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20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

Cooking

Dark and Delicious Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ingredients<p>Chocolate Cake:<p>1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour or gluten-free all-purpose flour<br>• 1 cup coconut sugar<br>• 1/2 cup cocoa powder sifted<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon …

Dessert

Make Easy Chicken Carnitas for Better Tacos

Carnitas of any kind (including peach!) is one of my very favorite dishes to make, with its tender juicy meat and browned edges. I always thought …

Onions

Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

Dessert

The absolute best restaurants in NYC

When it comes to food, New Yorkers are spoiled AF with the best restaurants in NYC. With an endless supply of buzzy restaurant openings, well-worn …

The best wine bars in NYC

Looking for a great wine bar? NYC's wine canteens are a rapidly growing local obsession among New York barflies. The rise of haute cocktails and …

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don't care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there's always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better …

Cooking

The ultimate brunch in NYC

In New York, brunch is more than a meal—for some, it’s a religion. Each Sunday morning (or late afternoon!), rain or shine, believers swarm their …

West Village

14 Recipes for a Picture-Perfect Picnic Dinner

If you think of picnics simply as a cute weekend lunch, <i>think again</i>. The meal-in-a-stylish basket is made for a group dinner or the ultimate date night. To up your picnic spread game, we’ve selected 14 recipes, with shareable desserts included! Thank us later.<p><b>1. Spinach and Feta Spirals:</b> There’s …

6 Cocktails You Need To Make This Weekend

Time to make every hour a happy hour. Courtesy of our favorite W Hotels in Austin, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Miami, we’re giving you the …

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Photography

10 breathtaking abandoned places you should visit this summer

It's a fantasy of many to find an abandoned place that has a striking history and to just see it decaying. There are actually plenty of abandoned spots in Europe that have astounding beauty and where nature has reclaimed its rights. So especially for you, the Trip4real team has selected some of the …

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

23 books by women writers you need to be reading right now

There are so many amazing books out there right now. Books that will make you think, books that will make you weep, books that are written with such …

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Fates And Furies explores marriage with a satisfying, unsettling story

I read <i>Fates And Furies</i> in a day. I meant to read maybe a chapter or two, but I read all the way though until nearly midnight, and then lay in bed …

Noise Stacking – How to Shoot at High ISO Without the Noise

Shooting with a high ISO sensitivity naturally creates noisy images. We all know that. And removing that noise in post-production is difficult and …

Tutorials

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’: Read the First Chapter

Read the first chapter of Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ which will be published July 14<p>In 1957, when she was 31 years old, Harper Lee submitted her first attempt at a novel to the publisher J.B. Lippincott.<p>Titled ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ it was set in the ’50s and opened with a woman named Jean …

Literature

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Slow Cooker Winter Recipes To Keep You Toasty Warm

Imagine this magical scenario: On a blustering, -15ºC day, where you've fought traffic to get home and walk in the door starving, dinner is waiting …

Spaghetti with Sausage, Arugula and Jalapeño Recipe

Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. olive oil<br>• ¾ pound Italian sausage<br>• 4 cloves of garlic, chopped<br>• 2 jalapeños, seeded and thinly sliced<br>• ⅓ cup oil-packed …

Chicken with Apples and Carrots Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil<br>• 1 pound chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces and seasoned with salt and pepper<br>• 4 scallions, sliced<br>• 4 carrots, …

Soysauce

Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake

I love this cake. The Pie and I have made it a few times now and it’s always a big hit. If you like angel food cake, this will be your new favourite …

Rosa’s Baby Lavender and Earl Grey Cupcakes

This weekend Mags threw a post-partum baby shower (a “Sip ‘n’ See”) for Ryder and Rusty’s new little one, Rosa. Because the colours of her baby room …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Better Basic Recipes: New Takes on 10 Family Favorites

Pancakes for breakfast. Macaroni and cheese for lunch. Steak for dinner. Brownies for dessert. These are the foods your family hankers for day in and day out, all year long. Lucky for you, they’re also the recipes you have committed to memory. The 10 dishes here promise to become just such …

Food

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I think this wee cake is the easiest and quickest way to enjoy this season of pumpkiny goodness, and is adapted from Disney’s Spoonful (Yeah. Disney. …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …