Everyone gets tired of cooking. When that happens, it's easier — and more fun — just to drink your meal. Babish celebrates cocktails on film with several special selections that are sure to make you forget all about slaving over a hot stove to make an exotic dish.
When you think dessert, tomatoes are probably the last fruit that comes to mind. But President Josiah Bartlet has a sweet tooth for tomate du saltambique. Going by the description used in the show, Babish tries the recipe and finds it lacking. For the second round, he uses his own interpretation and scores big — with the added bonus of telling your guests they're having tomatoes for dessert.
With all the recipes and cooking videos available on the internet and the rise of bacon flavored everything, finding out how to make yours back at home takes some research. The good news is that it can be done, and it isn't terribly difficult. Free to Cook shows you how to make the best cut of pork in the comfort of your own kitchen.
There's nothing in the world like your mom's cooking. Childhood memories of family gathered around the dinner table, everyone happy to be together — OK, that sounds more like an Andy Griffith episode. While it probably wasn't like that all the time, we all have our childhood favorites. Matty Matheson shows you how to make one of his, trout almondine with finger potatoes and green beans.
Frank Underwood would step on a baby to keep his hands on the reigns of power. As good as Freddy's ribs were, they weren't good enough to keep him from getting screwed by Frank — but this recipe for ribs by the Babish might be an exception. Babish shows you how to smoke your own Freddy-style ribs, even if you live in an apartment in New York City.
Whether it's an expensive cut of ribeye or a cheap hanger steak, there's no reason to be nervous about cooking it to perfection. While cooking a steak isn't difficult, there are a few lesser-known tips to get it just right — and like everything in life, the waiting is the hardest part.
There's a reason your dog wants to sleep on your uber comfortable Casper mattress with you, and that reason is not you. The Casper Dog Mattress gives man's best friend his very own Casper bed, made from a mixture of pressure-relieving memory foam and durable support foam, ensuring universal and long-lasting comfort. It's durable and includes a machine-washable cover. Your pup will love it, but has 100 nights to decide — just in case. Available in small, medium, and large.
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Bridging the gap between the stuff on store shelves and a trip to a custom tailor, INDOCHINO offers high-quality made to measure suits with amazing fit and feel. They take 14 measurements to create suits and shirts that fit and feel better than anything off the rack. And the fit isn't the only thing that will make you stand out, as INDOCHINO offers a great selection of fabrics and complimentary customization options — from lapels to linings and more — to personalize your look. The result is an investment-quality wardrobe that's far more attainable than traditional custom-tailored options and is much more affordable than just about any custom-fit suit on the market.
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While he's not technically the world's first milk sommelier — that award goes to Napoleon Dynamite — Bas de Groot does savor the complexities of cow's milk much in the way of fine wine. Great Big Story talked with de Groot in California's Sonoma Valley wine country as he sampled the milk at Clover Sonoma's Bucher Farms.
There are two ingredients that make for a truly delicious cake: Blood and sweat. This recreation of the chocolate cake from Matilda has both, with the added bonus of not having to eat the entire confection before you can leave the table.
For all of you out there who are still riding the gluten-free train — and the normal human beings who are simply out of flour — there's finally a fried chicken for you. Without using a batter or buttermilk, Chef Matty Matheson shares his secret to making a crispy pan-fried chicken that everyone can enjoy. He tops it off with a dusting of spice and serves it with a homemade coleslaw and corn on the cob.
Summer is the season for grilling out. With the warm weather approaching, it's time to perfect your burger — or Gordon Ramsay's. The foul-mouthed chef lights up the barbecue to give his surprisingly PG recipe for an excellent burger.
The Krusty Krab has been serving up its signature krabby patty to the denizens of Bikini Bottom since 1999. While perennial Employee of the Month Spongebob Squarepants has mastered the delicate art of the krabby patty, few on the top side of the sea have gotten to taste the best-seller. Babish comes through with his own, decidedly less wet, recipe for all of us air-breathers.
The Lost Spirits Distillery isn't your traditional liquor producer. Looking more like some surreal something from Alice in Wonderland, Lost Spirits is as much laboratory and funhouse than solemn brick and giant copper vats. WIRED goes backstage to see how this innovative company uses science and fiction to create aged liquors in a matter of days instead of decades.
A show about the zombie apocalypse isn't the first place you'd think to find a delicious cookie recipe, but inspiration comes in the strangest of place. Babish recreates Carol's beet and acorn cookies. Write it down so you'll be sure to satisfy that sweet tooth while the world collapses around you.
There's only one beverage more popular in the world than tea — water. From its origins in China to the wars fought over its trade, tea has a long and sometimes bloody history. TED looks at tea's Chinese origin story to the nearly infinite ways to prepare the restorative drink.
If you wear contact lenses, you know they're essential — and likely know the feeling of panic when you realize you're on your last pair and haven't reordered. With a subscription service and direct business model, Hubble delivers high-quality disposable lenses right to your door every month, so you don't have to remember when it's time to re-up. The lenses are made from a high-grade hydrogel material for all-day comfort, by an FDA-approved factory that's been making contacts for over two decades. The first box is free, the monthly charge is roughly half what you'd pay for competing dailies, and if you need a prescription, Hubble will even set you up with an optometrist for an eye exam before you place an order.
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You could run all over town looking for the best men's accessories around for Dad this Father's Day, or you could just go with a subscription to SprezzaBox. They simplify the shopping experience by shipping you a new box each month with around six new items that help put the finishing touches on a great look and all at a price that won't break the bank. A personal stylist tests out and hand-picks the items like ties, wallets, sunglasses, socks, and watches every month and subscriptions start at just $28 for over $100 in retail value. Quality, professional items are hand selected by an in-house stylist each month and shipped right to your door.
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Dev Shah loves food. So much so that food is almost a secondary storyline in Master of None. Dev's victory in the battle for a perfect carbonara is a sublime win for the character, and Andrew Rea shows you how to make your own in this episode of Binging with Babish.
Soup, muffins, marbled rye — some of the best episodes of Seinfeld were based around food. Babish picks some of his favorite foodstuffs to interpret for part one of his two-part Seinfeld special.
They said it couldn't be done — creating a meatless, vegan burger with the texture and flavor of beef. The Impossible Burger looks, smells, and even bleeds like a real burger, but the real question is how it tastes. Adam Savage joins chef Traci Des Jardins at her restaurant Jardinière for a closer look at a possible future of food.
The first ingredient for Homer Simpson's Patented Space-Age Out-of-this-World Moon Waffles is two waffle irons: One to replace the first you'll ruin making the original waffles, and the second to actually make the much-improved recipe by Babish. Once you have that, you're ready to make some amazing waffles that would sate the hunger of Homer Simpson himself.
It was the recipe that launched a career: Boeuf bourguignon. The first recipe from Julia Child's The French Chef originally aired in 1963 and is credited with bringing French cuisine to the United States. Babish recreates the dish to see how it's held up after nearly 60 years — and it passes with flying colors.
South Park, Colorado isn't known as a culinary destination — despite having the most famous school chef of all time. In between the vicious satire and crude humor, there are a few dishes that could inspire anyone with a little kitchen experience. Babish takes on three of the most famous dishes the show has produced — Chef's Chocolate Salty Balls, Cartman's Mr. and Mrs. Tenorman Chili, and a frittata with a lovely creme fraiche. As to whether Tenorman's parents are actually in Babish's chili, no one can say.
If you live in a specific area of Italy and produce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, there's a bank that will take your cheese as collateral. Credito Emiliano works with local producers to provide loans for needed equipment on their farms and takes their cheese while it ages, keeping it for between 18 and 36 months. With over 300,000 wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano and each wheel valued up to the thousands of dollars, banking on cheese is a safe investment.
If you want the best tacos, you need to go straight to the source. Home to over eight million people, Mexico City is the perfect place to go in search of that most well-known of Mexican cuisine. Bon Appetit recruits local food expert Rulo David Vazquez as they search for the best what Mexico City has to offer.
The 1985 Japanese film Tampopo turns the western film genre on its head. The several intertwined subplots all involve food, with the main storyline focusing on a struggling ramen noodle shop. A noodle master is brought in to teach Tampopo, the owner of the restaurant, how to make ramen. Babish recreates the noodle master's signature ramen, complete with apologies to the pork and how to properly slurp ramen.
All over the world, people love their alcohol. And when they party a little too hard, there's a native hangover cure for the morning after. In Korea, it's haejangguk — "hangover soup". In Seoul, Cheong Jin Ok restaurant has been making the original haejangguk since 1937, helping residents to ease the pain after a late night.
Summer is almost here, and that means it's time to start digging into ice cream. The venerable treat not only comes in an infinite number of flavors — it also comes in a nearly as large of a range of prices. From the $1 soft serve to the $1,000 edible gold foil-and-caviar covered artwork by New York City's Serendipity 3, here's a primer on what to enjoy during the warm weather. Just try and keep it off the sidewalk.
It's an international emergency. The premiere of Rick and Morty's third season involved a bit about a sauce that hasn't been seen for twenty years — McDonald's Szechuan chicken nugget sauce. But before the Internet loses its collective mind, Babish has a recipe that is not only close to the original, it's better too.
In the high-stakes danger zone world of undercover secret agents, it's all about the booze. And phrasing. Archer, the show of a thousand cocktails, has more booze per episode than any other televised program ever, so picking just one cocktail to recreate is difficult. Cocktail Chemistry asked their fans, and they picked the Peppermint Patty, Archer's preferred pick-me-up on a cold day. And if that doesn't work, just pour a glass of the good stuff.
Although the film is called Chef, it's as much about Cubanos as it is about the man who makes them. The Miami staple not only reignites Jon Favreau's character's love for cooking, but also his relationship with his son and ex-wife. For the third installment of his sandwich rampage, Binging with Babish recreates the ham and pork masterpiece straight from the food truck.