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Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

Instant hot cocoa is awful, and it's starch's fault. Here's how to make your own.

Swiss Miss is a miss.<p>There is a time and a place for instant hot cocoa. It’s called “when you want it right this second and have nothing better on hand.” Hot chocolate mix is fine in a pinch, but the reality is that the homemade variety is far tastier, and surprisingly easy to make. Plus, you can …

Is my drinking normal, or could I be an alcoholic?

Alcoholism rose 49 percent in the last decade.<p>The trouble with alcohol is that it’s everywhere. We don’t treat any other drug the way we treat alcohol, marijuana included, and in part that’s because we mostly don’t think of it as a drug. It’s what you down a shot of to loosen up on the dance floor, …

Amazon's next video original is a smash British TV series

Netflix isn't the only streaming service that can snap up a popular British TV show. Amazon has revealed that season two of <i>Fortitude</i>, Sky's well-received Arctic thriller, will be one of its original series. It'll be available on BBC Two in the UK, but you'll need to head to Prime Video to watch in …

How to Build a Garden That Grows Forever

It keeps growing and growing and growing...<p>Connor Stedman, an agroforestry specialist and ecologist at garden design firm AppleSeed Permaculture, uses a farming practice called permaculture that exploits natural relationships between plants to create a long-lasting garden that will grow without …

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

Recipes

Pepper-Crusted Prime Rib Roast with Mushroom-Armagnac Sauce

To keep this prime rib extra juicy, "ask your butcher to leave the fat cap on before tying the beef," says Melissa Perello, an F&W Best New Chef 2004 …

3 Holiday Cocktails That Are Better Than Christmas

Since it's cold outside, you deserve a treat that'll warm you up. Thanks to these three easy, artisanal cocktail recipes, your kitchen will feel like …

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 …

Whiskey

Yotam Ottolenghi’s tandoori recipes

I find it amazing that we’ll teach teenagers to drive before they can work the oven. Get them started with these easy recipes…<p>The idea of kids’ food or teenage cooking is not a natural one for me. When I was growing up, I simply wanted to eat what my parents were cooking: there just wasn’t the …

Turmeric Chicken with Tzatziki

More than adding color, turmeric also provides a distinct flavor to this chicken, ginger and tangy yogurt sauce recipe.<p>Turmeric is all the rage for …