Leslie Ward

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Pitcher Drink Recipe: Spiced Rye & Honey Cocktail

The Rye & Honey<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the Spiced Honey Syrup:</i> <br>1/2 cup clover honey <br>1/2 cup water <br>3 whole star anise <br>1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and …

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

<i>This definitive guide to affordable Scotch explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular single malt whisky, including</i> …

Best mobile games of November 2015 (pictures)

Broadway: Something Rotten! Beguiles and Amazes

<i>Something Rotten! 2016 (all photos: Joan Marcus)</i><p>Something Rotten! is a modern musical set in the Renaissance, before musicals were created, with a cast that sings and dances its way into the very first and biggest one. Sure it's just another quick witted, iambic pentameter rhyming, future …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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A Modern Guide to Thanksgiving Etiquette

A miscellany of modern manners–for hosts and guests–on this most culinary of holidays.<p>➤ Invite at least one <b>non-family member</b> to ensure that everyone is on their <i>best behavior, help temper tensions, and extend the bread and salt of welcome</i> to neighbors and friends. It’s especially fun to ask those, …

3 Brilliant Whiskey Punches for Your Next Party

Think of punch and odds are you're thinking rum…or just a bunch of fruit juices spiked with whatever booze you have on hand. But that doesn't have to …

2015 Whisky Advent Calendar

No matter how old we get, it never gets old counting down the days to Christmas. And to help you get into the Christmas spirit (no pun intended), we …

Liquor

The Best Umbrella | Wind Resistant Umbrellas | Best Travel Umbrellas

The Davek Solo umbrella is perfect."<p>Mary N., St. Louis, MO<p><i>"This is one strong umbrella—</i><br>I have searched for many years for this very thing. I hike …

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15 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday

The turkey is in the oven, table is set, potatoes are mashed and all your guests have arrived. Okay, not for a little bit, but we’re giving you some Thanksgiving recipes and ideas a little early this year. There’s only one thing left to do and that’s mix up a cocktail (that is, if you don’t already …

Slow Cookers

Thanksgiving Sides That Will Happily Share the Table With Green Bean Casserole

The best Thanksgiving sides are fresh, fuss-free, make-ahead—and don't compete with your beloved green bean casserole for table space.<p><i>The most celebrated meal of the year shouldn't also be the most nerve-racking. Prepare to be prepared with updated classics, no-bake desserts, and more in our</i> …

Cooking

Rye Whiskey

Best Rye Whiskey<p><b>The Tasting:</b><br>The Fifty Best held a “blind” tasting of 25 American rye whiskies with a panel of 17 judges. Strict tasting rules were …

How to hold your own wine tasting

Berry Brothers & Rudd's new book shares some top tips so you can host your own tasting at home, plus suggestions for the styles of wines to try.<p>It …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Self-help

Beyond English Breakfast: An Introduction to the World's Great Teas

One of the benefits of ruling 20% of the planet's land is setting trends on a global level. Take, for instance, tea. While the Chinese drink was hardly a secret before the Brits showed up in East Asia, tea needed their insatiable thirst for the stuff to become a worldwide phenomenon.<p>Of the five …