Sonia Thornley

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16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Sweet Potato Pecan Praline Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is a dessert that everyone in my family loves. I turn to it for our annual gatherings more than any other sweet, and it never disappoints. …

Soufflé "Suissesse" from Alex Hitz

Inspired by a childhood visit to a London restaurant, Alex's twice-baked soufflé is a real showstopper — and it's easy to make.<p>The name of this dish literally translates from French as "Swiss soufflé." For those of you who tremble with terror at the word <i>soufflé,</i> and doubly so if it has <i>Suissesse</i> …

Recipes

The Perfect Beurre Blanc Recipe

Yes, it's French — but don't let that intimidate you. Alex Hitz's simple, classic sauce makes anything and everything taste better.<p>Beurre Blanc — it's nothing short of magic. Honestly, at this point in our yearlong relationship, I feel as if I can share a closely guarded culinary secret with you: …

How To Make Coconut Butter (and Chocolate Chip Coconut Butter!)

Chocolate Chip Coconut Butter.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 24, 2013 92<p>We’re doing something embarrassingly easy today.<p>Go buy some coconut.<p>Unsweetened, fat …

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

What Canada committed against First Nations was genocide. The UN should recognize it

On Monday, Oct. 14, we have the unique and historic opportunity to meet with Professor James Anaya, the Special United Nations Rapporteur for Indigenous People. It is our conviction that Canada's history with First Nations people was not just dark and brutal, but in fact constituted a "genocide" as …

See Who Made ELLE's Annual Hollywood Power List

Meet the 28 actresses, screenwriters, casting directors, executives, agents, and more who are influencing Hollywood today<p>Meet the 28 actresses, screenwriters, casting directors, executives, agents, and more who are influencing Hollywood today

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The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Using Aperture’s Adjustment Tools to Make Your Photographs Pop

Since its initial release, Aperture has evolved from an image management program to a powerful catalogue and image manipulation program for Mac …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

French Silk Pie, Step-by-Step

I first posted this French Silk Pie recipe back in the dark ages of 2008, and it remains one of my all-time favorite desserts of all time. I realize …

Bite Size Strawberry Shortcakes

As long as you have fresh strawberries, you can never go wrong with making a strawberry shortcake for dessert. But strawberry shortcakes can get a …

Topaz ReStyle for Post-Processing

Find the perfect look for your photo. Topaz’s ReStyle tool lets you explore new artistic and creative possibilities for your images and helps you …

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed …

Canadian Travelogue - Nova Scotia - Peggy's Cove

Researchers Develop a Method for Taking 3D Photos with a Single Static Lens

For a while now, researchers have been trying to remove two things from 3D photos and video: the glasses and the second lens. Some companies have …