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How to Make Homemade Asian Dumplings from Scratch

<b>Prepare the filling:</b> Mix all the filling ingredients together. Taste (if not using raw meat) and adjust seasonings to taste. Set the filling near …

Mixing Your Grains: 5 Delicious Ways to Mix Millet, Amaranth, Oats and Quinoa

If you bake with whole grain flours, you know that mixing them for purposes of flavor and desired texture is a common occurrence. These days I rarely …

How to Make Soft and Tender Dinner Rolls

<b>Combine the ingredients for the dough:</b> In the bowl of a standing mixer (or a large bowl, if mixing by hand), stir the yeast into the warm water and …

The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

Piping Basics

All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!

Ganache 101

<b>Think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. Start with our easy and irresistible chocolate ganache recipe, then adapt it for all kinds of uses.</b><p>Easy as 1-2-3<p>Chop. Pour. Stir. Nothing up your sleeve, no sleight of hand. Those three basic steps are all there is to making an irresistible batch of …

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Sriracha & Veggie Frittata

Turn the broiler on to high.<p>Whisk eggs, Sriracha sauce, pepper and salt with a fork until blended. Set aside.<p>Heat the olive oil in a 9-inch or …

50 Healthy Meals Made Even Better With Sriracha Hot Sauce

Sriracha (pronounced sir-rotch-ah or sear-raw-chah) is a bright red hot sauce that’s getting seriously popular. The paste-like sauce—named after Sri …

Cold Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables

4—6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon Sriracha (hot chili sauce)<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<p>8 cups matchstick-size pieces mixed summer vegetables (such as carrots, radishes, cucumbers, and bell peppers; …

25 New Ways to Use Sriracha

The Five-Minute Flat-Abs Workout

Got five minutes? Use those precious moments to blast away belly fat<p>Not only do traditional crunches target just one of your main core muscles, but after a few minutes of the repetitive motion, that muscle fatigues and other areas (like your hip flexors and neck) take over to compensate. "The …

7 Tips for Photographing at the Zoo

Zoos … love ’em or hate ’em? I think it depends on the zoo. I much prefer open range zoos where the animals have tons of space to roam around and …

How to Photograph Busy Tourist Sites

Unfortunately, photographing busy tourist hot spots means encountering many tourists who can, unknowingly, ruin your shot by wandering into your …

The Basics of a One Light Setup: A Lighting Tutorial

Lately we’ve had a lot of readers asking for advice about simple lighting techniques for shooting portraits. Here’s a good video from TheSlantedLens …

5 Tips for Improving Your Portrait Photography

Here are some techniques that you may not be aware of if you’re new to portrait photography. It takes practice, but being aware of these ideas can …

Quick Tips for Great Photography Compositions

Joe McNally is a giant of modern photography. For more than two decades he has been shooting for National Geographic, and in 1994 he was hired on as …

Landscape Photography

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

Still Life Photography Tips and Techniques

Still life photography has many uses. Perhaps you want to take a picture of a beautiful shell or perhaps take a picture of a product that you’re …

GF6 pictures roundup. And do you like it?

As you know Techradar accidentally posted the full GF6 preview. I have been requested by them to remove the images and links to their site. But …

Best Simple Tips for Beautiful, Healthy Nails

With the advent of shellac and gel manicures, nail polish stickers, and new nail decorating tools (not to mention the seemingly infinite number of …

The Best Restorative Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress

Whether it’s in your hips, hamstrings, or all in your head, tension has a way of accumulating as we hustle through the day-to-day. But there are ways …

Singapore-Style Rice Noodles

841<p>SHARES<p>Like Singapore itself, this dish brings together flavors from many traditions.<p>6Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 8-oz. pkg. rice vermicelli<br>• 3/4 cup …

Basil Lemonade

374<p>SHARES<p>Even in a world of fancy sodas and gourmet iced teas, homemade lemonade will always be a treat. This version gets infused with fresh basil, …