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Non-Destructive Layer Masking in Photoshop

Non-destructive editing techniques are vitally important in Photoshop to ensure maximum flexibility and efficiency. If you edit your images …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

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Saturday at Mavericks: Big-Wave Surfing Defined

The big-wave surfing community descended upon Mavericks on Saturday for one of the most memorable days in years. I was up on the cliff for a couple of hours and couldn’t believe the size, commitment and performance going down out there. It’s too bad the contest window doesn’t open until January 1, …

Top 12 must-try Bangkok dishes

For a relatively small country, Thailand's cuisine is astoundingly diverse, with dishes changing in form and flavour just about every time they cross a provincial border. Bangkok, by far Thailand’s largest city and a melting pot of people and food, is no exception to this diversity, and the city …

Cuba's classic cars: How much longer will they last? - CNN Style

Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens

6 Servings<p>Two humble ingredients have big impact here: The Parmesan rind adds richness; the dried beans deliver creaminess.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained (optional)<p>4 chiles de árbol or 1 tsp. crushed red …

Recipes

21 Mac 'N' Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

True love makes you feel all gooey inside.

Men

How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

Custom Menswear Made in America

Menswear is deeply rooted in history and tradition. During our grandfather’s generation (the 1930s; the height of elegant dress) there were “rules” …

Custom Menswear Made in America

Good style is all about understanding the “modern classic”. It’s about investing in pieces that are inspired by (and often very close replicas of) …

Five Ways to Wear One: The Chukka Boot

The post Five Ways to Wear One: The Chukka Boot appeared first on Effortless Gent.As important as it is to maintain versatility and quality on the …

Five Ways to Wear One: Dark Blue Denim

The post Five Ways to Wear One: Dark Blue Denim appeared first on Effortless Gent.It’s no secret to most guys (like readers of this site, …

Men's Fashion

Jimmy Page: ‘Led Zeppelin Was an Affair of the Heart’

“I don’t intend to revisit the vaults for awhile,” Jimmy Page says with a smile, sitting in the opulent library of a Victorian hotel in London. The …

Eric Clapton Shares New Track ‘For Jack’ to Honor Jack Bruce

Following the death of bassist Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton has shared an instrumental ballad called “For Jack” that he recorded in tribute to his former …

Cream "SWLABR" Basic Track Outtakes

The great bassist/vocalist/songwriter <b>Jack Bruce</b> passed away last week so I thought it appropriate to post a tribute to the man. Here's a fascinating …

Joe Walsh Teaches the Duane Allman Slide Method

0<p>SHARES<p>A very cool beginning slide lesson from Joe Walsh, who learned the technique from Duane Allman himself.<p><b>Part One</b><p><b>Part Two</b>

Jazz Guitar Corner: Five Introductory Jazz Guitar Tunes

When learning how to play jazz guitar, many of us know we need to learn scales, arpeggios and chords, but we are sometimes stuck when looking for …

Electric Guitar

How to Balance Pickups on Strats and Teles

Guitars with two or three pickups offer lots of sonic variety, but they also introduce a particular problem that single-pickup instruments—such as …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Noodle Salad with Chicken and Chile-Scallion Oil

4 Servings<p>This bracing dish offers a taste of China's Sichuan Province and needs no reheating or additional prep at lunchtime.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chile-Scallion Oil<p>2 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>2 star anise pods<p>2 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 tablespoon …

White Beans and Charred Broccoli with Parmesan

12 Servings<p>Gigante beans have a nutty, buttery flavor and creamy texture, and hold together when cooked.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups dried large white beans (such as gigante or corona), soaked overnight<p>3 ounces Parmesan with rind<p>1 onion, quartered<p>1 head garlic, halved crosswise<p>Kosher salt<p>1½ …

No-Boil Mac and Cheese

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Skip a step when making mac and cheese by not precooking the pasta. Instead, mix the dried pasta with a thinner-than-usual bèchamel sauce, and it will bake perfectly in just 30 minutes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, …

Pimiento BLTs

makes 12 Servings<p>Use a very sharp cheddar to make this—it’s the difference between pimiento cheese and cheesy mayonnaise.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound thick-cut bacon (about 8 slices)<p>6 ounces sharp cheddar, grated (about 2 cups)<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons chopped roasted red pepper from a …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Why You Should Get Creative with Your Thanksgiving Vegetables

Mess with the mashed potatoes and your family might revolt. But Thanksgiving vegetable sides are fair game for surprising—and seriously good—preparations.<p>Some things about Thanksgiving should never change: gravy, mashed potatoes, Aunt Jane making an untoward comment to a new significant other. But …