Sam Slaughter

Sam Slaughter

Sam Slaughter is the Food and Drink Editor of The Manual. His first cocktail book, Grown Up Drinks, will be published in Spring 2019 by Andrews McMeel. He has written for a variety of places, including Maxim, Bloomberg, and The Bitter Southerner. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in over 50 other publications.
Articles
Food & Drink

Make Your Own Barbecue Sauce at Home with These 2 Tasty Recipes

Do you know where the greatest barbecue sauces come from? Your own kitchen. Made with your own two hands.
Food & Drink

Bulleit Bourbon Gets Inked for Its Newest Bottle Release

Bulleit chose four artists for this project — the first time the brand’s bottles have undergone any sort of cosmetic change.
Culture

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Weird Amazon Episode

On this week's episode of The Manual podcast, we talk about all things Amazon. And it gets weird.
Food & Drink

The B-Line is What Brings Bourbon Lovers to Northern Kentucky

As you probably already know, Kentucky makes 95 percent of the world’s bourbon (if you didn’t, you do now).
Food & Drink

The Best Cheap Beer Money Can Buy

Some cultures may value spirits or wine or something else entirely, but at the end of the day, chances are you’re going to be able to find a cheap beer no matter where you go.
Food & Drink

The Right Way to Make a Spice Blend with Lior Lev Sercarz

Yes, a properly cooked piece of chicken or steak is delicious on its own, but the flavors introduced by a spice blend can elevate a meal to new heights.