As classic junkfood snacks like Twinkies and Ding Dongs—unchanged for generations—slide into obscurity in the age of energy drinks, it’s cool to see the old-timey Cracker Jacks get a marketing makeover. The update to Cracker Jack’d includes a hefty dose of caffeine to spice up new flavors like Spicy Pizzeria, Cheddar BBQ, & Cocoa Java. That’s right, caffeine Cracker Jacks. How’s that for a prize?
What the hell is a Zagat anyway? When it comes to reliable restaurant recommendations, rankings by anonymous experts are as useless as Yelp. To guide you to the goods, this book applies the expertise of master chefs. From bargains to fine dining, 400 of the world’s best, like Heston Blumenthal, René Redzepi and David Chang will show you where to go.
In reading his books, it’s obvious Hemingway was a lover of food and drink but it’s hard to imagine he put down the pen in the middle of For Whom The Bell Tolls to jot down recipes. Fact is, he didn’t. This book of 125 recipes is assembled from old Hemingway’s haunts, period cookbooks and “other sources” but includes passages from his works as well as family photos, etc.
Second only to actual steak, steak fries stand very near the top of the man food pyramid. Thick slabs of starch boiled in oil become the perfect vehicle for the consumption of ketchup, and even though it doesn’t seem possible, potatoes kinda sorta count as a vegetable. Baked they’re even healthier and still pretty good.
While you concern yourself with the big picture, executive-level decision making, leave the menial crap, like choosing your food & drink, to the passionate peons at Mantry. Mantry means “man’s pantry.” These dude-food experts will curate your jerky and exotic whatnots, then ship ’em to you monthly.
The idea of making “homemade” Sriracha hot sauce is ambitious. Right up there with the thought of making your own “homemade” Doritos or Budweiser. But if you’re a dreamer and know your way around a pepper patch, we found the blueprint for making Sriracha at home. Give it a shot.
Grocery shopping is a huge waste of time, especially when your cooking skill amounts to putting a frozen container in the microwave. Blue Apron is a meal delivery service that eliminates wasted time and the riddle of what’s for dinner. They deliver fresh ingredients and recipes weekly, all of them nutritious alternatives to microwaving or Mickey D’s.
The down side of eating a regular, old burger is that you’re only ingesting one type of animal. If you want more fauna for your face, try this burger. It includes a poached egg (chicken!) plus bacon (the other white meat) and a dollop of hollandaise sauce to make it slide right down.