Even the most gourmet cakes can become disasters if the frosting looks like a child splattered it on. So become a pro with tips from Clarice Lam of The Baking Bean. Lam demonstrates how to properly frost a cake — even if you're an amateur.
Some easy tips: Invest in a cake stand that swirls and a... Read more
Frankly, we’ll find any excuse we can to indulge in a cup of joe — or four. So when the Internet blows up with the latest medical study touting the newest health benefits of coffee, we’re all ears.
The latest news? Coffee is now widely reported to reduce joint pain, especially in the wrists, hands... Read more
It's no secret that we're sort of obsessed with bourbon here. (After all, bourbon is sexy.) And there's no better bourbon cocktail than Derby Day's mint juleps. While we've give you all kinds of variations on the mint julep, the real question is: how to pick the best bourbon for your mint julep? ... Read more
Are your seersucker suits pressed? Your gigantic Derby hats ready? It's just mere days from the Kentucky Derby, or as we like to call it, our excuse to get dressed in our Southern best and drink the classic mint julep. Much as Cinco de Mayo is synonymous with margaritas, Derby Day is synonymous... Read more
Oh, so you really like your margaritas and tequila shots, huh? Now we've learned from the Distilled Spirits Council that when Cinco de Mayo rolls around every year, tequila sales double in bars and restaurants. We know, shocking.
We're learning all sorts of fun facts about tequila — and how much... Read more
Let’s be real: you can’t drink tequila and margaritas all day long on Cinco de Mayo. But the other choice drink of Mexico, beyond agave, is a drink that can in fact last you all day — sessionable, easy-drinking beer.
The beers of Mexico often aren’t as complex as the craft beers you will find in... Read more
Ah, brunch. The time of the week where it’s perfectly acceptable to guzzle down some champagne, eat (or drink) your bacon, and imbibe at what’s normally a god-forsaken hour for boozing. But there’s no better occasion for a cocktail than brunch – especially on New Year’s Day.
While Bloody Marys rule... Read more
The phrase "brains are wired differently" may actually apply to how people respond to food, says new research. A study now finds that the brain reacts differently to food for someone with an eating disorder versus someone who is obese.
From the University of Kansas, researchers took MRI images and... Read more