Christopher Barker

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Best Cooking Method for Steak: The Reverse Sear | The Art of Manliness

While on book tour in Chicago a few months back, I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down to enjoy a leisurely meal, and a few cold beers, with …

BBQ

15 favorite grilling tools

Take your outdoor cooking to the next level with the right tools. Avoid the gimmicks and make sure you have the essential tools for your Fourth of July barbecue, and any other time your fire up your grill.<p>Know which brands are the best to grill asparagus, pizza, rib-eye steak, and everything in …

BBQ

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

Make it Yourself: Barbecue Sauce

• Calories 139.03<br>• Fat 4.71g<br>• Sat fat 0.68g<br>• Protein 0.33g<br>• Carbohydrate 24.95g<br>• Fiber 0.41g<br>• Sugar 23.09g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Sodium 590.20mg<p>Calories 139.03<br>• Fat 4.71g<br>• Sat …

Food

The Only Travel Mug You'll Ever Need Brews Coffee and Keeps It Hot for Hours

I am an early riser, usually up and at 'em and well on my way to work by 7 a.m. The coffee shops in my neighborhood, however, are not on my schedule. …

17 Brilliant Cooking Hacks Using Dental Floss

Finally, a use for all that dental floss.

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

Drop the instant ramen and bookmark this right now.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

50 Things We Learned About Feeding Kids In the Past 6 Years

For example: There is not a kid on Earth who will complain if you put M&Ms in her pancakes.<p>Our daughters were seven and eight when we started writing the Providers column in <i>Bon Appétit</i>. Six years, a dozen birthday parties, a thousand ketchup bottles, and approximately 6,500 meals later, we’ve …

3 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals That Only Require a Crock-Pot

We're smack-dab in the middle of winter, meaning our obsession with cozy, low-maintenance slow cooker recipes is at an all-time high. (Bonus points …

8 profile picture rules every professional should follow

<i>Business Insider/Shutterstock</i><p>You want to look assertive -- not like you're falling over.<p>Keep your head straight.<p>Tilting your head may make you look …

Body Language

Crispy Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

By: KP2828<p>This is indeed a nice little bite size snack. I made it and when I want one I take one out of the fride and have a treat. totally …

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

Espresso Gelato Recipe - Chowhound

Those critical of weak coffee ice cream will appreciate this gelato flavored with bits of finely ground espresso beans and a dose of espresso powder. …

Coffee

The six habits of highly organised people

Don't get bogged down by perfectionism<p>There is a common misperception that all organised people are perfectionists. Although this may ring true for …

Minimalism

An exercise scientist reveals exactly how long you need to work out to get in great shape

Have a reunion or a wedding coming up, and you’d like to get in top shape before running into your ex? Exercise Scientist Shawn Arent tells us just …

Exercise

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (paleo, vegan, gluten-free)

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (paleo, vegan)<p>Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>The best gluten-free, paleo, vegan chocolate chip …

5 Simple Low-Cal Dinners That AREN'T Salad

There are multiple factors that determine whether a meal is healthy or not, but one of the most universally recognized ways to make smarter meal …

A perfectly seasoned slow-roast pork tacos recipe | Cook Residency

Salt, fat, acid, heat: this is Samin Nosrat’s secret to cooking. Today we start with salt: as important to a dish as any other ingredient, she says. Start with these slow-roasted pork tacos and salted caramel cookies.<p>My parents left Tehran for San Diego on the eve of the Iranian revolution, shortly …

Food

10 of the best Windows 10 apps for 2016

After a few bumpy updates and a lot of spit and polish, Windows 10 has shaped up to be a pretty solid OS: fast, stable and delightful to use.<p>We’ve rounded up 10 great new and updated apps for 2016 that you can use to do things like enjoy your media collection, take notes, work on your photos and …

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

Ralph Lauren

Get the Cheeseburger Recipe That Won Rachael Ray's Burger Bash 6 Times

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

6 Principles of Persuasion and Influence that Drive Personal and Business Success

Do you need more technical skills to drive success? Think again! It's wiser to build "soft skills" that target your abilities to persuade and influence.<p>Leaders are people who influence followers. Executives are leaders, so they should know how to influence people, right?<p>So here's a question. Given …

Emotional Intelligence

How to quickly adjust to getting less sleep

Let’s be clear: You shouldn’t be getting less sleep than your body needs on a regular basis.<p>That said, there are times when your daily schedule might …