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There’s more to this Italian rice than risotto. <br> What Is Arborio Rice? Arborio is an Italian variety of superfino rice, one of the largest among the short Italian rice varie...

May 29, 2019

White uncooked rice in wooden bowl on wood plank

Both romaine and iceberg lettuce give refreshing crunch to salads, tuck perfectly into juicy burgers, and make deliciously crisp lettuce wraps. When choosing between romaine and...

May 28, 2019

Heads of iceberg lettuce on kitchen towel

The medium shot is a versatile shot found on shot lists for many types of films and television shows.

May 28, 2019

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The sweet, tender leaves of butter lettuce make for simple everyday salad greens, but can also be transformed into an edible vessel for low-carb meals—think tacos or Korean gril...

May 28, 2019

Lettuce heads on wooden platter with rope

Whether used to establish a scene or to move the story along, the wide shot is a filmmaking staple used in nearly every movie and television show. <br> What Is a Wide Shot? A wi...

May 28, 2019

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In the world of movies, as in the real world, light and shadow impact mood, setting, and atmosphere. Cinematographers carefully choose lighting setups to recreate these effects,...

May 28, 2019

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One of the oldest cultivated grape varieties, cabernet franc has been an underappreciated supporting player to its bolder relative, cabernet sauvignon, for centuries. But this g...

May 28, 2019

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Refreshingly crisp as a base in everyday salads and sturdy enough to hold up to heat for grilling or sautéeing—romaine is one of the most versatile types of lettuce. The long gr...

May 28, 2019

Romain lettuce head on black background

There are few more classic Southern staples than a big pot of collard greens stewed for hours with ham hocks. While collard greens have traditionally been used for heartier cook...

May 28, 2019

raw collard greens on stripped kitchen towel