Archives for September 2010

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10 Best Bakeries In NYC

How about finding some delicious bakeries or, even better, 10 best bakeries in NYC? You can smell the delectable aroma, city blocks away, bakeries to fulfill your cravings for breakfast, lunch or a stolen snack time. The 10 best bakeries in NYC are scattered in a variety of places, so you are never too far from your favorite one or these best-bakeries in NYC. Balthazar Bakery. This trendy …

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How To Use A Wine Opener

Learning how to use a wine opener is an essential skill for an avid entertainer or wine lover. Standard wine openers or mechanical corkscrews require a little manual labor but are quick and simple to use with the proper technique. Things you'll need: Wine opener Wine bottle Remove any foil coverings or seals from the wine bottle. While the tip of the corkscrew will …

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10 Best Cheap Beers

Looking for the 10 best cheap beers? Any experienced drinker knows that beer does not have to be expensive to taste great. If you're looking to drink but are on a budget, check out the 10 cheap beers listed below. Pabst Blue Ribbon. Pabst is a historic beer, and you can still buy Pabst Blue Ribbon cheaply across the country. The heavy head and historic taste stands the test of time, an …

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How To Make Fish Tacos With Tilapia

Want to learn how to make fish tacos with tilapia? Fish tacos are huge in Mexico and the San Diego region are a fresh and healthy choice to regular beef tacos. Things you'll need: 12 corn tortillas 1 lb. fresh or frozen tilapia fillets Olive oil Salt and pepper (for seasoning) 1 avocado Cabbage 1 tbsp. vinegar Mango salsa Things you&# …

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How To Make A Watermelon Cocktail

Hot, sweltering summer afternoons will be much more tolerable if you know how to make a watermelon cocktail. Watermelon cocktails are best made with any clear alcohol, such as tequila or gin, but the most refreshing watermelon cocktail may well be a watermelon martini, created with watermelon juice and vodka and a few other simple ingredients. To make watermelon cocktail (a watermelon martini) …

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How To Make Soul Food Baked Macaroni And Cheese

When you learn how to make soul food baked macaroni and cheese you will always be ready to serve comfort food whenever it is needed. A thick, mildly spiced, cheese sauce is poured over cooked macaroni, topped with buttered bread crumbs, and baked to a golden brown. Soul food baked macaroni and cheese with salad on the side, is the perfect comfort food. To make soul food baked macaroni and chee …

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Fish Taco White Sauce Recipe

Everyone who loves a good fresh fish taco should know how to whip up a delicious fish taco white sauce. The best fish taco white sauce recipe will be easy to make and contains only the freshest ingredients. In addition, to being light and delicate in nature, the best fish taco white sauce should be mild enough to showcase the flavor of the fish. Whether your fish taco contains a more succulent fis …

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Difference Between Beer And Lager

A novice alcohol consumer might ask themselves just what is the difference between beer and lager. Heck, even a few experienced hops-loving, liquor-downing alcohol aficionados don't know the real difference. Beer and lager go deep back into man's history, as early 9000 BC in the early Neolithic. There is evidence to support the use of beer fermentation by pre-civilized humans. Wh …

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5 Healthy Snack Recipes For Kids

Looking for 5 healthy snack recipes for kids that are excellent for everyone? All it takes to make a healthy snack for your kids is a few ingredients and some time. Soon you will have your choice of snacks to serve your children. Perhaps all of them might suit your party needs. Either way, you are going to love theses tasty snacks. To make these 5 healthy snack recipes for kids, you will need: …

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10 Best Belgian Beers

It is difficult to choose the ten best Belgian beers. There are well over 700 Belgian beers made in monasteries, abbeys and small family-owned breweries. Such time and care goes into brewing top Belgian beers. These 10 best Belgian beers are some of the most popular and talked about the most by beer aficionados. It really does come down to personal favorites, there are so many types and flavors to …

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How To Drink Beer Fast

Need to know how to drink beer fast? When getting together with friends for beer, someone inevitably wants to drink the beer in the fastest way possible. It may be for a party game or a simple challenge. Set up your own rules on what is allowed and practice these three methods. To drink a beer fast by chugging (swallowing fast): Fill a glass with beer. This allows some of the carbonati …

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How To Make Ale

Interesting in learning how to make ale? Brewing beer takes some experimentation. There are so many factors that influence the taste of the beer: when the hops and malt are added, what yeast you use and how long the mixture ferments to name a few. It's a lengthy process but once you've mastered it you'll have an English Ale to be proud of. Some things that you'll need are: …

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10 Best Cheap Lagers

Not everybody is a complete beer snob, some people just want to drink for cheap, so knowing the top 10 best cheap lagers can be the big difference between a great party with a full wallet or a night spent pretending that ten dollar glass of Scottish IPA was worth it. Most of these beers are available everywhere, on tap, or in large quantities in the cooler of your local monster truck rally. …

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How To Make Prime Rib

While it remains a favorite of carnivores, very few cooks attempt to make prime rib, wrongly assuming it is difficult when actually it is one of the easiest cuts of meat to cook correctly. The correct name for prime rib is actually a standing rib roast, since the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA ) Food Standards and Labeling Guide  does not require this particular …

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5 Best Wine Pairings With Ham

The five best wine pairings with ham are an inspired mix of slightly dry wines that don't compete with the flavor of the ham. Although it's hard to go wrong when pairing wine with ham, lighter wines balance out the sweetness of the ham and the sauces and side dishes that often accompany ham. Riesling. This dry white wine has enough fruity notes to bring out the flavor of the ham, e …

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5 Best Wine Pairings With Salmon

If you’re in the mood for a relaxing salmon dinner, make sure to complement your meal with these 5 best wine pairings with salmon. A nice bottle of wine will bring out the flavorful cuisine of the salmon, turning a meal from good to excellent. Take care to find the right type of wine, however, since salmon is lighter than red meat, but heavier than other white fish varieties. These five wine …

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Mexican Street Food

If you’re traveling south of the border for any reason, it would be wise to familiarize yourself with all your dining options as far as Mexican street food. Despite the country’s awful reputation, the food vendors have to offer is, in fact, quite good. Keep reading to find a short list of some of the more commonly-found street food items in Mexico. We think this one kind of goes wi …

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10 Tips For Brewing Lager Beer

Knowing these 10 tips for brewing lager beer can assist you in making your best beer yet. There are multiple methods for micro-brewing at home, but all have common elements. Always check the local laws before brewing your own lager. Some areas limit the amount of brew you can produce in specific time frames. Keep it in the shade. The first tip for brewing lager beer is to avoid the sun or …

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Food as Foreplay: Cooking for a Date

A real man seduces women with skill, with cunning, with forethought and technique. He removes bra and panties not with alcohol or lies, like a lout, but by taking something mundane and reinventing it in his masterful hands. A real man seduces women with roasted chicken. Yes, roasted chicken. Easy to cook. Available for purchase at the local grocery store. The default menu item restaurant patron …

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How To Make Halibut Fish Tacos

Learning how to make halibut fish tacos is a sure-fire way to attract tons of guests to your home. The recipe is easy!    To make halibut fish tacos, you will need: 3 pounds halibut fillets 5 limes ½ teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon chili powder ¾ teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon of pepper …

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Beer Calories List

Looking for a beer calories list? Believe it or not, you can still be on a diet and consume beer. The beer calories list below outlines calories of different beers that are brewed by several well known companies, such as Anheuser Busch, D.G. Yuengilng, Miller Coors, and Boston Beer. Before sitting down with your favorite beer, remember to take a look at the below beer calories list to see if the n …

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How To Make Vodka Sauce

Learn how to make vodka sauce! Its actually very easy to cook and quite impressive over a plate of rigatoni. More or less its tomatoes, seasoning, vodka, and cream. You can make your own signature vodka sauce by adding cooked chicken, diced proscuitto, or even meatballs. Go crazy with the garlic or leave out the chili pepper; make it how you want. Here are simple instructions for how to make a bas …

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10 Best Irish Beers

The 10 best Irish beers are part of a long history. Ireland has long been known for it's lagers and stouts. From the famous Irish pubs to the drinking songs created for singing during consumption, beer is a big part of Irish history. Some of the best Irish beers have never been exported to the United States, or other countries, but maintain a large following in Ireland for their taste, alcohol …

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How To Make Wine From Grape Juice

Learning how to make wine from grape juice is often the first type of wine a novice wine maker attempts. Grape juice provides a quick and easy start to the wine making process using very little special wine making equipment. There are many types of grape juices to choose from. This article will show you how to turn store-bought grape juice into a delicious, homemade wine quickly and easily. To …

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Make Custom Infused Liquor in Minutes

Infused liquor like the bacon or salmon vodka that got so much coverage is somewhat difficult to make, but extremely delicious. You can use it for so many things – drinking neat, making artisanal cocktails, making custom marinades. But, like many things worthwhile, it takes infuriatingly long. Well, no more. Here’s a hack to make your own custom flavor-infused liquor in just a few minutes. The …

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How To Make Falafel Chips

If you’re looking for a low-fat snack with some crunch, you should learn how to make falafel chips. Learning how to make falafel chips may sound complicated, but it’s a simple way to make yourself a simple and exotic snack that won’t ruin your diet. Things you will need to make falafel chips: Chopped onion Garbanzo beans Parsley Cumin Corian …

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Send The Troops Camo Crown Royal

Crown Royal is honoring the U.S. troops abroad in Afghanistan and other locales with limited edition purple camouflaged bags included in their Camo Care Package which citizens can buy from their site and send to the troops of their choosing.  Though international law and military policy preclude Crown Royal from sending their actual, alcoholic beverage, you can pick one up yourself and a …

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Street Food In India

So what’s street food in India like anyway? Every nation has vendors on the streets serving hungry bystanders quick, and usually not healthy food and snacks, and India is no different. Each city in this delightful nation has folks slinging food for a living…more deep-fried street food than you can shake a stick at, so you will by no means starve when spending time in India. If you eve …

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How To Grill Mahi Mahi

Create a delectable meal on the barbecue when you learn how to grill Mahi Mahi. This tasty tropical fish, also know as dolphin fish, has a light flavor with a hint of sweetness, that is enhanced by marinating before grilling. It takes only a few minutes to grill Mahi Mahi to perfection. To grill Mahi Mahi, you will need: Grill Mahi Mahi steaks, ½ inch thick 3 Tablesp …

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Philippine Street Food

Philippine street food is very popular and consists of unique cuisine that is offered by street vendors and kiosks all over the region. Although this may not be the healthiest fare, it’s certainly convenient and there are a variety of street foods to choose from. Some foods are made on the spot, while others are already prepared. Some people think that these street foods are “dirty&rdq …