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Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Cinnamon Whiskey Sour - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

The whiskey sour is my favorite drink right now. I love the way the egg whites bring a touch of stability to the always battling sweet and sour …

Recipes

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

Illinois Movie Theater Posts Amazing "Frozen" Marquee

Well played.

Spiced Cranberry Apple Martini

There is something magical about the smell of mulling spices. For years I worked in a day spa and every holiday season we brewed huge batches of hot …

Recipes

Better Barbell Curls: Cheat to Win

Sometimes bending the rules is the only way to get what you want. Barbell curls done strictly should be the go-to exercise for anyone seeking bigger …

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Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

How Canadians Can Watch US Netflix

<b>Click here for the updated 2014 version.</b><p>Netflix’s low fee of $7.99 per month is easily one of the greatest gifts to home entertainment. And with the …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

Grilled Flatbread

Makes 8 Servings<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast<p>4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour plus more tfor dusting<p>2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup sour cream<p>Vegetable oil (for brushing)<p>Topping Suggestions<p>Ancho Chile Oil, Green Charmoula, and grated Cotija …

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Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

After Being Sealed for 100 Years, Time Capsule in Oklahoma City Reveals Pristine Artifacts

photo by Paul B. Southerland/The Oklahoman<p>On April 22, 2013, the Century Chest, a time capsule that had been sealed for 100 years, was opened during …

Cocktails From a Low-Stocked Bar: A Guide to Substitutions

Oh man, it's been one of those days. Your computer isn't working correctly, but your IT guys doesn't want to help you. Your boss wants that important document fifteen minutes ago, but what can you do? Your mom is leaving passive-aggressive voicemails because you haven't called her in the last 24 …

Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria

Serve this sangria with our Sour Cream-Chive Dip for a perfect party pair.

Food

southern shandy

On Wednesday evening Sticky and I shot an e-session in this unbearable heat. As we were wrapping up the last few shots I bent down to get a low angle …

First Turntable Buying Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Cameron Schaefer.</i><p>So, you’ve decided to get into vinyl. Perhaps the story I shared last month about my own …

Consequence of Sound

How to buy a turntable

Records, aka LPs, have been around since the 1950s, so there are lots of them out there. I've bought great records for a buck or two at thrift shops and yard sales, and found them on the street for free, but records aren't yesterday's news; lots of young bands are releasing LPs. The way things are …

Audiophile

Simple Springtime Dishes

My Perfect 3-Ingredient Summer Drink: Limoncello Gin Cocktail

Recently friends of ours got married in a remote, a.k.a. no cell service, Catskill's resort. This resulted in a long overdue trek through New York's …

Sriracha Bloody Mary

Are you a fan of spicy? My husband and I both enjoy spicy foods but our standard for what we consider "spicy" is, um, VERY different. He likes his …

Beer Store Profits $700M Yearly From Near-Monopoly, Study Finds

The Beer Store is reaping $700-million annually in "incremental profits" when compared to Quebec stores because of higher prices and the …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Lessons I learned from SNC-Lavalin’s woes

In May, I retired as chairman of SNC-Lavalin Inc. after serving for six years. That was one year longer than my original commitment. The need to stay beyond my original term became clear in early 2012, when I received a phone call during a trip to Hong Kong, where I was attending board meetings of …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Grilling: Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers

It's been years since the first time I fell in love with the spicy cumin lamb at the ever-popular Xi'An Famous Foods, situated beneath flickering fluorescent lights in the subterranean Golden Mall in Flushing, Queens. Longtime readers of Serious Eats have already seen their fair share of love …

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Happy Monday to ya! We had a GORGEOUS weekend here in the Pacific NW and I sure hope the evil …

Summer Shandy! 🍻Recipe on the blog today.

Summer Mocktails: Cantaloupe Mocktini/Martini

<i>The fourth in our series of mouth-watering summer mocktails from Beth of Tasty Yummies.</i><p>This summer my husband and I decided to invest in a CSA with …