Jenica Marie Castro

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8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Recipe: Banana Bread Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze

Mash the bananas and then add enough milk to make one total cup (if necessary). Stir in the yogurt and set aside.<p>Whisk together the flour, sugar, …

Recipe: Monkey Bread with Bourbon Crème Anglaise

<b>Monkey Bread with Bourbon Crème Anglaise</b><p>Serves 6-8<p><i>For the dough</i><br>1/4 cup warm water (105-110 degrees)<br>1 envelope (2 1/4 teaspoons) active dry yeast<br>1 1/4 …

Blueberry Hand Pies

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kids love to get a pint-size sweet.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buttery Pie Crust (click for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>2 cups blueberries (about 10 ounces)<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon …

Our Favorite Cocktails in Cake Form

The French 75, the Gin Gin Mule, and a good old Rum and Coke get cake-y<p>It all started with a can of Coke. The soda pop morphed into a Coca-Cola cake, which, while tasty, left us with the distinct feeling that something was missing. Maybe it needed more cocoa, or less sugar? Then it hit us: …

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The Best Chewy Brownies Recipe by Faith Gorsky

<b>These brownies have to come with a disclaimer though; they are full-fat, full-sugar, and not “light” in any way.</b><br>By Faith Gorsky<p>I think you’ll find …

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Raspberry Ricotta Chocolate Cake

Some days are meant for baking and indulging. I am not talking about cold weather or rainy days, cloudy mornings or even birthdays. It’s just one of …

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Handy Peach Pies

August 26, 2013<p>It’s time for pie.<p>And peaches.<p>Pretty little peachy hand pies.<p>Yeah, I’m not sure what’s happening today. Fruit and pie. Instead of …

Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes

Home > Recipes by Category > Cupcakes > Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes<p>May 9, 2017 // 646 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>These are the BEST chocolate cupcakes – a moist</i> …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'

Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors' ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The 114-page publication, which was written for …

No passion, no new arguments as Barack Obama restates unpopular case for Syria strike

It was billed as a historic address to the nation, but when Barack Obama spoke to the American people on Syria, he delivered only a short history of the arguments that have already failed to persuade the public and the US Congress of the need for military action.<p>Point by point, Mr Obama explained …

6 Tips for Photographing Deserts

Deserts can make for very dramatic and beautiful landscapes but it can also be challenging to avoid your photos appearing flat and uninteresting. …

Depth of Field Simplified

Depth of field (DOF) is probably one of the least understood principles of photography. Most photographers seem aware of its existence, but few seem …

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so …