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Mashed Potatoes With Garlic Confit

The result? Creamy, guilt-free mashed potatoes with the subtle and rich flavor of garlic confit. I call that something to celebrate!<p>Mashed potatoes is a beloved side dish, but if you're like me, you might shy away from ordering it in restaurants because you know it's probably loaded with butter and …

mashed potatoes

DSLR Photo Tip: What The Heck Is Back Button Focus?

Today’s DSLR photo tip continues with our series of tips covering functions on your camera that you’re most likely not using. Let’s talk about back …

Framing

Sport picture of the day: Japanese joy

First published on Sun 8 Sep 2013 09.42 EDT

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

27 Amazingly Easy One-Bowl Desserts

When baking can be this simple, why would you ever mess with multiple bowls?

Dessert

"Minute" Chocolate Mug Cake - Chocolate Almond Coconut Cake in Less Than 60 Seconds!

The Best Lenses for Landscapes

TravelTraveler Magazine<p><b>Reader Question</b>: What’s the best lens for landscape or cityscape photography?<p><b>My Answer</b>: When I’m trying to make an interesting landscape or cityscape picture, but nothing seems to be coming together, I find it useful to work at opposite extremes with regard to lens choice …

How To Make Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Machine: An Easy, Foolproof Method

This method for making ice cream in a bag is very popular with our readers, but honestly, I find it to be a bit of a pain. I think I've found a …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Gigabyte shows four prototype BRIX mini PCs, including models with projectors and wireless charging

Gigabyte said that we'd have at least a few BRIX mini PCs to choose from. At Computex, however, it's showing four new prototypes that could lead to a much larger catalog. Two of them are run-of-the-mill designs with AMD Kabini and Intel Haswell processors -- nice enough, but more evolution than …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Star Trails and the Best of Light Stalking this Week

Each week we compile the best articles posted to Light Stalking, weekly photo contests, notable forum topics and great shots uploaded by our rapidly …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Make your Photos Sparkle with GIMP

A Guest Contribution by Anotherphotograpbynoob.com. What this tutorial will show you In short: how I made the photo on the right become the photo on …

How to Shoot Day-to-Night Time-lapses Using Bulb Ramping

It goes without saying; a time-lapse can be difficult to shoot. A transitional time-lapse from day to night can be even more of a challenge and …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

6 Sweet and Satisfying Sugarless Desserts

Treats that put maple syrup, honey, agave nectar and chocolate front and center—without a grain of white sugar in sight.<p>On the Joys of …