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Grovemade Brass Key Ring

Posted in Gear<p>Milled from a chunk of solid brass, this key ring slips easily onto your belt loop, right where you want to keep those keys. It also …

Angee Autonomous Home Security System

Posted in Gadgets and Tech<p>Angee is an autonomous home security & communication system that gives you a full 360° view of your home with voice …

HUDWAY Glass

Posted in Uncategorized<p>It’s an affordable way to get a safe, simple HUD into your car. Mount the HUDWAY Glass unit to your dash & linked to your …

Ketums Bondy Jacket

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear<p>Ketums began as a bespoke rainwear-maker in Paris in the 1920s. Then the family business dissolved when Germany …

Best Made Possibilities Kit

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>When a gum wrapper and a piece of shoelace won’t fix the airplane, maybe something inside the Best Made Possibilities Kit …

Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch

Posted in Gear and Watches and Wear<p>Casio’s new Android Wear smart watch is built for outdoor action. It’s water resistant up to 164 feet with a …

Sevenhugs Remote

Posted in Gadgets and Tech<p>The forthcoming Smart Remote from Sevenhugs easily controls all your connected devices—just point it at what you want to …

netatmo Presence

Posted in Photography and Tech<p>The Presence camera from netatmo is an outdoor security camera with people, car, & animal detection. It sends precise, …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

14 Bark and Brittle Recipes for Gifts and/or Bribes

Chocolatey, salty, nutty, and even spicy bark recipe that make great gifts.<p>We're suckers for crispy-crunchy brittles and chocolate-y barks. And then there are the salty, peanut buttery—even spicy ones. They're easy to make in bulk for thoughtful gifts guaranteed to disappear. We've got 12 recipes …

Dessert

Make These Perfectly Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

We don't trust people who don't like these chocolate chip cookies.<p>Just when you thought chocolate chip cookies couldn't get any better—someone sprinkled salt on them. A new classic was born. We finish ours with just a sprinkle of Maldon: The large, craggy flakes really help temper the sugar and …

Dessert

24 Meaty Pasta Dishes to Get You Through Winter

They're practically begging to kick it with you by the fire.<p>Sometimes you just want the works: A hefty bowl of pasta with the heartiest meat sauce you can dream up. That's what these 24 pastas, from ragù and bolognese to stroganoff and lasagna, are here for. Let them kick it with you by the fire …

Cooking

Even Lazy People Can Make This Fancy Edible Gift

Homemade infused oils are cheaper than store-bought bottles. They also happen to make great gifts.<p>Step into any specialty food shop and you'll encounter shelves of fancy vinegars and flavored oils. While the sleek packaging (such pretty bottles!) and infinite flavor combinations make them tempting …

Christmas Trees

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

Adult Pasta (That You'll Want as Much as Kid Pasta)

Yes, the ol' cheese-and-butter on spaghetti combo works like a charm. But now that you're all grown up, isn't it time to get a little fancier with your pasta routine?<p>Children don't have what we'd call <i>discerning</i> palates, with one exception: pasta (okay, and breakfast ice cream). Their impeccable …

Cooking

Crispy and Delicious: 17 Recipes to Get Your Pan-Fry On

More delicious than roasting, easier than deep-frying. Presenting: 16 excellent recipes for pan-fried everything.<p>Tastier than roasting, easier than deep-frying, pan-frying is here to make things golden-brown and very, very crispy.

Cooking

Hungover and Cooking Brunch? Here's Your Savior

Step one: Cure that hangover.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, Susie confesses her struggle through New Year's Eve brunch prep while hungover to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s</i> …

Spices

Make This Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon Immediately

Turn your egg-in-a-hole into a grilled cheese sandwich. With bacon.<p>We just <i>know</i> some recipes are going to be good before we even try them. Like this Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar. What could possibly be anything less than outstanding about a sandwich with a name like that? We could …

Breakfast

This Line Cook Says All You Need in the Kitchen Is a Good Knife and a Hot Pan

When it comes to real cooking advice, we turn to the kitchen ninjas that make it all happen: The line cooks of America. Here, the sous chef at L.A.'s Petit Trois gives us his best tricks.<p><i>Line and prep cooks bring the heat night after night, working tirelessly like ninjas with super sharp knives.</i> …

Sous

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Your Vegetables

Your oven is about to do a happy dance...if that were possible.<p>Everyone—even if you don't cook very often—needs to master roasted vegetables. And, to be honest, there's not even that much to master: just some chopping, seasoning, and adding a bit of fat. For firm but tender veg with a nicely …

Sweet Potatoes

The 27 Best Thanksgiving Recipes

27 classic Thanksgiving recipes that will never steer you wrong.<p>We can't help ourselves: We play favorites with the recipes we develop here. And these have earned not only their place at our Thanksgiving tables year after year, but also the high honors of being inducted into the Thanksgiving recipe …

Cooking

BA's Best Pasta and Grains

The pasta and grain recipes you should know how to make.<p>These recipes are part of our <b>BA's Best</b> collection. Check out all of the recipes that made the list.

Cooking

BA's Best Appetizers and Snacks

These are the appetizers and snacks you should master.<p>These recipes are part of our <b>BA's Best</b> collection. Check out all of the recipes that made the list.

Cooking

This Kimchi and Vegetable Soup Makes Your Stomach's Dreams Come True

This kimchi and vegetable soup is healthy, sure. But it's also really darn good.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight detox. First up,</i> …

Food

4 Quick and Cozy Dinners to Make in December

During the frenzy of cookie season, put these quick and cozy weeknight dishes on dinner duty.<p>You’re going to work up an appetite decorating all those cookies. That’s where these low-stress recipes come in.<p>Foolproof Fish<p>Slow-roasting fish is to cooking seafood what bumper lanes are to bowling: the …

Cooking

How to Throw a Left Hook Punch | The Art of Manliness

The left hook has been called the “prettiest” punch in boxing due to its precision and technicality. A well-placed hook to the head can knock a man …

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

Never Eat Dry Chicken Again with The NoMad's Foolproof, No-Brainer Roasting Method

Chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park and The Nomad makes the case for a technique that eliminates dry roast chicken, now and forever.<p>No matter which way you carve it, a whole roast chicken's white meat is always going to finish cooking before the dark meat. Nailing one (moist dark meat, for …

Cooking

Why the Hottest Kitchen Tool Is Actually…a Cold Pan

Here's why you should (sometimes) start cooking in a cold pan.<p>Often, the success of a great dish comes down to heat. Gorgeously seared steak, perfect stir-fry, or properly <i>al dente</i> pasta all rely on a big flame and high heat. But here's a secret: <b>Sometimes, your cooking secret weapon is a cold pot or</b> …

Cooking