Peter Fanchi

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How to Use the New Panoramic and HDR tools in Lightroom CC

The long awaited Lightroom 6, known as Lightroom CC to those using it on a subscription basis was an evolutionary rather than revolutionary upgrade. …

Your Guide to Medicare: 5 Key Questions Answered

AT AGE 65, YOU'RE FINALLY ELIGIBLE to enroll in Medicare and reap some benefits from a program you've contributed to all these years. Yet getting the most out of Medicare can be daunting. According to the National Council on Aging, more than half of baby boomers age 60 and older find the program …

TAAB is a Universal Lens Tab That Puts Manual Focus Control At Your Fingertip

Some lenses have tabs on their focus rings that allow photographers to precisely control focus with a push or pull of their finger. For those that …

The Top Maker Spots to Stay, Drink, Eat + Shop in Portland

Bike lovers , granola eaters, food truck gourmands and people who deserve to call themselves coffee snobs and beer geeks — yes, the dream of the ’90s is alive in Portland. <i>Portlandia</i> only slightly exaggerates what’s going on in the beloved Pacific Northwest city, and all that serious passion …

Which States Attend Church the Most? New Map Has the Answer

A new map drawing upon Gallup polling data aims to illustrate which U.S. states have the highest and lowest percentage of church attendance.<p>With 51 percent of those asked saying they attend religious services once a week, Utah had the highest percentage of self-reported church …

Kids in India Are Sparking Urban Planning Changes by Mapping Slums

A new project aims to give young Indians a voice in the city-development process.<p>Every kid likes to draw. But in India, young people living in slums are using their sketching skills to spur urban change.<p>As part of a broader civic campaign centered on "child clubs," groups of children are creating …

Urbanism

5 Weeknight Dishes Great for March, From Twice-Baked Potatoes to Pork Chops

Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table.<p></head>Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table:<p>Starch de Triomphe<p>Double-baking means double the …

27 Bright Cocktails to Make You Forget It's Still Winter

You're one bright cocktail away from a mini tropical vacation in a glass.<p><b>We'll always take mounds of crushed ice</b> in our glasses over mounds of snow beneath our feet. Which is why we're into these 27 bright cocktails, which are like a mini vacation in a glass.

Ice Cream

Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

6 to 8 Servings<p>So easy a kid could do it. No, really, let your kid do it.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter, room temperature (for baking dish)<p>1 pound day-old loaf brioche or challah, sliced ½” thick<p>3 cups whole milk<p>10 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach & Parmesan

1 Servings<p>Pull the eggs off the heat when they still look a little loose; carryover cooking will do the rest.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>3 cups baby spinach<p>1–2 tablespoons grated Parmesan<p>Crushed red pepper flakes<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk …

Recipes

Classic French Toast

4 Servings<p>A mixture of milk and cream delivers a custardy interior texture, but you could use 1½ cups whole milk if that’s what you’ve got on hand. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>¾ cup heavy cream<p>¾ cup whole milk<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of …

John Besh's Stuffed French Toast

Make this delicious breakfast treat.<p>"Nutella is a chocolate hazelnut spread in a jar, created in Italy in the 1940s, and when my wife and I were living in Europe, we became hooked on it. But the truth is, I'll stuff French toast with anything, from peanut butter and honey to apricot preserves, and …

Analyzing Makeovers of Top Photography Blogs for Your Web Design Inspiration

Web design has come a long way since the days of plain white pages with lists of blue links. Just think of the first website on the internet launched …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

50 Universal Truths That Will Make You More Successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from billionaires to entrepreneurs launching startups (one while fighting brain cancer).<p>All of that has led me to conclude that there …

Entrepreneurship

The Real Reasons Trader Joe's Wine Is So Cheap

A bottle of the grocery store's most popular wine brand, Charles Shaw, sells for less than $3.<p>Also known as "Two-Buck Chuck," Charles Shaw wine comes in multiple red and white varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot.<p>The wine's low price has attracted some criticism. Critics …

Wine

Breakfast Salad Recipe

Breakfast

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has strong opinions on sandwich architecture—here's how he says to build everything from burgers to lobster rolls to bánh mì<p>No one can accuse <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s restaurant and drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The Best Food Books of 2014

The top cookbooks and culinary histories of the year<p>If food books last year were about adventure, exoticism, and bringing the lab right into your own kitchen, this year they're sticking closer to home.<p>Already in recent years, chefs-cook-at-home books (Mario Batali and his two sons, John Besh and …

Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact with real life objects. The twin brothers' adorable monsters and men look like they're having the time of their lives, zooming past us in a LEGO car or figuring …

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Split Pea Soup

8 Servings<p>If you want to make this split pea soup but you don’t have a ham bone, use two ham hocks instead.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>2 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts only, chopped<p>2 celery stalks, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>Kosher salt …