Amateur Filmmakers Introduction The GoPro HD Hero2 is part of a new class of camcorders that is still searching for a definitive name. Some call them “hands-free” or “mountable”, while others prefer the terms “wearable” or “adventure cam”. For just $299 you can get the Hero2 along with its waterproof housing, a variety of mounts, and a few straps that let you wear the camera on a helmet (or surfboard or bike, depending on the package you buy). Design & Usability GoPro’s provided mounts and accessories are far easier to use than the one’s offered on Contour camcorders. Currently, GoPro only sells two camcorders—the HD Hero2 and the original HD Hero. The Hero2 comes in a variety of different packages that cater to specific shooting situations. The Hero2 itself is rather bland, with a few ports on both its left and right side, a battery that slips into a compartment on the back, and one button each on the top and front of the camcorder. Hands-free camcorders are always something of a challenge to get used to.
The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs: What to Eat to Boost Abs Exercise Effectiveness and Control Belly Bloat Almonds These delicious and versatile nuts contain filling protein and fiber, not to mention vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. They're also a good source of magnesium, a mineral your body must have in order to produce energy, build and maintain muscle tissue, and regulate blood sugar. "A stable blood-sugar level helps prevent cravings that can lead to overeating and weight gain," says David Katz, MD, a professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. But what makes almonds most interesting is their ability to block calories. Research indicates that the composition of their cell walls may help reduce the absorption of all of their fat, making them an extra-lean nut. Try for: An ounce a day (about 23 almonds), with approximately 160 calories. Try these healthy recipes: Almond Cookie Cups with Sorbet Papaya & Olives with Brown Rice Blueberry & Toasted Almond Muesli What do you think of this story? Eggs You won't find a more perfect protein source. Salmon, Spinach, and Cheddar Omelet Soy
The 15 Best Burger Recipes From Around the World The burger is a great and mighty thing, and one of its best features is that it’s a veritable blank canvas for any kind of crazy flavors you happen to be craving. These 15 recipes give this tasty workhorse a global makeover — with riffs from Thailand, Louisiana, Italy, and beyond! Introducing, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego: The Burger Edition. 1. Thai Turkey Burgers: These turkey burgers from How Sweet It Is are your passport to Thailand. Topped with a sweet/creamy/spicy peanut sauce and a cilantro-cabbage slaw, these burgers are sure to take you places. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. What’s your burger dream vacation?
One-Pan Pasta I am here to tell you about a recipe for pasta that you cook in one pan. One pan, people! Dried noodles, sauce ingredients, water—they all get thrown into a big pan and boiled for less than 10 minutes. You end up with a totally delicious dinner, and a party trick. I know this recipe is making the rounds. I like the recipe because it allows you to get dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes. Salt is your friend in this dish, don’t skimp! One-Pan Pasta (adapted slightly from Martha Stewart Living) The editors of MSL discovered the recipe while traveling in Puglia, so we have Italy to thank for another great pasta recipe! Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, red-pepper flakes, basil, oil, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and water in a large straight-sided skillet. Season to taste with salt and pepper, divide among 4 bowls, and garnish with basil. ***[5/12/2014] Hi folks, I had to close the comments on this post.
Grill Science: 5 Sizzling Tips for a Tasty Memorial Day | The Perfect Burger Pools open and dusty grills come out of hiding this Memorial Day weekend, as we remember fallen war heroes and honor the living. To ensure your Memorial Day cookouts sizzle, rather than fall flat with dry burgers and pouty pals, here are some tips served up with a healthy side of science. Also, if you're feeling extra saucy this weekend, you may want to try out a bison cheeseburger, the creation of Dave Joachim, a food writer and author of "Mastering the Grill: The Owner's Manuel for Outdoor Cooking" (Chronicle Books, 2007) and "Fire It Up. 400 Recipes for Grilling Everything" (Chronicle Books, 2011). 1. Although the word barbecue is sometimes used to describe any act of outdoor food preparation, the word actually refers to meat slow-cooked over charcoal or wood. Because authentic barbecue is cooked at low temperatures, it rarely blackens, though soot from the wood fire may turn it dark brown. A little bit of charred carbon can lend a smoky flavor to meat, but a lot can be dangerous. 2.
5 unexpected ways to eat melted cheese Nothing beats melted cheese, nothing. It's smooth, gooey, warm and won't break your heart or leave you for someone else when you finally learnt how to love again (sorry got carried away there). Most of you will have experienced melted cheese in toastie form but we challenge you to experience the creamy delight in a different format: think waffle iron, puff pastry, mixed with jam. There's a beautiful world of melted cheese out there! Freshers Fields - the online freshers fairs is back! Get student offers, freebies & find loads of brilliant competitions - like win £200 to spend at Amazon... 1. You will need: breadcheesesoup for sipping Directions: Start out with your favourite sandwich bread. Carefully roll each piece of bread into a tight little roll. Cook on all sides until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted. Then get your extra-delicious “dipping sauce” ready – some tomato soup! Source: tablespoon 2. Directions Melt the butter and pour about half of it into the cake pan. 3. 4. 5.
Top 25 Skinny Recipes 2012 As we come to the year's end, I can't help but reflect on the highs and lows of 2012, and try to imagine what 2013 will bring. Today is a gift we should grasp with both hands, and remember that our faith, family, health, our home sweet homes, and the food on our table are all we really need; everything else in life is a bonus! But looking back, there were lots of Skinnytaste highlights this year, the top of the list was a book deal with Clarkson Potter – woohoo!!! I've been really busy testing new recipes for the cookbook, then comes the photography, book design, cover designs, lots of fun stuff ahead! I can't express how grateful and thankful I am for all of your support. Some other great Skinnytaste highlights from 2012: Fitness Magazine Best Healthy Eating Blog WinnerBabble's Top 100 Mom Food BlogsHuffington Post Living 35 Diet and Nutrition Experts to FollowThe Daily Meal Top 25 Food Blogs 2012 And now, for the Top 25 Most Popular Skinny Recipes posted in 2012:
The Ultimate Steak Manual - Food The steak is the connoisseur’s meat dish; a subject of debate, delight and potential disappointment. To encourage the first two and avoid the last, we’ve consulted three prime-cut experts and one wine expert to produce a definitive instruction manual so that you, the antlerless man, can prevail in the battle of the beef. Rib-eye The rib-eye is the rising star of the steak world. “Our customers’ favourite cut,” says Richard Turner, head chef at London’s famous Hawksmoor steak restaurant. Fat is key to the rib-eye’s appeal. The wine: Wine trader and expert Jaspar Corbett (Jasparcorbett.com) suggests “something fruity with all that fat, such as Australian cabernet sauvignon from the Margaret River area”. Prime rib The language of cuts is a little vague, with variations in names being found from one butcher to the next (thankfully not the case with surgeons). “With prime rib, you’ll get a bigger cut than rib-eye,” says Turner, “often weighing 800-1,000g. Sirloin Fillet & Chateaubriand Rump
PornBurger | Burger Perverts Welcome The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet | Belly Bytes Fruits 01. Apricots The Power: Beta-carotene, which helps prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. 02. The Power: Oleic acid, an unsaturated fat that helps lower overall cholesterol and raise levels of HDL, plus a good dose of fiber. 03. The Power: Ellagic acid, which helps stall cancer-cell growth. 04. The Power: Stop aging, live longer and keep your mind sharp with blueberries. 05. The Power: Vitamin C (117mg in half a melon, almost twice the recommended daily dose) and beta-carotene - both powerful antioxidants that help protect cells from free-radical damage. 06. The Power: Helps fight bladder infections by preventing harmful bacteria from growing. 07. The Power: Lycopene, one of the strongest carotenoids, acts as an antioxidant. 08. The Power: These little gems are a great source of iron, which helps the blood transport oxygen and which many women are short on. 09. 10. The Power: Limonene, furocoumarins and vitamin C, all of which help prevent cancer. Vegetables 11. 12. 13.
Illustrated Bites Here Are 21 Food Tricks That Totally Change Everything Making food can sometimes be boring – but we found 21 food tricks that will turn any meal into an awesome experience ! 1 : Awesome cheesy bread with a twist – this is delicious 2 : Your own flavored ice-cream cookie ! – just use a hot knife to cut a piece of the ice-cream and stick it between two cookies – genius ! 3 : Having a party ? 4 : Use muffin liners to stop the bugs from touching your drink 5 : You know when you eat a popsicle it melts on your fingers and gets sticky ? 6 : The most important meal of the day just got better ! 7 : Ice coffee , level = insane ! 8 : Upgrade your pancakes with a slice of bacon 9 : Use the pants hanger that no one ever use to close off bags of food 10 : Melted banana split with whip-cream ? 11 : Ever wondered how to make a swirly cake ? 12 : Ohhh so thats how its done 13 : Electric knife to cut out korn fast and easy 15 : Easiest trick in the book – but no one ever does it 16 : Cinnamon rolls with bacon , i repeat , cinnamon rolls with bacon Your welcome !