Alex Brady

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8 Brilliant Ways to Use Bacon in Pasta Dishes

In many Italian pasta dishes, you’ll find unsmoked cured pork, like pancetta or guanciale. These dishes, however, use American-style bacon in all of …

3 Uses for Lightroom's Radial Filter

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The Filipino Food Wave Is Coming

Three years ago, T.V. chef Andrew Zimmern proclaimed Filipino food to be the next big thing–but how come it hasn’t really happened yet?<p>While Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese restaurants can be found in any respectable-sized U.S. city and many random shopping malls in the suburbs, it’s just not the case …

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How to Not Screw Up Your Seared Salmon (Or Sautéed Onions!)

It's okay: Basic cooking mistakes happen. Even something as simple as a seared piece of fish.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as searing a piece of salmon. Below, associate web editor Rochelle Bilow confesses her fish disaster to digital</i> …

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Make This Incredible Nutella Milkshake In Seconds - No Blender Required

"I would absolutely love a milkshake right now," is a thought that's crossed our mind at several times in our life--okay, and maybe even several points while writing this post. The only real thing standing in the way of us having a milkshake every single morning is our kitchen's lack of the …

It's a Subaru BRZ STI, sure, but it's not that simple

The Subaru STI Performance Concept is a toe dipped daintily into the waters of a performance BRZ variant. How deep it'll go is an open question.<p>Subaru wants to crowd out its third-party aftermarket tuning parts, sold as Subaru Performance Tuning (SPT) at dealers, and get serious about letting …

Comparing the Optics of the $40 Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and the $125 Canon 50mm f/1.8 II

I recently did a simple review that compared Yongnuo’s new $40 clone of the Canon 50mm f/1.8 II. Today I will dive a little deeper into how the two …

How to Make a Coffee Cup Spy Camera That Snaps a Shot When You Take a Swig

Here’s an interesting weekend photography project of moderate technical difficulty: the video above is a tutorial on how you can make a DIY coffee …

Using Vintage Camera Lenses With Ease: 5 Simple Considerations

A while ago, I wrote an article on vintage lenses. I personally adore vintage lenses. But the reality is that they aren’t that easy to use. In fact, …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

The Best English Muffin in the World Is in Napa Valley

Where do wine country locals go in Napa Valley when they need a carb fix? The Model Bakery of course. For 30 years Model Bakery has been luring folks in for the mouthwatering pastries and bread. But the one item Model is known best for is their world famous English Muffin. People line up for the …

18 Wildly Wonderful Recipes You Can Make With Frozen Waffles

Oh, you thought frozen waffles were reserved for rushed mornings, for tossing in the toaster and maybe drizzling with a bit of store-bought syrup, did you? Ha! Not so.<p>While homemade waffles emanate that "made with love" vibe, sometimes you don't have to act in such grandiose ways to craft a …

10 Mobile Photography Tips to Better Mobile Photos

Tip 01<p>Look for Leading Lines<p>With Pei Ketron<p>Pei's Advice:<p>When composing, look for lines (literal or figurative) that will provide a sense of movement …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 - CNET

First impressions<p>As ubiquitous as the smartphone may be for everyday photography, there is still one area that the regular compact camera has it beat: zoom. Sure, there's the Nokia Lumia 1020 which gives you 41 megapixels (38 effective megapixels in the real world) of resolution to crop into, but …

5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …

Cinnabon Muffins Are Everything

Cinnabon muffins with pumpkin get their delectable texture from a secret ingredient -- coffee creamer! The whole family will love them.<p>It’s that time of year when I go a little bit crazy over a certain orange squash. Yes, it’s true. I’m totally nuts about pumpkin. Every fall I bake like pumpkin is …

Budget-Friendly Brunches to Make at Home

Lazy weekend mornings are the best. Hanging out in fuzzy pajama pants with a warm cup of coffee in my hand without a care in the world makes me a very happy girl. Most weekend we do brunch on at least one morning. The great thing about brunch is that it is so satisfying without breaking the bank.<p>I …

Is This the Ultimate Grilled Cheese?

<i>Tasting Table | Jillian King</i><p>Childhood lunch staple. Best friend to tomato soup. Rainy-day indulgence.<p>An affection that started way back with those simple orange slices melted between white bread has morphed into an all-out obsession for our team.<p>So we decided to examine the humble sandwich a little …

Homeboy Review: A Motion-Detecting Home Security Camera

Cameras that clip to your body, cameras you strap to your face, cameras for your own personal flying machines, cameras for just about every occasion. Cameras are everywhere, and it seems you can’t do anything without your actions being captured for posterity.<p>While some may argue that the ubiquity …

20 Visually Intriguing Images of Pathways and Trails

Photo by mike318<p>Photo by Emergency Brake<p>Photo by Andrew E. Larsen<p>Photo by Thomas<p>Photo by Scott Hudson<p>Photo by SunKee Hwang<p>Photo by Randen …

Mac and Cheese Gets Even Better... on the Grill!

Mac and cheese: modern comfort food?<p>Actually, America's obsession for macaroni and cheese dates back centuries. (Remember "Yankee Doodle?") Founding Father and first foodie Thomas Jefferson caught the mac and cheese bug during a diplomatic stint in Europe. When he returned to the U.S., among the 86 …

DICE Got Battlefield 4 Running On iOS

Might one day graphics-intensive games such as Battlefield 4 be able to run on devices that you keep in your pocket? Swedish Battlefield developer DICE has taken the next step toward that goal, revealing today that it was able to get "parts" of 2013 shooter Battlefield 4 running on iOS using the …

Story Behind the Image: The Best Time to be a Photographer is Right Now

Today David Lama is one of the most successful professional climbers in Europe. But at age 19, his climbing career almost ended before it even …

Taking apart Google's modular smartphone

What do you want to know about Project Ara? Does a modular smartphone actually work? Yes. Is it very different from Android phones? In a basic how-a-phone-all-works, yes indeed. Paul Eremenko, Technical Project Lead on Google's modular phone project just called in at Expand NY, and he brought along …

How to Make Deep-Fried Apple Pies From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Tieghan Gerard from Half Baked Harvest</i> <i>makes a miniature version of her favorite pie that's better than what you'd get from the Golden Arches'</i> …

Meet Denny, the bike for people who don’t ride bikes

If you want to change the face of transportation, you’re not going to do it by giving bikers better bikes; you have to turn more people into bikers. To that end, Seattle-based design company Teague has created the Denny.<p>Denny is a bike that aims to eliminate (or at least lessen) the hassles of …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …