Rick Nguyen

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Top 10 Best Cameras For Travel Photography of 2018

Choosing the best camera for travel photography can make all the difference between returning home with wonderful memories of your trip or awful …

What You Need to Know About Homeowners Associations

Should having to deal with an HOA make you nervous?<p>You're buying into a residential community — made up of condominiums or single-family homes — that …

20 Tequila Cocktail Recipes to Have in Your Party Arsenal

Do not go gentle into that good night.<p>Because we've never heard of anyone having a quiet evening at home after a round of hearty tequila cocktails, we say that if you're going to rage against the dying of the light, you might as well do it with drinks that go down easy, too. Below, delicious and …

The Best Domestic Wines of the Year

2015 was an interesting vintage. And I don't mean for wine: the grapes harvested this year are largely still in barrels and only time will tell how tasty they are. For me, though, harvest season brought a babbling baby girl and the end of a nine-month dry spell. By the time my baby was born in …

The Best Exercises for Your Shoulders

Muscle

10 Easy Tricks to Improve Your Indoor Photography

Taking the perfect photograph is much like painting a masterpiece, composing a symphony, or writing an epic novel. It’s one of the hardest things …

Landscape Photography

Best Olympus lenses in 2016

A cracking combination of retro chic styling and bang up-to-date technology, the Olympus OM-D range of cameras has become a storming success all …

Lighting 101: Understanding Modifiers

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In the world …

Peter Hurley Reviews the Canon 5DS

How to Create Your Own Lightroom Presets

There are mundane tasks in Lightroom that you carry out on almost every photo you import. You can save time by creating Develop Presets to perform …

Tutorials

The Food Lab Turbo: Forget the Flank, Skirt Steak is the King of Stir Fries!

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Why is it that nearly all recipes for stir-fried beef call for flank steak? I've been following the advice for years, but have never been <i>truly</i> satisfied with the end results. Sure, flank steak is pretty …

One Brand of Coconut Water Destroys All Others

Ever since giving up soda a couple months back,* I've been drinking a lot of iced tea and coconut water. A <i>lot</i> of coconut water.<p>There was a time in my life when a can of coconut water was just a can of coconut water. Lightly sweet, a little savory, sort of like nature's Gatorade. I knew that most …

Kenji's Best Fast Food Awards (A Totally Biased, Completely Incomplete List)

If going for a drive is like a mini vacation, then fast food is really just an excuse for us to eat outside of our normal diet when we're on holiday. Who else secretly thinks to themselves, <i>We're going for a long ride on Saturday? Sweet, In-N-Out for lunch!</i><p>I didn't always love fast food and I …

Smoked Turkey Recipe

1<p>Soak the wood chips in a bucket of water for at least 15 minutes.<p>2<p>Prepare the grill. Remove the cooking grate and set it aside. Fill a chimney …

Spicy Oven-Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

The Fastest SD Cards for the Canon 7D

This is a part of our SD/CF/XQD Database. The data in the table below tracks the time (in seconds) it took to write 20 RAW and 20 Fine Large JPG to …

Sauced: Five Cranberry Sauce Variations for Thanksgiving

We used to be a <b>cranberry sauce</b> from the can family, which is why I also used to be a cranberry sauce hater. The sight of that Jell-O like cylinder of sauce sliding out from a can, with ridge impressions intact, was incredibly off-putting to me. For reasons I still can't quite figure out, that …

Side Dish and Salad Recipes

• Thanksgiving• <b><br>Side Dishes</b><p>No matter how perfect that turkey turns out, we always look forward to the accompaniments most of all: savory stuffing, creamy green bean casserole, rich gravy, tangy cranberry sauce...yeah, we could keep going. Here are all the side dishes, salads, soups, and breads, both …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>Don't show up at brunch empty handed.<p>22 Photos3 days agoView More<p>Fitness<p>Two <b>GQ</b> staffers unpack the gym's code of silence.<p>By Clay Skipper20 …

Lifestyle

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Buying, Prepping, Cooking, and Carving Your Holiday Turkey

Back when I used to work in the wild and crazy world of magazines, we ran into the same conundrum year after year: <b>What can we say about turkey this time around?</b> It's a problem that only arises when your articles are temporally fixed with a shelf life of a month before the next issue comes out. It …

Eight Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Hybrids

If you like the Lexus GS 350, but you feel compelled to ‘go green’ with a hybrid, picking the GS 450h hybrid version instead isn’t going to save you …

Electric Vehicles

Feed Your Ginger Bug and Brew Some DIY Ginger Beer

Combine a teaspoon of grated ginger with a cup of water and a teaspoon of sugar in a glass jar. (I like turbinado sugar, but you could use plain …

Get to Know These 11 Winter Squashes

We all love a good butternut squash soup, and it would be a pretty sad fall without pumpkin pie, but there are plenty of other squashes that rarely …

How to Make Cocktails at Home: The Serious Eats Guide to Essential Cocktail Techniques

So it's booze o'clock on a Friday, and you're ready for a drink, but you're new to the mixing game and you're not quite sure how to get started. You've come to the right place: after three and a half years of writing about cocktail technique on Serious Eats, I've gathered my tips, essential …

Watch a Preview of Roy Choi's Upcoming CNN Show, Street Food

Here's the first look at Los Angeles chef <b>Roy Choi</b>'s somewhat secretive CNN project, now confirmed to be called <i>Street Food with Roy Choi</i>. The show, produced by CNN Digital Studios, will be distributed exclusively online in a Netflix-style model, with all eight episodes available to stream starting …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

6 Margarita Recipes for National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day, February 22nd, is <i>not</i> one of the holidays on our calendar. We get the day off, but that's because it's Saturday, not because we like to mix our tequila with other stuff. We are not throwing a National Margarita Day party, and we will not be drinking margaritas at it.<p>But you …

San Francisco's 25 Most Iconic Pizzerias

<b>Pizza Week</b> is here, and for our second annual edition, we've rounded up our favorite pizzas in the Eater SF coverage area (that would be San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley). From thin-crust to deep-dish, from takeout windows to upscale establishments, from co-op bakeries to family-owned classics, …

Where's The Whole Grain In Most Of Our Wheat Bread?

So when it comes to choosing bread, experts say, you want to move away from the white loaves in the grocery aisle. That's because white flour is a …