Use Plain Old YouTube to Discover New Music

Conventional wisdom surrounding music streaming goes something like this: Spotify rules all, and people with slightly different taste in their chosen platform will opt for Apple, or another service dedicated entirely to music. The big music players are all technological marvels in their own right, having… Read more…

Defrost Frozen Meat Faster With a Hot Water Bath

Buying meat when it’s on sale and then freezing it for when you need it is great…in theory. In practice, it’s difficult (some might even say impossible) to remember to thaw frozen meat ahead of time. The recommended method—thawing frozen meat overnight in the fridge—can take more than a day. It also requires… Read more…

How to Spot a Foolproof Recipe

By any definition, Hidden Valley Ranch dip is the ultimate foolproof recipe. If you gave a million people a seasoning packet, a 16-ounce tub of sour cream, and a spoon each, they’d produce a million perfect batches of dip. Now that’s consistency. Read more…