Even though it can get a little bloody, cooking steak is not brain surgery. In fact it’s about as easy as cooking gets. But cooking the perfect steak? That takes not just meat & heat but technique. Check this tutorial and recipe out. (Click “view recipe” below)
This flat, compact titanium pocket tool from Denmark’s Ansø knife brand opens beers. It also has a few more functions and does a bunch of other stuff but who gives a shit? We repeat, it opens beers.
We know nothing can ever replace the old-fashioned pocket flask, but if you occasionally wince from the bite of straight liquor, this triple bar set from classic British boozers Daines & Hathaway is worth a look. It won’t fit in your pocket, but with three 3 stainless flasks, you triple your options for mixing & imbibing on the go.
It never fails, the moment you whip out that little 10 oz. hip flask, your friends move in a bit closer, like, “Let me get a rip …” And before either team has even scored a point, your flask is drained dry. So either replace your friends or order one of these big, bad sonsabitches. This monster flask holds 128 fluid ounces. You & the boys will be primed by halftime for sure, unless of course you get busted smuggling it in.
Most folks with a taste for wine don’t really need a wine stopper. Once the cork is popped, down it goes. But for the select few among us who have maintained (somehow, amazingly) a bit of self-restraint when it comes to the nectar of the Gods, this octopus tentacle stopper will seem like a better idea than a wine hangover. Those poor people …
Who came up with the term “sliders” for mini burgers anyway? When’s the last time a slab of beef slid down your throat? Okay, you see what we mean? They should be called “hand grenades” or “burger bombs” (especially when they’re stacked with bacon). Call them anything but sliders.
Give your drink some balls. We don’t mean you should add shots of 151 or everclear, we mean balls, literally. This press turns regular ice cubes into larger, slower-melting 2” spheres of ice. They’ll keep your single malt and your ‘up-with-rocks’ favorites from diluting before you finish them.
If New York City is the global epicenter of cocktail concoction then the infamous PDT Speakeasy in the East Village is ground zero. This bartender’s guide from Please Don’t Tell’s mixmaster Jim Meehan elevates drinkcraft to a fine art. It includes recipes for all 304 drinks the PDT offers, plus rich illustrations, advice, and classic techniques.
If we know Lebowski, and we think we do, we know he’d totally kick back & snack on a box of gourmet chocolates, especially ones filled with the flavor of his signature drink: the White Russian or as he calls ’em, the Caucasian.