Tamara Walid

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The (Totally Fun, Not-At-All Stuffy) New Rules of Wine

Thanks to a new wave of offbeat, downright chuggable bottles from upstart winemakers and importers, there's never been a better time for the average food lover to buy, drink, and even collect wine—no occasion needed.<p>The first rule? There are no rules. No vintage charts, no snooty swirling, no …

Wine

Handcrafted Jewelry Contains Delicate Pieces of Nature Encased in Resin

Artist Sarah Smith designs jewelry that allows anyone to carry a bit of nature with them at all times. For up to three weeks, Smith spends her time planning, pouring resin, curing, and shaping a single creation for someone who can't get enough of Earth's pure beauty. Within her wearable works of …

Jewelry

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

Gingerbread French Toast: Your Go-To Holiday Breakfast

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, finds a way to eat gingerbread for breakfast.</i><p>Breakfast is easily overlooked come holiday season. Up against pot roasts, peppermint bark, and all manner of Christmas cookies, breakfast doesn't stand much of a chance.<p>It's …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Cooking

Skirt Steak with Shallot Pan Sauce

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1 12–14-oz. skirt steak, halved crosswise<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 small …

Seafood

5 Ways to Fall-ify Your Coffee (Without any Pumpkin Spice Whatsoever)

When fall chill sets in, you'll want to know how to make a warming morning brew at home (that doesn't involve pumpkin).<p>So long, sweet summer, and the bubbly nitros, cold brew tonics, and rosemary iced lattes we grew to love. Fall calls for comforting coffees, full of warming spices like …

Coffee

Dinner Tonight: Roasted Chickpea Salad with Za'atar

It's only two sleeps from the big turkey day, and if you're anything like us, it's going to be a busy, food-filled week. <b>But we're all thinking about the dinner that's 48 hours away, not the one that's going to be eaten tonight.</b><p><b>Luckily for us all, this roasted chickpea salad with za'atar is just as</b> …

Whole Roasted Carrots with Black Lentils and Green Harissa

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°.<p>Step 2<p>Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add …

3 Ways We Can Improve Our Creativity | Inc.com

The question of if we can improve creativity is a hot topic for many. One of the initial problems is how you define creativity. Is it being able to solve a complex problem using logic? Or is it more based on abstract theories and about questions we'll never know the answer to. Some argue painters …

Creativity

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

These Beautiful Antique Photos Were Made With Potato Starch

Almost 30 years before Kodachrome, two French brothers invented a way to take color photos. The autochrome process they developed gave the soft, slightly blurred images the feel of an Impressionist painting.<p>In 1907, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, introduced the first viable method of …

How to Kick Off a Dinner Party Right: Cheese Balls, Spiced Nuts, and More

Yes, dinner is important. But it's how you coat your cheese balls and ice your drinks that really sets the tone. Here, 15 ideas for kicking the night off right<p><i>Yes, dinner is important. But it’s how you coat your cheese balls and ice your drinks that really sets the tone. Here, 15 ideas for kicking</i> …

Onions

How to Make an Apple Dutch Baby, with a Helpful GIF!

Part soufflé, part giant pancake, this Apple Dutch Baby is a golden, puffed delight. Here’s how to do it.<p>Part soufflé, part giant pancake, this Apple Dutch Baby is a golden, puffed delight. Here’s how to do it.<p><b>Sauté apples in the same skillet you’ll use to make the pancake</b> (cast iron is best). The …

Breakfast

You and the Night review – sex, surreality and Eric Cantona

The footballer-turned-actor stars as the legendarily well-endowed Stud in this startling, savage French comedy<p>Consider the spectacle of Eric Cantona down on hands and knees in a police cell, wearing just pants and being savagely whipped by Béatrice Dalle while hard-faced prison guards pleasure …

8 Ways to Use Yogurt in Your Cooking (i.e., Put It in Everything)

Yogurt made its mark on breakfast. Now it’s become chefs’ go-to for waking up dinner. Here's how to incorporate it into nearly everything you eat<p><b>My yogurt obsession</b> began at an early age, when my mom would hand me a container of it on my way out the door as a “you’re late for school” breakfast. …

Food

Chicken gratin and salt-baked potatoes recipe

This delicious chicken gratin is 'a busy person's comfort food' and easy to whip up for a family midweek dinner<p>“This is incredibly easy and incredibly delicious!” says food writer Emma Dean, who has followed up her MasterChef Australia win last year with a cookery book packed with feel-good dishes. …

Spices

Filmmaker Shares Excellent Tips, Techniques and Concepts for All Visual Storytellers

Filmmaker Richard Michalak has spent over 30 years behind the camera, and in the video above by Hugh Fenton he condenses all of that knowledge into a …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

How to Turn Any Image Into an Illustration in Photoshop

Photoshop is an amazing Tool that can help you with more than just Retouching photographs; it can be used to create illustrations as well! In today's …

Hanging out at the beach in North Korea – in pictures

Visitors to the DPRK expect to have their every move monitored, so it took travel blog The Velvet Rocket by surprise when they were dropped off at the beach unsupervised for a couple of hours. They set about meeting as many locals as they could, taking photos as they went. The results are a …

Are You Ready For The World’s Biggest Photo Walk On September 6th?

Photo walks have grown exponentially in the last few years serving a growing international collective of photographers who are looking to meet other …

What Remains: Portraits of Women Wearing Their Ex-Lovers Shirts

When all that remains from a relationship is the dingy t-shirt, what happens to the memories, the stories and the sentiment? This is what …

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Focus Stacking for Extended Depth of Field

One of the things we can struggle with in close-up photography is a narrow depth of field. This is usually caused by shooting at a wide aperture …

Get paid to travel: teach English abroad

Want to explore new places and challenge yourself too? 
We reveal how teaching English as a foreign language can help to fund your next …

Language Learning

At Home in Rome: Where to Stay

The Roman Empire may have fallen off the map centuries ago, but to a modern traveler, the center of Italy’s capital city may feel just as vast.<p>While walkable, distances between monuments within Rome’s historic core can be a haul—made worse if the tiny, twisty streets turn your sense of direction to …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Italy