A vegetarian is a tough specimen to find in Philly but for those few who don’t & won’t partake in the city’s legendary cheesesteak scene, there’s an alternative: the soft pretzel. And in the City Of Brotherly Love, they do pretzels right but you don’t have to go there to get one. You can easily learn the Philly technique at home.
Follow our advice and before long, you could be consuming beer with every meal. This time it’s the perfect beer battered onion ring. Deep fried, using beer, requires ketchup. What else do you need to know except how to make ’em?
Little, tasty tacos loaded with caramelized onions and chipotle cherry salsa seem like the perfect vessel for delivering steak to your face. Try this recipe and see for yourself.
The Pacific Northwest is salmon country. Up there, the preferred method of preparation is grilling on cedar planks. Regardless of where you live, if you’re a fan of this fish, you should give cedar plank grilling a try. It’s way gourmet & actually easy. We promise.
For every cold quinoa, fennel, and lemon salad or nonfat Greek yogurt you eat to please your lady, you should redeem your manhood by eating something like good ol’ Texas chili Frito pie. It’s classic dude food. Yes, unfortunately it’s the nutritional equivalent of chugging a cup of warm bacon grease, but, come to think of it, the grease could be another one of your ‘revenge’ foods.
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.