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MOINK Balls Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/2 pound ground beef chuck, at least 20% fat3/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs2 large eggs, lightly beaten2 teaspoons freshly minced garlic, about 2 cloves (optional)1/2 lb bacon, halved1/4 cup of your favorite barbecue rub, divided1 small chunk of medium smoking wood, such …

Breakfast Sausage, Mushroom, and Cheddar Rolls Recipe

An easy-to-assemble cross between the sausage roll and Beef Wellington.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/2 pound breakfast sausage (about 10 links)10 ounces button mushrooms, finely chopped4 sprigs thyme1/2 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese1 pound puff pastry, thawed if frozen1 egg, beatenKosher salt …

Seattle Company Plans to Unleash a Fleet of Marijuana Food Trucks

In a world now saturated with food trucks serving everything from computer generated recipes to novelty hamburgers here's a first of its kind: <b>A truck that only sells weed-infused eats</b>. According to NPR, Seattle-based company <b>MagicalButter</b> debuted <b>the Samich truck</b>, which specializes in edibles, at …

Cilantro-Almond Pesto, Secret Weapon for Your Sandwich and Stuff

Tired of mustard and mayo on a sandwich? This pesto gives a really nice punch to a salami and cheddar. I’ve also tried it on pizza, pastas, and …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

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Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

Cooking

How to Make Alcoholic Ginger Beer From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Community Manager Catherine Lamb shows you how to make alcoholic ginger beer with everyday kitchen staples. Cheers to …

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How to Make Hot Cocoa Mix

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Make a batch of Izy Hossack from Top With Cinnamon's hot cocoa mix and you can have rich, homemade hot chocolate made from real ingredients in a</i> …

12 Essential Cocktails to Know

January is over, and it's time to get the parties started again. And getting those parties started, naturally, involves cocktails: lots of them. Here are our definitive 12 cocktails that everyone should have up their sleeve -- for all the partying you'll be doing for the rest of the year. Practice …

Microwavable Cocktails

In <i>American Hustle</i>, Jennifer Lawrence's character Rosalyn Rosenfeld refers to the microwave as a "science oven," reminding us that this everyday appliance was once considered a futuristic gadget. Today, some of its best uses evoke nostalgia, like making a homey "baked" apple, zapping a bag of salty …

Manhattan

Ask a Bartender: Are There Any Flavored Spirits You Use?

At Serious Drinks, we see more flavored spirits than you could possibly imagine. Green tea vodka. Cinnamon-roll vodka. We'd just about always prefer a fresh infusion to a bottled concoction, but we're always looking for a diamond in the rough. So we asked a number of bartenders: Are there any …

Vacation Getaway

R-Wild Horse Ranch is a family oriented recreational property. You can become an owner and enjoy the ultimate in total recreational freedom. In this …

Drink This Now: Sparkling Jungle Bird

When snowfall or an ice storm hits town, a warm tropical beach suddenly seems like the obvious cure to post-holiday winter blues. If you find yourself laying face-up on a beach somewhere (or want to convince some part of your mind that you are) you'll need a good drink. And nothing's more …

Make The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.'s Three-Rum Old Fashioned at Home

Winter temperatures call for warming your cockles, and this Old Fashioned variation from Mike Treffehn (head bartender at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Philadelphia) really hits the spot when the mercury dips low. Blending three rums together to maximize the layered flavors, it's a …

What Would You Choose for Your Last Drink on Earth?

It's a standard question on the Serious Eats community member profile—what would you pick for your last bite on earth? (Max says steak tartare, Ed listed Gus' World Famous Fried Chicken, Kenji went with mapo dofu.) But what about drinks?<p>If you had time to pour yourself one perfect drink before the …

The 10 Best Budget Bourbons

With the holidays behind us, it's time to scale back, tighten the belt, buckle down, and engage in other cliches that mean spending less money on booze. This week, we'll start considering the best ways to save a little cash and still drink well, one spirit at a time.<p>Today, I'm covering bourbon. …

Beer Geek Glossary: Making Sense of Beer Trading Terms

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>I've always thought of the world of craft beer as its own subculture or quasi-religion, with fervent beliefs, bizarre rituals (gathering in large groups to drink beer out of tiny plastic cups), and pilgrimages (to the …

The Degenerate's Juice Cleanse: A Guide to Better Juicing With Booze

Two and a half years ago, three slender, responsible, in-shape members of the Serious Eats team went on a juice cleanse, and I chortled from the rafters while they dealt with headaches, restlessness, and waterlogging.<p>Today, my paunch well padded on a steady diet of sandwiches and ice cream, notions …

Classic Drinks: Andrew Jackson and The Old Hickory Cocktail

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Nick Caruana, who'll be sharing the stories of classic cocktails (and ideas for variations) in the coming weeks.<p>If you like making cocktails, I bet you probably have some vermouth lying around for that frequent occasional Manhattan or Martini. Sadly, outside of those …

Quick Drinks: The Bul

After the towers of sugary holiday cookies and boozy fruitcakes, washed down with bourbony eggnog, I'm done. Please, just give me something light and refreshing. And easy to make.<p>The answer: <b>The Bul</b> (pronounced <i>"bool"</i>), a simple blend of ginger beer and lime, mixed with your favorite pilsner or pale …

How Booze is Made: The Basics of Column Distillation

Last week, I gave you a list of ten great bargain bourbons, and although I won't quiz you on this material, I certainly hope you're doing your homework.<p>As you might remember, I said last week that "the bourbon industry has the resources and capacity to make massive quantities of corn juice, and the …

New Cutty Sark Prohibition: High Class Blended Scotch at a Bargain Price

I have always had a soft spot for the Cutty Sark, since their entry-level offering was my bargain bottle at the local university liquor store. This new release is a bit like running into an old friend years later and reveling in her successes. <b>Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition</b> ups the ante on proof and …

Cocktail Science: All About Carbonation

<i>[Photograph: Flickr user Robert S. Donovan]</i><p>Tingly, effervescent, and fun—who doesn't love the tiny bubbles found in beer, Champagne, and a good ol' G&T? But what <i>are</i> those bubbles, exactly? Today, we look at the science of carbonation.<p>What is Carbonation, Anyway?<p>Carbonation is a solution of carbon …

Classic Drinks: Up to Date Cocktail

While it may sound a bit funny that a cocktail from the early 1900s is called the Up to Date, this Manhattan-esque classic, made with rye whiskey, Grand Marnier, and sherry, is no laughing matter.<p>The oldest reference I've seen for this drink is the 1916 edition of <b>Hugo Ensslin</b>'s <i>Recipes for Mixed</i> …

Bacon + Low Carb + Delish = Super Bowl Snack Winner

If you Google "healthy Superbowl snacks," chances are you'll get a recipe list that sounds as bad as it tastes: <i>Quarterback Green Smoothie?</i> Not unless Tom Brady is involved. Wait -- is he even playing in this Super Bowl? (Googling again to check... OK, he's apparently not.) <i>Fruit Skewered with Yogurt</i> …

Food

25 Ready-in-30-Minutes Super Bowl Snacks

Running low on Super Bowl snacks? DVR that halftime show and whip up one of these ready-in-30-minutes snacks.<p>If you're running low on food by the time the Super Bowl Halftime Show comes on, fear not. DVR that baby, get in the kitchen, and whip up one of these treats. Hopefully your team won't cut …

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33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

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The BA Super Bowl Headquarters

Everything you need to know, cook, and eat for an awesome Super Bowl party. Someone pass the wings, please.<p>Snack to Snack Champions<p>Dips. Cheese. Nachos. Bacon. Popcorn. You know, the good stuff.<p>Meat 'N' Carbs<p>Kickoff calls for chili and cornbread. 3rd-and-goal calls for wings. That touchdown calls …

Food

5 Amaro Cocktails

Concocted from a witch's brew of ingredients, amari—viscous, bracing Italian herbal liqueurs—add body and intriguing bitterness to cocktails. Here, 5 …