If you just open the fridge, yank a cold hot dog out of the package and choke it back raw, you’re not alone. Gross maybe, but certainly not alone. But why not take a slightly more refined approach to your hot dogging? Let our friends at Sunset magazine show you how to turn the ol’ tubesteak into a gourmet delight. C’mon.
Bacon makes it better, no doubt. But if you’re talking about creating the ultimate BLT sandwich, you can’t leave it all up to the bacon. Instead of the utterly flavorless pairing of white bread and iceberg lettuce, think gourmet. And if you’re too lazy to think, just click over to this recipe and try to follow along.
It’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that nobody goes to Hooters for the hot wings. But, if you’ve ordered them, you probably know, that like the waitresses, they really aren’t that hot. If you want some wings with real heat, make your own. Use Sriracha and use it generously. Follow this recipe and you can’t fail.
Nothing says “I’m clueless in the kitchen” like a pasta dish featuring marinara you poured from a jar. A next-level scratch-made marinara can be made with as few as 3 ingredients. If you can’t figure it out, you should probably just stick to ordering take-out. Seriously. But as always, we can offer some support and direction.
If all your burgers are handed to you in a paper sack through an opening in a small window, who knows what you’re really eating? Do yourself a favor. Learn how to prepare your own classic American cheeseburger and you’ll never again have to wonder what those burger joint employees might’ve done to your food.
If you’ve seen sexy chef Nadia G’s show Bitchin’ Kitchen, you know she’s hot and you know her cooking is wicked, too. And because you are a simple animal she’d have you eating from her hand. Especially if that hand was holding out a piece of candied bacon.
Beach season is coming soon so you should test out this recipe for Guinness brownies before forcing yourself into pre-summer fat camp. That’s right, we’re pushing Guinness brownies. That would be the world’s best Irish stout blended into both the batter and the icing. Hurry up and bake some.
Any food that can be held by the bone and eaten without utensils officially qualifies as man food. With their salty, swiney richness, Pork Chops are at the top of the Man Food Pyramid and when they’re glazed with whisky, and served with a side of corn chowder mac-n-cheese, they create a meal approaching hall of fame status.
You could wrap buffalo chicken in anything—a piece of newspaper if you had to—and it would still be a tasty treat. So you’ll believe us when we tell you that instead of just eating it on pizza, you should also pack it in to your grilled cheese sandwich. Why not?
Here in SoCal, we love our fish tacos. Every last one of our beachside cities has its go-to spots where mouthwatering, fresh fish tacos can be scarfed 24/7, 365. But when you start making your own at home you’ve hit the next level. There’s no real mystery to it, just a few key ingredients and simple techniques. Figure it out, amigo.