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Chipotle Shrimp and Cheese Torta Recipe

Shrimp maintain their juicy integrity even under an avalanche of toppings—no batter required. Plus I could cook them in a chipotle and tomato mixture, so the salsa was built right in.<p><b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Chipotle Shrimp and Cheese Torta</b><p>Ingredients4 bolillo rolls or sturdy hero rolls1 …

Flame-Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steak + Arugula Salad & Grilled Potatoes

My job as a photographer takes me to some really interesting places. Recently, I was wading hip-deep out onto a rocky shoal to capture fly fishermen …

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 …

Baking

Things I Bring When I’m a Guest for a Weekend (or Week)

A while back, someone posed the question on Twitter, asking it was okay to bring your own knives if you’re a houseguest for the weekend. It’s a …

Homemade Tomato Paste

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Here’s how to make homemade tomato paste. Yes, as in DIY. It’s easy as heck. And we’d wager you find yourself relying on this made</i> …

Food Preservation

Grilled 5-Spice Barbecue Chicken Wings with Herbs

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A simple, tasty dinner that won't interrupt a lazy summer afternoon.</i><p>I've been lucky enough to brave many of the recent Dallas summer days by a friend’s pool, and I'm …

Quick Chipotle-Orange Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Give bottled sauce the perfect balance of heat, sweet, and tang.<p>Ingredients18 ounces bottled barbecue sauce (1 1/2 cups), preferably Cattlemen’s1/3 cup orange juice2 tablespoons honey1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped chipotles in adobo1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> In a medium bowl, whisk …

Thick and Juicy Home-Ground Grilled Cheeseburgers Recipe

Fact: If there's one way to instantly up your burger game and join the big leagues, it's to grind your own meat. It offers superior texture with more loosely packed patties and a more open, juice-trapping structure.<p><b>Note:</b> For better flavor, use a combination of short rib, brisket, and sirloin in …

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni Salad

First of all, we need to announce the winner from our giveaway! The winner is #1334, Kelly! Congrats, girl!<p>So as many of you noticed last week, we’re …

The Fight to Plan Dinner Better (With One Solution)

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: Nicholas wants to know how</i> you <i>plan dinner, and offers a solution of his own.</i><p>I have no faith in New Year's resolutions. (We have talked about this …

How To Make The Best Guacamole: Tips And Mistakes To Avoid

We don't mess around when it comes to guacamole. We understand the importance of this simple avocado dip. No party is really worth it unless there's guacamole -- and a lot of it. Honestly, it's the only reason we even think about tortilla chips.<p>Guacamole is just one of those foods that makes people …

Natural Light Portraits: Made In The Shade

One of the easiest ways to start shooting portraits is to use natural light. There’s no added expense of buying speedlites or strobes, or even …

What Every Photographer Ought to Know About Successful Event Photography

I know that many people, upon hearing the term “event photography,” immediately begin to think of fancy gatherings like award shows, corporate …

Shooting With Intent

A good friend of mine is passionate about photography, and she recently acquired a reminder of the way she approaches photography. A tattoo that …

Digital Photography

Do You have Photography Compulsion Syndrome?

“Photography Compulsion Syndrome” – tell me if you can relate to any of the following scenarios: when traveling you’ve raced around at dusk, narrowly …

Digital Photography

Negative Space: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the idea of Negative Space in composing images so now it is time to put that into practice with our weekly photographic …

How to Shoot High School Football

It’s the middle of August here in Atlanta, and that means that the kids are back in school. It’s a bit earlier than most places, but regardless of …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …

So You're Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 3 of 3 [editing, etc.]

It’s done. You survived it. It was the longest day of your photography career, you’re exhausted, and all you can think about is how right I was (it’s …

The Magic of Soft Light

Soft light is beautiful. It is a gift from nature that helps you create interesting images using high quality light. You’ll find soft light in the …

Landscape Photography

Why Analog Photography (Still) Rocks!

by Matthias Hombauer and Karl Blümel from “The Analog Docs”. We are two professional music and wedding photographers and we shoot digital when …

Digital Photography

Anatomy of a Subject

So much of what we do is defined by the elements that embody the concept. The three elements of the exposure triangle help us understand “proper” …

Digital Photography

Thumbs-up at a Holocaust memorial: a clear breach of selfie etiquette

Kids these days, hunh? When they're not inappropriately twerking or tweeting they're clogging up the internet with questionable self-portraiture. Indeed the phenomenon of the "selfie" has reached such epic proportions that it is estimated* one in three of us have now been exposed to dangerous …

Slow-Motion Photo Booths: The Next Big Thing in Wedding Photography?

Here’s something that could very well be the “next big thing” in wedding photography: slow motion photo booths. Check out the hilarious video above …