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The whisky regions of Scotland: Each has its own history and flavor profile

From salty malts to smoky expressions, learn all about Scotch whisky and the different Scotland regions they come from.
Tom Collins cocktail

The gin cocktail recipes you can’t live without

Up your home bartending game by trying these essential gin cocktail recipes.
Coconuts on a tree

10 incredible ways coconut oil can boost your health

Coconut oil is touted as a superfood. Find out the health benefits of coconut oil here, from taking on cholesterol to hydration and more.
Pasta carbonara

Our pasta carbonara recipe makes it easy to get great results every time (without scrambling your eggs!)

Carbonara is a great weeknight dinner or a late-night snack, and our pasta carbonara recipe guarantees great results.
Hot chocolate with marshmallows

The best hot chocolate K-Cups to warm you up this winter

Hot chocolate K-Cups are a convenient way to brew up a delicious mug of cocoa. Here are some of the best hot chocolate K-Cups.
Liquor bottles on a bar shelf

The surprising ways vodka can actually be good for you

You surely are familiar with vodka as part of a cocktail. But do you know anything about the health benefits of vodka? Read on to find out.
Boozy Bubbly Lemon French 75 Cocktail with Champagne

How to make a French 75, a great cocktail you’re (probably) overlooking

The French 75. Chances are, you're simply overlooking it. If that's you, we suggest giving it another look, because it's amazing.
Friend enjoying après ski in a ski lodge

Espresso martini, hot toddy, and more: These 6 apres-ski drinks perfectly cap a day on the slopes

After a day on the slopes, what better way to cap it off than with an apres-ski drink? These are some of our favorites.
Bib Tucker Double Char Bourbon Brisket by Chef Steven Raichlen

This bourbon-soaked brisket recipe is absolutely incredible

Chef Raichlen shared this incredible recipe with The Manual, and we can't get enough of its warm bourbon spice.
Person holding an espresso martini glass placing coffee beans as a garnish.

Make the best espresso martini with these fantastic recipes

These are the perfect cocktails when you need a pick-me-up in order to enjoy happy hour. Check out these top espresso martini cocktails.
Mai Tai

We’ve got a sensational Mai Tai recipe you won’t want to stop making

Our Mai Tai recipe is incredibly simple, easily repeatable, and perfect for almost any occasion
magic spoon cereal on a blue background

Instagram’s hottest new cereal is actually packed with protein

Does Intagram have you wanting to try Magic Spoon cereal? Here's why you should.
Home brewing bottles

How to make beer at home: A guide for beginners

Making your own beer at home can be a fun hobby. Learn the basics of home brewing here.
Friends eating around table

This is the perfect 4 course apres ski dinner menu

After a long day on the hill, apres ski is where it's at. This four-course dinner menu might be the best way to finish your day.
Fried chicken

A chef gives us the secret key ingredient to make perfect fried chicken (and the one step most people get wrong!)

The key to this southern favorite is something you may already have in your refrigerator.
Bourbon barrels

The white oak tree is in danger, and so is bourbon — here’s what the industry is doing about it

We've got enough white oak to make bourbon whiskey barrels for the next decade or so, but after that, the pickings are slim. This is what you need to know.
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Ice cream bread is the lifehack your internal fat kid needs

Ice cream bread is a sweet treat and it's super easy to make.
Cincinnati chili

Slow cooker recipes: Cincinnati chili is easier than you think

Looking for great slow cooker recipes? Our cincinnati chili recipe is incredibly simple and wonderfully flavorful
Carrots in the Le Creuset Signature cast-iron skillet.

A huge Le Creuset Cyber Monday sale just started — from $10

You can save big in your kitchen with this Cyber Monday sale at Amazon, which sees a huge variety of Le Creuset cookware discounted.
Beer Pint

Bad news for beer lovers: A new study says climate change is ruining your favorite drink

Hops are a vital ingredient in a quality beer, but climate change is affecting our supply. Here's what to know.
Dark Rum

Bourbon fans: These 8 dark rums are great adds to your liquor cabinet (because they’re a lot like bourbon)

If you want to branch out from bourbon, but still want a complicated, sophisticated drink, try dark rum. Specifically, these dark rums.
Italian coffee capsules.

Is it cheaper to have a Keurig or a standard coffee maker?

Are you wondering if it's cheaper to have a Keurig or a standard coffee maker? We'll give you the answer.
Bib & Tucker old fashioned

This creative old-fashioned recipe has two bitters and a unique bourbon that give it a campfire feel

Want an old fashioned that's unique and familiar at the same time? We've got one you'll love.
Whole coffee beans

Cream or sugar? New study finds adding one of these to your coffee is associated with weight gain

Coffee has been linked to weight management, but does that hold true if you add cream or sugar? New study reveals the answer.
Glass of mulled wine with a cinnamon stick on top

The best wine varietals for mulled wine

Come the holidays, we need an even heftier adaptation of wine — one hit with generous amounts of citrus and spice and ladled into your favorite mug, piping hot.
Making a protein shake

How much protein do you really need? Here’s how to calculate it

We all know protein is important, but how much protein do you need to eat? Find out here.
Healthy sandwich on sweet potato for breakfast or snack

Forget avocado toast – why sweet potato toast is the best fall breakfast

Sweet potato toast: A slice of sweet potato is baked to perfection, crisp on the outside, pillowy on the inside, then topped with whatever strikes your fancy.
Thanksgiving dinner

Your Thanksgiving meal by the calories (and how to burn them off)

How many calories can you find in a typical Thanksgiving meal? Here are the specifics along with some exercise suggestions for burning those calories.
Fish fillets, chicken meat, and red meat on top of distressed white cutting boards along with nuts, cheese, dairy, and eggs.

Want to know how to build muscle? A doctor says you should eat these foods

Muscle building requires proteins, carbs, and healthy fats. Combined with a good strength-building routine, these foods will work for optimal muscle growth.
Food dinner meal on table for christmas and thanksgiving celebration

5 simple tips for doing Thanksgiving wine the right way

Selecting the perfect varietal for such a high-pressure dinner such as Thanksgiving can be quite intimidating. We're here to answer all of your questions.
Mashed potatoes

Our mashed potato recipe is the only one you’ll ever need (and it’s easy to memorize, too!)

Everyone's mashed potatoes are different, but ours is incredibly simple and gives you the best results ever, we promise
keto diet thanksgiving recipes rustic thankgiving dinner

We love these Keto diet Thanksgiving recipes from a professional chef

On the keto diet and worried about Thanksgiving? Celebrity chef Darryl Taylor's recipes are sure to please
Cheese fondue potato dip

How to throw the ultimate fondue party, according to experts

A fondue party is one way to connect with your social circle. If you plan to have one, here are some expert tips you can follow.
Crowd of people toasting with cocktails

Forget the wine this Thanksgiving: 5 batch cocktails that just might be better for your group dinner

Tired of drinking wine at Thanksgiving dinner? These 5 batch cocktails are just as easy to pour, and a lot more fun to drink
Carrot Bolognese in a bowl

The best Thanksgiving side dishes: These creative options put a unique twist on a traditional meal

We've all had plenty of mashed potatoes and stuffing (yawn). Shake it up this year with some lesser-known Thanksgiving side dishes.
dry aged duck dish

A chef’s tips for making a dry-aged roast duck recipe that beats your dried-out Thanksgiving turkey any day

Ditch the dry turkey this Thanksgiving and make dry-aged roast duck that's sure to please
Deviled eggs

Deviled egg recipe: From basic to advanced, just in time for Thanksgiving

The best deviled egg recipe is subjective, so we're giving you 4 options to choose from.
Spaghetti Bolognese

How to thicken sauce for just about every dish

You don't have to be an expert to put together the perfect sauce for your pasta or steak. Learn how to make your sauce thick and luscious with this guide.
Person holding an espresso martini glass placing coffee beans as a garnish.

Moscow mule, espresso martini, and more: How to put a fall twist on classic cocktails

We all love a classic cocktail like a Moscow mule or a vodka cranberry. Celebrate the season by adding a fall touch to these drink favorites.
Mashed sweet potatoes

Give your mashed potatoes a unique twist this Thanksgiving

Each one of these mashed potato alternatives is very simple to make and absolutely delicious.
Cranberry brie crostini

This easy cranberry crostini recipe makes the perfect holiday appetizer

This year, we're thankful for recipes like this one. Recipes that come together quickly and simply, and will impress everyone at your holiday party.
A bottle of Saison de Frai brandy.

Weird but cool: Saison de frai, a smoked trout flavored brandy, is now available

Flavored liquors are all the rage, and saison de Frai takes things to a new realm: smoked trout flavored brandy.
Roasted chicken and vegetables

5 Thanksgiving dinner hacks to make your life a whole lot easier

Any tips or tricks for alleviating some of that turkey day stress are always tremendously helpful. These are our favorites.
Close up of charcuterie board and glasses of wine on wooden table.

A pro tells us how to make the perfect charcuterie board

Making a great charcuterie might seem like an impossible task, but we've talked to professionals who tell us how it's done.
glass of whiskey

Scotch whisky found in 800-year-old castle — believed to be the oldest Scotch in the world — will soon be for sale

Whiskey and whisky lovers alike would love to get their hands on the oldest Scotch whisky in existence, which will soon be up for auction.
Thanksgiving table

This secret pantry staple is the key to delicious Thanksgiving side dishes

These are a few delicious turkey day favorites, made even better with Better Than Bouillon. 
Pumpkin pie

This Costco pumpkin pie hack turns 2 whole pies into 60+ mini desserts for Thanksgiving

Costco pumpkin pies are one of the most popular desserts
a bird's eye view of a dinner table

How to lose belly fat: Thanksgiving food swaps that won’t derail your fitness goals

Belly fat can be a big problem in the holiday season. These Thanksgiving dishes and recipe substitutes will help you stay trim.

The best bourbon options under $100: They taste just as good as the expensive stuff

A good bourbon doesn't have to be expensive. These are the best bourbons you can buy for under $100.
Braised tripe

It’s time to stop being intimidated by beef tripe – here’s how to clean and cook it

If you've ever wondered how to clean and cook beef tripe, these tips from Chef Michael Simmons outline how to do it at home.