How-To

5 Things You Should Never Do With a Slice of Good Pizza

At Upside Pizza in Manhattan, co-founder Noam Grossman works really hard to make sure every pie tastes just right. He sources seasonal ingredients from the farmers’ market. He makes mozzerella fresh in the basement. The dough is made from a sourdough starter, not commercial yeast, a process that takes a lot of painstaking experimentation to get right. […]

Food Trends

Do You Really Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water Every Day?

There’s a lot of disagreement within the nutrition sphere, but there is one health claim that seems to withstand the test of time—the “8×8” rule. It’s widely held that we should be consuming 64 ounces of water per day, or eight eight-ounce glasses of water. But is there actually any research behind this recommendation? More […]

How-To

What Kind of Biscuit You Should Bake Based on Your Commitment Level

Biscuits are serious business. Before you decide what kind you’re going to make, it’s important to assess just how committed you are to this endeavor: Do you want to spend the morning perfecting a flaky, light, buttery masterpiece? Or are you more of a no fuss, throw-it-straight-in-the-oven kind of person? If you’re not sure, don’t […]

How-To

Infuse Your Booze and You Can’t Lose

In my life, it often comes down to grapefruit. I’ve always been a grapefruit fan. It probably started with the size: when it comes to portions, I say bigger is better. So, if I were going to “grab a piece of fruit” per my mother’s snacking suggestion, it might as well be as close to […]

How-To

10 Things You Should Never Put in the Dishwasher

Listen, we’d be lost without our dishwashers. They save us countless hours each week so that we can spend our time doing what’s really important, like watching Netflix. But there are just some things that you should never even think about putting in your dishwasher. For instance: Cooking dinner shouldn’t be complicated 1. Sharp knives […]

Cocktails

This Is What Happens When You Put a Can of Coke in Liquid Nitrogen

It’s been almost a decade since every middle school chemistry student in America shoved some Mentos into a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke for their science fair project. Now that experiment has gotten a professional upgrade by an actual British knight, no less. Sir Martyn Poliakoff, a chemistry professor at the University of Nottingham and […]