We hope you all survived the onslaught of holiday feasting and all the accompanying good cheer. If you're anything like us, you made a resolution or two after the ball fell (or maybe you waited until the hazy morning after). Regardless, now is the time to take action.
'resolutions' on Serious Eats
The new year is a great time to resolve to follow your interests, deepen your hobbies, and become an expert at something. But getting into wine isn't just about knowing more stuff, it's also about knowing yourself—getting a better sense of what you like and what you're looking for in the wine that you drink. Here are five ways you can get more out of your wine experience in 2012.
The process of making beer is a cycle: inspiration, recipe formulation, gathering materials, brewing, fermenting, packaging, drinking, and back to the beginning again. The brewing year is also cyclic, with particular beers enjoyed in certain seasons: pale ales and light lagers in the summer, stouts and winter warmers in the winter. Each revolution of a cycle offers opportunity for improvement. Here are seven New Year's resolutions to launch you on a happy and fulfilling year of homebrewin
While everyone else is busy setting unrealistic goals for themselves in 2012, you can focus on some small-but-significant changes to your caffeinated routine that will work wonders toward improving your quality of life, in the morning or whenever else you enjoy your favorite cuppa joe.
I like to be creative with my new year's resolutions. I try not to repeat myself, but that can be hard to do when I don't follow through on many of them. That said, I have many new and old resolutions, and I know you won't be surprised to find out that just about all of them revolve around food. I resolve to eat more vegetables, even if I have to cook them with bacon to do it. I resolve not to stop at New York's Gray's Papaya for one little hot dog any more on my way home or on my way to a fancy-pants restaurant for dinner. I justify that stop by saying to myself that it's really...