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Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

These Gateway Drinks Will Up Your Cocktail Game Dramatically

Staring down the menu at a cocktail bar can be an intimidating prospect for the uninitiated. What’s the difference between “Martini” and a martini? What’s an old-fashioned no. 1 versus a no. 2? What makes a daiquiri a daiquiri exactly? And it never helps that every bartender in the country makes …

How to build a simple, smarter lawn sprinkler system for less

As any suburban homeowner knows, one of the biggest challenges to lawn care is proper lawn watering. Unless you're committed to spending hours each week on hose duty, tackling this chore is a tall order. You can splurge thousands on an underground irrigation system, but if that's out of the …

World Gin Day: 8 excellent reasons to celebrate it in style

Rejoice! Today is World Gin Day - and what better way to celebrate than to drink a refreshing G&T or sip on a stylish Martini?<p>It's quite fortuitous that it fell on a weekend, as that means you can try a few different gin-based beverages without worrying about having a headache at work tomorrow.<p>Here …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

3 Easy Cocktail Recipes to Keep in Your Back Pocket This Summer

A summer cocktail should be three things: bright, fruity, and refreshing. Below, we have three recipes that fit the bill, courtesy of Trisha …

Helpful CBS Lawyers Explain the Many, Many Ways a Star Trek Fan Film Is Ripping Them Off

Remember how CBS is suing to prevent the crowdfunded fan film <i>Axanar</i> from being completed? Now the channel is suing the filmmakers even harder. CBS’s …

Spicy Beef Tacos

Prepare the spicy beef<p>Cook the ground beef over medium heat. When nearing fully browned, add in the flour, garlic, chili powder, and cayenne pepper …

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

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Preparing Alcoholic Blender Drinks | 1001 Tips and Tricks

Refreshing alcoholic blender drinks is just right for the coming summer season. Cooling off the summer heat would no longer be a problem if you know …