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All-American Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe

"This is a great twist on two all-American favorites--the potato salad and the loaded baked potato. Served cold, this has been a crowd-pleaser at our …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About Recipe

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Tahini-Ranch Dressing

Makes about 1½ cups<p>We would never ask you to use your blender if it didn’t make a smoother and better dressing. The effort is worth it; you’ll have enough sauce to get you through a week of lunches.<p>December 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons tahini<p>…

These Colorful Landscapes in Jars Are In-Camera DSLR Double Exposures

Photographer Christoffer Relander has released a series of beautiful photos showing colorful landscapes inside glass jars. The photos aren’t the …

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

Breakfast

Keep Pickled Onions in Your Fridge at All Times

By Carey Polis<p>Red onions quick-pickled in apple cider vinegar will save your grain bowls, breakfast tacos, and more.<p>Amongst various jams, mustards, and unidentifiable leftovers I should have already thrown out, there's often a pint container of quick pickled onions in my fridge. That may sound …

The 4-Ingredient Sauce Your Cobbler Is Missing

The Ultimate Sauce for Crisps, Crumbles, and Cobblers<p>Makes 1 cup, about 8 servings<p>1/2 cup heavy cream <br>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Create a Double Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

The artistic effect created by compositing images in a double exposure is certainly nothing new, but the masking techniques learned in constructing …

Learn how to colorize black and white photos in only 4 minutes

We at DIYP have featured many fantastic colorizations of black and white images. If you’ve always wanted to try it yourself, this tutorial by Chris …

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Tutorials

How to Make Your Own Larabars With Just 3 Ingredients

It's not like homemade granola bars are anything new, but we bet you've never actually made them because they sound like too much work. Don't …

Using Brushes in Adobe Photoshop: Part 1 - The Essentials of Brushes

Using Brushes in Adobe Photoshop: A Beginners Guide<p>Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>March 5, 2017 By Julian<p>Using Brushes in Adobe Photoshop: A Beginners …

Graphics

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

Tutorials

15 Breakfast Bar Recipes to Grab ‘n’ Go on Weekday Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet a lot of us tend to shrug it off. Sure, it’s tough to squeeze in a breakfast sandwich or a breakfast bowl between showering and throwing your Bento box lunch together; we get it. But it’s a habit that we all need to get into so we can function …

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Photography

How to quickly remove the white outline around your model in Photoshop

If you shoot models on location against a blue sky, you may wish to enhance the sky brightness and tones. If you do it by darkening the sky using …

Tutorials

The Real Reason You Suck on Photo Sharing Sites: The Bots are Beating You

Photographers join photo-sharing sites for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s as simple as a need for recognition and the occasional …

Hungry? Here Are 4 Healthy Snacks So Yummy You'll Forget They're Good for You

Healthy snacks that are tasty and low in sugar are fairly hard to come by. Packaged varieties might have convenience going for them, but their hidden …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

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How to Add ‘Dynamic Contrast’ to Your Images Using Only Photoshop

You don’t need ON1 Effects 10 or Topaz Clarity to get that “Dynamic Contrast” pop in your landscape images. This short tutorial shows you how to …

This Special Technique Will Give You Macro Shots You Didn't Think Were Even Possible - Page 2 of 2

This is a 9-minute video tutorial from the Newtography YouTube-channel.<p>Andrew Newlun is giving you tips on how to use a technique called focus …

Blue Bottle Explains: Acidity | Blue Bottle

<i>Dear Blue Bottle,</i><p><i>I’ve heard of coffees sometimes described as acidic. What does that mean? Is acidity in coffee a good thing?</i><p><i>Yours,</i><p><i>Piqued …

Hyperfocal Focusing: What Is It And Why Should You Use It?

When should you use hyperfocal focusing? Well, sometimes when shooting a landscape, you want everything sharp from the front to the back of the …

How to Build Your Own Set of LED Studio Lights for Just $250

Buying a professional portrait lighting setup like the much-loved Kino Flo lights is just not within everybody’s budget, especially if you want LEDs. …