Michael James Forbes

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The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

How 5 Chefs Doctor Up Their Scrambled Eggs

Bobby Flay is scrambled egg GOD.<p>At this point in your life, you've developed some sort of relationship with scrambled eggs. It's a food so ubiquitous that it doesn't need an invitation to breakfast. It just kind of shows up. And that's never a problem. Scrambled eggs, when cooked just right, have a …

Breakfast

Legendary Bartender Sasha Petraske’s Home Cocktail Party Advice

A posthumous essay from the late pioneering and talented bar owner Sasha Petraske.<p>It is usually pretty easy to spot a bar that Sasha Petraske had a …

Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

Why drinking vinegars are set to be the buzziest wellness beverage

Make room in your fridge next to the kombucha—drinking vinegars are about to steal the healthy beverage spotlight.<p>Okay, so “vinegar drink” doesn’t …

Beauty

It's gonna get sappy up in here.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>Here's your place to come talk about hair, makeup, nails, skincare whatever/whenever you feel …

PUNCH | Mastering the Mai Tai with Leo Robitschek

Perfecting any cocktail comes with its own unique set of challenges, but ask most bartenders and they’ll tell you that mastering a truly iconic drink …

A Tiki Time Trip to the Origins of Tiki Barware

During the 18th century, Martinique was occupied multiple times by the British, and during this time, the swizzle stick made its way to England. …

The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television meant just a handful of channels, video games were the size of refrigerators and could be …

African Music

Wedding Music: 61 Soul Songs to Get Your Guests Groovin'

When it comes to picking your wedding music, there are a plethora of genres to choose from — and if you prefer more classic music to modern hits, it can be even harder to decide on tunes to fit your taste. If you've got an old soul — and find yourself spinning records rather than relying on iTunes …

Soul Music

When Liquors And Cocktail Ingredients Expire

Liquor doesn't always get better with age. This graphic from eReplacementParts offers a few rules of thumb for when you should discard spirits and …