Hector Manuel

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5 ways to work out without weights

With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you …

This 30-Day Challenge Will Transform Your Abs

<i>This article was originally published on October 5, 2015.</i><p>Here’s the thing about abs: Whether you care about getting ripped or not, your core goes way …

What to Eat to Build Muscle and Lose Fat - 10 Super Foods to Help You

If you are training hard at the gym then you may as well turn your hard earned efforts into maximum results. You can do this by ensuring you eat the …

Why You Should Drink Tejuino, a Fermented Masa Drink From Mexico

From the breathtaking boutique wine region of Valle de Guadalupe, located in Baja California Sur, to the mystical microclimates of Oaxaca, Mexico is responsible for birthing a variety of plants that make great booze.<p>Though Mexico is mostly known for Tequila and Mezcal, other agave distillates like …

Age Your Own Whisky DIY Kits

It's a good time to stave off the cold by attempting to "age" whiskey at home.<p>Yes, that's "age" in quotes. Compared to distillers, who set bourbon, …

14 More Essential Books For Cocktail Lovers: Recently Published and Coming Soon

When I was first introduced to the world of craft cocktails, published literature on the subject was sparse at best. But now, the publishing world is swollen with books that rank alongside the classics we love.<p>We've seen a few trends in motion: Bars continue to publish their own compendiums of …

7 Artichoke Recipes

Artichokes are shy little things. When at last they come into season, they emerge with utmost caution, still cloaked in spiny leaves. Press them, and they’ll squeak in protest. Handle them too quickly, and they’ll cut your fingertips. But if you are tender and patient, if you coax them gently from …

21 New Cocktails That Will Make You Feel Even More Excited About Spring

Even if it doesn’t <i>quite</i> feel like it outside, it’s springtime in New York — and that means it’s time for the city’s bars and restaurants to update …

East Village

Taste Test: Are Pre-Batched Bottled Cocktails Any Good?

From a service standpoint, bottled cocktails make sense. Grab a pre-batched drink from behind the bar and the imbiber is on his/her merry way. The entire transaction can take place in seconds. No measuring, mixing, or muddling. For the customer, that means no 15 minutes drinks. For the bar, that …

Cocktails and Cheese: Pairing Four Drinks and Four Cheeses

Cocktails of all sorts and stripes are of course all the rage (as they should be). And more and more, cocktail and food pairings are showing up on …

5 Cocktails to Usher in Spring

Okay, so spring may not have arrived yet—especially if you live in the northeast—but there's no reason not to indulge in a refreshing fruity cocktail while you wait.<p><b>Clos Dew Drop</b><p><b>You'll need....</b><p>4 oz. Clos du Bois California Chardonnay<p>2 oz. gin<p>2 oz. grapefruit juice<p>1-2 oz. of simple syrup<p><b>Directions:</b> …

Coffee Mixology: A Primer

illy<p>Along with colleagues and my good friends Michele and Heidi, I've done a good deal of experimenting over the past 10 years, developing, tasting, rejecting, reinventing, and refining hundreds of coffee cocktails, both with and without alcohol, nearly exclusively espresso-based. Through all our …

Craft Beer 101: Because the PBR Just Doesn't Cut It Anymore

CraftBeer.com Launches Digital Interactive U.S. Beer Styles Guide | CraftBeer.com

March 5, 2015<p><b>Boulder, CO</b> • <b>March 5, 2015 –</b> With the plethora of styles produced in the beer world today, finding the one you’d most like to savor can …

What Causes Hangovers—Plus Remedies | Goop

“The reason why one gets a hangover is that your body—your liver in particular—is not able to process and metabolize the break down products from the …

10 Craft Beers You Need To Try

Craft beers have moved from a mere fad to a full on alcoholic revolution. Whilst a definition of what constitutes a craft beer isn’t concrete, the …

Craft Beer Spring Seasonals 2015 | CraftBeer.com

February 24, 2015<p>America’s brewers are set to help you dig out of the snow and ease into warmer weather with a diverse line-up of craft beer spring …

Houston's craft beer king opens up on staying relevant, the Sam Adams controversy and a greedy new wave

Brock Wagner has a lot on his mind. The founder of Saint Arnold Brewing Company appears to be at a transition point. He's spent 20 years building …

COOL HUNTING Six Cocktails for Great Whiskey

The extensive, alluring worlds of whiskey, Scotch and bourbon can feel daunting to novice drinkersespecially when there’s an expectation to drink it neat or with a bit of water. For an easier entry point into one of the most nuanced areas of the spirits market, there really are great cocktails for …

Whiskey

These Are the Drinks You Should Make with Hybrid Alcohols

It’s time to bust one myth wide open: You <i>can</i> mix your liquors in one night—and even in one cup.<p>There are historic cocktails containing more than more …

Barrel Aged Cocktails Without the Barrel

Let's jump right in with the details: We are using toasted oak chips and a charred oak stick in a mason jar to age scaled-up portions of our favorite …

Flavors

6 Cocktails That Are Natural Aphrodisiacs

Look: It's mind-bogglingly easy to get a woman to like you on Valentine's Day: Listen to her. Pay attention. Plan, <i>in advance</i>, a heartfelt evening (and gift). Doesn't have to be fancy. Don't ever say defensively stupid things like, "Well, I can't win here, can I?" Let her make the decision to see</i> …

How to Find Peace and De-Stress with a Simple Tea Meditation

Buddhaimonia. “The art of the tea Way consists simply of boiling water, preparing tea and drinking it.” – Rikyu About a month ago, I wrote an article …

Meditation

10 Ways to Get Calcium Without Dairy

It’s not exactly a newsflash that calcium plays a leading role in bone health and the prevention of both osteoporosis and cancer, but what you may …

Spring Hill Ranch Ketchup and Cocktail Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> It is said that ketchup was the very first condiment, invented shortly after humanity first learned that flame-cooked meat, while delicious in and of itself, was lacking just a little something. I have read also that ketchup was the very first foodstuff to be made available in a tin …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …