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For the Juiciest Bacon, Give Your Sous Vide Cooker the Night Shift

I love the work that they do over at ChefSteps, but when I saw their video recommending sous vide bacon, I have to admit I rolled my eyes a little. <i>This has got to be one of those "everything looks like a nail when you have a hammer" situations,</i> I said to myself. You know, one of those times when …

Cooking

10 Recipes That Prove Pizza Solves Everything

Here's the thing: In addition to being a meal everyone loves, pizza is also the ultimate problem-solver for home cooks. Delivery or takeout pizza …

An Eater’s Guide to New York City

Welcome to the Vast, Ever-Changing Food Metropolis<p>With more than eight million people spread out across 250+ neighborhoods, New York City is a true melting pot. In addition to mom-and-pops serving foods from all around the world, there are fine-dining restaurants from local and international …

Ice Cream

After Annihilation: 10 strange sci-fi books that should be on screen

With Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan’s body-hopping cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, Alex Garland directing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s weird and symbolist novel Annihilation and The Expanse’s third season set for release on Syfy this year, any number of SF and fantasy novels that …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

19 Addictive Spicy Noodles in NYC

Some Eater favorite bowls at a handful of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese spots<p>New York City’s spiciest noodles run across various Asian cuisines but prove addictive in them all. Here are some of Eater’s favorite noodle dishes around town that incorporate vectors of hotness — by way of fresh green or …

Food & Dining

The MSR Trailshot Is Only Water Filter You Need

Filters.<p>Am I right? They’re heavy, slow, expensive, and frustrating to use. Worse: The marketing around them obfuscates what they’re genuinely capable of, making it difficult to know which one can genuinely keep you safe.<p>Well, I think I’ve got an answer to all those problems. MSR’s new Trailshot …

MSR FreeLite 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent Review

I can’t think of many brands that that I associate with ‘reliable’ as much as Mountain Safety Research. Their name says it all, and in addition to …

Backpacking

How to smoke Sriracha Smoked Beef Ribs

If I had to choose one thing to smoke to impress company, it would probably be Smoked Beef Ribs. Nothing is more impressive when you pull them off …

BBQ

Instant Pot helps mom lose 103 pounds

Brittany Williams is a wife, mother, and <b>lover of food</b>. She always has been - but she hasn't always been happy with her body. "I was <b>an emotional eater</b>, a bored eater, a TV eater, a binge eater; food controlled me," she wrote in <b>a blog post</b>. "By the time I met my husband in my 20s I was over 200 …

The Katadyn BeFree Is the Best Filter for Backpacking

Last summer, Katadyn released a new water filtration system called BeFree. It is a direct competitor to the venerated Sawyer Squeeze system, the current gold standard for backpacking filters. After using it on multiple trips over the past year, I’m convinced that the BeFree is the best water filter …

Sous-Vide Buffalo Wings Are Crispy On The Outside And Tender On The Inside

Hello friends, and welcome back to <i>Will It Sous Vide?</i>, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Today …

Cooking

The Best Camping Equipment and Apparel of 2017

Pulling up to a nice, flat campground site with a familiar, rusty fire ring/grill combo and a well-worn picnic table is a welcome relief from urban …

Everything You Need for a Solo Backpacking Trip

For a next-level outdoor experience, try a solo backpacking<br>trip. Just you, the woods, and your thoughts —<br>and not a lot of extraneous gear

The Best Thru Hiking Tents of 2017

A hiker’s choice of shelter is an entirely personal decision. Solo hikers who value space over weight often opt for a two-person freestanding tent, …

The best BBQ ideas, recipes and tips

<i>GQ</i> brings you the best advice for the ultimate summer BBQ, from the best BBQ ideas to the finer points for firing up your grill.<p>Burnt burgers and …

Gear Guide: Your Perfect Campsite Setup

<b>OK—are you going camping this weekend?</b><p>Are you still looking for the right gear? Well we have it: your perfect campsite setup, complete, right …

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

What is dry aging? Truths, myths and facts about aging beef.

Does the idea of being served ‘old’ beef gross you out? Well it shouldn’t, because it’s actually a good thing. Here’s everything you need to know …

Quarter Dome Air Hammock

Hammocks and tents both have their benefits and drawbacks. A tent, for instance, can keep you protected from the elements, whereas a hammock will …

10+ Hilarious Posts About Tinder

Ah, Tinder. It's our best friend and our worst enemy. Most of us enter the experience with an open mind, hoping we might actually find that perfect …

Relationships

The Food Lab: Slow-Smoked, 40-Ounce, Dry-Aged Porterhouse Steaks

More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the perfect barbecue.<p>I've eaten plenty of grilled steaks in my day, but the first time I ever tasted a smoked steak was just over a decade ago, at my cousin's wedding in Tennessee. They'd hired a local pit master with a mobile smoker to spend the …

So You Want to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro?

Get yourself, and your stuff, in shape for the adventure of a lifetime.<p>Standing 19,341 feet in height, Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro is the tallest peak on the African continent. It's also a major bucket-list adventure for many travelers with thousands flocking to its slopes every year with hopes of …

Whitewater To White Dwarfs: Guided Stargazing Adventures

Whitewater raft during the day, bust out the telescope at night. This adventure is meant for stargazers.<p><b>The dark nights of backcountry expeditions</b> …

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

BBQ

29 Instant Pot Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert

Make breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert with this quick-cooking electric pressure cooker with a cult following. The only downside? You'll have to …

Deep-Dish Maple-Bourbon Cream Pie

Earthy maple syrup, smoky bourbon, and caramely brown sugar join forces to make the rich custard that fills this decadent pie. Softly whipped vanilla …

Recipes

It's Not Delivery, It's 24 Homemade Pizza Recipes

I miss a lot of things about living in New York: bustling streets, reliable public transportation, and, of course, pizza. Since moving to California my pizza consumption has dropped precipitously. That's probably good for my cholesterol, but I miss never being more than a few blocks from a slice. …

A Perfect Pot of Greens

A Southern Soul Food Classic Rediscovered<p>Next month, a forgotten Southern cookbook will finally get its due. Matt Lee and Ted Lee, authors of <i>The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen</i>, are releasing an updated version of <b>Princess Pamela’s Soul Food Cookbook</b>, a collection of almost one hundred and fifty …

Diana Ross

Smart Sleep Apps To Help You Score A Better Night's Rest

Monday morning is rapidly approaching, and when the fateful hour of your alarm arrives, you’ll be tempted to hit snooze.<p>Our relationship with sleep …