For some inexplicable reason, dessert has never been seen as a man's game. Yeah, we'll eat it, but baking never seemed to be nearly as manly as tossing a steak on the grill. If you're ready to put your ego aside (at least partially) here are some desserts you could whip up that have a bit of macho in them.
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Besides bucket loads of bacon and eggs, there's something else Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman on Parks and Recreation if you weren't aware) has a passion for: Straight up beef. It's why the man hits a strip club buffet. Now, with Ron F***ing Swanson BBQ Sauce, you can slather your meat (hold the laughter) in something ... continue reading
It's been dubbed the "world’s most comfortable" underwear, and priced at nearly half of its competitors ($16). After years of research and development and a "24 hour" stress test, MeUndies has created the perfect, contour fitting boxer brief that keeps its shape all day and never rides up. The first 500 Cool Material readers get 30% off orders larger than $75 when using code CM75. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and lets you even keep your first pair. Offer excludes packs and French Terry.
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Brooklyn has become a hot spot for sweaty hipsters with an appetite. Trendy new restaurants have popped up in Williamsburg with one word names that, for some odd reason, don't start with a capital letter, and plenty of food products have made their way out of the New York City borough as well. One company that has ... continue reading
Preparing a delicious meal while you're out in the wilderness is no easy assignment. Nine times out of ten you're regulated to a can of beans and what ever you can jam on a stick. With the Snow Peak Chopping Board Set, you can bring a little bit of your kitchen wizardry with you one your next camping expedition. The ... continue reading
Cat Cora - the sexiest Iron Chef (though that Mario Batali is a worthy competitor) - is ready to help you make a burger. Instead of those homemade patties that end up like flavorless amoebas, use her Stainless Steel 2-in-1 Burger Press to craft interesting burgers and sliders. The press allows you to easily stuff a ... continue reading
Sometimes we wonder why we even have to write copy. We mean, does this part really matter to you when you've already read the words "Sriracha Popcorn"? We'll just tell you that one of our favorite sites, The Oatmeal, took their sriracha obsession to the folks over at J&D's (the same guys who churn out those wonderful ... continue reading
Want to know how stressful our day was? See if we reach for a Dogfish Head 60 Minute, 90 Minute or 120 Minute IPA when we get home. Despite being good for what ails us, the brewery consistently puts out bottles we love. Now they've concocted a new way for you to ingest some of their delicious 60 Minute IPA. The Delaware ... continue reading
The flavor of your average BBQ sauce is based upon the location it comes from. Whether it’s the ketchup-y style from Kansas City or one of the spicier offerings from The Lone Star State, the sauce on your ribs can usually get broken down geographically. These 14 bizarre BBQ sauces are not so easily pegged down.
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Ready for this? We don't have a microwave at the Cool Material offices. No, we're not Amish, we mostly just grab a bite to eat at one of the places nearby. For the days when we want a hot lunch, but don't want to crack open our wallets, there's the Thermo-Pot from Black+Blum. The Thermo-Pot is made for those who want ... continue reading
What's the best fried chicken you've ever had? Was it something you got at some hole in the wall down south? Did you travel to some upscale joint and lay down insane amounts of cash for one drumbstick that you swear rocked? Now forget all about that because you haven't had the world's greatest fried chicken until you've ... continue reading
No need to break out your zebra-striped button-down and head out to a junk yard all Tuco-style to get your hands on a bag of this stuff, all you needs is a sweet-tooth and a couple of bucks. Modeled after Walter White's special blue recipe in Breaking Bad, this is easily the most illegal looking rock candy we've ever ... continue reading
There's something extremely cathartic about working with your hands and drinking a beer. Those things go together like meat and cheese, peanut butter and jelly and Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. This Home Brew Six Pack Carrier seems simple enough. Combine a few pieces of raised-grain pine with some copper pipe and beer ... continue reading
If you brown bag it everyday and don't work on a construction site, we're guessing your lunch holster is pretty lame. It's not your fault, there's just not a lot of ways to appear like an adult when you've got a literal brown bag or a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lunchbox. Keep the cartoon thermos case for humorous ... continue reading
Buying food from a random truck on the street should probably rank lower than eating at Taco Bell on the scale of food quality, but there are so many people running meals on wheels that would rake in Michelin stars like Mario that we don’t even care. This cookbook is the best of the best in the world of food trucks ... continue reading
It's time to ditch that briefcase you carry to work everyday. You know, the one filled with magazines, an assortment of snacks and a surprisingly lack of things related to work. Instead, bring this Darwin Triangular BBQ in to the office and we guarantee you'll earn more points than you would with a solid PowerPoint ... continue reading