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Montreal Meets New York, in a Bagel Shop

We get three bagel sandwich recipes from Black Seed Bagels in NYC, where they combine New York and Montreal styles to build the king of donut-shaped foods.

a trojan horse of meat, cheese and fat masquerading as a salad

Recipe: Duck Confit Salad

Preparing duck confit is a quick way to tell everyone you know your way around the kitchen, and an even quicker way to put on a few pounds. It was developed by the French, and mastered by Chef Peter Droste. Here is his take on the classic cooking style.

Brain-rattling bacon from The Forge in Miami

Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Bacon

Bacon doesn't need to be fixed. And so it's with some reluctance that we offer a recipe for making your own bacon, particularly one that requires two days, five different cooking techniques and more than ten ingredients. But once you've tasted chef Christopher Lee's Jamaican jerk bacon with tropical salsa at The Forge in Miami, Florida, you'll be spending plenty of quality time with swine belly and Jimmy Buffet's fifteenth album, Floridays.

In the Kitchen with Chef Hervé Malivert

High Pressure: Cooking Sous Vide with a Master

We’ve come to the ICC in New York specifically to meet with Malivert, a native of the Rhône region of France and the man who oversees anything having to do with centrifuges and liquid nitrogen. His knowledge of food and cooking is apparent. He’s both professor and craftsman, dressed in a crisp white uniform and tall chef’s toque, presenting eloquently about sous vide cooking while simultaneously demonstrating.

Carving a Winner

The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

The Thanksgiving turkey is the one dish each year that’s make or break, and it’s all yours. Get the turkey right and you'll be giving warm handshakes and sipping bourbon all night; dry it out and you’ve brought a dark cloud over the extended family. The good news is, roasting the big bird is easier than running the fumblerooski against the in-laws -- and that works every year. To find the most direct route to turkey perfection, we consulted with chef Harold Moore for his foolproof recipe.

Dinner Is Served

Destination Dinners Recipe Kits

The biggest bone we have to pick with Food Network personalities -- or any telegenic chef for that matter -- is how much easier cooking looks when their ingredients are already on hand and nicely organized by an army of production

Recipes for a Classic American Spirit

Bourbon by Fred Thompson

bourbonYou needn't be an employee at Sterling Cooper to appreciate the value of a well-made American cocktail. For our money, bourbon is one of the best ways to get there from here. Happily, food writer and chef Fred Thompson

The Master Butchers of Lobel's School Us In The Art Of Meat

Grill The Perfect Burger This Memorial Day Weekend

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Hey, Truth just called. Apparently, you aren’t the grill master you think you are. No worries though, it shouldn't be held it against you. But before you, myself, and the 60% of Americans who will fire up the grill this

Steak Au Poivre

steak-au-poivreFirst, Gear Patrol brought you the Gear Burger. The response was as robust as its grilled Kobe beef. That got us thinking about other man-approved recipes. There's nothing more central to the male paradigm than steak. Surprisingly,

The Gear Burger

Two Hands Required

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The 2008 Gear Patrol Gear Burger. Joygasm.    Click Image To Enlarge & Savor

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The Man-ual from Newcastle Brown Ale

A Man-tastic Resource for the Holidays

Have you ever wanted to be the guy who gives a kick ass toast at a holiday party? Or perhaps you no longer want to be the dude who can only be trusted to bring chips and dip.

The 10 Best Sandwiches in America

top-10-sandwiches-in-america-gear-patrol.jpg GP.FEATURE.gifBy Jesse Zanger - It’s almost impossible to compile a list of the 10 best sandwiches in America. That said, the editors of Gear Patrol put me out to do just that. Honestly, it's like asking for

Meatball Sliders

meatball.sliders.jpgArguably, the best part of spaghetti and meatballs are the meatballs. That is, so long as you're a man and love meat, which should account for 110% of the people reading this very sentence. This weekend, IF you've got some time to spare then