Michael Benthall

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This Is One of the Most Accurate Watches In the World and You’ve Probably Never Heard of It

<i>Welcome to “Watches You Should Know,” a new bi-weekly (the once-every-two-weeks kind) column highlighting little-known watches new and old that have</i> …

Watches

20 Classic Cars Only The Richest Americans Can Afford

Alright, you’re probably already well aware of cars that can run you up to $200,000 or so. I mean, just take a look at the Lamborghini Aventador. …

The 20 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need To Be Your Own Bartender

Drinking at home doesn't just have to mean cracking open a cold one.<p>Enjoying a nice cocktail is the kind of experience that shouldn’t have a high bar for entry. Knowing how to decode a wine menu, or how to parse through the jargon on the chalkboard of a craft beer bar, can be daunting. (So much …

Ice Cream

How the South Does Sous Vide

Immersion cooking has long been a staple in restaurant kitchens. Now, it’s easier than ever to do at home—and it’s the perfect technique for hot, steamy summer days. Here, eight Southern chefs share their favorite ways to sous vide<p>A large pot of water might not strike most people as the right …

Sous-vide Cooking

Homemade Hawaiian Ginger Ale

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Ginger Syrup<p>1 cup finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>Assembly<p>1 liter club soda<p>8 lime wedges<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Ginger Syrup<p>Bring ginger, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit 30 minutes. Strain syrup through a …

Recipes

Exclusive: Get Timex + Todd Snyder's New Vintage-Inspired Watch a Full Day Early

The Beekman officially launches tomorrow. But you can get it today.<p>The hits just keep on comin' from the partnership between Timex and Todd Snyder. The latest is a new model called the Beekman, which was inspired by a vintage style Snyder found while perusing the watchmaker's (extensive) archive. …

Vintage

The New 2019 BMW 3-series Is Poised to Be a Sports Sedan Again

Our prototype drive reveals that dynamics are once again at the core of the 3-series.<p>We had barely started our first contemplative swish of the next BMW 3-series around the palate before the flavors started rolling in. As we eased a roughly 85 percent complete prototype out of BMW’s Nürburgring …

BMW

Don’t Overpay for Liquor: 8 Undervalued Bottles

Stock up on these complex and delicious spirits that are relative bargains.<p>There’s no easy way to say this, but hard alcohol is getting ever more …

Whiskey

Best Old-Fashioned Burgers | America's Test Kitchen

Sirloin steak tips are also labeled “flap meat” by some butchers. Flank steak can be used in its place. This recipe yields juicy medium to …

BBQ

15 Best Affordable Pinot Noir

Looking for an affordable bottle of Pinot Noir? Here, F&W's wine expert Ray Isle lists 15 great bottles—all under $20.<p>1 of 15<p>2014 The Pinot Project …

Wine & Spirits

Everyone Should Be Drinking Tequila Manhattans

Leave it to a tequila sommelier to find a worthy rival to this classic cocktail.<p>We probably don’t need to tell you that a classic Manhattan is an …

Tequila

Barn Find Project: 1974 BMW 3.0 CSi – Would You Take It On?

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>BMW<br>• Cars<br>• German<p>The BMW 3.0 CSi is unquestionably one of the most beautiful cars of its era, it was developed to compete …

CSI

32k-Mile 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa 6-Speed

This 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa shows 32k miles and was purchased by its current owner from the second owner in 2016. Power is from a 3.6-liter …

Classic Cars

Witness the $21,000 Bugatti Veyron oil change

Technical knowhow is the main reason it's a good idea to go to a certified dealerships for maintenance on high-end supercars. A video from Royalty …

Sports Cars

Joël Robuchon's best mashed potatoes in the world – recipe

It was the recipe that made Joël Robuchon, the Michelin-starred “chef of the century” who has died aged 73, famous and everyone else fat. There are several versions, with the restaurant’s famously consisting of a 2:1 potato to butter ratio. However, the British chef Tom Aikens – who worked for …

mashed potatoes

If you didn't know the name Joel Robuchon, know he changed mashed potatoes forever

You would be forgiven if you didn’t know about French chef Joel Robuchon, who died of cancer Monday at age 73. He was not the most famous chef in the …

mashed potatoes

Ferris Bueller's Modena GT Spyder California

Over thirty years ago in 1985, a classic Ferrari was too rare and expensive to destroy in a movie. So most of the Ferrari scenes in the 80s …

The Best Luxury Sport Sedan Deal Under $20,000 is the One You Probably Forgot About

Sedans are having a rough time right now, though whether or not that means you can score a deal depends on the market that you are shopping in. But …

Every Winner of 24 Hours Of Le Mans, Ever | Motor1.com Photos

Jaguar XK 150 3.8 Litre FHC, 1960

<b>Jaguar history</b><p>Though the Jaguar brand was first used in 1945, its factory had been founded long before. In 1922, William Lyons and William Walmsley …

Here's The Ultimate Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Become a true breakfast master.

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

2018 BMW 640i xDrive Gran Turismo Review: Surprisingly Good Beneath the Skin

You can argue over the looks, but you can't argue with this feature set.<p>Mike Spinelli<p>Mike SpinelliView Mike Spinelli's Articles<p><i>W</i><i>elcome to</i> Critic's …

Aston Martin Rapide AMR is a 580-horsepower performance sedan

A high-performance version of the Aston Martin Rapide is on the way. Called the Rapide AMR (which stands for, Aston Martin Racing) it packs increased performance and racier new looks inspired by the track-only Vantage AMR Pro.<p>Regular readers might recall seeing the Rapide AMR more than a year ago …

1956 Maserati A6G/2000 Berlinetta Zagato

Produced between 1947 and 1956, the Maserati A6 came in several configurations — grand tourers, full-on race cars, and single-seat grand prix cars. …

Appreciating the genius of Ferry Porsche

Even the well-versed in automotive history sometimes fail to grasp that Porsche, the sports car manufacturer, was not the handiwork of VW Beetle …

James Bond's Toyota 2000GT Roadster

The Toyota 2000GT was a mold-breaker for the Japanese auto industry. A joint venture between Yamaha and Toyota, it changed how the world saw Japanese …

Now you can buy a Daytona Coupe from the original designer!

The legendary Peter Brock returns to sell continuation versions of the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe that he designed 55 years ago

Gordon Ramsay Vs. Bobby Flay: Whose Grilled Steak Is Better?

If you love chimichurri, you MUST watch.<p>There’s nothing more satisfying to grill (and eat) and than a big ‘ole hunk of steak. You probably have an …

The Original Alfa Romeo 8C Sounds Like Rolling Thunder

Vittorio Jano's twin-supercharged straight-eight is a masterpiece.<p>Alfa romeo is bringing back the 8C. If it sounds half as good as this, a 1930s 8C 2600 Monza, with its twin-supercharged straight-eight, we'll be satisfied.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help</i> …