Is It Okay to Use Cheap Liquor for Cooking?

I doubt anyone will be able to tell if the wine you used in your red meat sauce came from a $2.98 bottle of Trader Joe’s house brand or a $44 Domaine du Pelican Arbois Trois Cépages. But try using the cheapest bourbon for your pulled pork barbecue...

Ginger Tahini Salad Dressing That Breaks All of the Rules

My starter recipe for Ginger Tahini Salad Dressing violates the number one rule of every recipe I’ve ever seen for this kind of salad dressing: it only has four ingredients. There’s nothing stopping you from adding honey, soy, lemon, garlic or God knows what. But ginger and tahini...

Apple Butter: To Peel or Not to Peel?

In trying to find the best recipe for making apple butter, I discovered there are two opposing camps on whether the apples should be peeled or not peeled. Apples for apple butter are cooked for several hours on low, and then they’re zapped with an immersion blender or...

To Die For Caribbean Rum Bundt Cake

Unless you are trying to score with someone who is in AA, this cake should be at the top of your list of recipes to help you get laid. It will impress and amaze. I have made it five times and I wouldn’t consider another rum cake recipe—it’s...

Elk in Our Pasture

My wife took this shot of an elk cow nursing her calf in our lower pasture, fifty yards from our house.

FREE Chapter: MRIs of Sexual Arousal

MRIs or neuroimaging studies of the brain and crotch are the future of sex research. However, there currently exist serious limitations of brain-imaging technology and human behavior. This chapter will give you an idea of the challenges that researchers have to deal with as they are exploring this...

FREE Chapter: Sex & Diabetes

The one constant in almost everything written about sex and diabetes is that no humor is allowed. It seems the minute a person is diagnosed with diabetes, the part of their brain that processes humor is presumed to suffer from permanent low blood sugar. Not to worry with...

Pee Shy? Bashful Bladder?

Do you find it nearly impossible to pee in a public restroom? Millions of people have what is known as Bashful Bladder Syndrome (aka, “paruresis” or being “pee shy”). We are happy to provide you with helpful information about this very challenging and frustrating condition. Click Here to...

Banana Bread Bake Off Competition, And the Winner Is…

My experimental loaf of banana bread supercharged with ½ cup of home-made banana rum liqueur and an infusion of the juice from 5 bananas (reduced down to approximately a ¼ cup)  just placed third at the Oregon State Fair. Given how many banana breads are entered in state...

How To Cure a Noisy Bed

Let’s say you just moved back home with your mom and dad and the last thing you want is for the whole house to know when you’re having sex thanks to a squeaky bed. This is easier said than done, given how intercourse can turn a bed into...

Condoms and Foreskins

Here’s the best video I’ve ever seen on different ways of putting on a condom for guys who are uncircumcised.They show a method we never see here in the States for men whose foreskins are long or don’t retract. It’s from an HIV prevention site in New Zealand...