Chezy Yusuf

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The Most Anticipated Local Beer Releases for 2015

Instead of embarking on a post-holiday juice cleanse, we prefer to look ahead to some of the stellar new beers coming out from our favorite local …

Learning About Brettanomyces: An Ode To My Favorite Microbe

Microbes are a crucial part of beer which many beer drinkers don’t appreciate until they take the jump to homebrewing. Many pro brewers will admit …

9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

Choosing an olive oil from a shelf of bottles at wildly varied price points can be challenging. Here are some easy things to remember from olive oil …

The Taco Diet: Finding the Best Carnitas, Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo in San Diego

Tracking a major trend, F&W’s Kate Krader goes to a U.S. taco capital—San Diego—and discovers incredible things to eat morning, noon and night.<p>Here’s …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Dessert

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

1 quart<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 large egg yolks<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon (or more) bourbon<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Special equipment<p>An ice cream maker<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Stir milk, cream, and …

Baking

An Introduction to the Spicy, Fishy World of Thai Snacks

Unlike Mexican snack foods, where most of the flavors are similar (hello: salt, lime, and chili!), Thai snacks run the gamut. Many, like dried squid and prawn crackers, are seafood-based, while others—particularly those on the sweeter side—are similar to what you'd find in an Italian bakery. Here's …

Top 10 Ghost Towns

With their silent streets, derelict buildings, and remnants of homes and workplaces, abandoned towns offer a haunting view into the lives of once thriving communities.<p><i>Here’s a look at our top ten from around the world:</i><p><b>1. St. Elmo, Colorado</b><p>Once a booming mining town and trading post along railroad …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

How to Make Fish Tacos: A Step-by-Step Guide

You could debate endlessly what makes a perfect fish taco—and we did. After a lot of “research” (read: eating), we came up with the lightest, crunchiest, tastiest version ever.<p>When the topic of fish tacos came up in a staff meeting, you would have thought we were talking about Obamacare, not a …

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