Christopher Griggs

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The Secret to the World's Best Chili

Yeah, it's cold. Even here in Miami. So what better way to warm up than with a steaming bowl of chili? How about with a <i>smoking</i> bowl of chili?<p>Fierce controversies surround what constitutes the perfect bowl o' red. Texans prefer all-beef chili--ideally, with meat cubed rather than ground--and points …

BBQ

Facebook: If your feed is an echo chamber, you need more friends

Facebook wants you to know that you've only got yourself to blame for the lack of diversity in views on your News Feed. The social network has recently conducted a study to find out why people mostly see posts that mirror their own beliefs and to find out if a "filter bubble" is to blame. "Filter …

7 Ways to Cook a Better Steak

These tips from Vegas chefs will make dinner taste like a million bucks<p>The Las Vegas food scene sure can be gaudy: the Denny’s wedding chapel, the countless Hooters knock-offs, the endless buffets. But if you look harder, the city sizzles up some amazing meals.<p>One category: high-end steak. Lucky …

Mastering the Old Fashioned, One of the World's Finest Cocktails

Fitz seems like he knows his way around an old fashioned. He should. He’s been a daytime fixture behind the long piece of mahogany at Manhattan’s Old Town Bar on 18th Street for years. I am a little apprehensive mind you; this is hardly a temple to mixology and there are certainly several ways to …

How to Not Screw Up Your Seared Salmon (Or Sautéed Onions!)

It's okay: Basic cooking mistakes happen. Even something as simple as a seared piece of fish.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as searing a piece of salmon. Below, associate web editor Rochelle Bilow confesses her fish disaster to digital</i> …

Can we cure the common hangover?

"I’m not leaving this bar until your handwriting looks like you’ve had a stroke," Casey informs me around 11:00PM. "You’re just going to have to keep ordering those roses." I order my fourth drink immediately. By 11:20PM, Casey and another colleague are deep in discussion regarding their romantic …

Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

With recent news headlines proclaiming that dozens of people have been selected as finalists for a Martian astronaut corps, it might seem like a trip to this alien world might finally be close at hand.<p>But let's have a little reality check. What are the chances that we really will see people on the …

Space Science

Make a Buttery, Moist, Perfect Pound Cake by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

A good pound cake is hard to find—but you can definitely make one at home. Crack the code with these tips from our test kitchen.<p>If you've ever had a piece of subpar pound cake, you know how depressing it can be. What should be sweet and soft is nothing more than a heavy, dry piece of bread …