Archives for July 2011

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Video: The Girly Drinks Rap

A man isn't measured by his ability to drink whiskey with a straight face; he's measured by his confidence. As most men know, few things in life call for more confidence than the act of sipping a sugary, neon-pink cocktail in public. Now, we're not suggesting that you make the switch from scotch and soda to appletinis. In fact, don't. Appletinis are not good. What we are suggesting is that you wat …

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Jamba Juice Secret Menu

Did you know Jamba Juice's secret menu? Jamba Juice is one of the largest and most popular of quick meal restaurants catering to those who enjoy their smoothies day or night, summer or winter. To many in this elitist group, the hidden flavors are probably the tastiest they've had. The Jamba Juice secret menu is actually made up of some of the discontinued flavors that have been featured fo …

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Salt Lake City Restaurants

Most people don't know what to think when deciding on the best Salt Lake City restaurants. Usually the conversation goes something like this: Person A, "Let's go and have dinner in Salt Lake City." Person B, "I thought they only had snow and religious people in Salt Lake City." Person A, "No, I think they have a few restaurants." Back to square one. No one can …

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Cancun Restaurants

With so many dining options available, finding the best Cancun restaurants can be a challenge. Do you want to separate the best from the rest? This article will point you to the cream of the crop when you take your next trip to this Mexican paradise. Peter's Restaraunte This exquisite dining option is known for its fabulous food. Clean and comfortable, this restaurant offers its well-k …

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What Is Gluten

What is gluten? Gluten is a type of protein that is found in foods like wheat, barley and rye. It gives dough that much needed elasticity, makes it rise and gives it structure keeping its shape and form. It gives bread that distinct chewy composition we all familiar with. Gluten has qualities that gives it the capacity to absorb which is why breads generally soaks up liquids quite well. Contra …

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Video: Make Amazing Summertime Cocktails

Like many men, your go-to summertime beverage is likely beer, beer and more beer. Which is fine. The stuff is practically our lifeblood, after all. But at some point you may get the urge to sip on something a little more elaborate. That's where summertime cocktails come in. In this week's episode of For the Win, we teach you how to whip up four frosty cocktails designed specifically to be consumed …

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Win A Three-Month BBQ Club Membership

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thanks to everyone who participated. More great giveaways coming soon. Barbecue is an essential part of any manly diet. But good barbecue can be hard to come by, unless you happen to have a few killer recipes of your own. Fortunately, there's Pig of the Month, an online barbecue specialty shop that delivers finger-licking ribs, pork, sauces and sides straight to you …

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Damn Good Breakfast Food

Ready to kick your breakfast up a notch? Or maybe you're looking for a quick introduction to the life and times of Nikola Tesla. In either case, we've got you covered. Here are the week's top stories for men. Learn to Do Everything (Maxim) Midweek In Women (FHM) The World's Best Breakfast Food (Men's Health) Five Myths About Your Penis (Modern Man) A Brief History of Nikola Tesla (U …

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Summer Suds – Types Of Beer For Summer

Three things on a guy's mind this time of year are how much gas per square foot his lawn mower gets, what is the least congested route to the beach and what types of beer are best for for summer relaxation? OK, there might be other questions on guys' minds right now but those are sure to be high on the list. Or at least they should be. Depending on your location, gas prices will vary,  and you're …

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Philadelphia Cream Cheese Cheesecake Recipe

The basic Philadelphia Cream Cheese cheesecake recipe is simple to make and delicious to eat. Allow about an hour and a half to complete the dish. If you like this recipe, try some of the more exotic Philadelphia Cream Cheese cheesecake recipes with additional toppings like strawberries or blueberries. You will need: Oven Cheesecake pan with removable bottom Mixer Mix …

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How to Make the Perfect Meatball

Chef Jason Neroni knows how to make a meatball. The executive chef at Osteria La Buca in Los Angeles recently fed a pack of food journalists his homemade meatballs -- to rave reviews. Covered ear to ear in sauce, Made Man cornered the good chef, prodded his chest with a still-dripping fork and "asked" him how to make a meatball. After several tense minutes he obliged. Yeah, Made Man could have …

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Manly Cocktails

You're probably not the guy who goes to the bar and orders an appletini. Or a cosmo. (Right? Right?!?!?!) Maybe you always order beer. That's fine, but if you want to raise your game when you are out drinking, you should think about switching over to something from this list of manly cocktails. For the sake of men everywhere--and the women who want to love them--have some self-respect and order a …

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M&M Cookie Recipe

Want to learn a tasty M&M cookie recipe? Everyone likes M&M's, and they're the perfect ingredient to incorporate into cookies. These include M&M candies in the dough and on top of the cookies. What you need to make M&M Cookies: 1 1/2 cups of M&M's 2 1/2 cups of flour - all purpose 1 cup of brown sugar - packed 1/2 cup of white sugar …

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How to Drink Canned Beer

For optimal taste, don’t drink canned beer straight from the can. Pour it into a glass or a cup. “If you don’t pour the beer into a glass, you lose a bit of that nose,” says Chad Melis, the marketing director at Oskar Blues. Craft beer, like wine, needs to breathe in the glass before you can appreciate the full complexity of its flavor and aroma. That goes for bottled beer, too. It tastes be …

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When to Drink Canned Beer

The Beer Sommelier’s Matt Simpson says if you want a well-hopped beer, and it’s available in a can, then get the can. If you want to bring your beer outside or engage in an activity where bottles can break, choose a can as well. The Beer Chicks' Hallie Beaune, agrees, saying, “If you’re going to the beach, or hiking, or camping, or going to a bluegrass festival – certainly in those situations a …