Alton Brown shows you how to make your own delicious peanut butter

Why make your own? Because it'll taste better than any store bought chunky or creamy crap you buy from the store and it's not that hard to do yourself! Or at least, not that hard for an Alton Brown recipe. Just fry peanuts with peanut oil in a wok, let them cool down and then throw them in a food processor. He has his… » 5/21/14 10:41pm 5/21/14 10:41pm

Keep Your Cookbooks Clean With a Temporary Recipe Tattoo on Your Arm

The cookbooks I've used in my life have endured drippings, grease splatters, and one especially harrowingly bath in a pot of tomato soup. Let's face it, a big block of paper is an inconvenient thing to lug around the kitchen. But there's an ingenious little idea that puts tattoos in a perfectly convenient place to… » 5/09/14 3:40pm 5/09/14 3:40pm

How to Make the Best Limoncello You've Ever Had

Limoncello! That sweet, tart, and refreshingItalian after-dinner digestif can be a wonderful thing. But, typically, when you go for the store-bought stuff it's cloyingly sweet, and doesn't have any of that fresh zip to it. Here's the good news: It's simple to make at home and customize it to your own taste, giving you… » 2/28/14 5:00pm 2/28/14 5:00pm

The Easiest Way to Upgrade Your Gin and Tonic

As the name suggests, there are really only two components to a gin and tonic (unless you count the lime), which means only two ways to screw it up. It's easy enough to avoid a bad gin. Bad tonic water, though, is the rule, not the exception. Look at a label and you'll see cheap high-fructose corn syrup is the first… » 8/30/13 5:00pm 8/30/13 5:00pm

Google Search Updates: Less Content Farm Spam, More Recipes

Two awesome things are happening with Google's search engine. First, Google is finally going after the content farms that flood their search results with posts that care more about SEO than content. Wanting to filter that noise out, Google is pushing forward a new search algorithm which identifies posts from those… » 2/24/11 10:45pm 2/24/11 10:45pm