Angie Mar works her magic at the meat-forward restaurant Beatrice Inn and wrote the book Butcher and Beast: Mastering the Art of Meat. Point being, she knows her steak. From marbling and caps to muscle fibers and flavor, the chef and author uses her skills to separate the prime cuts from the cheap stuff.
Pro pastry chef Claire Saffitz has tackled recreating some of the most popular candies in the Bon Appétit test kitchen. But this might be one of the hardest tests she's ever faced — making M&Ms. The little chocolate candies with the crunchy shell were difficult to get right, but Claire came through in the end.
There might not be anything as succulent — or American — as a perfectly cooked cut of beef. If you've watched Binging with Babish, you know how to cook — and now you can learn what you're cooking and the best way to prepare it. Babish went to Porter Road to learn all about beef and teach you what you need to know.
Pastry chef Claire Saffitz is known for making gourmet remixes of our favorite junk food and this time she's attempting a homemade version of Pop-Tarts. From the dough to the sprinkles, she crafts every element of the toaster pastry herself with the best ingredients, including using the Rolls-Royce of strawberries for the filling. The result is a $35 confectionary masterpiece.
Take a New York City bakery, an '80s coming-of-age classic, and a birthday, and you've got the inspiration for one of the most unusual cocktails you'll ever see. Riffing on the bourbon-and-cereal milk cocktail in the film, this concoction uses homemade cereal milk, bourbon, and Lucky Charms marshmallows to create a unique drink.
In honor of the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Binging with Babish goes back to Homecoming to recreate Peter Park's Larb. The friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man orders the meat salad while eating Thai with Aunt May, which leads to a pun-fueled moment between the pair. The chef also prepares sticky rice pudding on the house.
To celebrate the brand's 10th anniversary, Aether is resurrecting a classic with the Space Hoodie 2.0. The reissue of their signature piece takes everything you loved about the original and tweaks it with a more modern aesthetic. Its matte ripstop shell and lining are insulated with 60 grams of PrimaLoft® GOLD, for lightweight protection from mild wind and cold. When the weather gets extreme, the jacket can transition to a solid middle layer. Functional and great looking, the updated Space Hoodie is a new go-to for both backcountry and urban explorers.
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Inspired by the iridescent wings of the Blue Morpho butterfly, this new jacket from Vollebak has over two billion microscopic blue glass spheres embedded in resin on the jacket's surface. The glass spheres create an entirely reflective jacket that is constantly changing color while you ski or snowboard. The Blue Morpho is engineered for a max range of motion with plenty of room for a hoodie underneath. The jacket also is fully seam-sealed, waterproof, and includes an ocean-racing style marine hood and high collar. The visibly stunning piece of outerwear acts like a mirror for whatever light conditions you're in, with a liquid metal appearance under the sun that shifts to a bionic blue at night with any camera flash, torch, or searchlight.
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Sure, if you really want KFC, the easiest way to get it is straight from the source — in the US, you're never very far. But there's definitely something to be gained from learning how the Colonel did it with his blend of herbs and spices, and Babish is here to show you how, even with the classic '80s KFC buckets shown on Stranger Things.
Jesse's strong suit definitely wasn't his cooking. In S2E10 of Breaking Bad, he makes a clumsy breakfast for Jane. While it wasn't bad for an amateur, Babish decided to improve on Pinkman's recipe with scratch-made tortillas and salsa.
Recent research has shown that meat can be risky to your health. A diet made up of mostly plants has been held up as the gold standard for most people — but how bad is meat for you? Kurzgesagt digs into the question of meat and how it affects your health.
The premiere of Stranger Things' third season s less than a month away. To honor its return, Burger King is paying tribute to the show's alternate universe by selling whoppers inspired by The Upside Down. Spoiler Alert: They're really just normal Whoppers flipped upside down. You can get one of these special edition burgers at select locations starting June 21, 2019.
Omozoc takes common household items — from sporting goods to computer peripherals — and transforms them into delightful stop-motion cooking videos. Baseball gloves become hotdog buns and the trackball inside an old mouse becomes a fried egg inside a scanner — and the sound effects are pure ASMR. Watch more of Omozoc's work on his YouTube channel.
Military food rations were made to have long storage times but not quite 65 years. As YouTuber Taras Kul demonstrates, this survival MRE from 1954 is no longer ready-to-eat. As he unpacks the kit, which includes gum, sugar, tea, coffee, fruitcake, and cheese, items are not only inedible but some have even aged beyond recognition.
Heather Greene has what many would consider a dream job — whiskey expert. Greene has some highly-developed senses when it comes to whiskey, and it shows in this blind test between expensive and bottom-shelf liquors.
Timoteo Minas grows coffee beans — at 6,300 feet above sea level on the side of an active volcano. Eruptions from Volcán de Agua in Guatemala have been becoming more frequent, but Minas isn't worried. The easy-going farmer was eager to share his love of farming in the shadow of danger that would frighten most people.
Oris was founded in 1904 in the village of Hölstein which is surrounded by the Waldenburg Valley. The Calibre 115 draws inspiration from that location and continues the company's rich tradition of premium mechanical timepieces. The new timepiece features a fully skeletonized movement — including the barrel at 12 o'clock — so the watchmaker's talents are on full display. As you wind the crown, the mainspring coils until it's fully wound and ready to deliver ten days of uninterrupted power. It's housed within a 44mm brushed titanium case that employs a design passed down from a 1938 model and supplemented by a jet engine turbine blade motif introduced into the Big Crown ProPilot's bezel a few years ago. Additional details include Super-LumiNova filled hands and indices, double-sided anti-reflective domed sapphire glass, and a multi-piece titanium bracelet or a black leather strap.
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Built for performance, the Apex Wedge Boot from 5.11 has all the benefits of an on-duty tactical boot built in a classic workwear design that can be worn for any occasion. Each pair is built with premium leather and a D3O support footbed for all-day comfort, support and top-notch shock absorption. It also has a lightweight resoleable Vibram Christy outsole for consistent stability and grip. This ensures that each pair is ready to last for the long haul.
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You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Using Bubba's complete list of ways to prepare shrimp from the film Forrest Gump, Andrew Rea prepares a few dishes featuring the fruit of the sea.
The real heart of any restaurant is the dish pit — even the most famous chef with the biggest personality and Michelin stars can't cook anything without clean dishes. It's also where you'll find the most colorful characters — most people don't like to do their own dishes, let alone someone else's. Dish Pigs is a short documentary that looks at life in the tank in some of Canada's best eateries.
Burger King is now offering their beloved Whoppers in meatless form. If this isn't just an April Fools scam, St. Louis restaurants will start serving their burgers with an Impossible patty, making them cholesterol-free and packed with 17g of protein.
The only thing Ron Swanson loves more than a breakfast buffet is meat. He's had several memorable bacon-wrapped delicacies on Parks and Recreation and one of them is The Swanson. In this episode of Binging with Babish, Andrew Rea attempts to recreate the smoky meat-on-meat concoction.
Although his true expertise is gaming, the vlogger Old Game Box does know how to make a good cup of coffee. In this animated tutorial, he starts out with the different types of beans and then walks you through the entire process. Nothing fancy, just a nice cup of joe to get you through those long nights of Fortnite.
Never underestimate humanity's ability to make anything into a specialized profession. At $29 per cup, Sey Coffee in Brooklyn serves one of the most expensive cups of coffee you can find. It's the result of years of testing and communicating with coffee growers on a personal level, all in the name of extracting the best from the beans. The world of high-end coffee is the end-result of the Starbucks revolution, with small businesses and enthusiasts taking one of the world's favorite beverages into the rarified air of wine.
It's even rarer than that other famous boneless-barbeque-rib-on-a-bun — the Ribwich from The Simpsons has only appeared in one episode. The addictive, blood pressure-increasing, mildly hallucinogenic sandwich sent Homer over the rainbow, and now Babish is attempting to recreate it — or rather, create a tribute to the sandwich.
Whether you prefer eggs, pumpkins, or the original cups, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. They're basically already perfection but Claire Saffitz is on a quest to make gourmet versions of everyday food items. For her latest mission, the pastry chef uses her skills to whip up a batch of homemade peanut butter cups.
Pixar's animated short Bao came as a surprising extra with The Incredibles 2. No spoilers, but the film is exactly what you'd expect from Pixar — a beautiful, bittersweet story about being human. Babish decided to try his hand at the recipe from director Domee Shi. After two attempts, Babish got it right, with an extra twist of his own on the second try.
Benton's is like the holy-grail of bacon producers. Every week, the Tennessee curer turns 12,000 pounds of pork belly into smoky slabs of goodness. In this episode of How to Make It, chef Katie Pickens visits their headquarters to see how they make bacon the old-fashioned way.
If you thought making a popular snack food like Pringles from scratch would be easy, you'd be completely wrong. For something so simple, recreating Pringles takes a lot of work — even when you're a pro pastry chef. Chef Claire Saffitz took the challenge of making Pringles from scratch and found it a surprising test of her abilities.
Gordon Ramsay is a legend in the kitchen just like Shawn Marion and Caron Butler are legends on the court. The two worlds collide at London's Savoy Hotel when the NBA's finest go head-to-head in a steak cook-off with TV's most intimating chef as the judge. Surprisingly, Gordon was pretty happy with both dishes and everyone left the table with their dignity intact.
Organic labeled food and vegetables have gone from a trend to the mainstream in our grocery stores. With claimed benefits from more nutrients to being ethically and sustainably grown, buying organic has taken on the aspect of being a moral responsibility for many people. But the supposed advantages of organic food might not be as clearcut as you've been led to believe. Kurzgesagt looks at what science has to say about the organic vs regularly grown food debate.
Although we all might think we're beer experts, Garrett Oliver actually is. While sampling a variety of pilsners, IPAs, and dark Lagers, the Brooklyn brewmaster uses his particular set of skills the decipher between cheap brews and the expensive stuff.