Have too many beers and it's unlikely you'll be saying anything wise. After a pint or two, however, you might feel like expressing your love for our favorite sudsy beverage. For the next month, we'll be posting a quote each day about beer's greatness on our Facebook page, Twitter account, Instagram, and Tumblr. ... continue reading
It's pretty much common knowledge that you can cook just about everything in a cast iron skillet. It's the desert island pan and for good reason. They're durable, impart awesome flavor, can be transferred directly to the oven and the cleanup is easy. The only real issue--if you can even call it that--was seasoning. ... continue reading
MeUndies doesn’t just make the world’s most comfortable underwear. The LA brand, which offers the highest quality underwear and basic apparel money can buy, sells happiness — and the proof is in the stitching. Made with 100% natural Modal harvested from the Austrian Beechtree, the manufacturing process is completely CO2 neutral and produces a softer than silk yet supportive and perfectly fitting pair of underwear that’ll never ride up and will always keep its shape. Give them a try and get 20% off your first purchase and free shipping in the US and Canada. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and even lets you keep your first pair. ... check it out
When you hit your local liquor shop or travel to a brewery in search of some new beers to try, there are a few that are worth keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new or just announce, and others are seasonal offerings just hitting the shelves. So next time you’re out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, ... continue reading
If you're planning on kicking up the heat on some of your barbecued foods this weekend, you might be reaching for a bottle of sriracha. Of course, as you already know from this post, there's more than one to consider. Now, from the heatseekers at Tabasco, comes another sriracha to put in your cabinet. The limited edition ... continue reading
It should come as no surprise to any of you reading this that when we consume beer we'd prefer it to be a quality beer. You're probably the same way. Unfortunately, not everyone is, and that means occasionally having to bring your own beer to the party. There are plenty of wooden bar carriers on the market, but this ... continue reading
Walk into 99% of the breweries in the United States, and you'll be greeted with stainless steel conical fermenters, a seemingly limitless supply of sanitizing solution, and equipment that is cared for like the head brewer was Mr. Clean himself. In Cantillon, you'll find a shit-ton of spiderwebs.
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We can’t stress enough that these are last-ditch, in a pinch options. If you don’t have the time to make your own homemade burgers, these are some of the better patties you can buy at the store.
BUBBA Sweet Onion Burgers
Every BUBBA burger is large and extremely fatty. In terms of taste, that makes them ... continue reading
Monitoring your meat temperature is the difference between a perfectly grilled piece of meat and something that looks and tastes about right. You don't need a meat thermometer to make a delicious piece of meat on the grill or in the oven, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't own one because most men want to take their ... continue reading
The standard hamburger will never go out of style. Fire up the grill and toss on some patties, and no one will complain that their hunk of meat isn’t innovative enough. As with anything creative, however, there are those who look to push the envelope. Here are some modern spins on the classic burger.
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We'll buy just about any functional product made of copper because, well, copper, but these new MAKR tumblers bring patina potential to a whole new level. Each of the tumblers is hand turned from food grade copper and bears the Made in USA stamp of quality MAKR is known for. The short tumbler measures 2.75" x 3.25," ... continue reading
The array of possible burger topping combinations is only limited by the vastness of your mind. Want to throw pickles, a Pop-Tart, and some Swedish fish on your next patty? It might be horrendous, but who are we to stop you? If you want to go with something with a more proven track record, consider one of the following.
Your meat is ready to go. Your fixins and toppings are all picked out. The only thing left on the agenda before you get to devour them is to actually cook them. We love grilled burgers as much as every single one of you reading this, but there are other options that require less prep time, are better suited to cooking ... continue reading
Since July of 2009, PYT has been making burgers that veer a bit off the beaten path. While you can always sink your teeth into a standard PYT Burger (beef patty, cheddar, bacon, PYT sauce, lettuce, tomato, and onions), the Philly restaurant’s burger of the week and other random offerings are where things get fun ... continue reading
The foundation of any good burger is the meat. We're going to get fancy with buns and toppings later this week, but the meat itself is always the most important part. If you screw up the meat you're going to end up with a less than fantastic burger (you're still going to eat it, obviously) regardless of how many slices ... continue reading
Make sure you load up on bags of charcoal and stock the fridge, because next week is Burger Week on Cool Material. Starting Monday, we'll cover everything from crafting the perfect patty to where to go to find the country's best burgers. It's going to be a week of flame-seared insanity. Be forewarned, you're going ... continue reading