this summer, from Mexican red rice to lime-rubbed chicken.<p><b>Arroz rojo (Mexican</b> <b>r</b><b>ed rice)</b> <br>Serves 6 to 8<p>2 cups …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Smoking Meat 101: Barbecue for Beginners

Barbecue doesn't have to be intimidating. With these tips from pitmaster Pat Martin, smoking meat can be downright easy—even for beginners<p>"If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog," says <b>Pat Martin</b>, owner of Martin's BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of <i>Bon Appétit</i> …

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Grilled Citrus Chicken

4 Servings<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt; freshly ground pepper<p>2 lemons, halved<p>2 oranges, halved<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare a grill for medium heat. Rub chicken pieces with 2 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill …

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Pre-Game Fenway Park: 13 Spots in the New Kenmore Square

Consider your Father's Day plans set. Photo: Soe Lin / Flickr<p><i>By Devorah Klein Lev-Tov for Fathom</i> | <i>The Red Sox are back home from 12-18th June. If you're taking your dad to a game, here's 13 reasons to go early.</i><p>BOSTON – For decades, Kenmore Square has served as a crossroads for people going to and …

20 Things You Didn't Know About Puerto Rico

For those of you looking to spend your summer vacation somewhere in the U.S., we have a spot for you: Puerto Rico.<p>Puerto Rico is known for beautiful beaches, but it also has some perks you might not know about. So, here are a few reasons a visit to our friends in the Caribbean will totally be worth …

5 Beginning Landscape Photography Tips For Instant Improvement

A lot of photographers start by taking photos of landscape, just because it’s beautiful and always there. A landscape won’t run away from you, an …

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough

<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: With Amber Wilson from For the Love of the South's step by step instructions, making pizza dough no longer has to be reserved for special</i> …

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How To Properly Shoot Landscape Night Photographs

Shooting landscapes during the night can make for a stunning photo. Our eyes can see the night sky in great sensitivity – we can look at the stars …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Fill Your Plate With Puerto Rico

If you missed the 7th Annual Saborea Culinary Extravaganza in Puerto Rico, make plans to attend next year's event. Called the most important culinary festival in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, world-famous Escambron Beach takes center stage in a weekend that is packed with tastings from the …

Washington, DC Cheap Eats: 10 Great Dishes Under $10

"Cheap" isn't always the first word that comes to mind when one thinks of DC. Skyrocketing rents, ever-increasing metro fares, and the latest celebrity chef projects are more common preoccupations for District denizens. That said, like any major city, DC has plenty of meals that will please …

Black death skeletons reveal pitiful life of 14th-century Londoners

The 25 skeletons unearthed in the Clerkenwell area of London a year ago may hold the key to the truth about the nature of the Black Death that ravaged Britain and Europe in the mid-14th century.<p>A Channel 4 documentary on Sunday will claim that analysis of the bodies and of wills registered in …

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12 Tips For Finding The Best Airfares

No question about it, airfares on some routes are higher than they were four or five years ago, although Airfarewatchdog airfare searchers frequently find hundreds of fares crisscrossing the country for $250 or less round-trip. And even though fares seem higher, let's not forget that, adjusted for …

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Bailey's Irish Cream Pancakes<br>• Coconut Rice Porridge<p>Appetizers and Sides<p>Irish Cheddar and Vegetable Bread Pudding<p>Mains<p>Grilled Jalapeño-Marinated Steak Sandwiches With Charred Onions and Cotija Mayo<br>• Kimchi Chicken and Cabbage Stir Fry<br>• Vegan Curry Butternut Squash Soup With Kale<br>• Orecchiette With …

Classic Irish Recipes

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

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9 Potato Recipes for St. Patrick's (or Any) Day

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: This story originally ran in 2014, but we're republishing it in observance of St. Patrick's Day this year—these potato recipes are, after all, timeless.</i><p>Versatile, comforting, and cheap, potatoes are the ultimate crowd-pleaser. You probably don't need another excuse to eat them, but, …

29 Heavenly Treats For Mint Chocolate Chip Lovers

Please have my headstone engraved, "Ate Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes."

Shredded Beef Tacos for the Slow Cooker

By Christy Landry<p>Mexican food is one of my absolute favorite things to eat. It’s entirely possible that I have Mexican blood flowing through my veins drawing me toward anything with cheese, jalapeño peppers, avocados, sour cream, corn, cilantro and all of those things (plus a lot more) are found in …

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage

8 Servings<p>Serve this over a bed of soft polenta for catching the juices, with a simply dressed salad on the side.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 skinless, bone-in pork shoulder (Boston butt; 5–6 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>½ cup Dijon mustard<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh sage<p>2 …

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Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

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24 Outrageously Cheesy Treats That Want To Be Inside Of You

Yummy yummy cheese!

HTML5 Based Game Boy Emulator Comes To Smartphones

New York-based programmer Ben Midi has created a HTML5 Game Boy emulator for smartphones. Simply visit this link to begin playing thirteen Gameboy …