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Liquid engineering: how to create the ultimate cocktail soirée

"Do not make the cocktails too strong and make a popular one like gin and orange, or a dry martini. As an alternative have sherry and tomato juice. If you can afford it most men prefer whisky and soda." We’ve come a long way, thank goodness, since Barbara Cartland proffered this advice to cocktail …

Best Eaten Alone Without Pants On: Kimchi and Spam Fried Rice

The rice was left over from dinner a few days back. The kimchi had been resting in the back of the second shelf of my fridge for many months. Actually, I'm pretty sure I packed it up when we moved to San Mateo nearly a year ago, meaning it was extra sour and funky. The Spam....I'm honestly not sure …

Cooking

This New Pen Digitises Your Notebooks as You Write in Them

This is so cool.<p>No matter how convenient and easy doing everything online is these days, nothing will replace the feeling of scribbling notes, …

Sweet Cocktails

From strawberry-lychee punch to sticky toffee pudding eggnog, here are Food & Wine's best sweet cocktail recipes.

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

Cooking

The 21 Best Pieces Of Marriage Advice, According To Longtime Couples

<i>Established duos share the secrets to a great marriage with YourTango.</i><p>When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, …

7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

Food

Chemistry: Four elements added to periodic table

<b>Four chemical elements have been formally added to the periodic table, completing the scheme's seventh row.</b><p>They are the first to be included in the table since 2011, when elements 114 and 116 were added.<p>The first true iteration of the table was produced in 1869 by the Russian chemist Dmitri …

Start Making Your Own Stock and Quit the Boxed Stuff for Good

The world finally figured out that broth—brodo, stock bouillon, whatever you call it—is more than just the base of a great soup: It's nourishing, restorative, and, above all, drinkably delicious.<p>It really is liquid gold. If you have good stock, you can transform almost any dish—from braises to …

Cooking

24 Thoughtful Personalized Gifts Anyone Would Love

Because everything is better when it's customized! 🎁<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Stationery<p>You may also like:<p>21 Glorious Gifts For Grammar Geeks<br>• 32 Holiday Cards So Gorgeous You'll Want To Keep Them For Yourself<br>• 29 Hilarious Cards Guaranteed To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems

Loneliness has been linked to everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's disease. Depression is common among the lonely. Cancers tear through their bodies more rapidly, and viruses hit them harder and more frequently. In the short term, it feels like the loneliness will kill you. A study suggests …

Psychology

Prep Step iPad Dock for Your Mom

Tag: iPad 2<p>Your mom like cooking various kinds of delicious food according to the cooking app on your iPad? If you worry about getting your iPad …

This Photographer Turns Dick Pics Into Hilarious Art [NSFW]

Penises have never been so approachable!<p>When most people think of dick pics, the grainy, sadly lit shots that flood Tinder, Snapchat, and text threads come to mind. You know the kind — sweaty, out-of-focus, and complete with dirty laundry piled in the background. Today, according to a Match.com …

Dating a Narcissist: How to Spot and Break Up With Self-Absorbed Men

Many of us hear the word "narcissist" and automatically think about a self-absorbed person who constantly talks about himself—and yes, that's a very irritating (but small) part of it. A narcissist, by definition, is, "Someone with a grandiose sense of self and little or no ability to empathize with …

Narcissism

17 secret iOS 9 tricks everyone should know

Once you get your iPhone upgraded to iOS 9, you might be overwhelmed. While Apple’s new mobile OS doesn’t pack a lot of grand new visual features, the update does include tons of little tricks that make using your iPhone and iPad even more ridiculously easy to use.<p>Here are all the secret iOS 9 …

The Best New Cocktail Bars in the Country

These are our favorite new cocktail bars in the country.<p>For every restaurant I visit while I'm on the road searching for the Hot 10, there's an equal number of bars I check out. I usually start the night with a drink—you have to work up an appetite. And you can't go straight to bed after all those …

Bedroom Blog

"All I could focus on was him. His mouth. His hands. His lips on mine. His tongue wrestling with mine. His fingertips brushing against …<p>"When he reached her feet, he took them gently in his strong hands, slowly and firmly massaging them. Keeping his touch firm and gentle…<p>"I groaned as he sucked my …

The 15 Most Common Counterfeit Foods—and How to Identify Them

From olive oil to honey to cinnamon, caviar to milk, a guide to the most commonly counterfeited foods<p>We are generally trusting eaters. A server brings a dish: It must be what the menu says. But labels can lie, and when it comes down to it, can you really tell the difference between one whity flaky …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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Making the Best Mojito

The mint growing in my garden is prolific. I'm really bad about getting out there and thinning it so it pretty much takes over. I don't mind though, I love sprinkling it over summer fruit and mixing it into iced tea and water in the summertime. As far as I'm concerned I could never really have …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Recipes

How to Make Beer Can Chicken

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: It may look a little silly, but the flavor of this beer can chicken</i> …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! If you haven't done so already, head to the market and grab a few pints of strawberries -- you'll need them to make crisps, ice pops, and …

Pork Meatball Vindaloo With Pearl Couscous Recipe

This vindaloo is made with pork meatballs, an array of peppers, juicy tomatoes, and a finishing sprinkle of cilantro. Serve it with pearl couscous, which stands up nicely to the bold sauce.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Homemade vindaloo paste serves as the fragrant foundation for a tomato-based Indian …

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How to Put Together a Cheese Plate (and Other Summer Picnic Recipes)

Mike and I have been picnicking every chance we get this summer, usually just on our balcony. It’s been so nice and breezy and gorgeous. Some of my …

Avocado, Mango, and Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Summer's the time to break out the blender for morning smoothies—the weather's hot and the fruit is ripe. Get out of your berry-and-yogurt rut with this ultra-creamy smoothie using a usually-savory ingredient: avocado.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Smooth, ripe avocado brings unparalleled texture to the …

Oven BBQ Chicken

I can’t believe Fourth of July is almost here. I have so many questions!<p><i>WHO can believe a year has passed since the last Fourth of July? <br>WHAT in the</i> …

Plan Your Fourth of July Menu Without a Recipe

Fourth of July, like any good American holiday, revolves around food and entertaining. And while it’s fun to spend time in the kitchen, poring over a cookbook while your friends lounge in your backyard is not an ideal way to spend your holiday. Plus, what if you won't get around to grocery shopping …

Into Summer (+ Nectarine Buttermilk Crumb Cake)

<b>Nectarine Buttermilk Crumb Cake</b><p><i>I think peaches would make a fine stand in for nectarines if you’d like to experiment, and I wouldn’t turn turn down a</i> …