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This Unexpected Food Might Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Oyster mushrooms (<i>Pleurotus ostreatus</i>) are a type of medicinal mushroom. Often consumed as a food, it's also available in dietary supplement form. In …

Mushrooms

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Follow these key steps for a perfect iteration of this time-honored Lowcountry recipe.<p>Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, …

Seafood

Grilled Corn Salad with Hot Honey–Lime Dressing

8 servings<p>Bright and light, this grilled corn salad with avocado will go with everything else at your summer barbecue. This recipe is from B’s Cracklin’ BBQ in Savannah, GA.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 ears of corn, husked<p>2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted<p>1½ tsp. kosher salt, plus more<p>Freshly ground …

Grilling

Best 8 Default Camera Settings For Landscape Photography You Can Try – Page 7

You also see a metering timer in my menu. The camera’s default setting is typically 16 seconds. When you half push the shutter button, the camera …

Shutter Speed

21 Sensational Salmon Recipes That'll Make Dinnertime Easy and Breezy

1 of 21<p>Everything Smoked-Salmon Summer Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Salmon Reuben<p>3 of 21<p>Pacific Northwest Smoked Salmon Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Seafood

Smaller Files, Faster Loading: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Converting Raw Files to DNG

If you've looked closely at the Import dialog in Lightroom, you may have noticed an option that says "Convert as DNG." This helpful video will …

Tutorials

This Udon Stir-Fry Is My Ultimate Clean-Out-the-Fridge Friday Meal

By Alyse Whitney<p>When udon know what to make for dinner, these noodles are the answer. (Sorry.)<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>As a once-a-week grocery shopper, Fridays are the days I have to get the most creative in the …

Soysauce

Funnel Cakes IV Recipe

"This recipe for homemade funnel cakes brings the deep-fried carnival treat home to you!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>3 2/3 …

Deep Frying

Smoked-Salmon Benedict with Citrus-Dill Hollandaise

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the hollandaise: Place butter in a small saucepan over medium-low; cook until completely melted, about 5 minutes. Using a …

Seafood

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

Cameras

The Pentagon Can’t Account for $21 Trillion (That’s Not a Typo)

Twenty-one trillion dollars.The Pentagon’s own numbers show that it can’t account for $21 trillion. Yes, I mean trillion with a “T.” And this could …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Cheesy Potato Leek Soup Recipe

"This recipe is an offshoot of the more classical potato leek soups. This is sort of a meat-and-potatoes type of recipe! It has a lot of cheese in it …

Spices

The loaf of bread I won't ever stop baking

<b>It's not fancy, but it does the job perfectly.</b><p>I've baked a lot of bread over the years. From chewy slow-rise baguettes and sourdoughs to dinner …

Breakfast

For the Best Bread, Treat Your Oven Like a Sauna

This month in our Baking Club, we're working our way through Peter Reinhart's <i>The Bread Baker's Apprentice</i> by baking bread—<i>lots</i> of it. So far, we're learning as much from the master bread baker's tome as we are from each other. With more than 15,000 members, there are quite a few very experienced …

Bread

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp Recipe

"My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons ground paprika<p>2 tablespoons …

Grilling

An Important Little Tip About Lightroom’s New RAW Profiles

A big howdy from the great state of Connecticut – I’m up here in Hartford (home of one of the top-5 burger joints in the USA: <b>Plan B Burger</b>), and I’ve …

Tutorials

How to Make Candied Bacon

Alton Brown makes candy corn for Food Network Magazine, step-by-step.<p>Use your microwave to easily cook bacon with this step-by-step how-to.<p>Make bacon …

New York City

BREAKING From Trump’s ‘Doctors’: Most Remarkable Physical Specimen of All Time!

At 7 feet tall, 200 lbs. and 0% body fat, Donald John Trump is the healthiest president—indeed, head of state of any kind—ever. Oh, and he has huge …

Donald Trump

Lens Tips: How to Find Your Lens' Sweet Spot

It’s a commandment brought down from the mountain: spend less on the camera if necessary, but don’t skimp on the lenses.<p>Most photographers will nod …

Claude Monet

Homemade Fajita Seasoning Mix

<i>Make a homemade fajita seasoning mix using the spices you already have on hand. This is the perfect blend for fajitas! It’s easy to make and ready in</i> …

Food

Crank It Up: Make This Nashville Hot Grilled Chicken

<i>Award-winning chef, author and recipe developer Virginia Willis has a new cookbook out that will revitalize your love of Southern cooking like never</i> …

Cooking

Windows 10's most boring update is actually its best

Windows 10 April 2018 Update<p>$Free (for Windows users); $119 (Windows Home license)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Windows 10 is mature and refined • Timeline is …

Software

Why I Left The U.S. 20 Years Ago... And Why I Won't Be Coming Back

In hindsight, growing up in white, middle-class suburbia in 1980s America was kind of like being brainwashed. I grew up believing that having money was an objective to strive for and that life was a ruthless competition. I worked hard in school and got a good job because that was what was expected …

United States

17 Dry Rub Recipes That Will Up Your Grill Game

Time to break out the barbecue! These dry rub recipes will take your next grill-out to Bobby Flay level.<p>My wonderful mother-in-law, Margarette, gave …

Cooking

Korean Fried Chicken—But Even More Addictive

In the past decade, recipes for Korean fried chicken have become a fixture on American menus. Nearly every Korean chef, from David Chang to Judy Joo, has his or her own fantastic version. Seattle chef Rachel Yang serves hers with a spicy peanut brittle; mŏkbar’s Esther Choi has a special-ordered …

Fried Chicken

Adobe unlocks a Lightroom power tool for photo editing

Lightroom profiles offer new color editing and styling options, and now you can create your own profiles for the photo editing and cataloging software.<p>Adobe Lightroom's new profiles feature puts photo editing presets on steroids -- and now you can build your own profiles, too.<p>Profiles now use …

Tutorials

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.You've been …

Landscape Photography

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

Food