M. A. Walters

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Raising the Bar on, uh, Home Bars: The Bottles You Really Need

Let's move this party to the living room: Here's how to stock your home bar with the best bottles of sipping neat and mixing.<p>Sure, we love a good cocktail bar. But we've got to be honest: Sometimes, there's nothing better than coming home after a long day of work, pulling on pajamas, and knocking …

Whiskey

Turn Your Water Bottle into a Lantern with This Clever Product

A good Nalgene bottle is an important piece of gear to carry with you on any outdoor adventure. Not only are they useful for helping you stay …

Solar Panels

The 9 Racetracks You Have To Drive Before You Die

These are the spots where racing history was made.<p>There's a reason some tracks have been around for decades and others are popular for a minute and then fizzle out. The legendary ones are fun to drive and make racers into heroes. Here are the ones you need to find a way to drive before your time is …

The Diamond Knife Sharpener That Can Handle All Your Blades

This year, give the gift of sharpness.<p>Everybody can use a good knife, but any knife is only as good as it is sharp. So, instead of gifting a gorgeous kitchen knife this holiday season, why not give something to help your loved ones keep their kitchen tools sharp and on point.<p>The Chef's Choice $180 …

This Boozy Cake Proves Gingerbread Isn’t Just for Christmas

The ultimate in sticky-cake deliciousness, this indulgent cake has all of the dark, spicy flavors that make it perfect for those cold winter nights. We’re talking black treacle, muscovado sugar, candied ginger and plenty of spices, not forgetting the good glug of whiskey that goes into the …

Dessert

4 Tips for Homemade Beef Jerky

December is the month of miracles and magical thinking. And why lean meat, seasoned and dried to within an inch of its life, is so darned good is beyond me. It is one of the mysteries of the universe. We made a few batches on the set of <i>Project Smoke</i>. Suddenly, everyone on the crew seemed to have a …

The Best New Spirits of 2015

It can be hard to see the big picture when you're an inch away from the canvas, so it's tricky to tell what 2015 will be remembered for while we're still at the tail end of the year. Will it be known as the year that Scotch lost its luster and American whiskey ascended the brown spirits throne? The …

Whiskey

When to Use Nails Vs. When To Use Screws

Which is stronger? The long-running debate, answered.<p>Nails and screws are the two most popular wood fasteners, but how do you know which one to use?<p>This video demonstrates the shear strength of a standard construction nail, compared to a deck screw. The screw snaps off after a couple twists, but …

Warm Flourless Chocolate Cake with Caramel Sauce Recipe

"A rich complex bittersweet chocolate cake which is simple to make and always loved by all."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter, cubed<p>8 ounces semisweet …

The recipe for eggnog Jell-O shots is here, because bless the holiday season

You know what tastes better than eggnog? Eggnog and alcohol. Specifically, eggnog Jell-O shots, which are basically little shots of eggnog jelly you …

Peanut Butter Cake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>1/2 pound + 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<br>• 2 ¼ cups sugar<br>• 1 cup smooth peanut butter<br>• 3 eggs<br>• 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract<br>• 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tablespoon baking powder<br>• ¾ teaspoon baking soda<br>• ¾ teaspoon salt<br>• 2 ¼ cups whole milk, warmed<p>Frosting<p>1 ½ cups smooth …

Dessert

8 Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker That Aren't Rice

We are all master chefs thanks to the rice cooker.<p>Rice cookers are much more versatile than the name lets on.<p>Whether you're a rogue chef experimenting with new kitchen tools or a college student looking for a be-all and end-all appliance, this gadget might be everything you need and more.<p>Basic …

Easy Oatmeal Cookies: 1 Bowl, No Mixer

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I'm absolutely indiscriminate about good cookies. Snappy, chewy, sandy, crispy—whatever it is, I'll take two. I like making macarons, and florentines, and Oreos, and fussy cookies that take all day. I don't mind busting out a cloth cover to painstakingly roll out …

10 Timeless Holiday Cookies

Add variety to the season's cookie jar with these instant-classic recipes.<p>1 of 10<p>Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip, and Pecan Cookies<p>Advertisement<p>2 of …

9 Cookie Recipes Perfect for Holiday Baking

I love to bake, especially this time of year. The holidays call for cookies, and lots of them! That's why I've gathered some of my favorite recipes from <b>The Chic Site</b> for you. They're all so good you might have a hard time deciding which to make for your <b>cookie exchange</b>.<p><b>1. Chocolate Chip</b> …

4-Ingredient Italian almond cookies prove holiday baking can be a breeze

Made with just four ingredients, these sweet, chewy, crunchy and nutty Italian almond cookies are going to be everyone's new favorite treat on that …

Dessert

Triple-Layer Cookie Bars Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings<p>Ingredients<p>1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 2/3 cup sugar<br>• 1/3 cup baking cocoa<br>• 1/4 cup packed brown …

Best Disc Brake Bike of the Year

With disc brake bikes here to stay, it’s time crown the best disc brake bike of 2016 in the Cycling Weekly Bike of the Year Awards.<p>This is a bike …

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Italian Christmas Cookie Recipes

You might think America has a lock on Christmas cookies, but Italy makes a strong showing with beautifully crumbly, buttery confections. This year, …

Chocolate Flourless Torte

• For torte, grease bottom and side of a 10-inch springform pan; set aside.<br>• In heavy, large saucepan, combine the 16 ounces chocolate, the butter, …

Dessert

The Best Juicer You Can Buy Is Surprisingly Affordable

We put at-home juicers through the BA Test Kitchen gauntlet to find the best.<p></head><i>Welcome to Test Drive, in which we subject kitchen tools and equipment to the rigor of the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen—then judge which ones perform best.</i><p>You could say juice is having a moment right now, thanks to …

These Are the Most Searched Desserts of 2015

Yahoo recently released its Year in Review, which highlights the top search trends of 2015. Our favorite category? Desserts, of course. Sweets on the …

Bread

Canadian brewery unveils $1,000 bottle of beer

A Canadian brewery has unveiled a limited edition beer that’s being sold for $1,000 a bottle.<p>Vancouver’s Storm Brewing unleashed its Glacial Mammoth Extinction brew on Saturday. The brewery says its Canada’s first beer to boast a 25 percent alcohol by volume content.<p>“I was trying to make the …

How to Make BBQ Sauce From Scratch

Learn an essential skill any barbecue owner should know<p><i>Every man should be able to hold his own in the kitchen. And you don't need to attend culinary school to know the basics. Whether you're looking to make simple healthy meals or simply spruce up your technique, we've got you covered with our</i> …

Garlicky Pot Roast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

9 Must Have Bar Gadgets That Will Make You The Entertainer of the Summer (list)

For those who love to entertain at home a home bar or man cave is a must! Not only do you want to make the most delicious cocktails around or serve …

Man Caves

17 perfect gifts for the whiskey lover

When the time comes to buy gifts for the whiskey lover in your life, you'll have a wide variety of stocking stuffers and bottles to choose from.<p>We've put together a collection of gifts that are sure to please whiskey drinkers, from the best go-to bottles out there to treats that have been infused …

Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake

Warning: triple the chocolate means triple the decadence.

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