Michael Litzau

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5 Reasons NOT to Check Your Email at Night

Resist the urge to open new messages, and become a healthier, happier guy<p>Smartphones were supposed to provide flexibility to handle business outside the office. But now that we’re answering email 24/7, it’s cutting into more than our downtime. Constant connection comes with a mess of health …

Moody Blues

The Cure for Skinny-Fat

But suppose you’re in that no-man’s-land we call skinny-fat. You aren’t technically overweight, but you have a lot of fat to lose. And you aren’t exactly skinny, not in the strangers-can-count-your-ribs-from-across-the-room sense of the word, but you stay far away from beaches, pools, or any other …

15 impossible videos of babies and toddlers escaping from cribs

This is a thing on YouTube. Parents using crib monitors, or videotaping kids with other devices, to understand how their babies manage to get out. I …

Xeni Jardin

See the Original Concept Art for Frozen

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Trump Administration

Taste Test: The Best (And Worst) Kinds Of Bourbon To Use In An Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Old-fashioned cocktails, from sidecars to negronis, have been popular for over a decade. But until recently, the Old-Fashioned Cocktail proper was an all-but-forgotten artifact outside a few excellent bars in New York and San Francisco.<p>Its major obstacle to success was that many bartenders -- both …

13 Ways You Know You Have A Serious Sweet Tooth

Some people claim they don't like sweets. Offer them a brownie and they'll shrug it off with a casual, "Nah, I don't like dessert." As serious sugar fanatics here at HuffPost Taste, we have trouble accepting this position. In fact, we pretty much refuse to believe it. We prefer to think that …

How Can I Learn to Appreciate the Different Tastes of Whiskey?

<i>Whenever I drink whiskey all I taste is the alcohol. How can I learn to detect flavors and differences in whiskey, scotch, bourbon, single malt vs. blended, etc.?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access</i> …

Whiskey

Bacon-wrapped fries, bourbon burgers and 7 other decadent ways to celebrate Greasy Foods Day

You do your best to eat a balanced, healthy diet most days of the year (or maybe you don't). But if there's one time you should definitely feel entitled to give it a rest, it's National Greasy Foods Day on Oct. 25. Need convincing? Check out these phenomenally decadent dishes, which celebrate …

Cooking

How to Make Moon Pies

<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: Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you can still make a moon pie. You'll have Lindsey Love of Dolly and Oatmeal to thank for this wholesome,</i> …

Michelin Star Chef Paul Virant: A Preserves Pro!

As I interview chefs each month for The Dinner Party, it is so fun to see how completely varied their personalities and techniques are. While filming at Vie Restaurant, I have never seen a chef so dedicated to making everything in-house as Michelin-starred Chef, Paul Virant of Vie, Perennial Virant …

Twinkies Are Made With Beef Fat

Twinkies are not vegan. Twinkies are not vegetarian. Twinkies are made with beef fat.<p>Beef fat, or tallow, is an almost-tasteless type of shortening commonly used in packaged foods as a preserver -- McDonald's used to cook its fries in a beef tallow mixture, before they switched over to vegetable …

Mile High Bottles

<i>It's Spirits Month! Get in on all the booze-filled fun.</i><p>Colorado has long held a reputation as a beer powerhouse. But the Centennial State's also …

Liqueurs

What Is Cooking: My Stroll With Britain's Youngest Head Chef

<i>I get the rare privilege of reporting from a world class kitchen or restaurant once every year, thanks to World Food Day. This year, I'm at Luke's Dining Room at Sanctum on the Green to catch up with my guest, the youngest head chef in the United Kingdom, Luke Thomas.</i><p>Luke, who recently turned 21, …

Dining Rooms

Incredible 1200-hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod Sells for $87K

We are but humble truth-seekers here at <i>Car and Driver</i>, bringing you answers to age-old questions like “What’s the most epic death machine on Craigslist?”, “What do the paramedics drive in Dubai?”, and “Mommy, where do Pontiac Azteks come from?” And that’s just in the last 24 hours or so.<p>Now we have …

Classic Cars

Lingenfelter-Tuned, Silverado-Based Reaper Off-Road Pickup to Be Offered by Chevy Dealerships

The Reaper has been around for a minute, having been presented for the first time on a major stage at the 2014 Chicago auto show. The latest news, though, is that Chevy fans will be able to walk into select dealerships and purchase a Reaper of their own. While it remains a third-party creation, the …

Autos

6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

Food

BJ Baldwin Runs Rampant Over Ensenada In Recoil 2: Video

Last year, BJ Baldwin drove his trophy truck in an entirely awesome manner for a short video called Recoil. That clip was entertaining. Now, …

How To Tell If You Are Making Guacamole Properly

Guacamole is a sensitive recipe. Some guac-aficionados say that guac is not guac without some heat. Some swear the fruit's pit must be kept in the creamy dip to keep it from browning (though, sadly, this is not scientifically proven). And even more, some won't even look at guacamole unless it has a …

How to Properly Drink Bourbon

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>You might think that you are a bourbon connoisseur - but do you really know everything you need to know about the beloved beverage?<p>We went to Ward III to get some insight into the bourbon process and then we learn all about what you …

Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon-Butterscotch Pudding

8 Servings<p>This complexly flavored pudding owes its smooth texture to a quick spin in the blender.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>¾ cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>2 ½ cups heavy cream<p>1 cup whole milk<p>1 tablespoon bourbon or Scotch<p>½ teaspoon …

Dessert

How to Wash, Season, and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

After a recent trip to Woodstock, N.Y., <b>David Cicconi</b> (our creative director) brought two well-used cast iron pans into the test kitchen. Cast iron cookware holds a special place in our culinary hearts because it is economical, durable, versatile, holds heat well, and cooks food evenly. Properly …

Cast Iron Cookware

Why Your Best Employees Are Leaving, And How To Stop Them

Turnover rates are rising. How can you keep the economy from stealing away your best people?<p>We all know about the importance of employee retention, so then why are so many companies so bad at keeping their best people?<p>According to a study from global management consultant firm the Hay Group and the …

The Workplace

Unimog-Based Mercedes-Benz Zetros Is One Extreme RV

Earlier this year, the internet was treated to a modified Mercedes Zetros 6x6 recreational vehicle, which we dubbed the perfect choice for …

Carbon Fiber

22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Early

Waking up early allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world is out of bed.<p>The extra time also gives people the chance to work out and do some of their most valuable creative thinking.<p>Whether they …

Success

Dessert Has Never Been Cuter Than These Teddy Bear Cookies

There is a certain criteria that baked goods have to meet to be considered awesome. They must be sweet -- that's an easy one. They can't be burned -- this one's a little trickier. And now, thanks to Japanese chef and blogger Maa Tamagosan, they have to be absolutely adorable, too. She has forever …

Toyota celebrates 30th anniversary of Land Cruiser 70 with Japan rerelease [w/videos]

It's a common refrain among auto enthusiasts to bemoan the current models being sold for being overly complex and expensive and to wish that automakers would just make vehicles like the old days. Sure, they might not have been as safe or efficient, but there was often a certain rugged simplicity …

9 New Ways to Make Waffles

It’s National Waffle Day, which means it’s your duty as an American to make waffles. Here, nine waffle recipes that go beyond basic Belgian and …

Crispy Apple-Oat Fritters

8 Servings<p>If the batter thickens as it sits, thin with more club soda.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 4 cups)<p>1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned oats<p>½ cup rice flour<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon …

Gluten-Free

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