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Unusual Wines to Pair With Your Thanksgiving Feast

Conventional wisdom will tell you the go-to pairings for your Turkey Day meal are reds made from pinot noir or gamay grapes and whites made from chardonnay or sauvignon blanc. Occasionally, American zinfandel, celebratory Champagne, or whites such as chenin blanc, riesling, or gewürztraminer will get invited, too. …Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour:  The Cranberry Sauced

Happy Friday, my lushes, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I’m leaning into the holiday spirit with one of the real heroes of Thanksgiving: jellied cranberry sauce.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Very Simple and Good Scotch Highball

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I want to talk to you about a deceptively simply, though very worthwhile cocktail: the Scotch highball.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Truly Great Grog

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week was kind of tough, and it left me craving something abundantly easy, and what could be easier than something chugged by pirates?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Trashy Diplomat

Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I’m making a less-nuanced version of one of my favorite in-it-for-the-long-haul beverages: the Diplomat cocktail.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Can Sous Vide Bespoke Liqueur in Mere Hours

Hello friends, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Today we’re taking a break from the chewable, and using the power of sous vide to make bespoke liqueur in record time.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Tart and Apple-y Jack Rose

Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a summer-to-fall transitional beverage: the tart and apple-y Jack Rose.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Cocktail Glasses You Actually Need and What You Should Put in Them

Every squad has a preferred term for getting inebriated. To quote and then immediately regret quoting Eminem, “Get buzzed, get crunk, get drunk, get fuuuuucked up.” For my particular band of college pals, that phrase was always “Drinkin’ Outta Cups.” As in,“Hey Jack, we drinkin’ outta cups tonight?”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Hanky Panky

Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re going to be drinking my favorite cocktail to come out of American Bar in London, the Hanky Panky.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Pleasantly Bitter Cynar Fizz

Happy (long) weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I am, as the kids say, firmly back on my bullshit with a fizzy, bitter, Italian liqueur-fueled beverage: the Cynar Fizz.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Set Up Your Home Bar With the Equipment You Actually Need

In addition to basic motor skills and moderate self-control, making cocktails requires some concrete tools and a knowledge of why we use those tools the way we do. That’s why I, a bartender type, am here to help. This article is broken down into lists of stuff you need and don’t need, in varying degrees […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Last Minute Punch

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week is a very special edition of the happiest of hours, because I am in New York and therefore able to mix a big bowl of booze for my coworkers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Classic, Boozy Vesper

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend we’re going to be sipping on a classic cocktail that is, at its core, just a glass of clear, cold, alcohol: the Vesper martini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Classic, Boozy Vesper

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend we’re going to be sipping on a classic cocktail that is, at its core, just a glass of clear, cold, alcohol: the Vesper martini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Cherry Orchard Breeze

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend I’m headed to the coast, and updating a classic, kitschy cocktail for the Pacific Northwest.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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