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33 games we’ll still be playing in 9 years

It’s hard to believe our family has been reviewing board games for 9 years!<p>We’ve reviewed over 400 games and written over 350 other game and …

Board Games

5 Board Games For Beginners (That Aren't Monopoly)

Image: BoardGameGeek (Badass Vio)<p>There are currently over 100,000 board games listed on Board Game Geek, the tabletop world's equivalent of IMDB. …

Board Games

How to make better bloody marys at home

A bloody mary is the savory tooth’s best friend: It’s rich with tomato juice, spicy and complex from the seasonings, and has a pleasant, boozy kick. And making your own — starting with a stellar mix — is a fun way to experiment with the random spices, hot sauces and liquors you’ve already got in …

Recipes

Limoncello Recipe

"Truly worth the time required to create this distinguished ice cold refreshing drink."<p>Ingredients<p>10 lemons<p>1 liter vodka<p>3 cups white sugar<p>4 cups water<p>…

Recipes

20 of Grandma’s Favorite Chicken Recipes

She could take simple chicken and turn it into something spectacular. These dumplings, casseroles, roasts, soups and more comforting chicken recipes …

Cooking

Sunday Special Eggs Benedict

The New Trailside Cookbook <i>by</i><i>Kevin Callan and Margaret Howard, is filled with recipes and tips for cooking while camping. No more eating tasteless,</i> …

Review Roundup

Quite a lot of you are at Gen Con this weekend. But I know that you still want those reviews you so desperately desire. So let's not waste any …

Board Games

5 Whiskey Cocktails That Will Never Let You Down

Much like with fashion, or tech, trends in cocktail culture come and go. But some drinks never change. From the Old Fashioned to the mint julep, here …

Made in America

The 100 greatest movies of all time

Every 10 years since 1952, the cinephile bible Sight & Sound has asked critics, programmers and academics to vote on a list of the greatest films ever made. The first top pick was the Italian neorealist drama Bicycle Thieves, whose brief reign led into the half-century dominion of Citizen Kane, …

The 100

A quick look at the nominees for 2018’s “Board Game of the Year”

The Spiel des Jahres jury announces prize on Monday.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming …

Board Games

You Should Use a Cast-Iron Skillet to Grill Your Steak. Here’s Why.

Using a cast-iron skillet on the grill is the key to giving your steak the perfect crust and a tender, juicy inside.<p>There’s more than one way to …

BBQ

Steakhouse Shepherd's Pie

• Level: Easy<br>• Total: 40 min<p>Prep: 10 min<br>• Cook: 30 min<p>Yield: 4 to 6 servings<p>2 pounds Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks<p>Salt<p>1/2 tablespoons …

Recipes

We Tested 10 Popular Cleaning Hacks and Here’s What Actually Worked

We have conducted this cleaning experiment, and here’s what we’ve found out: some of the most popular cleaning tricks actually work. cool stuff, cool …

Cleaning

Review Roundup

Saturdaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! Woo!<br>My favorite day of the week, as I can just sit back, relax, and do some gaming.<br>Nevermind that this week I’m vacuuming, …

Board Games

The best co-op board games

Is your board game group butting heads over one too many crushing victories by a dominant player? Are certain players uninterested in competitive …

Board Games

8 Perfect Whiskeys Worth Giving to Your Groomsmen

From the buried bourbon bottle tradition to the reception sipping and shooting, whiskey has never been more ingrained in wedding culture than today. …

Weddings

French Onion Chicken

Unbelievably addicting.<p><b>BUY NOW: Le Creuset Cast Iron Skillet, $164.95, amazon.com.</b><p>Directions<p>In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 2 tbsp olive …

Recipes

'British vs. Pirates' - Fast-and-Fun Sailing Ship Combat Game

Reading Time: 8 minutes<p>I have long had a fascination with wargames; it started when I first spotted a sand-filled gaming table back in the late ’70s …

Brace For Impact — Here Are the Greatest 25 Action Movies on Netflix

After a long day, it can be nice to unwind with a long bath and some Trader Joe's wine. That being said, we are quickly becoming converts to the action genre since these movies instantly elevate our energy levels. From Marvel franchises to fantasy thrillers, Netflix is continually adding new movies …

Movies

10 board games to get you through a lazy monsoon day at home

It’s probably safe to say that board games are going through a renaissance right now. Up until just a few years ago, indoor games were restricted to …

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to Buy

All for less than $1,000.<p>I grew up taking pictures and making videos, I went to film school, and I’ve kept on snapping away in the years after …

Here's How Much Money You Save By Cooking At Home

Intuitively, we all know there are benefits to cooking at home. You can use healthier ingredients, set portions to a reasonable size, avoid food allergies, and of course you can save money compared to ordering restaurant delivery or using a meal kit service.<p>But just how much money do you save by …

Cooking

The 25 Best Board-Game Mobile Apps

The current golden age of tabletop gaming has also led to a similar surge in apps that adapt board games to tablets and phones, with new ones …

10 of Our Favorite Tabletop Games & RPGs of 2018 (So Far)

With the plethora of releases in the year so far, it’s been a busy year of playing games as we’ve sorted through the new hotness that 2018 has …

Board Games

World cup winners! English steak & ale pies

Tasty treats inspired by teams who’ve taken part this year, perfect for munching on during a match<p>Serves 4<p>In a bowl, toss the beef with the flour to …

26 Great Beers to Drink During the World Cup

The World Cup is one great big excuse to drink beer at weird times of the day. Predawn pilsners? Sure thing. After all, with early morning starts in …

50 Easy Appetizers for Your Next Party

Guests will never know that your delightful appetizers took less than 30 minutes from start to finish!<p>Miniature Corn Dogs<p>Cute little corn dogs add …

What Japanese Really Buy At The Supermarket! Check Out Japan’s Top 10 Instant Noodles

Keio Store, a supermarket chain operated by Keio Group (the same company which operates Keio Railways and Keio Department Store), is a familiar sight …

Give Dad One of These 18 Amazing Whiskeys for Father’s Day

Buying whiskey for someone else can be hard these days, and we feel that the hardest on Father’s Day. Because the average shopper is so educated on …

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …