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How to become a person who drinks good wine and isn’t annoying about it

At the end of last year, I moved from New York City to Los Angeles. I was thrilled about the associated life changes, including the fact that I could now buy wine at the grocery store, which is illegal in New York.<p>At first, I found it a luxury—and a cheap one at that!—to pick up a bottle of Pinot …

Wine

How to properly hang art, every single time

Hanging art on your walls can be a nerve-wracking process, especially if you're even the tiniest bit of a perfectionist. You don't want to litter the wall with holes trying to get it right.<p>Chances are, you've been doing it wrong all along. Let us help you hang wall art properly the first time... …

Wall Art

How To Make the Best Shrimp Boil in the Slow Cooker — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I used to associate slow cooker meals with soups and stews and comfort food, best enjoyed during the fall and winter months. But this summer my slow …

Slow Cookers

How to Reset an iPhone or Android Device

Before ditching your old gadget, you'll want to wipe all traces of yourself and your data. Here's how to erase personal data from an iPhone, iPad, or …

Proven Style Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Being a man doesn't always mean you'll know the fastest or best way to get a job done. Manuals and following rules tend to evade us and we're natural …

How to prepare your Google account for when you pass away

It's not something we like to talk or even think about, but we're all going to die one day. I sincerely hope that day is far off for all of us and …

The best portable air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe & Tyler Wells Lynch</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After putting in 65 hours of research, comparing …

Pumpkin Spice + Old Fashioned = The Best Thing to Happen to 2018

Add the pumpkin syrup, orange bitters and orange slice to a rocks glass and muddle.<p>Add the bourbon, 1 large ice cube and 1 splash of club soda, and …

Teach Yourself Computer Science Using This Site

Lifehacker has collected a lot of “learn to code” resources that are especially helpful to new learners. But if you’ve already done a little coding …

How the Exodus Really Happened, According to a New Theory by Israel Knohl – BLARB

For anyone familiar with the story of the Exodus, it’s rather disappointing to learn of the near consensus among scholars that there is no evidence …

The Best Way to Breeze Through Customs (Even Faster Than Global Entry)

Nobody’s complaining about cheap airfares. Especially when those airfares are to previously-cost-prohibitive international hotspots like Milan or …

What Is an IPA? A Complete Guide to the India Pale Ale

The IPA is everywhere, but not all IPAs are the same. Learn about the 10 styles of IPA before you order your next round of beers.<p>“I hate IPAs. They’re bitter.”<p>“I love IPAs. They have so much alcohol in them.”<p>Those are the two most common things I hear people say about IPAs, and neither of them are …

Cocktail of the week: Smoking Goat's tequila, mandarin and lime

<b>25ml blanco tequila</b> (any brand)<b><br>25ml orange liqueur or triple sec</b> (we use Clement’s Créole Shrubb)<b><br>5ml palm sugar syrup</b> (melt one part palm sugar in two parts water over a low heat), or normal sugar syrup<b><br>15ml mandarin juice</b><b><br>15ml lime juice</b><b><br>1 pinch sea salt</b><b><br>1 mint leaf</b>, to garnish

Recipes

5 Minutes Now Gets You Cold Brew All Week

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>My preferred way to spend a Sunday morning is perched at the kitchen table, one hand paging through my (always-accruing) …

Vanilla Butter Sous-Vide Lobster Tails Are Your Valentine's Day Dinner

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 …

Eggnog Is Great. But This Holiday Season, Go for a Beautifully Clear Milk Punch.

For all of its festive flair, Eggnog, when you think about it, can be kind of a bummer. It’s often way too thick, it doesn’t pair well with food, and …

Beyond the pisco sour: explore South America's hottest spirit

You may be familiar with pisco as the star ingredient in a tart, frothy (and increasingly fashionable) pisco sour, but there's more to the grape brandy, which is the national spirit of both Peru and Chile, than a single cocktail.<p>The best expressions of this Latin American <i>aguardiente</i> can have an …

Check Out These Bottles Of Cachaça To Celebrate National Cachaça Day

Cachaça is very fun to say out loud. Kay-Cha-SA! It’s also very fun to drink. Generally, people outside of Brazil know of cachaça thanks to long summer nights spent drinking it in the lime and sugar concoction known as the Caipirinha. That cocktail has a great acidic base, mixed with a hefty dose …

7 Sushi Recipes Because It's So Much Cheaper to Make Rolls at Home

Sushi is one of those meals that always ends up costing more than you want it to. Grab a few rolls and a seaweed salad, and you’re looking at a $30 …

9 Killer Resources For Online Self-Education

9 Of The Top Resources For Online Self-Education<p>We are so fortunate to have a wealth of information at our finger tips. There are so many online …

Difford's Guide - for discerning drinkers

Country<p>My Account<p>Cocktail of the day 19 May 10 alternatives to plastic straws10 alternatives to plastic strawspapaya, glass, bamboo & more<p>This …

Make This Simple Miso Marinade for All of Your Meaty Needs

The more I use miso, the more I become convinced that other flavoring agents are simply not needed. Not only does it render soups, dips, and desserts …

What's the Difference Between Armagnac and Cognac?

Ah, brandy: that centuries-old fruit-based spirit that's spent the last few decades celebrated by grandparents and ignored by their successors. That …

11 Hottest Cocktails to Drink in Bars Now

<i>(image: Kyle Deven)</i><p>June is when the calendar—and the rest of us—say hello to summer. This season, bartenders from Vancouver to Tulsa are honoring the …

How to Make Sous Vide Cocktails

Move over, butter-poached sous vide filet mignon. The sealed-bag-in-a-water-bath cooking technique can now be used to make your favorite cocktail. …

How to Smoke Cocktails at Home...No Special Equipment Required

Four years ago, I shared an introduction to making smoked cocktails on ManMade, exploring the techniques and ingredients that would allow you to …

BBQ

These Ice-Bound Cocktails Will Blow Your Mind

<i>In the Rocks Old Fashioned (image: Christian Seel)</i><p>Up or on the rocks? Bartenders are now employing another technique that keeps drinks cold, gives …

Armagnac: The beautiful, high-class brandy steeped in history and tradition

Nick Hammond visits the land of musketeers, bullfighting, foie gras and canard, where Armagnac is painstakingly crafted just as it has been for …

The 23-Ingredient Ice Cube

Canada is a great democracy. But you need to understand it.

We can debate if Canada’s democracy is the best model—but it is surely a democracy, even if one critic got it so wrong<p>Evaluating democracies is …