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How to Cook Pot Roast in a Slow Cooker

One of the most satisfying and delicious home cooked meals you will ever make is a pot roast cooked in a slow cooker, also known as a crock pot. It is especially wonderful during cold winter months. This easy to make, tender and savory pot roast recipe is sure to be a huge hit with your friends and family.

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Acrylic Painting Tips & Techniques For Beginners

Acrylic paint, when compared with other mediums like oil paint, is a fairly new addition to the world of painting. It has only been around since the 1950's . It has been continually under development and refinement since that time. Just because acrylic paint has not been around as long as oils, does not make these paints less important or enjoyable.

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The Beginners Guide to Playing the Acoustic Guitar

Learning acoustic guitar is an extremely broad topic. One that would fill many books no doubt. The following guide focuses on some of the most important aspects of playing guitar providing you with an excellent starting point. This guide was written for the right handed, absolute beginner using a steel string guitar. My apologies to all of you left handed guitarists in advance.

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Oil Painting Tips - Learn How to Keep your Oil Colors Pure

One of the biggest hurdles for beginner oil painters is learning how to keep colors pure. How many times have you started an oil painting only to quit from frustration because things just didn't look right. Your colors were muddy or they just lacked brilliance. This is a very common problem for artists just starting out with oil paints. Hopefully after reading this article, you will no longer have to put up with this frustration any longer and will finally be able to enjoy oil painting.

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Color Theory Lessons For Beginner Painters

Color is a very broad topic. Entire books have been written on color and it would be quite difficult to cover every aspect of it within the confines of this article. My hopes with this introduction to color theory is to peek your interest and hopefully cause you to study this topic further on your own. Understanding color theory is perhaps one of the most important aspects of becoming a good painter. When you understand the elements of color and how colors interact with one another, you have unlocked one of the biggest puzzles of painting.

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Top 10 Tips To Start Oil Painting Like a Pro

Oil painting is a difficult medium to master. Chances are you are going to need a bit of help. I hope this article will do just that. Enjoy and Happy Painting!

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The Many Ways to Cook Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast

Boneless skinless chicken breast is the most popular cut of poultry in the United States and with good reason: they are low in fat, quick and easy to prepare and extremely versatile. This wonderful cut of poultry can be grilled, sauteed, broiled, poached, fried and baked.

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Introduction to Watercolor Painting Supplies For Beginners

Watercolor is probably the most convenient of all the painting mediums. All you really need to get started is a box of paint, a few brushes, water and some paper. There are no toxic solvents or mediums to be concerned about and your brushes can be cleaned with a little soap and water.

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Steak Grilling Instructions - How To Grill the Perfect Steak

Grilling enthusiasts all over the world have searched long and hard for the answer to the question: "How do you grill the perfect steak?"

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Recipe For Making The Best Shepherds Pie

Looking for a hearty and satisfying meal to make this evening? Look no further than this delicious recipe and instructions for making a Shepherds Pie....

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20 Beginner Tips For Taking Digital Photography

I hope the following 20 tips for taking digital photography will prove to be useful in your quest for taking better photographs...

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Learn How to Oil Paint - Tips & Techniques From a Master Painter

Before you read on, you will have to try and forget everything you ever learned about oil painting and look at your painting from a new perspective. A recent art class I attended, taught by a master painter, has completely changed the way I approach oil painting and has opened up many new creative doors for me. I hope it will do the same for you.

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Seared Sesame Encrusted Ahi Tuna Steak Recipe

The following recipe is not only healthy but it is one of the most delicious dinners I have every prepared. If you are a seafood l over, then you have to give this a go...

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Easy Ground Beef Recipes That Are Healthy and Delicious

Looking for some healthy and easy ground beef recipes that do not require a lot of time to make? Below are 3 delicious ground beef recipes that are filling and real crowd pleasers.

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What Digital Camera to Buy? Tips to Help You Decide...

There are so many features available in today's cameras that many first time buyers become overwhelmed and have no clue what digital camera to buy. Hopefully this article will make your buying decision a little easier...

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