trending resource endpoint

URL: /assets/trending.<format>

Supported Methods

GET Gets a stream of trending assets across TypePad

Query String Arguments

start-token
The value of the moreResultsToken property of a previous response, to retrieve more items from the same query.
max-results
Maximum number of items to return in the list response.

Resource Type

This endpoint returns an object of type Stream<Asset>.

entries (array<Asset>)
The items within the selected range.
estimatedTotalResults (integer)
An estimate of the total number of items in the whole stream of which this object is a chunk. null if a count cannot be determined at all, or if an exact count is returned in totalResults.
moreResultsToken (string)
An opaque token that can be used as the start-token parameter of a followup request to retrieve additional results. null if there are no more results to retrieve, but the presence of this token does not guarantee that the response to a followup request will actually contain results.
totalResults (integer)
The total number of items in the whole stream of which this object is a chunk. null if an exact count cannot be determined.

Client Library Methods for PHP

Gets a stream of trending assets across TypePad
$tp->assets->getTrending(array(


    # Optional Parameters
    "limit" => $limit,
    "startToken" => $startToken,

))

Example Request

GET /assets/trending.json HTTP/1.1
Host: api.typepad.com

HTTP/1.0 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 630610

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One of the main ingredients is jowl bacon though, and since I don&#39;t usually eat pork I haven&#39;t ordered it myself. But, I decided, why not make it at home?</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">This post was created in collaboration with <a href=\"http://goo.gl/oULyCr\" target=\"_blank\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Barilla</span></a> and their new <a href=\"http://goo.gl/oULyCr\" target=\"_blank\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Collezione pasta</span></a> with cuts and textures inspired by the regions in Italy. We used their scrumptious Collezione Bucatini pasta, inspired by the Lazio region in Italy, to create this vegetarian-friendly version. For those of you unfamiliar with bucatini pasta, it&#39;s like a hollow spaghetti—similar to a straw—which gives it a thicker comfort-food feel, without being too heavy.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffff40;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e2c600970c-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffff40;\"><img alt=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e2c600970c image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e2c600970c-800wi\" title=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe) \" /></span></a><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Another component of this dish you&#39;ll notice is that little yellow egg yolk sitting on top. 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Toss in the pasta, cheese, and facon, and let everything get nice and hot and lightly coated in the butter and oil.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Divide the pasta into four servings and place on a plate. Add the egg yolk and drizzle a couple teaspoons hot pasta liquid over the yolk. Sprinkle on some salt, pepper, and parsley.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73dee18f1970d-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe)  \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a73dee18f1970d image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73dee18f1970d-800wi\" title=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe)  \" /></span></a>If you prefer, you can toss in the egg yolks while the pasta is still in the pan and let the yolks coat and cook a little before removing the pasta to plates. You could also choose to skip the yolks and just drizzle in 2-3 tablespoons cream along with the cheese to create a light and creamy quick sauce. Totally up to you.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">I love the simplicity of this dish. It&#39;s just such a comforting and easy-to-make meal. Yum! Make this for someone you love this week.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffff40;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e3f970b-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffff40;\"><img alt=\"Pasta giveaway\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e3f970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e3f970b-800wi\" title=\"Pasta giveaway\" /></span></a><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">And now for something fun: a giveaway!!!!!</span></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><strong>THE PRIZE: </strong>One lucky winner will get a gift basket full of goodies from Barilla, which includes a wooden spoon set, a fresh herb saver, a $50 gift card to Williams-Sonoma, and of course plenty of Barilla pasta. 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         "renderedContent": "<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330d96970b-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330d96970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330d96970b-800wi\" title=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe)\" /></span></a>There&#39;s a new restaurant that opened this past year in my hometown that I just love. It has super cute decor and serves a menu filled with locally-grown/raised menu items. One dish I keep seeing is pappardelle carbonara, which is the same dish as spaghetti carbonara, just different noodles. Every time someone orders this dish it looks just amazing. 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Once cooked and crispy, chop it up into small pieces and set aside.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Just before draining, reserve about 1/2 cup of the pasta liquid.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e15970b-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"Carbonara\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e15970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e15970b-800wi\" title=\"Carbonara\" /></span></a>While the pasta cooks, mince the garlic and sauté in a pan with butter and olive oil. 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Sprinkle on some salt, pepper, and parsley.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73dee18f1970d-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe)  \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a73dee18f1970d image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73dee18f1970d-800wi\" title=\"Bucatini Carbonara (click through for recipe)  \" /></span></a>If you prefer, you can toss in the egg yolks while the pasta is still in the pan and let the yolks coat and cook a little before removing the pasta to plates. You could also choose to skip the yolks and just drizzle in 2-3 tablespoons cream along with the cheese to create a light and creamy quick sauce. Totally up to you.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">I love the simplicity of this dish. It&#39;s just such a comforting and easy-to-make meal. Yum! Make this for someone you love this week.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffff40;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e3f970b-pi\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffff40;\"><img alt=\"Pasta giveaway\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e3f970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd330e3f970b-800wi\" title=\"Pasta giveaway\" /></span></a><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">And now for something fun: a giveaway!!!!!</span></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><strong>THE PRIZE: </strong>One lucky winner will get a gift basket full of goodies from Barilla, which includes a wooden spoon set, a fresh herb saver, a $50 gift card to Williams-Sonoma, and of course plenty of Barilla pasta. 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Nice life!</p>\r\n<p>Then we walked across the Hippodrome to the Ayasofya.</p>\r\n<p>I did not get a good exterior shot of the <a href=\"http://ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr/en\" target=\"_blank\">Ayasofya</a>, so if you <a href=\"http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aya_Sofia_%286526100935%29.jpg\" target=\"_blank\">go here you&#39;ll see a lovely one by David Stanley</a>. All the photos below are from the interior. I actually wished I had a tilt-shift lens while taking photos of these structures. Not enough to do anything about it, but it would have been cool to have one, even assuming I would have been skilled enough to use it, which is doubtful.</p>\r\n<p><iframe allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"333\" mozallowfullscreen=\"\" msallowfullscreen=\"\" oallowfullscreen=\"\" src=\"https://www.flickr.com/photos/thegerlilife/14296327527/in/set-72157644894563947/player/\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"\" width=\"500\"></iframe><br />The guy kneeling is an emperor, the guy on the throne is Jesus. Or something. The Ayasofya was built in 537 and served as a cathedral until 1453. 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         "renderedContent": "<p>I call it Part I because all my Istanbul posts will be called Istanbul, not Constantinople. You&#39;d think it would get old, but it doesn&#39;t. They should just change the name of the city from Istanbul to Istanbulnotconstantinople. Because really that&#39;s what everybody calls it, right?</p>\r\n<p>Anyway.</p>\r\n<p>One of the fun things about Turkish Airlines, which we flew to and from Cappadocia, is that the captain will greet you as &quot;Ladies, gentlemen, and dear children.&quot; While in Istanbul we stayed in the historical center of the city. The city was founded as Constantinople by the Byzantines in the 4th century, and in the 15th century was conquered by the Ottomans. Hence, Istanbul, not Constantinople; although it may surprise you to know that it was not renamed Istanbul until 1923, when the Republic of Turkey was born. The area is called Sultanahmet, and the Blue Mosque, Ayasofya and Topkapi Palace are located here. 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Nice life!</p>\r\n<p>Then we walked across the Hippodrome to the Ayasofya.</p>\r\n<p>I did not get a good exterior shot of the <a href=\"http://ayasofyamuzesi.gov.tr/en\" target=\"_blank\">Ayasofya</a>, so if you <a href=\"http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aya_Sofia_%286526100935%29.jpg\" target=\"_blank\">go here you&#39;ll see a lovely one by David Stanley</a>. All the photos below are from the interior. I actually wished I had a tilt-shift lens while taking photos of these structures. 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Let me stand as your son/daughter to be the person where the enemy was defeated and a new history was determined in our family line from this day forward.&#0160;</em></span></strong></p>\r\n<p style=\"padding-left: 30px;\"><strong><span style=\"color: #111111;\"><em>Thank you Lord. Thank you that when we pray that the demons must obey. Thank you we have that kind of power and authority because Jesus, You died and then rose to victory. We claim that victory over divorce for ourselves, our children and our children’s children to a thousand generations in accordance with Your Holy Word.&#0160;</em></span></strong></p>\r\n<p style=\"padding-left: 30px;\"><strong><span style=\"color: #111111;\"><em>Today we now celebrate as a mighty move of God has begun and we can’t wait to see the lives and marriages you save, just because we asked. You love us that much.&#0160;</em></span></strong></p>\r\n<p style=\"padding-left: 30px;\"><strong><span style=\"color: #111111;\"><em>We adore you. 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         "content": "<p>Hi Everyone. &#0160;Happy Saturday night.</p>\r\n<p>It&#39;s the fabulous <a href=\"http://www.stampinchic.com\" target=\"_blank\">Ann&#39;s</a> turn to host the Paper Players challenge this week and she has a sketch challenge for us.</p>\r\n<p><a href=\"http://www.thepaperplayers.blogspot.com\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"\" height=\"400\" src=\"http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yEwY1w39U64/U6I25-YIwlI/AAAAAAAAMC4/EtHSCk05ccA/s400/pp206.jpg\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" width=\"370\" /></a></p>\r\n<p>It&#39;s such a great sketch and I had all sorts of ideas running around in my head. &#0160;In the end, I decided to go with a masculine love you card!</p>\r\n<p>I used some elements from the July Simon Says Stamp kit. &#0160;I love the DSP as it has messages of love and seemed perfect with the fabulous typewriter sticker. &#0160;I embellished the typewriter with an additional heart in the middle of the paper. &#0160;</p>\r\n<p>Here&#39;s my card:</p>\r\n<p><a href=\"http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qX0xjdSe7Qo/U9AbqykNJMI/AAAAAAAABTk/VBOm3N5PNOM/s1600/pp206.jpg\"><img alt=\"\" border=\"0\" height=\"455\" src=\"http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qX0xjdSe7Qo/U9AbqykNJMI/AAAAAAAABTk/VBOm3N5PNOM/s1600/pp206.jpg\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" width=\"583\" /></a></p>\r\n<p>&#0160;</p>\r\n<p>I used the Lil&#39; Inker stitched frame die to create the center piece. &#0160;I really do like the way the stitching helps to frame the focal element. &#0160; Because the DSP fishtail banners have message os love, I really didn&#39;t think an additional sentiment was necessary :-)</p>\r\n<p>The Design Team have created some fabulous cards again this week. &#0160;You really should check them out:</p>\r\n<ul>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://savvyhandmadecards.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Andrea</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://www.stampinchic.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Ann</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://stampinanne.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Anne Marie</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://clairecreatescards.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Claire</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://blog.thecraftyowl.co.uk/\" target=\"_blank\">Joanne</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://stampingupnorthwithlaurie.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Laurie</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://www.weeinklings.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_blank\">LeAnne</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://stampin-style.typepad.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Mike</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://nanceleedy.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Nance</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://www.stampwithsandy.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Sandy</a></li>\r\n<li><a href=\"http://yaphamason.com/\" target=\"_blank\">Yapha</a></li>\r\n</ul>\r\n<p>Then, don&#39;t forget to play along with us this week. &#0160;We can&#39;t wait to see what you create with this sketch:-)</p>\r\n<p>On a personal note:</p>\r\n<p>My Mac certainly seems to be having issues. &#0160;I couldn&#39;t get enough cycles on it to actually upload any photographs, and the internet browser is crawling so slowly that I can&#39;t get any pages to actually reveal. &#0160;Mmmm.. Me thinks I might have to get hold of Apple! &#0160;Consequently, I don&#39;t have any nature shots for you tonight, but promise I will try and get some for you tomorrow.</p>\r\n<p>It was a grey, overcast morning and I didn&#39;t think the sunshine would ever come out. &#0160;However, this evening I was able to sit on the deck with a glass of wine and watch the later afternoon sun setting over the wetland and, once again, I realized just how incredibly lucky we are to be able to look at this view every day. &#0160;It really does have an incredibly tranquil feel and helps me to decompress everytime I go outside and spend some time there. &#0160;</p>\r\n<p>Whilst I was on the deck, I saw the Great Egrets in the wetland.... I don&#39;t think there are any frogs left there:-) &#0160;I was also thinking it was very odd that I hadn&#39;t heard Niles and Daphne calling today and looked into the middle of the wetland. &#0160;There they were, just wandering around. &#0160;I was delighted to see them!</p>\r\n<p>I did get to spend some time in my stamping space today, and am hoping to have more time tomorrow. &#0160;I will be back tomorrow night with another card... on condition that I can get my MAC working! &#0160; In the meantime, warm hugs and prayers for those of you who need a little lift tonight.</p>\r\n<p>Hugs</p>\r\n<p>Jaydee</p>\r\n<p>&#0160;</p>",
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         "content": "<p style=\"text-align: center;\"><br />Tous les ans,<br />je profite de mes vacances pour lire un peu...<br />me plonger dans des Mondes Imaginaires<br />pour cultiver un peu le mien!<br />J&#39;ai toujours adoré lire mais le temps me manque<br />tout au long de l&#39;année!<br /><br />J&#39;espère que mon Petit Bouchon me permettra<br />de prendre quelques minutes précieuses pour dévorer les livres<br />que j&#39;ai très envie de m&#39;offrir pour cet été!<br />Allez on croise bien fort les doigts pour moi!<br />Je me cherche donc 1 ou 2 livres parfaits à emporter...<br />Voici ceux que j&#39;ai trouvé,<br />ce ne sont pas des romans, mais plutôt des livres-outils<br />des livres intéractifs et introspectifs...<br />pour booster ma Créativité et démarrer la Rentrée<br />les idées claires et libérééééééées!!! ^^<br />Vous verrez pourquoi tout ça très vite!<br />Je vous fais qelques cachoteries!<br />Hihihihihihi!!!<br />En attendant, vous m&#39;aidez à choisir?<br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/The-Happiness-Project-Gretchen-Rubin/dp/0062105248\" target=\"_blank\">The Hapiness Project / Gretchen Rubin</a><br /><br />Celui-ci, c&#39;est sûr, je l&#39;emmène avec moi...<br />j&#39;hésite juste avec la version française: <a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Op%C3%A9ration-bonheur-Gretchen-RUBIN/dp/2266230174/ref=pd_sim_eb_3?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0919VYMT46BYN9E81JE5\" target=\"_blank\">Opération Bonheur</a>,<br />par peur de &quot;rater&quot; des trucs essentiels...<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/The-Happiness-Project-Gretchen-Rubin/dp/0062105248\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Happinessproject\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5c514970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5c514970c-300wi\" style=\"width: 300px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Happinessproject\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Finish-This-Book-Keri-Smith/dp/0399536892\" target=\"_blank\">Finish This Book / Keri Smith</a><br /><br />Je me demande si je trouverai du temps pour remplir ce livre<br />en plus de mon Carnet de Voyage...<br />j&#39;investirai très certainement à la Rentrée sinon!!! ^^<br />Vous connaissez ce genre de livre, qui n&#39;en est pas un?<br />Venez voir <a href=\"http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/finish-this-book\" target=\"_blank\">par ici,</a> ça devrait vous faire envie à vous aussi!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Finish-This-Book-Keri-Smith/dp/1846145201/ref=pd_bxgy_eb_img_z\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Finish-This-Book\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a3fd3615df970b img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a3fd3615df970b-400wi\" style=\"width: 400px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Finish-This-Book\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Wreck-This-Journal-Everywhere-Smith/dp/0399171916/ref=pd_sim_eb_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=02E6Y0398H5FDT3KDJ1K\" target=\"_blank\">Wreck This Journal Everywhere / Keri Smith</a><br /><br />Alala celui-là me tente vraiment avec son petit format...<br />mais j&#39;hésite, toujours à cause du temps dont j&#39;aurai besoin<br />pour le remplir correctement!<br />J&#39;ai peur que ça fasse doublon avec mon carnet de Voyage...<br />alors? je le prends?<br />peut-être pour m&#39;occuper dans l&#39;avion, non?<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Wreck-This-Journal-Everywhere-Smith/dp/0399171916/ref=sr_1_2?s=english-books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1405933467&amp;sr=1-2\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Téléchargement (1)\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df115e2970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df115e2970d-250wi\" style=\"width: 229px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Téléchargement (1)\" /></a><br />Il suffir de jeter un coup d&#39;oeil<a href=\"http://kerismithbooks.tumblr.com/\" target=\"_blank\">&#0160;ICI</a>, ça fait trop envie!!!<br /><a href=\"http://uneetoiledanslocean.com/saccage-ce-carnet/\" target=\"_blank\">Velvet</a>&#0160;et&#0160;<a href=\"http://poupettecherie.canalblog.com/archives/2014/06/13/30070481.html\" target=\"_blank\">Marjo</a>&#0160;ont la version originale, plus grande,<br />je suis curieuse de savoir ce qu&#39;elles en pensent plusieurs mois<br />passés en sa compagnie!<br />Alors les Filles? Vous me conseillez quoi?<br /><br /><iframe allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"262\" src=\"//www.youtube.com/embed/z5TaF85x5pY\" width=\"465\"></iframe> <br /><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Power-Patate-pouvoirs-D%C3%A9tectez-utilisez/dp/2501089685/ref=pd_sim_b_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0QC6KZAMJ9THXMCCCPCQ\" target=\"_blank\">POWER PATATE/ Florence Servan-Schreiber</a><br /><br />Celui-ci a l&#39;avantage d&#39;être en français... ^^<br />histoire de mettre aussi mon cerveau en vacances!<br />Les Super-Pouvoirs, ça me connaît,<br />alors je sais d&#39;avance que ce livre va beaucoup me plaire<br />et surtout être super utile j&#39;espère!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.3kifsparjour.com/power-patate/\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Téléchargement (2)\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df11e6e970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df11e6e970d-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Téléchargement (2)\" /></a><br /><iframe allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"262\" src=\"//www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x1aprha\" width=\"465\"></iframe><br /><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/How-Be-Explorer-World-Portable/dp/0399534601/ref=pd_sim_eb_4?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=07FPGPJ7VQCE152TSE2R\" target=\"_blank\">How To Be an Explorer of the World / Keri Smith</a><br /><br />Toujours du même auteur magique...<br />toujours le même concept...<br />je vais craquer, c&#39;est sûr mais pour lequel?<br />Vous en avez un à me conseiller?<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/How-Be-Explorer-World-Portable/dp/0399534601/ref=pd_sim_eb_4?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=07FPGPJ7VQCE152TSE2R\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"51WCrqPqcpL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a3fd361c5b970b img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a3fd361c5b970b-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"51WCrqPqcpL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_\" /></a><br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cb9e970c-pi\"><img alt=\"Tumblr_l4idrhxwY41qcw3dio1_r1_500\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cb9e970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cb9e970c-500wi\" style=\"width: 465px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Tumblr_l4idrhxwY41qcw3dio1_r1_500\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Living-Out-Loud-Activities-Creative/dp/0811836746/ref=pd_sim_eb_4?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=1HV9VMS7PSCB0XZJ3K74\" target=\"_blank\">Living Out Loud: Activities to Fuel a Creative Life / Keri Smith</a><br /><br />Encore un du même auteur... décidément!<br />Je sens qu&#39;ils vont tous finir les uns après les autres<br />dans ma Bibliothèque! Hihihihi!!! ^^<br />Le challenge sera d&#39;en &quot;terminer&quot; déjà un!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Living-Out-Loud-Activities-Creative/dp/0811836746/ref=pd_sim_eb_4?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=1HV9VMS7PSCB0XZJ3K74\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"428864\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cbd4970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cbd4970c-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"428864\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Happy-Book-Journal-Celebrate/dp/1402226527/ref=pd_sim_b_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0ENQSJ6J4JPYGS6TTBRV\" target=\"_blank\">The Happy Book: A Journal to celebrate what makes you happy</a><br /><br />Celui-ci me tente beaucoup aussi,<br />pas pour emmener dans ma valise mais plutôt à garder<br />à côté de mon lit toute l&#39;année!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Happy-Book-Journal-Celebrate/dp/1402226527/ref=pd_sim_b_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0ENQSJ6J4JPYGS6TTBRV\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Happybook1\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df11766970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df11766970d-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Happybook1\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/dp/1846147093/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&amp;colid=2D8XQZEO09IQ&amp;coliid=I31BX3BDCXD4LC\" target=\"_blank\">The Pocket Scavenger / Keri Smith<br /></a><br />Ahahahaah... encooooore elle!<br />Il n&#39;y a que la couverture qui ne me tente pas,<br />ça manque de couleurs et de &quot;happy power&quot; tout ça, non?<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/dp/1846147093/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&amp;colid=2D8XQZEO09IQ&amp;coliid=I31BX3BDCXD4LC\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"9200000002765243\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cfa7970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cfa7970c-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"9200000002765243\" /><br /></a><iframe allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"262\" src=\"//www.youtube.com/embed/K6WAXi6Gh3s\" width=\"465\"></iframe><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\"><br />★</span><br /><br />Et vous?<br />Vous aimez lire aussi pendant les vacances?<br />Vous avez choisi des livres à emporter?<br />Vous connaissez ceux que qui me font hésiter?<br />Vous avez déjà essayé ce type de livres? 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         "renderedContent": "<p style=\"text-align: center;\"><br />Tous les ans,<br />je profite de mes vacances pour lire un peu...<br />me plonger dans des Mondes Imaginaires<br />pour cultiver un peu le mien!<br />J&#39;ai toujours adoré lire mais le temps me manque<br />tout au long de l&#39;année!<br /><br />J&#39;espère que mon Petit Bouchon me permettra<br />de prendre quelques minutes précieuses pour dévorer les livres<br />que j&#39;ai très envie de m&#39;offrir pour cet été!<br />Allez on croise bien fort les doigts pour moi!<br />Je me cherche donc 1 ou 2 livres parfaits à emporter...<br />Voici ceux que j&#39;ai trouvé,<br />ce ne sont pas des romans, mais plutôt des livres-outils<br />des livres intéractifs et introspectifs...<br />pour booster ma Créativité et démarrer la Rentrée<br />les idées claires et libérééééééées!!! ^^<br />Vous verrez pourquoi tout ça très vite!<br />Je vous fais qelques cachoteries!<br />Hihihihihihi!!!<br />En attendant, vous m&#39;aidez à choisir?<br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/The-Happiness-Project-Gretchen-Rubin/dp/0062105248\" target=\"_blank\">The Hapiness Project / Gretchen Rubin</a><br /><br />Celui-ci, c&#39;est sûr, je l&#39;emmène avec moi...<br />j&#39;hésite juste avec la version française: <a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Op%C3%A9ration-bonheur-Gretchen-RUBIN/dp/2266230174/ref=pd_sim_eb_3?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0919VYMT46BYN9E81JE5\" target=\"_blank\">Opération Bonheur</a>,<br />par peur de &quot;rater&quot; des trucs essentiels...<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/The-Happiness-Project-Gretchen-Rubin/dp/0062105248\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Happinessproject\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5c514970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5c514970c-300wi\" style=\"width: 300px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Happinessproject\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Finish-This-Book-Keri-Smith/dp/0399536892\" target=\"_blank\">Finish This Book / Keri Smith</a><br /><br />Je me demande si je trouverai du temps pour remplir ce livre<br />en plus de mon Carnet de Voyage...<br />j&#39;investirai très certainement à la Rentrée sinon!!! ^^<br />Vous connaissez ce genre de livre, qui n&#39;en est pas un?<br />Venez voir <a href=\"http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/finish-this-book\" target=\"_blank\">par ici,</a> ça devrait vous faire envie à vous aussi!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Finish-This-Book-Keri-Smith/dp/1846145201/ref=pd_bxgy_eb_img_z\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Finish-This-Book\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a3fd3615df970b img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a3fd3615df970b-400wi\" style=\"width: 400px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Finish-This-Book\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Wreck-This-Journal-Everywhere-Smith/dp/0399171916/ref=pd_sim_eb_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=02E6Y0398H5FDT3KDJ1K\" target=\"_blank\">Wreck This Journal Everywhere / Keri Smith</a><br /><br />Alala celui-là me tente vraiment avec son petit format...<br />mais j&#39;hésite, toujours à cause du temps dont j&#39;aurai besoin<br />pour le remplir correctement!<br />J&#39;ai peur que ça fasse doublon avec mon carnet de Voyage...<br />alors? je le prends?<br />peut-être pour m&#39;occuper dans l&#39;avion, non?<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Wreck-This-Journal-Everywhere-Smith/dp/0399171916/ref=sr_1_2?s=english-books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1405933467&amp;sr=1-2\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Téléchargement (1)\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df115e2970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df115e2970d-250wi\" style=\"width: 229px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Téléchargement (1)\" /></a><br />Il suffir de jeter un coup d&#39;oeil<a href=\"http://kerismithbooks.tumblr.com/\" target=\"_blank\">&#0160;ICI</a>, ça fait trop envie!!!<br /><a href=\"http://uneetoiledanslocean.com/saccage-ce-carnet/\" target=\"_blank\">Velvet</a>&#0160;et&#0160;<a href=\"http://poupettecherie.canalblog.com/archives/2014/06/13/30070481.html\" target=\"_blank\">Marjo</a>&#0160;ont la version originale, plus grande,<br />je suis curieuse de savoir ce qu&#39;elles en pensent plusieurs mois<br />passés en sa compagnie!<br />Alors les Filles? 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Hihihihi!!! ^^<br />Le challenge sera d&#39;en &quot;terminer&quot; déjà un!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/Living-Out-Loud-Activities-Creative/dp/0811836746/ref=pd_sim_eb_4?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=1HV9VMS7PSCB0XZJ3K74\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"428864\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cbd4970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cbd4970c-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"428864\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Happy-Book-Journal-Celebrate/dp/1402226527/ref=pd_sim_b_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0ENQSJ6J4JPYGS6TTBRV\" target=\"_blank\">The Happy Book: A Journal to celebrate what makes you happy</a><br /><br />Celui-ci me tente beaucoup aussi,<br />pas pour emmener dans ma valise mais plutôt à garder<br />à côté de mon lit toute l&#39;année!<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Happy-Book-Journal-Celebrate/dp/1402226527/ref=pd_sim_b_8?ie=UTF8&amp;refRID=0ENQSJ6J4JPYGS6TTBRV\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"Happybook1\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df11766970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a73df11766970d-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Happybook1\" /></a><br /><br /><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\">★</span><br /><a href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/dp/1846147093/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&amp;colid=2D8XQZEO09IQ&amp;coliid=I31BX3BDCXD4LC\" target=\"_blank\">The Pocket Scavenger / Keri Smith<br /></a><br />Ahahahaah... encooooore elle!<br />Il n&#39;y a que la couverture qui ne me tente pas,<br />ça manque de couleurs et de &quot;happy power&quot; tout ça, non?<br /><br /> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://www.amazon.fr/dp/1846147093/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&amp;colid=2D8XQZEO09IQ&amp;coliid=I31BX3BDCXD4LC\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"9200000002765243\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cfa7970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://pimpandpomme.typepad.fr/.a/6a00df3522c2c9883401a511e5cfa7970c-250wi\" style=\"width: 250px; display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"9200000002765243\" /><br /></a><iframe allowfullscreen=\"\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"262\" src=\"//www.youtube.com/embed/K6WAXi6Gh3s\" width=\"465\"></iframe><br /><span style=\"color: #ff4040; font-size: 24pt;\"><br />★</span><br /><br />Et vous?<br />Vous aimez lire aussi pendant les vacances?<br />Vous avez choisi des livres à emporter?<br />Vous connaissez ceux que qui me font hésiter?<br />Vous avez déjà essayé ce type de livres? 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         "content": "<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3062fe970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3062fe970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3062fe970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone\" /></span></a>People often ask on Instagram if my photos are taken with my iPhone. My answer: &quot;<em>Of course!</em>&quot; Almost all of the photos I post there (aside from some photos from here on the blog) are from my phone, edited on my phone.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">These devices are little miracles. When I think about my high school days and taking all my photos with disposable cameras and getting them developed at Walmart... Well, things have come a long way! As cheesy as it may sound, I count my iPhone as one of my blessings because of the memories it helps me capture every single day. Pretty stuff. Random stuff. Dumb stuff. All of it. Yay—iPhone. You&#39;re so cool.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Okay, so here&#39;s how I get my photos from point A (straight out of the phone) to point B (ready to share and print!). Spoiler—it&#39;s a million times easier than you probably think!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306355970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306355970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306355970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 1: Wipe off your lens</strong>&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">This is simple, but SO important. Most people don&#39;t generally think about wiping off their mobile phone lens, but the day-to-day use of your phone actually gets it really dirty. If your photos are fuzzy, blurry, or hazy, this could be the cause. Now I compulsively wipe off my lens every time I go to take a picture!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6b19970d-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6b19970d image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6b19970d-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1) \" /></span></a>On that note, lighting matters. iPhones are awesome and powerful, but they don&#39;t handle bad lighting very well AT ALL. So unless your dark photo is, like, a selfie with Justin Timberlake, I suggest starting over and finding better lighting. Windows are your friend! </span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">This photo (above) was taken facing a window. A good photo will have a much less drastic before/after because it was already pretty great to start with!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">When you have good lighting, it&#39;s not only flattering, but you also have the opportunity for awesome colorful editing. When your photo is taken in bad lighting, it will probably be too yellow or grainy to make those pretty colors pop, no matter what app you&#39;re using.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306572970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306572970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306572970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 2: Brightness and contrast are my first (and usually last!) stop.&#0160;</strong></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Instagram added a brightness and contrast adjustment feature, and since then, quite a few of my photos have been edited ONLY inside of Instagram with this feature.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">When I edit a photo, I boost the brightness just a little bit and then I boost the contrast just a little bit more (or a lot more, depending on the photo and what it needs). That&#39;s the basic workflow that makes my photos appear brighter, more colorful, and crisper.<em> Simple!&#0160;</em></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><em> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02220970c-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02220970c image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02220970c-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2) \" /></span></a></em>Because of her (precious) spots, Dolly&#39;s facial features can sometimes be hard to see in photos, especially when you take into consideration that people are viewing these photos on TINY phone screens. A little brightness and contrast makes her features pop while giving the overall image a crisp and colorful feel.&#0160;<em><br /></em></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6c7c970d-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 3)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6c7c970d image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6c7c970d-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 3)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 3: Go for intense color!</strong>&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">iPhone photos are naturally a little muted and dull. When you layer a filter from most apps on top of that, it will give you an image that&#39;s still muted and dull, but now with a color filter over it (usually a yellowish tint). No bueno.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">To get intense color without a heavy filtered look, my favorite method is first boosting the brightness and contrast just a little bit and then using a filter from VSCO&#0160;Cam. It&#39;s by far the best app for getting color to pop. The filter I use most often is C1 (which comes with the free app), and I usually turn it down between 25% and 50%.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02355970c-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 3) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02355970c image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02355970c-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 3) \" /></span></a>Sometimes no brightening is needed. I used the VSCO Cam app here as well to give these autumn leaves a little extra pop.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e0237d970c-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 4)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e0237d970c image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e0237d970c-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 4)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 4: Know when to use black and white.&#0160;</strong></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">If your photo was taken in unfortunate lighting, like my photo above, black and white can be a huge life saver! When used with just a little brightness and contrast, it can turn your photo into something really crisp and beautiful! Sometimes I&#39;m shocked by how powerful black and white really is.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3067a2970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 4) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3067a2970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3067a2970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 4) \" /></span></a>The other reason I use black and white is to minimize distracting elements, like my pink drink in this photo. It&#39;s a great solution when there is color clashing going on, or the color is taking away from the content of your photo.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3067e4970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 5)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3067e4970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3067e4970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 5)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 5: How to brighten people.</strong>&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">People are tricky, and sometimes your favorite moments can&#39;t be captured in the perfect lighting. I think bright, contrasty photos can be really flattering for skin tones and just generally make your photo look better small or far away (which is good for posting on Instagram). </span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">In the photo above, I used brightness and contrast as well as my favorite Afterlight filter with a blue tint (Relic in the Original pack) to help correct our red skin tones caused by the sunset. </span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e0246b970c-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 5) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e0246b970c image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e0246b970c-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 5) \" /></span></a>I used the same thing on this selfie. I usually turn down the Relic filter to about 25% strength so that it gives a little bit of the cool tones without overdoing it. As you can see here, brightness and contrast also helps to make my eyes, makeup, and hair contrast against my skin and gives my tattoo a color boost! Just a simple, little, three-step editing.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3068dc970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone   \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3068dc970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3068dc970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone   \" /></span></a>I hope this article has been helpful. I&#39;m hoping the takeaway will be that editing iPhone photos doesn&#39;t have to be complicated or require a lot of steps to get the look you really want. It&#39;s actually really easy!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">If you have any questions at all about iPhoneography, I&#39;d love to answer them here in the comments and hear your suggestions for future photography posts as well! xo. Elsie&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 8pt; background-color: #ffffff;\">Credits // Author and Photography: Elsie Larson. All photos taken and edited with the iPhone.&#0160;</span></p>",
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         "renderedContent": "<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3062fe970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3062fe970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd3062fe970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone\" /></span></a>People often ask on Instagram if my photos are taken with my iPhone. My answer: &quot;<em>Of course!</em>&quot; Almost all of the photos I post there (aside from some photos from here on the blog) are from my phone, edited on my phone.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">These devices are little miracles. When I think about my high school days and taking all my photos with disposable cameras and getting them developed at Walmart... Well, things have come a long way! As cheesy as it may sound, I count my iPhone as one of my blessings because of the memories it helps me capture every single day. Pretty stuff. Random stuff. Dumb stuff. All of it. Yay—iPhone. You&#39;re so cool.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Okay, so here&#39;s how I get my photos from point A (straight out of the phone) to point B (ready to share and print!). Spoiler—it&#39;s a million times easier than you probably think!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306355970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306355970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306355970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 1: Wipe off your lens</strong>&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">This is simple, but SO important. Most people don&#39;t generally think about wiping off their mobile phone lens, but the day-to-day use of your phone actually gets it really dirty. If your photos are fuzzy, blurry, or hazy, this could be the cause. Now I compulsively wipe off my lens every time I go to take a picture!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6b19970d-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6b19970d image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6b19970d-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 1) \" /></span></a>On that note, lighting matters. iPhones are awesome and powerful, but they don&#39;t handle bad lighting very well AT ALL. So unless your dark photo is, like, a selfie with Justin Timberlake, I suggest starting over and finding better lighting. Windows are your friend! </span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">This photo (above) was taken facing a window. A good photo will have a much less drastic before/after because it was already pretty great to start with!&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">When you have good lighting, it&#39;s not only flattering, but you also have the opportunity for awesome colorful editing. When your photo is taken in bad lighting, it will probably be too yellow or grainy to make those pretty colors pop, no matter what app you&#39;re using.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306572970b-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306572970b image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a3fd306572970b-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 2: Brightness and contrast are my first (and usually last!) stop.&#0160;</strong></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">Instagram added a brightness and contrast adjustment feature, and since then, quite a few of my photos have been edited ONLY inside of Instagram with this feature.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">When I edit a photo, I boost the brightness just a little bit and then I boost the contrast just a little bit more (or a lot more, depending on the photo and what it needs). That&#39;s the basic workflow that makes my photos appear brighter, more colorful, and crisper.<em> Simple!&#0160;</em></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><em> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02220970c-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2) \" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02220970c image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a511e02220970c-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 2) \" /></span></a></em>Because of her (precious) spots, Dolly&#39;s facial features can sometimes be hard to see in photos, especially when you take into consideration that people are viewing these photos on TINY phone screens. A little brightness and contrast makes her features pop while giving the overall image a crisp and colorful feel.&#0160;<em><br /></em></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6c7c970d-popup\" onclick=\"window.open( this.href, &#39;_blank&#39;, &#39;width=640,height=480,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0&#39; ); return false\" style=\"display: inline;\"><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\"><img alt=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 3)\" border=\"0\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6c7c970d image-full img-responsive\" src=\"http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8358081ff69e201a73deb6c7c970d-800wi\" title=\"How to create bright and sharp photos with your iPhone (Tip 3)\" /></span></a><strong>Tip 3: Go for intense color!</strong>&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"background-color: #ffffff;\">iPhone photos are naturally a little muted and dull. 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         "content": "<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><em>[cliccare il link per <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/07/pate-olive-fichi-menta-tapenade-figs-mint.html#it\" target=\"_self\">andare alla versione in italiano</a>]</em></span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" /></a>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">a nice couple ready for the table</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">A tall woman and a French man were preparing a chicken for roasting. She wiggled her hand into the space between the bird&#39;s skin and the flesh, something I had never seen anybody do before. I could not quite figure out to what extent the two in the kitchen were serious.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">My mother-in-law was watching this on her television when we arrived for a visit and we watched it with her for a while. It was my introduction to Julia Child and Jacques Pépin&#0160;and also the last time I saw them, since watching television wasn&#39;t then and is still not&#0160;today a part of our life.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Hence, my connection, so to speak, with Jacques Pépin&#0160;is tenuous at best. His autobiography <strong>The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen</strong>, <a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/2014/06/cook-books-junejuly-2014-selection.html\" target=\"_self\">the current selection of our Cook the Books</a>&#0160;club, is quite a pleasant read, seasoned with a nice dose of recipes.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Although I have not followed closely&#0160;Pépin&#39;s&#0160;career, I have always admired&#0160;his gentlemanlike attitude, of which I have seen signs in the book and, most recently, in <a href=\"http://www.thedailymeal.com/how-reality-tv-cooking-shows-get-it-wrong\" target=\"_self\">an article he penned for the Daily Meal</a>, which created a stir in the world of food shows — a kind of extragalactical planet, as far as I am concerned.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">After reading <a href=\"http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-jacques-pepin-gordon-ramsay-20140715-story.html\" target=\"_self\">Russ Parsons&#39; report on the LA Times</a>, I read the original and here&#39;s an excerpt I particularly agree with:</span></p>\r\n<blockquote>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">A main ingredient of those preparations is the love with which they are prepared.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">In&#0160;<em>Love in the Time of Cholera</em>&#0160;by Gabriel García Márquez, the book’s main protagonist, Dr. Urbino, doesn’t know anything about cooking, but when he eats and entertains in his home, he equates the goodness of the food with how much love was put into the dish. He would reject a dish, saying, “this food was cooked without love.” It is a criticism that is closer to the truth than most people realize.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Julia Child used to say that you have to be happy when you cook for the food to be good, and you also have to be happy in the eating and sharing of the food with family and friends. Otherwise the gastric juices will not do their job and you won’t digest the food properly. I agree with her assessment. It is impossible to enjoy food when you&#39;re angry and tense.</span></p>\r\n</blockquote>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Interesting for me is the fact that only a couple of days before learning about Pépin&#39;s article, I had described to friends the negative effects the little I have been reading in recent years about restaurants has had on my attitude towards eating out. As it was to be expected, the article&#39;s echo reached far and Pépin felt the need to add <a href=\"https://www.facebook.com/ChefJacquesPepin/posts/780665051983565\">a clarifying note</a>.</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1813 / orange mint\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1813 / orange mint\" /></a>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">my pot of orange mint</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">I can reassure Jacques Pépin that there is plenty of love in my kitchen, and in my garden too, where at least some plants, like my orange mint&#0160;(<a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppermint#List_of_the_cultivars\" target=\"_self\">Mentha x piperita citrata</a>,&#0160;<em>menta arancio</em>),&#0160;thrive notwithstanding my inconsistent care. A few sprigs of it contributes to the recipe I made to honor M. Pépin&#39;s life and career.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">The recipe does not come from the book, but from the March 2013 issue of Food &amp; Wine that included a tribute to Pépin. It&#39;s a tapenade, &quot;a Provençal paste or dip, made from black olives, capers, and anchovies.&quot; I made the recipe a few times and it has replaced <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2007/09/cappero-1.html\" target=\"_self\">my previous preferred tapenade recipe</a>. Pépin&#39;s version has two unusual ingredients: dried figs (<em>fichi secchi</em>) and mint leaves (<em>foglioline di menta</em>). When blended with the traditional components of tapenade, the newcomers create a multi-layered flavor in which the sweetness of figs, the saltiness of preserved olives, the tanginess of capers and anchovies, the fresh aroma of mint (with a light citrusy note in my case) and the richness of olives and olive oil create a combination that surprises at every bite.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">The <a href=\"http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/aspen-2007-tapenade\">original recipe by Pépin</a>&#0160;makes a lot of tapenade, so I decreased the amount of olives and adjusted the amount of figs accordingly. Other choices include the use of anchovy paste (<em>pasta d&#39;acciughe</em>) rather than anchovies dictated by convenience, the use of my own <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/08/nasturzio-garden-nasturtium.html\">pickled nasturtium seedpods</a> (called &quot;poor man&#39;s capers&quot;) instead of true capers (<em>capperi</em>) and the addition of a small amount of balsamic vinegar to spike the tapenade (a tribute to my old recipe). I also decreased the amount of mint, as my freshly harvested orange mint has quite a distinct flavor that I need to keep in balance with that of the rest of the ingredient. Finally, I used less olive oil.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">With the help of a food processor, making this tapenade takes little time. The trick, if there is one, is in the balance of flavors: you may need to adjust one or another of the ingredients to achieve that. And to celebrate such chorus of bold flavors, I slice and lightly toast some of my best bread, like <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/06/pane-lievito-naturale-uvetta-noci-walnut-raisin-sourdough-bread.html\" target=\"_self\">walnut raisin sourdough bread</a>, upon which the tapenade spreads nicely.</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 320px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-320wi\" title=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" /></a></div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Ingredients:</span></p>\r\n<ol>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 cup / 70 g pitted <a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalamata_olive\" target=\"_self\">Kalamata olives</a>, brine-cured</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 cup / 80 g oil-cured olives (weighed with pits) [both kinds of olives are black]</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">4 small dried figs, chopped; I use Black mission figs, which are small</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon / 20 ml pickled nasturtium seedpods (&quot;poor man&#39;s capers&quot;) OR capers</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 garlic clove, crushed and peeled</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 teaspoon / 5 ml anchovy paste</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">2 tablespoons / 30 ml fresh orange mint leaves (adjust as needed, depending on the intensity of flavor of the mint you use)</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 tablespoon / 7.5 ml balsamic vinegar</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 1/2 tablespoon / 22.5 ml EV olive oil of good quality</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">A dash freshly ground black pepper</span></li>\r\n</ol>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">The lack of salt in the list above is not an accidental omission: the ingredients I use contain enough salt.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Rinse Kalamata olives and capers and drain. Pit oil-cured olives.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Place the first 7 ingredients in a food processor and pulse a few times. Add the balsamic vinegar and pulse some more.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">With the processor running, slowly pour the olive oil through the feeding tube. The tapenade remains somewhat chunky, but it is spreadable.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Season with pepper and pulse a few times to incorporate.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Transfer the tapenade to a bowl, cover and refrigerate until chilled.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Take the tapenade out of the fridge ahead of serving it.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">I suggest you don&#39;t leave your bowl of tapenade unattended: you may find it depleted by the time dinner time comes around.</span></p>\r\n<hr />\r\n<p><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e2016766eebbc4970b-pi\" style=\"float: left;\"><img alt=\"CtB\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e2016766eebbc4970b-120wi\" style=\"margin: 0px 5px 5px 0px;\" title=\"CtB\" /></a><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"> This is my contribution to <a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/2014/06/cook-books-junejuly-2014-selection.html\" target=\"_self\">the current edition of Cook the Books</a> hosted by Deb of <a href=\"http://kahakaikitchen.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_self\">Kahakai Kitchen</a>. (You can find the guidelines for participating in the event <a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/p/guidelines.html\" target=\"_self\">on this page</a>.)</span></p>\r\n<p>&#0160;</p>\r\n<hr />\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"> <a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4bbb9970d-pi\" style=\"float: right;\"><img alt=\"Whb443\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4bbb9970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4bbb9970d-120wi\" style=\"margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px;\" title=\"Whb443\" /></a>The fruity and herby tapenade is a perfect contribution to edition #443 of&#0160;<a href=\"http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/2008/09/whb-year-six-archives.html\" target=\"_self\">Weekend Herb Blogging</a>, an event started by Kalyn of&#0160;<a href=\"http://kalynskitchen.blogspot.com/\">Kalyn&#39;s Kitchen</a>, now organized by Haalo of&#0160;<a href=\"http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/\">Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once</a>&#0160;and&#0160;Brii of&#0160;<a href=\"http://briggishome.wordpress.com/\" target=\"_self\">briggishome</a>&#0160;and hosted this week by Brii herself.</span></p>\r\n<p>&#0160;</p>\r\n<hr />\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Click on the button to hear me pronounce the Italian words mentioned in the post:&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p class=\"asset  asset-audio at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511ea0ae1970c img-responsive\"><em><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><a class=\"inline-player\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/files/pate-olive-fichi-menta.mp3\">pâté di olive con fichi e menta</a></span></em></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">or launch the&#0160;<a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/files/pate-olive-fichi-menta.mp3\" target=\"_self\" title=\"pâté di olive con fichi e menta\"><em>pâté di olive con fichi e menta</em>&#0160;audio file</a>&#0160;[mp3].</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">[Depending on your set-up, the audio file will be played within the browser or by your mp3 player application. Please, contact me if you encounter any problems.]</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">[jump to&#0160;<a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/07/pate-olive-fichi-menta-tapenade-figs-mint.html#comments\" target=\"_self\">Comments</a>]</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 8pt;\"><a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/tapenade\" target=\"_self\">tapenade</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/olives\" target=\"_self\">olives</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/mint\" target=\"_self\">mint</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/figs\" target=\"_self\">figs</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/french-cuisine\" target=\"_self\">French cuisine</a></span></p>\r\n<p><a name=\"it\"></a></p>\r\n<p><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a3fc46a867970b-pi\"><img alt=\"Newrule\" border=\"0\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a3fc46a867970b-800wi\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Newrule\" /></a></p>\r\n<h2>pâté di olive con fichi e menta</h2>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" /></a>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">una gustosa coppia</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Jacques Pépin&#0160;è noto al pubblico americano grazie alla&#0160;<a href=\"http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/15/dining/jacques-pepin-recalls-friendship-with-julia-child.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0\" target=\"_self\">sua collaborazione con Julia Child</a>.&#0160;La sua autobiografia&#0160;<strong>The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen</strong>&#0160;è&#0160;<a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/2014/06/cook-books-junejuly-2014-selection.html\" target=\"_self\">la selezione dell&#39;edizione corrente del club Cook the Books</a>. È un libro piacevole da leggere e contiene un certo numero di ricette.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Ma invece di scegliere una delle ricette del libro, per celebrare Mr&#0160;Pépin ho scelto una sua ricetta dal numero di Marzo 2013 della rivista Food &amp; Wine.&#0160;È un&#0160;pâté di olive, piatto chiamato tapenade nella cucina provenzale, contenente due ingredienti inusuali: fichi secchi e foglioline di menta, che quando vengono mescolati agli ingredienti traditionali creano una sinfonia gustosissima che sorprende ad ogni boccone.</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1813 / orange mint\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1813 / orange mint\" /></a></span>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">la mia menta arancio</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">La&#0160;</span><a href=\"http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/aspen-2007-tapenade\" style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">ricetta originale</a><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">&#0160;produce tanto&#0160;pâté e quindi ho diminuito la quantità di olive e fichi (in proporzione). Ho fatto anche altri cambiamenti, come l&#39;uso di pasta d&#39;acciughe che avevo in casa e dei miei&#0160;<a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/08/nasturzio-garden-nasturtium.html\">frutti di nasturzio sott&#39;aceto</a></span><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">&#0160;invece di capperi e l&#39;aggiunta di un po&#39; di aceto balsamico per ravvivare i sapori. Ho anche diminuito la quantità di menta, dal momento che la mia menta arancio raccolta fresca ha un sapore intenso. Infine, ho usato meno olio d&#39;oliva.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Con l&#39;aiuto del robot, preparare il pâté richiede poco tempo. Il trucco, se ce n&#39;è uno,&#0160;è nell&#39;equilibrio dei sapori. Per raggiungerlo potreste dover aggiustare un ingrediente o l&#39;altro. E per celebrare questo glorioso pâté&#0160;di sapori mediterranei preparo fettine del mio pane fatto in casa leggermente tostato, come <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/06/pane-lievito-naturale-uvetta-noci-walnut-raisin-sourdough-bread.html\" style=\"font-size: 11pt;\" target=\"_self\">pane al lievito naturale con uvetta e noci</a>, sul quale il pâté si spalma deliziosamente.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 320px;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-320wi\" title=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" /></a></span></div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Ingredienti:</span></p>\r\n<ol>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">70 g olive Kalamata denocciolate&#0160;in salamoia&#0160;</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">80 g olive conservate sott&#39;olio (pesate con i noccioli) [entrambi i tipi di olive sono neri]</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">4 piccoli fichi secchi tagliati a pezzetti I used Black mission figs, which are small</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 cucchiaio + 1 cucchiaino / 20 ml</span></span><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">&#0160;frutti di nasturzio sott&#39;aceto (chiamati: capperi dei poveri) scolati, oppure capperi</span></span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 spicchio d&#39;aglio, schiacciato e pelato</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 cucchiaino&#0160;/ 5 ml pasta d&#39;acciughe</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">2 cucchiai&#0160;/ 30 ml foglioline fresche di menta arancio (Mentha x piperita citrata; aggiustare, se necessario, a seconda dell&#39;intensità di sapore della menta che usate)</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 cucchiaio&#0160;/ 7,5 ml aceto balsamico</span></span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 1/2 cucchiaio&#0160;/ 22,5 ml olio EV oliva</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Un pochino di pepe nero appena macinato</span></li>\r\n</ol>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Manca il sale nella lista in alto e non per dimenticanza: gli ingredienti che uso ne contengono abbastanza.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Sciacquare olive Kalamata e capperi e scolare. Denocciolare le olive sott&#39;olio.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Mettere in un robot da cucina i primi 7 ingredienti e pulsare alcune volte. Versare l&#39;aceto balsamico e pulsare ancora un poco.&#0160;</span></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Col robot in funzione continua, versare lentamente l&#39;olio fino. Il pâté è&#0160;spalmabile, ma non&#0160;è una crema del tutto omogenea.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Condire col pepe e pulsare ancora poche volte per distribuirlo.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Trasferire il pâté in una ciotola, coprire e mettere in frigorifero fino a quando si sia raffreddato.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Tirare fuori dal frigorifero il pâté un po&#39; prima di servirlo.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Consiglio di non perdere d&#39;occhio la ciotola con il pâté: all&#39;ora di cena potreste scoprire che è&#0160;meno piena di quanto pensavate.</span></p>\r\n<hr />\r\n<p><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e9728b970c-pi\" style=\"float: left;\"><img alt=\"Whb443\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e9728b970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e9728b970c-120wi\" style=\"margin: 0px 5px 5px 0px;\" title=\"Whb443\" /></a><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Questo post è il mio contributo all&#39;edizione numero 443 di&#0160;<a href=\"http://briggishome.wordpress.com/whb-versione-italiana-informazioni-raccolte-chi-ospita/\" target=\"_self\">Weekend Herb Blogging</a>, un evento creato da Kalyn di&#0160;<a href=\"http://kalynskitchen.blogspot.com/\">Kalyn&#39;s Kitchen</a>, organizzato ora da Haalo di&#0160;<a href=\"http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/\">Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once</a>&#0160;e Brii di&#0160;<a href=\"http://briggishome.wordpress.com/\" target=\"_self\">briggishome</a>, e ospitata questa settimana da Brii stessa.</span></p>\r\n<p>&#0160;</p>\r\n<div class=\"nopin\"><fieldset class=\"zemanta-related\"><legend class=\"zemanta-related-title\">Related articles</legend>\r\n<div class=\"zemanta-article-ul zemanta-article-ul-image\" style=\"margin: 0; padding: 0; overflow: hidden;\">\r\n<div class=\"zemanta-article-ul-li-image zemanta-article-ul-li\" style=\"padding: 0; background: none; list-style: none; display: block; float: left; vertical-align: top; text-align: left; width: 84px; font-size: 11px; margin: 2px 10px 10px 2px;\"><a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/10/pane-olive-stile-cipro-cyprus-style-olive-bread.html\" style=\"box-shadow: 0px 0px 4px #999; padding: 2px; display: block; border-radius: 2px; text-decoration: none;\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://i.zemanta.com/208758011_80_80.jpg\" style=\"padding: 0; margin: 0; border: 0; display: block; width: 80px; max-width: 100%;\" /></a><a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/10/pane-olive-stile-cipro-cyprus-style-olive-bread.html\" style=\"display: block; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; line-height: 12pt; height: 80px; padding: 5px 2px 0 2px;\" target=\"_blank\">pane alle olive stile cipriota / Cyprus-style olive bread</a></div>\r\n<div class=\"zemanta-article-ul-li-image zemanta-article-ul-li\" style=\"padding: 0; background: none; list-style: none; display: block; float: left; vertical-align: top; text-align: left; width: 84px; font-size: 11px; margin: 2px 10px 10px 2px;\"><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/blog/2012/09/caponata-melanzane-eggplant-caponata.html\" style=\"box-shadow: 0px 0px 4px #999; padding: 2px; display: block; border-radius: 2px; text-decoration: none;\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://i.zemanta.com/114118792_80_80.jpg\" style=\"padding: 0; margin: 0; border: 0; display: block; width: 80px; max-width: 100%;\" /></a><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/blog/2012/09/caponata-melanzane-eggplant-caponata.html\" style=\"display: block; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; line-height: 12pt; height: 80px; padding: 5px 2px 0 2px;\" target=\"_blank\">caponata di melanzane / eggplant caponata</a></div>\r\n</div>\r\n</fieldset></div>",
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         "renderedContent": "<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><em>[cliccare il link per <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/07/pate-olive-fichi-menta-tapenade-figs-mint.html#it\" target=\"_self\">andare alla versione in italiano</a>]</em></span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" /></a>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">a nice couple ready for the table</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">A tall woman and a French man were preparing a chicken for roasting. She wiggled her hand into the space between the bird&#39;s skin and the flesh, something I had never seen anybody do before. I could not quite figure out to what extent the two in the kitchen were serious.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">My mother-in-law was watching this on her television when we arrived for a visit and we watched it with her for a while. It was my introduction to Julia Child and Jacques Pépin&#0160;and also the last time I saw them, since watching television wasn&#39;t then and is still not&#0160;today a part of our life.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Hence, my connection, so to speak, with Jacques Pépin&#0160;is tenuous at best. His autobiography <strong>The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen</strong>, <a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/2014/06/cook-books-junejuly-2014-selection.html\" target=\"_self\">the current selection of our Cook the Books</a>&#0160;club, is quite a pleasant read, seasoned with a nice dose of recipes.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Although I have not followed closely&#0160;Pépin&#39;s&#0160;career, I have always admired&#0160;his gentlemanlike attitude, of which I have seen signs in the book and, most recently, in <a href=\"http://www.thedailymeal.com/how-reality-tv-cooking-shows-get-it-wrong\" target=\"_self\">an article he penned for the Daily Meal</a>, which created a stir in the world of food shows — a kind of extragalactical planet, as far as I am concerned.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">After reading <a href=\"http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-jacques-pepin-gordon-ramsay-20140715-story.html\" target=\"_self\">Russ Parsons&#39; report on the LA Times</a>, I read the original and here&#39;s an excerpt I particularly agree with:</span></p>\r\n<blockquote>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">A main ingredient of those preparations is the love with which they are prepared.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">In&#0160;<em>Love in the Time of Cholera</em>&#0160;by Gabriel García Márquez, the book’s main protagonist, Dr. Urbino, doesn’t know anything about cooking, but when he eats and entertains in his home, he equates the goodness of the food with how much love was put into the dish. He would reject a dish, saying, “this food was cooked without love.” It is a criticism that is closer to the truth than most people realize.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Julia Child used to say that you have to be happy when you cook for the food to be good, and you also have to be happy in the eating and sharing of the food with family and friends. Otherwise the gastric juices will not do their job and you won’t digest the food properly. I agree with her assessment. It is impossible to enjoy food when you&#39;re angry and tense.</span></p>\r\n</blockquote>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Interesting for me is the fact that only a couple of days before learning about Pépin&#39;s article, I had described to friends the negative effects the little I have been reading in recent years about restaurants has had on my attitude towards eating out. As it was to be expected, the article&#39;s echo reached far and Pépin felt the need to add <a href=\"https://www.facebook.com/ChefJacquesPepin/posts/780665051983565\">a clarifying note</a>.</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1813 / orange mint\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1813 / orange mint\" /></a>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a73df4deb5970d\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">my pot of orange mint</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">I can reassure Jacques Pépin that there is plenty of love in my kitchen, and in my garden too, where at least some plants, like my orange mint&#0160;(<a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppermint#List_of_the_cultivars\" target=\"_self\">Mentha x piperita citrata</a>,&#0160;<em>menta arancio</em>),&#0160;thrive notwithstanding my inconsistent care. A few sprigs of it contributes to the recipe I made to honor M. Pépin&#39;s life and career.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">The recipe does not come from the book, but from the March 2013 issue of Food &amp; Wine that included a tribute to Pépin. It&#39;s a tapenade, &quot;a Provençal paste or dip, made from black olives, capers, and anchovies.&quot; I made the recipe a few times and it has replaced <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2007/09/cappero-1.html\" target=\"_self\">my previous preferred tapenade recipe</a>. Pépin&#39;s version has two unusual ingredients: dried figs (<em>fichi secchi</em>) and mint leaves (<em>foglioline di menta</em>). When blended with the traditional components of tapenade, the newcomers create a multi-layered flavor in which the sweetness of figs, the saltiness of preserved olives, the tanginess of capers and anchovies, the fresh aroma of mint (with a light citrusy note in my case) and the richness of olives and olive oil create a combination that surprises at every bite.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">The <a href=\"http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/aspen-2007-tapenade\">original recipe by Pépin</a>&#0160;makes a lot of tapenade, so I decreased the amount of olives and adjusted the amount of figs accordingly. Other choices include the use of anchovy paste (<em>pasta d&#39;acciughe</em>) rather than anchovies dictated by convenience, the use of my own <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/08/nasturzio-garden-nasturtium.html\">pickled nasturtium seedpods</a> (called &quot;poor man&#39;s capers&quot;) instead of true capers (<em>capperi</em>) and the addition of a small amount of balsamic vinegar to spike the tapenade (a tribute to my old recipe). I also decreased the amount of mint, as my freshly harvested orange mint has quite a distinct flavor that I need to keep in balance with that of the rest of the ingredient. Finally, I used less olive oil.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">With the help of a food processor, making this tapenade takes little time. The trick, if there is one, is in the balance of flavors: you may need to adjust one or another of the ingredients to achieve that. And to celebrate such chorus of bold flavors, I slice and lightly toast some of my best bread, like <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/06/pane-lievito-naturale-uvetta-noci-walnut-raisin-sourdough-bread.html\" target=\"_self\">walnut raisin sourdough bread</a>, upon which the tapenade spreads nicely.</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 320px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-320wi\" title=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" /></a></div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Ingredients:</span></p>\r\n<ol>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 cup / 70 g pitted <a href=\"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalamata_olive\" target=\"_self\">Kalamata olives</a>, brine-cured</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 cup / 80 g oil-cured olives (weighed with pits) [both kinds of olives are black]</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">4 small dried figs, chopped; I use Black mission figs, which are small</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon / 20 ml pickled nasturtium seedpods (&quot;poor man&#39;s capers&quot;) OR capers</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 garlic clove, crushed and peeled</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 teaspoon / 5 ml anchovy paste</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">2 tablespoons / 30 ml fresh orange mint leaves (adjust as needed, depending on the intensity of flavor of the mint you use)</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 tablespoon / 7.5 ml balsamic vinegar</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 1/2 tablespoon / 22.5 ml EV olive oil of good quality</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">A dash freshly ground black pepper</span></li>\r\n</ol>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">The lack of salt in the list above is not an accidental omission: the ingredients I use contain enough salt.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Rinse Kalamata olives and capers and drain. Pit oil-cured olives.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Place the first 7 ingredients in a food processor and pulse a few times. Add the balsamic vinegar and pulse some more.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">With the processor running, slowly pour the olive oil through the feeding tube. The tapenade remains somewhat chunky, but it is spreadable.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Season with pepper and pulse a few times to incorporate.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Transfer the tapenade to a bowl, cover and refrigerate until chilled.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Take the tapenade out of the fridge ahead of serving it.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">I suggest you don&#39;t leave your bowl of tapenade unattended: you may find it depleted by the time dinner time comes around.</span></p>\r\n<hr />\r\n<p><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e2016766eebbc4970b-pi\" style=\"float: left;\"><img alt=\"CtB\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e2016766eebbc4970b-120wi\" style=\"margin: 0px 5px 5px 0px;\" title=\"CtB\" /></a><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"> This is my contribution to <a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/2014/06/cook-books-junejuly-2014-selection.html\" target=\"_self\">the current edition of Cook the Books</a> hosted by Deb of <a href=\"http://kahakaikitchen.blogspot.com/\" target=\"_self\">Kahakai Kitchen</a>. 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Please, contact me if you encounter any problems.]</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">[jump to&#0160;<a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/07/pate-olive-fichi-menta-tapenade-figs-mint.html#comments\" target=\"_self\">Comments</a>]</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 8pt;\"><a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/tapenade\" target=\"_self\">tapenade</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/olives\" target=\"_self\">olives</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/mint\" target=\"_self\">mint</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/figs\" target=\"_self\">figs</a>,&#0160;<a href=\"http://verygoodrecipes.com/french-cuisine\" target=\"_self\">French cuisine</a></span></p>\r\n<p><a name=\"it\"></a></p>\r\n<p><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a3fc46a867970b-pi\"><img alt=\"Newrule\" border=\"0\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a3fc46a867970b-800wi\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" title=\"Newrule\" /></a></p>\r\n<h2>pâté di olive con fichi e menta</h2>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 500px;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c-500wi\" title=\"IMG_1816 / olive tapenade\" /></a>\r\n<div class=\"photo-caption caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\" id=\"caption-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e992bc970c\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">una gustosa coppia</span></div>\r\n</div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Jacques Pépin&#0160;è noto al pubblico americano grazie alla&#0160;<a href=\"http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/15/dining/jacques-pepin-recalls-friendship-with-julia-child.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0\" target=\"_self\">sua collaborazione con Julia Child</a>.&#0160;La sua autobiografia&#0160;<strong>The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen</strong>&#0160;è&#0160;<a href=\"http://cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com/2014/06/cook-books-junejuly-2014-selection.html\" target=\"_self\">la selezione dell&#39;edizione corrente del club Cook the Books</a>. 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Ho fatto anche altri cambiamenti, come l&#39;uso di pasta d&#39;acciughe che avevo in casa e dei miei&#0160;<a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/08/nasturzio-garden-nasturtium.html\">frutti di nasturzio sott&#39;aceto</a></span><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">&#0160;invece di capperi e l&#39;aggiunta di un po&#39; di aceto balsamico per ravvivare i sapori. Ho anche diminuito la quantità di menta, dal momento che la mia menta arancio raccolta fresca ha un sapore intenso. Infine, ho usato meno olio d&#39;oliva.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Con l&#39;aiuto del robot, preparare il pâté richiede poco tempo. Il trucco, se ce n&#39;è uno,&#0160;è nell&#39;equilibrio dei sapori. Per raggiungerlo potreste dover aggiustare un ingrediente o l&#39;altro. E per celebrare questo glorioso pâté&#0160;di sapori mediterranei preparo fettine del mio pane fatto in casa leggermente tostato, come <a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2014/06/pane-lievito-naturale-uvetta-noci-walnut-raisin-sourdough-bread.html\" style=\"font-size: 11pt;\" target=\"_self\">pane al lievito naturale con uvetta e noci</a>, sul quale il pâté si spalma deliziosamente.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<div class=\"photo-wrap photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" id=\"photo-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; width: 320px;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-pi\"><img alt=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e96138970c-320wi\" title=\"IMG_1664 / walnut raisin sourdough bread\" /></a></span></div>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Ingredienti:</span></p>\r\n<ol>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">70 g olive Kalamata denocciolate&#0160;in salamoia&#0160;</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">80 g olive conservate sott&#39;olio (pesate con i noccioli) [entrambi i tipi di olive sono neri]</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">4 piccoli fichi secchi tagliati a pezzetti I used Black mission figs, which are small</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 cucchiaio + 1 cucchiaino / 20 ml</span></span><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">&#0160;frutti di nasturzio sott&#39;aceto (chiamati: capperi dei poveri) scolati, oppure capperi</span></span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 spicchio d&#39;aglio, schiacciato e pelato</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 cucchiaino&#0160;/ 5 ml pasta d&#39;acciughe</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">2 cucchiai&#0160;/ 30 ml foglioline fresche di menta arancio (Mentha x piperita citrata; aggiustare, se necessario, a seconda dell&#39;intensità di sapore della menta che usate)</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1/2 cucchiaio&#0160;/ 7,5 ml aceto balsamico</span></span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">1 1/2 cucchiaio&#0160;/ 22,5 ml olio EV oliva</span></li>\r\n<li><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Un pochino di pepe nero appena macinato</span></li>\r\n</ol>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Manca il sale nella lista in alto e non per dimenticanza: gli ingredienti che uso ne contengono abbastanza.&#0160;</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Sciacquare olive Kalamata e capperi e scolare. Denocciolare le olive sott&#39;olio.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Mettere in un robot da cucina i primi 7 ingredienti e pulsare alcune volte. Versare l&#39;aceto balsamico e pulsare ancora un poco.&#0160;</span></span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Col robot in funzione continua, versare lentamente l&#39;olio fino. Il pâté è&#0160;spalmabile, ma non&#0160;è una crema del tutto omogenea.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Condire col pepe e pulsare ancora poche volte per distribuirlo.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Trasferire il pâté in una ciotola, coprire e mettere in frigorifero fino a quando si sia raffreddato.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Tirare fuori dal frigorifero il pâté un po&#39; prima di servirlo.</span></p>\r\n<p><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Consiglio di non perdere d&#39;occhio la ciotola con il pâté: all&#39;ora di cena potreste scoprire che è&#0160;meno piena di quanto pensavate.</span></p>\r\n<hr />\r\n<p><a class=\"asset-img-link\" href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e9728b970c-pi\" style=\"float: left;\"><img alt=\"Whb443\" class=\"asset  asset-image at-xid-6a00d835508b1869e201a511e9728b970c img-responsive\" src=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/.a/6a00d835508b1869e201a511e9728b970c-120wi\" style=\"margin: 0px 5px 5px 0px;\" title=\"Whb443\" /></a><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Questo post è il mio contributo all&#39;edizione numero 443 di&#0160;<a href=\"http://briggishome.wordpress.com/whb-versione-italiana-informazioni-raccolte-chi-ospita/\" target=\"_self\">Weekend Herb Blogging</a>, un evento creato da Kalyn di&#0160;<a href=\"http://kalynskitchen.blogspot.com/\">Kalyn&#39;s Kitchen</a>, organizzato ora da Haalo di&#0160;<a href=\"http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/\">Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once</a>&#0160;e Brii di&#0160;<a href=\"http://briggishome.wordpress.com/\" target=\"_self\">briggishome</a>, e ospitata questa settimana da Brii stessa.</span></p>\r\n<p>&#0160;</p>\r\n<div class=\"nopin\"><fieldset class=\"zemanta-related\"><legend class=\"zemanta-related-title\">Related articles</legend>\r\n<div class=\"zemanta-article-ul zemanta-article-ul-image\" style=\"margin: 0; padding: 0; overflow: hidden;\">\r\n<div class=\"zemanta-article-ul-li-image zemanta-article-ul-li\" style=\"padding: 0; background: none; list-style: none; display: block; float: left; vertical-align: top; text-align: left; width: 84px; font-size: 11px; margin: 2px 10px 10px 2px;\"><a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/10/pane-olive-stile-cipro-cyprus-style-olive-bread.html\" style=\"box-shadow: 0px 0px 4px #999; padding: 2px; display: block; border-radius: 2px; text-decoration: none;\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://i.zemanta.com/208758011_80_80.jpg\" style=\"padding: 0; margin: 0; border: 0; display: block; width: 80px; max-width: 100%;\" /></a><a href=\"http://www.pulcetta.com/2013/10/pane-olive-stile-cipro-cyprus-style-olive-bread.html\" style=\"display: block; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; line-height: 12pt; height: 80px; padding: 5px 2px 0 2px;\" target=\"_blank\">pane alle olive stile cipriota / Cyprus-style olive bread</a></div>\r\n<div class=\"zemanta-article-ul-li-image zemanta-article-ul-li\" style=\"padding: 0; background: none; list-style: none; display: block; float: left; vertical-align: top; text-align: left; width: 84px; font-size: 11px; margin: 2px 10px 10px 2px;\"><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/blog/2012/09/caponata-melanzane-eggplant-caponata.html\" style=\"box-shadow: 0px 0px 4px #999; padding: 2px; display: block; border-radius: 2px; text-decoration: none;\" target=\"_blank\"><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://i.zemanta.com/114118792_80_80.jpg\" style=\"padding: 0; margin: 0; border: 0; display: block; width: 80px; max-width: 100%;\" /></a><a href=\"http://briciole.typepad.com/blog/2012/09/caponata-melanzane-eggplant-caponata.html\" style=\"display: block; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; line-height: 12pt; height: 80px; padding: 5px 2px 0 2px;\" target=\"_blank\">caponata di melanzane / eggplant caponata</a></div>\r\n</div>\r\n</fieldset></div>",
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