Michael Casey

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Delicious Irish recipes for St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day is the traditional occasion to raise a glass of Guinness (or three or four...) to Ireland's patron saint.<p>But if you really want to celebrate in style, why not whip up an authentic Irish feast? Here, top chefs and food writers from the Emerald Isle and beyond share their favourite …

All the Things You May Not Think to Clean but 100% Should

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>There’s a difference between a space <i>being</i> clean and <i>feeling</i> clean, and I’m perpetually in search of the latter. My home <i>is</i> clean (or: …

The 9 Best African Hunting Books

I have been asked what are the best books on Africa hunting. This is a tough question. There are thousands of books on African hunting, starting in …

Beef and Guinness Pie

<i>This beef and Guinness pie is essentially traditional Irish beef stew filled with onions, carrots, celery, garlic, beef broth, and herbs, all topped</i> …

Cooking

Watch This Warm, Filling Rice & Cabbage Soup Come to Life

Marcella Hazan, the late doyenne of the Italian kitchen, never seems to fail us. The chef, who made it easier for so many to cook Italian food at home, knew how to simplify a recipe and render it accessible without sacrificing any of its, well, deliciousness. Take, for example, her iconic tomato …

A Soothing Tonic for All Your Winter Woes

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>If you’ve left your house and interacted with other humans sometime in the past few months, chances are you have been, …

Immune System

Is Bone Broth the Magic Elixir It Seems to Be?

Have you heard about bone broth? Recently, the savory, umami-laced liquid that you’ve been using as a base for soups and stews has migrated out of the stockpot and into your mug. You might have seen it making the rounds on the internet and popping up in restaurants and street carts, peddled as a …

Elasticity

Beyond ramen and pho: A beginner’s guide to Asian noodle soups

Love is the family pack of instant ramen that didn’t fit in my luggage. After seeing me off at the airport, my mom drove to the post office to send …

17 Hot Cocktail Recipes for Cold Winter Nights

As a kid, cold days meant warming mugs of hot chocolate and mulled cider. I still reach for cocoa and cider when it gets cold, but nowadays I often open up the liquor cabinet, too. While there's nothing wrong with adding just a shot of rum or whiskey to your mug, remember that you can treat hot …

The Best Day to Book a Flight

Ask a handful of frequent flyers which day is best to book airline tickets, and you’re likely to get seven different answers. Plus, the advice seems …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

Oyako-don

• 70 grams Chicken leg<br>• 2 Eggs<br>• 1 middle Onion (35g)<br>• 180 grams White rice<br>• 3 Mitsuba leaf<br>• 100 millilitres Stock<br>• 1 tablespoon Soy sauce<br>• ½ tablespoon Sugar<br>• 1 …

The Top Drugs for Older Adults to Avoid

You fill a prescription, a medication you’ve relied on before. A few days later, you experience a troubling side effect. You read online that no one …

Pharma

Less Is More: 20 Minimalist EDC Essentials

Word Dot Grid Notebook<p>Free from the strictness and structure of lined paper, these dot grid notebooks feature a format that is much more …

Must-Know Tips for Home Defense

A man showed up the other day and asked what guns he should buy and what training he should attend to defend himself and his wife in their home. He …

40 Essential Pasta Recipes for Olive-Oiled, Red-Sauced Happiness

Pasta—the most comforting carb with limitless varieties—is a staple the world over. A cousin of Asian noodles, pasta was brought to Italy where it …

Drinking Your Coffee This Way Could Change Your Health

What's your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Whether you immediately crave a gallon (or 10) of coffee or you'd prefer to sip on a glass …

2015 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro vs Jeep Wrangler Off-Road Review & Misadventure

Getting Older, Sleeping Less

Insomnia is like a thief in the night, robbing millions — especially those older than 60 — of much-needed restorative sleep. As the king laments in Shakespeare’s “Henry IV, Part 2”: <i>O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee. That thou no more will weigh my eyelids</i> …

Sleep

Survival Gear: Affordable Quality Gear, Making Your Own Kit, & More

Second in my attempt to organize the articles we’ve published on this blog by topic (prepper stockpiles being first) is the subject of survival gear. …

Elise

Making The Cut: 15 Best Pocket Knife Brands

We cannot stress enough that every man should have, carry, and use a pocket knife. Literally as often as legally permissible and reasonable it is to …

Hardware store zip guns

Pictured are two dirt simple improvised ‘zip guns’ seized by police which were the subject of an officer safety notice. The weapons have been …

DIY

The Food Lab: How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Back when I was a lowly line cook at a fancy-pants restaurant in Boston, as the new guy,* it was my job to wake my butt up at the crack of dawn to come in early and prep breakfast whenever …

How to Restore Vintage Cast Iron Pans

Serious Eats has become a pretty great resource for cast iron cooking, thanks to some of the articles Kenji has written on the topic, from recipes to care and maintenance guides as well as some serious myth busting.<p>One of the wonders of cast iron is that it's tough as nails, and can last for …

Antibacterial Soap Is No Longer FDA-Approved

Within a year, soaps containing antibacterial ingredients like triclosan will be gone from store shelves. The US Food and Drug Administration …

2016 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: 12-team standard mock draft review

Is Ezekiel Elliott rising up draft boards? Why is DeAndre Hopkins falling? We've got you covered for an important Fantasy Football weekend with a …

Fantasy Football

The (Raw) Tomato Sauce That Gets Better the Less You Do to It

Quite possibly the best way to enjoy really good, ripe summer tomatoes—as well as making the most of spending as little time in front of a hot stove as possible—is this raw tomato sauce for pasta.<p>It's something my Tuscan husband often makes for lunch on a warm day when he's craving pasta al …

Food Preservation

New York City's Most Underrated Bars

Quarter Bar<p>The stretch of Brooklyn's 5th Avenue that runs between the Prospect Expressway and Green-Wood Cemetery is anything but glitzy. A low-rise jangle of mom-and-pop stores, bodegas, and linoleum-floor ethnic restaurants, it seems almost unaffected by the “Brooklynization“ of Brooklyn. Sure, …

The 7 Rules of Perfect Pita Bread

Staring through the oven door as pita bread bakes is the best part of making it at home. When I teach my baking class, the culinary students are always amazed as the pita breads blow up like balloons, seemingly about to pop. If not done right, though, the pitas won't puff and get that big pocket in …