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Kitchen Cheat Sheet Guide On Basic Cooking Techniques | Diffеrеnt people likе tо eat diffеrеnt ways. Yоu саn spend tens оf thousands оf dollars оn kitchen equipment, оr уоu саn spend a couple hundred bucks, thеn lеt уоur cooking style dictate hоw tо expand уоur collection. Yоu’ll spend mоrе timе in preparation thаn асtuаl cooking.The wау уоu prepare food hаѕ a direct impact оn hоw it cooks. Onсе in a whilе уоu might make a blunder thаt renders ѕоmеthing inedible. But оnе оf thе joys оf working in thе kitchen iѕ thаt nоt оnlу dо уоu learn frоm уоur mistakes, thеу nеvеr lаѕt lоng еnоugh tо haunt you. Thе ability tо improve uроn аn оld recipe оr create аn exciting nеw recipe iѕ a talent a vеrу ѕресiаl fеw саn accomplish with littlе оr nо training, but аlmоѕt аnуbоdу with thе proper training аnd a genuine interest in excellent food аnd itѕ preparation саn bесоmе аn exceptional imaginative chef. Thеѕе kitchen posters аrе meant tо bе uѕеd аѕ a guide аnd аѕ a tool in knowing thе essentials оf endless variations оf mixing techniques. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Brooding Cityscapes Painted with Oils by Jeremy Mann San Francisco-based artist Jeremy Mann executes these sublime, moody cityscapes using oil paints. To create each work he relies on a wide range of techniques including surface staining, the use of solvents to wipe away paint, and the application of broad, gritty marks with an ink brayer. The resulting paintings are dark and atmospheric, urban streets seemingly drenched in rain and mystery. Mann’s work is in no way limited to cityscapes, he also paints the human figure, still lifes, and landscapes. He currently has work at John Pence Gallery and you can see many more of his cityscapes here.

Twitter haalt TweetDeck overhoop (foto's) Nieuws - Social network Twitter gaat de opgekochte TweetDeck-client herzien. De "betere ervaring" komt eerst naar de webversie en de Chrome plug-in, en later naar de Windows- en Mac-programma's. Twitter wil het gebruikers makkelijker maken om te tweeten en daarbij ook andere content te delen. De TweetDeck-client krijgt hiervoor een nieuw venster voor het invoeren van nieuwe berichten. Venster voor nieuwe tweet altijd klaar Het nieuwe New Tweet-venster is vastgekoppeld aan de TweetDeck-bedieningskolom links in beeld. Andere vernieuwingen zijn het makkelijk tegelijk beantwoorden van meerdere twitteraars, een previewfunctie voor beeld dat via een tweet gedeeld gaat worden, en automatische URL-inkorting waarbij toch het oorspronkelijke internetadres getoond wordt aan de gebruiker. Webapp voorop "Deze veranderingen worden geleidelijk uitgerold naar alle gebruikers", meldt Twitter in de aankondiging van de "betere ervaring". Het vernieuwde New Tweet-venster, en de verbeterde functies daarvan.

Web’s Best: Whiskey Drinks Unlike The Most Interesting Man in the World, we almost always drink beer. When we don’t, however, our go to liquor is whiskey. What can we say, bourbon is neat (little whiskey humor). While we usually just pour a few fingers and relax, sometimes we like to get a tad more creative. Hot Blooded Besides sounding like the most badass fruit, blood oranges are freakin’ delicious! PDT’s Bacon Old Fashioned If PDT isn’t a cab ride away from where you live, we highly recommend making their Bacon Old Fashioned in the comfort of your own home. Double Chocolate Bourbon Egg Cream If we’d been around for the Brooklyn egg cream craze, we’d have added a little topping from our flask at the corner pop shop as well. Penicillin Just like the name suggests, this drink is good for what ails you (if what ails you is being stone-cold sober). Smoke Signals Want to impress some guests? The Fourth Down Whiskey Cocktail Greenwich Sour Milk Punch This drink is as good in a glass as it is atop some Corn Pops.

Starbucks Secret Menu: The Ultimate Guide | Maryse Chevriere Starbucks customers know the situation all too well: You're standing in line, reciting the precise order of the five different descriptors that constitute "your drink," when you hear the person in front of you make a request so foreign sounding it completely throws your concentration. That's right, they've gone and ordered some crazy-sounding drink off the Starbucks secret menu. Starbucks Secret Menu: The Ultimate Guide A Zebra Mocha? A Grande Green Eye? A Crunch Berry Frappuccino? As it turns out, many of your fast-food and restaurant chain favorites have "secret" menus — places like Taco Bell, Wendy's, Subway, Chipotle, and even Jamba Juice. Read on for an in-the-know guide to the "secret" drinks at Starbucks, including additional secret drinks submitted by readers and Starbucks devotees across the country and around the world. Know another secret menu drink that wasn't included here? Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks Green Eye: Three shots of espresso. Reader-Suggested Secret Menu Drinks

Fast Facts on Coffee Consumption  Pouring in Your Cup: Fast Facts About Coffee Consumption is a good infographic from Hamilton Beach. This is a good example of a company publishing an informative, marketing infographic about a topic related to their products (coffee makers), without feeling like a sales pitch or ad for their products. However, I don’t think there is a clear story told by the infographic. It’s generally a bunch of coffee and caffeine statistics put together in an infographic without a clear message. I like the design and the simple color palette. There are a handful of stand-alone statistics that are just shown in text, that could have been visualized. I’m going to go pour myself my third cup of coffee this morning… Found on Infographics Showcase, Infographic Pics and Infographipedia

21 Amazing Hotels You Need To Visit Before You Die Credits: Bored Panda Take a look at some of the most amazing hotels in the world. Not everyone can afford holiday in one of these locations, however most of us would love to spend quality time with family or friends in these places. You might want to stay in the room underwater or perhaps enjoy your breakfast from the cave facing the sea. Everyone will find something interesting. 1. Website: 2. Website: 3. Website: 4. Photographer Jesper Anhede/ Image credits: Genberg Underwater Hotels/ 5. Website: 6. Website: 7. Website: 8. Website: 9. Website: 10. Website: 11. Website: 12. 13. Website: 14. Website: 15. Website: 16. Website: 17. Website: 18. Website: 19. Website: 20.

30 Days of Getting Results: Welcome to 30 Days of Getting Results 30 Days of Getting Results is free time management training.You'll learn a powerful results system, Agile Results, from the book , Getting Results the Agile Way.Master motivation and time management. Unleash your personal productivity. Set powerful goals. Focus and direct your attention with skill. Learn the secrets of work-life balance.Start with Day 1 -- Take a Tour of Agile ResultsI Don't Have Time, Too Much To Do There are only so many hours in a day. It can be easy to fall behind on things. Get Better Results ...

Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee Update 4/2014: Be sure to check out my new, improved cold-brewed iced coffee tutorial with step-by-step instructions and lessons learned since first posting about cold-brewed iced coffee. I started making my iced coffee this way a couple of years ago, thanks to this New York Times recipe that convinced me to do so. You add coffee grounds to cold water and let it sit at room temperature for several hours. Then you strain it through a coffee filter, and the result is a deep, rich, dark, and caffeine-packed glass of iced coffee. It’s a concentrate, so you’ll want to dilute it with water unless you’re in need of a serious buzz. I use a ratio of about 2/3 of the concentrate to 1/3 water, stir in a spoonful of sugar and some half-and-half, and finally I plop in some coffee ice cubes. And a lot more energized. Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee Total time Author: Kare Recipe type: Beverage Add the coffee grounds and the water to a large jar or pitcher. Adapted from the New York Times

Pumpkin-Spice Coffee Fall = pumpkin + spice. Fall = comforting bevvies. Fall = pumpkin + spice + comforting bevvies. Fall = pumpkin spice lattes. Fall + pumpkin spice lattes = delicious, unnecessary, caloric-grenades. And sometimes it’s worth it. But when you’d rather reserve those extra empty calories for an additional slice of this guy, it’s time to grab the pumpkin-spice by the horns. Enter: pumpkin-spice coffee. Because when pumpkin pie spice is directly infused into your drip coffee grinds, magical things have been known to happen. Warm and froth some 0% milk, add some calorie-free stevia, and you’ve made yourself a delicious, steaming, cup of pumpkin-spice coffee that is worth writing home about. Ingredients 2 cups good quality coffee, ground 1/4 cup pumpkin pie spice* Directions 1. * To make 1/4 cup homemade pumpkin pie spice: combine 2 Tbsp ground cinnamon, 1 Tbsp ground ginger, 1.5 tsp ground nutmeg, and 1.5 tsp ground allspice. If you’re more in the mood for a Pumpkin Spice (Syrup) Latte, look no further!

Ginger And Cinnamon Drink Recipes pineapple juice, ground cinnamon, pineapple, ice, fresh ginger and 1 MORE B 25 mins, 6 ingredients apple cider, brown sugar, orange juice, orange, cinnamon sticks, brandy, clove and 1 MORE B 30 mins, 8 ingredients light brown sugar, apple cider, ginger, cinnamon sticks, clove and applejack B 35 mins, 6 ingredients gingersnap cookies, ground ginger, molasses, vanilla ice cream, ground cinnamon and 3 MORE B 10 mins, 8 ingredients crystallized ginger, apple cider, ginger syrup and cinnamon sticks B 15 mins, 4 ingredients ginger, orange, cinnamon sticks, lemon, cardamom pods, pure maple syrup, clove and 3 MORE B 40 mins, 10 ingredients evaporated milk, coconut milk, ginger, ground cinnamon, cinnamon sticks and 6 MORE B 75 mins, 11 ingredients ground ginger, ground allspice, amaretto, ground cinnamon, brewed coffee, sugar and 2 MORE B 25 mins, 8 ingredients boiling water, cinnamon sticks, brandy, simple syrup, honey and orange rind B 5 mins, 6 ingredients B 40 mins, 7 ingredients B 45 mins, 7 ingredients