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How Much Do You Love Me?

Rule #1: don’t ever bring anyone a $2 bottle. Ever. READ MORE

Illegal Cheese

Illegal Cheese

You know, it's just not a party until somebody busts out the illegal substance. That somebody can be you. READ MORE

Cubicle Cuisine

Cubicle Cuisine

The perfect brown-bag lunch would be part store-bought, part easy-home-made, it wouldn’t take long to assemble the night before. Just like childhood lunch-box spreads, it would have multiple pieces, including snack and cookies. READ MORE

How to Cure a Hangover

We don't guarantee these methods, but we know people who swear by them. READ MORE

How to Remove Red Wine Stains

Someone spilled a whole glass on us and you'd never know. READ MORE

Emergency Entertaining

Emergency Entertaining

Entertain in an instant with these 12 staples. READ MORE

Our Favorite Butchers

Our Favorite Butchers

We go for the real meat, the sustainably farmed, humanely raised and slaughtered, heritage, no-hormone, quality product, and for guys behind the counter knowledgeable enough to tell us where the meat came from and how to cook it. READ MORE

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine Quickly

To chill a bottle fast --15 minutes tops --place it up to its neck in a bucket of water and ice (plain ice alone doesn't work as well). READ MORE

How to Brown Butter

How to Brown Butter

Brown butter has many uses; make it a part of your repertoire. READ MORE

Try Mezcal Again

Try Mezcal Again

It used to be that mezcal was thought of as a poor man's tequila. No more. Great mezcal is now being imported into the United States. READ MORE