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Cooking up the Perfect Breaking Bad Watch Party

As the final episode sets to air, people everywhere are searching for the elements of the perfect Breaking Bad watch party. Skyler White, Walt Jr, and Gus Fring might all disagree on what the best Breaking Bad themed party might […] 

Host a White-Out Labor Day Party with These 4 Tips

With the first day of school comes the realization that summer is officially over. But before the leaves change colors and you pull out your sweatshirts and jeans, celebrate by hosting a Labor Day party. Just follow the 4 Ds—dress, […] 

3 South American Wine Regions To Visit Before You Die

Mention “fine wine regions” to most people and you’ll get a few responses… Bordeaux, Napa, Burgundy, etc. But what about South America? While aficionados have been “in the know” for years now, regular wine drinkers – the types who don’t […] 

5 Steps Pro Chefs Use to Grill The Perfect Steak

Grilling a perfect steak – the kind your neighbors wish they could – is all about basics. As you’ll soon see, “less is more” really applies to your summer grill. This post examines five simple steps professional chefs use to […] 

A Sample of Europe’s Best Cities for Beer

Recently we covered the best American cities for beer. But Europe offers hundreds of beer styles – ranging from uber-light pilsners to dark Trappist ales – you’ll never find in the United States. Here are seven European cities well known […] 

A Patriot’s Guide to The Best 4th of July Ever

It’s that time again… … time to raise your flags, slap some meat on the grill and celebrate our independence in style. But – like graduations, weddings and funerals – there are traditions to be observed. And what American holiday […] 

Home Beer Brewing

You are a beer aficionado. You’ve sampled all the local brews and have your favorites down pat. You know which beers to stock for dinner, and which for the big game. You’re always looking for the best new thing. Why […] 

History of the Tiki

Most often when we hear the word “Tiki” we think of carved wooden statues with piercing eyes and a menacing scowl. Some statues wear expressions of great joy or spiritual balance, while others may look more troubled or sad. Such […] 

How to Choose the Perfect Cigar For You

Cigars – along with martinis, brown liquor and BBQs – are a staple of manhood. Whether you’re moving out on your own, joining the military, getting married or having a baby, a cigar is the ultimate way to celebrate. But […] 

Not the Same Old Cheeseburger – Think Mini!

The cheeseburger just got a makeover! The new look is one that puts less strain on your belt and your budget. Mini burgers and sliders are becoming the next fad in the food world. These teeny burgers are full of […]