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The best way to poach an egg so it's perfect every time

Poached eggs are a brunch staple for a reason; they're delicious and reveal a perfectly oozy yolk. The only problem with poached eggs is that they can be difficult to prepare. It's so tempting to think that all you have to do is crack an egg into boiling water and voilà, your work is done. However, …

Breakfast

Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

"This dish is easy to make, and full of flavor. The chicken is incredibly tender, and the ginger, garlic and soy sauce combine to give it its …

Soysauce

Cheap House Improvements Under $500 That Will Increase the Value

The best kinds of house improvements are the ones that don't cost a fortune and increase the value of your home. Here's a slew of smart, painless projects.<p>Whether you intend to sell your home in the near future or stay put for the long haul, house improvements can increase the value of your …

Home Improvement

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

Men's Fashion

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

BBQ

Rye Whiskey Cocktail: To the Point

Upgrade your next tea time with this mix of rye whiskey, Chartreuse and Earl Grey tea syrup.2 oz. rye whiskey<br>¼ oz. earl grey tea syrup<br>¼ oz. green …

Rye Whiskey

For Compulsive Hair Pullers And Skin Pickers, There Is Need For More Help

I feel the urge again. My fingertips run along my face, feeling for imperfections, and I slip into the bathroom to be alone. After a glance in the mirror, I stalk back out, my nails digging into my palms. Not today.<p>Since my adolescence, I've had a tumultuous relationship with my reflection. That's …

Depression

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

6 Whiskey Destinations Worth the Trip

Some things in life are worth traveling hundreds, if not thousands, of miles for. By some people's standards, that <i>something</i> is a glass of nice …

The Difference Between 6 Common Types of Steak

Summer is heating up, and so are the grills. Some of our favorite items to dig into include nice, juicy steak dishes. But with so many different …

BBQ

10 Chrome extensions that can save you hundreds of dollars

Internet

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Turns Any Night into a Sunday Supper

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Tucking into a hearty bowl of tender beef stew is like dinnertime nirvana. Within the rich, beefy broth are creamy chunks …

Cooking

EDC: Essential

Kershaw Carbon Fiber Knife ($140). <br>Timex Aluminum Watch ($79). <br>Everyman Grafton Pen ($35). <br>Olight Flashlight ($68).<p><i>Presented by Kershaw.</i>

Carbon Fiber

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Parker's Heritage Single Barrel Bourbon

The life and legacy of the late Parker Beam continue to impact others through his long history of distilling achievements. The Parker's Heritage …

Bourbon Whiskey

Glenmorangie Astar Makes a Return to Active Scotch Whisky Duty

Glenmornagie Astar is a well regarded Scotch whisky that initially debuted back in 2008 as one of this distillery’s first so-called “artisan cask” …

Another big win for supermarket whisky as £17 single malt from Aldi beats off pricier rivals to take top award

A single malt whisky from a popular supermarket chain, which costs less than £20, has beaten off several pricier competitors in two categories to win …

3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Scotchy Rob Roy

Happy weekend, and welcome back to <i>3-Ingredient Happy Hour</i>, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we’re making …

25 New York Travel Hacks You Need To Know (According To A Local)

New York City. The city of perennial subway delays, endless hordes of humans, and the loudest place you’ll ever rest your head at night.<p>There’s more …

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

Whiskey

1792 Full Proof Bourbon Review

This has been out for a while, but I found one on the shelf in Virginia. I was disappointed in this bottling of 1792. I have had bottles of the Small …

Bourbon Whiskey

4 Essential Scotch Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

<b> <br>Editor’s Note: Last November we had the pleasure of spending 10 captivating days in Scotland. Below is but one adventure of many from our stay. We</b> …

Cocktails

3-Minute Mug Cakes 4 Ways by Tasty

Whiskey Cocktails for Purists

The Unnecessary Noise<p>“This is a great twist on a classic Sazerac, with the same flavor component as the classic, but in a softer, easier-to-drink …

Mass Effect: Andromeda: The Kotaku Review

<i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> sprawls and sprawls, eagerly offering you so much to see and do that it nearly loses itself in the process. In this massive …

Andromeda

7 Future Blue-Chip Stocks You Need to Buy

Over the years, I’ve had my share of investing ups and downs. In that time, I’ve come to learn that I’m good at one kind of investing: finding future …

Investing

Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva Rum

If you're looking for a gateway into the world of sipping rum, you can't go wrong with Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva Rum. It's crafted using pure …

Sugar Cane

Learn the Art of Tasting with Wes Henderson - Angel's Envy

Tasting whiskey is equal parts art and science.<p>Tasting whiskey is equal parts art and science. It requires technique and practice, but having a …

Whiskey