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10 Beer Cocktail Recipes That Do the Impossible: Make Beer Even Better

The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer? An ice-cold beer cocktail<p><b>The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer</b>? These 10 ice-cold beer cocktails, or beers with a little extra going on (hello there, michelada).

Green Bean Tempura

4 Servings<p>Obviously, green beans taste better when fried. We like this tempura recipe for its simplicity.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 12 ounces club soda; season with kosher salt. Pour vegetable oil into a large heavy pot to a depth of 2 inches; …

Tamarind Whiskey Sour

Makes 4 Servings<p>Step one: Buy tamarind concentrate. Step two: Make this spin on a classic whiskey sour.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Palm sugar syrup<p>⅓ cup palm sugar or light brown sugar<p>Cocktail<p>6 ounces bourbon<p>4 ounces fresh lime juice<p>2 ounces tamarind concentrate<p>Orange wedges and maraschino …

Dark Moon

8 Servings<p>Sorenson uses locally made House Spirits coffee liqueur, made with Stumptown beans, in this cold-brew cocktail. It’s delicious, but hard to find outside of Oregon. In its place, use any other coffee liqueur.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups cold-brew coffee<p>½ cup coffee liqueur<p>½ cup …

Fall Endorsement: The Elbow-Patch Cardigan

Yes, you'll look a bit like a college professor. And that's not a bad thing.<p><i>Slim rustic merino elbow-patch cardigan ($118) by J. Crew, jcrew.com</i><p><b>Yes, the cardigan</b> had its big moment a few years ago, but it will always be a fall essential for the well-dressed man. A sturdy, well-made cardigan is the …

Spiced Apple Cider

12 Servings<p>Reducing the cider intensifies its flavor, Sean Rembold, chef at Marlow & Sons, in Brooklyn, says, adding, “There’s also the aromatherapy you get from simmering cider.”<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 gallon apple cider, preferably fresh (the darker the better)<p>1 tablespoon whole allspice<p>1 teaspoon …

Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Servings<p>The only chocolate sheet cake you need is a Texas chocolate sheet cake. This recipe is from one of our readers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for baking dish<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for baking dish<p>1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>2 …

Chocolate Torte with Calvados-Poached Figs

10 Servings<p>Poach the figs in Calvados until just softened: Overcooking or intense boiling will render them a tough instead of lush addition to this chocolate torte.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>1 cup superfine sugar, divided, …

Sage Brown Derby

Makes 1 Servings<p>“I love grapefruit cocktails year-round, but the rye and sage make this one especially wintry.” —Alison Roman, senior associate food editor<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. rye whiskey<p>1 oz. fresh red or pink grapefruit juice<p>½ oz. fresh lime juice<p>¼ oz. agave syrup (nectar)<p>2 dashes …

How to Drink All Night, in a Classy Way

The guests can bring the wine. It’s what you pour before and after the meal that they’ll really remember. Here, five ace strategies to keep the party going from start to finish.<p><i>The guests can bring the wine. It's what you pour before and after the meal that they'll really remember. Here, five ace</i> …

31 Amazing Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

Whiskey is the king of classic cocktails, so we love ourselves a good Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or Julep. But we’re not afraid to mix it up either. These 31 cocktail recipes know what we're talking about.<p>When we’re not sipping some fine whiskey neat or on the rock, we’re mixing up cocktails that …

Beer and Cheddar Soup with Kielbasa Sausage

6 to 8 Servings<p>This rich and cheesy broth is satisfying on its own, but goes main course with the addition of seared kielbasa sausage. Recipe by Chris Shepherd, Underbelly, Houston<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. vegetable oil, divided<p>1 medium yellow onion, chopped<p>2 cloves garlic cloves, …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

A 5-Day Weeknight Dinner Game Plan for Feeding Your Family Well

Life is full of stressors; getting dinner on the table shouldn’t be one of them. Here, a five-day guide to feeding your family well<p>When it comes to parenting, there are times to be ambitious. Planning a first birthday party, for example, or tackling <i>The Golden Compass</i> together. But getting a meal on …

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Here's How Your Soft Blazer Should Fit

There are a few extra things to consider when trying on an unstructured blazer. Here's what you need to know about nailing the fit.<p>A) The Shoulders<p>Make sure the seam hits right at the end of your shoulder. Just because the shoulder is soft and unstructured doesn't mean you can fudge the fit. …

Avoid These 7 Common Quick Pickling Mistakes and Your Pickles Will Be Awesome

The 7 pickle mistakes you should avoid, from oversweetening your brine to mixing up your vegetables<p>Homemade pickles are the ideal foil to fatty, salty cookout food—but they're not necessarily the easiest thing to make (full disclosure: This writer has never made a good pickle, but she has hope …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Esquire's Ten Item Wardrobe

<b>Canadian Air Force pilot Matt Souveny</b> is making headlines for pairing down his wardrobe to only 10 items (excluding underwear and socks) for the year. His minimalist instinct is admirable, and his selections are pretty good, especially the pieces from Outlier, which are a polished option for a guy …

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How to Use Edible Flowers in Salads, Cocktails, and More

Farmers' markets are glowing with all kinds of edible blossoms, and ABC Kitchen chef Dan Kluger is here to explain how you can eat them at home<p>Normally, this is where we'd write something clever about April showers bringing May flowers, but honestly, we're so entranced by the incredible array of …

Your House Cocktail Is the Most Important Recipe You'll Ever Invent

How (and why) to create your own house cocktail, with tips and advice from PDT bartender Jim Meehan<p>I arrived at PDT, a beloved speakeasy-style bar in New York's East Village, by walking into an old phone booth at the hot dog specialist Crif Dogs and lifting the handset. A fake wall of the booth …

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The Perfect Watch for a Wedding Day?

Our timepiece expert—The Watcher—is now taking your questions.<p><i>The Watcher is Esquire's watch expert, an obsessive whose entire life consists of little more than looking at, wearing, and thinking about high-end watches. He will be taking questions on horology from Esquire readers on any subject.</i> …