How Often Should You Flip a Burger?

A fascinating look at the ongoing argument of burger flipping. I’ve always been a nervous flipper, myself. The answer to the ‘how often?’ question may surprise you. The Burger Lab: How Often Should You Flip a Burger? | A Hamburger Today

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Drinks Q & A with Rachel Maddow

Interesting drink discussion with the fantastic Rachel Maddow… Imbibe: If you could make a cocktail for Barack Obama, what would it be? Rachel Maddow: I’ve heard that Barack Obama is a martini drinker–maybe that’s apocryphal, but that’s what I’ve heard. I’d make him a Pineau Martini (2 oz. gin, 1 oz. Pineau des Charentes)–I think […]

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Pot Brownies and 911 Calls

The sad part about this is that it wouldn’t have been a problem in Canada. The criminal charges part. I know a few people who have eaten brownies and gone a little nuts. YouTube – Great 911 phone call

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Maximizing Your Buffet Dollars

… and shortening your lifespan. There are many things to consider here. Some are out to “get their money’s worth” by ingesting the most amount of the costliest items. Others would like to sample small amounts of dozens of different dishes. While still others may want to eat as much of their favorite item as […]

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The ‘Best’ Way to Cook a Thick Steak

According to this one author, it’s in a skillet, over medium heat. With butter. Okay, so here’s the Ducasse method of making a rib steak, as interpreted by me. This is a 45-minute process, assuming you start with a steak that has been allowed to come up to room temperature or that at least has […]

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Frakkin’ Toasters

I’m looking at getting a new toaster sometime. Mine just leaves a big toast-sized burn mark on both sides of the toast. The toaster has a Centurion’s face on its side complete with a red LED light that moves side-to-side, just like a Centurion’s eye. It also has two different plates on the slots now: […]

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Being a Classy Drunk

Because, if you have to be a drunk, be a classy drunk. Intoxicatedly Charming, or a Wasted Bore? Your mouth is always a pretty good indicator: If someone is kissing it, you’re being charming. If someone is ramming their fist into it, well, not so much. The Gentleman’s Guide to Being a Classy Drunk – […]

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