Maybe you’ve made homebrew or homemade wine, or maybe you’ve made neither, holding out for this sake making kit. The kit includes everything you need to make 1-gallon batches of traditional Japanese sake except for 2 ingredients, the 1 lb. of white raisins and 2.5 lbs. of sugar needed for each brewing.
We’ll admit, the greasy, frozen-then-deep fried Jalapeño Poppers found at restaurants where the menus feature pictures of the food are pretty hard to resist, especially after 3 or 4 pitchers. But try making your own at home—don’t skimp on the bacon—and we’re pretty sure yours will be better.
Sure, your Vitamix is amazing but what can you do with a waffle iron? Steak? Pizza? Apple Pie? Yup. These and 50 other recipes are just waiting to be discovered in this quirky new cookbook from food freak Daniel Shumski.
Headlines about factory-farmed meat recalls & stats on bGH. No bueno. If you consider yourself a conscientious carnivore, try this instead: AgLocal sends pasture-raised meats from local farms fresh to your mailbox every month & with it provide animal sourcing info to give you peace of mind.
When you unzip your snakeskin-embossed case containing 4 gold-colored stainless steel shot glasses, you’ll say, “Alexander Wang designed these.” The other person will say, “cool.” And while you both pretend to know who he is, you will do your shots and soon the world around you will become more entertaining.
Replacing the muddled Mojito of yore, the Moscow Mule is everyone’s latest cocktail obsession. And this set from Broquet gives you everything you need (minus the liquor) to make them at home. The set includes a stainless steel jigger & shaker, gourmet ginger syrup, and a pair of the requisite copper mugs to make it authentic.
For the creation of this book, food photographer, fetishist, and founder of culinary art magazine Fool, Per-Anders Jorgensen dined at some of the world’s best restaurants with the chefs themselves: The French Laundry, Roberta’s, Attica, Noma, and so on. Combining mouthwatering photography and 50 recipes, it is both a visual treat and practical cookbook.
Sometimes it’s more peaceful to stand over by the grill, sip your beer, and stay out of the nonsense dinner-party chatter. On the other hand, instead of playing chef for your guests, this tabletop charcoal grill makes everyone responsible for cooking their own dinner. Steak not right? Not your fault.
Nothing kills the vibe at a barbecue like an empty propane tank. Avoid this backyard tragedy with Refuel, a system that uses a sensor on the tank and an app so you can monitor the propane level from your smartphone.