Man Cave Month: ’59 Corvette Becomes Amazing Bar! [VIDEO]

’59 Corvette Becomes Amazing Bar: Watch Video!

Do you love classic cars? Do you dream about having an incredible, world-class bar in your own home? Why not fulfill BOTH your love of great cars and great bars at the same time?

The Peter Salerno Inc. showroom at 511 Goffle Road in Wyckoff, NJ, is home to some extraordinary, award-winning kitchen and bath designs. One of the most loved pieces in Peter’s showroom is the 1957 Corvette that has been transformed into a fully mechanized wet bar, complete with working headlights, custom sink and faucet, glassware, and an industrial toolbox that doubles as a working refrigerator.

 Check out the video of the most amazing bar in the world:

The Peter Salerno 1959 Corvette bar is the perfect way to showcase our Man Cave Classics line, and how Peter Salerno Inc. can transform your den or living area into a truly magnificent, one-of-a-kind man cave that will be the envy of your friends and loved ones.

Want to know more about how Peter Salerno Inc. can build the custom bar of your dreams? Do you want to take your man cave to the next level? Fill out the contact form below for more information on this amazing ’59 Corvette bar and the rest of Peter Salerno’s Man Cave Classics collection!

Man Cave Month, From Peter Salerno’s Grill: Best BBQ Texas Beef Brisket

Our Favorite Recipe For BBQ Beef Brisket

As the weather gets nicer, it’s never too early to step outside for a delicious barbecue. In honor of Man Cave Month at Peter Salerno Inc., we’re offering up one of our all-time favorite barbecue recipes: the BBQ Texas Beef Brisket, as posted by the experts at AmazingRibs. (If you haven’t checked out AmazingRibs, please do so: they’ve earned their name!)

The great thing about recipes from AmazingRibs is that you’re guided, step-by-step, through the often complicated process of creating delicious barbecue. In this case, their Texas Barbecue Brisket recipe has it all covered: recipes for homemade sauce and rub, exactly what to look for when buying brisket, how to prepare and slice the brisket, and exactly how much prep and resting time your brisket will need. Even the most inexperienced BBQ cook will look like a grill master!

This recipe for BBQ beef brisket is one of Peter Salerno's favorites. (Credit AmazingRibs)
This recipe for BBQ beef brisket is one of Peter Salerno’s favorites. (Credit AmazingRibs)

There’s no way we can convey all this brisket recipe material without giving due credit, so we’re posting the most pertinent details to get you started. Once you’re ready, make sure you check out the full recipe, instructions and guide at AmazingRibs to achieve the perfect Texas BBQ beef brisket recipe and results.

So take a quick break from your man cave, step outside into the warm sunshine, and get to grilling!

Texas BBQ Beef Brisket Recipe Essentials (from AmazingRibs.com)

Toolkit
1 grill or smoker with lots of fuel
6 feet of heavy-duty aluminum foil
16 ounces by weight of hard wood chunks, chips, or pellets for smoking
digital meat thermometer
digital oven thermometer
plastic beer cooler bigger than the brisket (not styrofoam, which could melt)
1 towel or blanket
long, thin, sharp knife
Cooking log
1 alarm clock
lawn chair
good book
6 pack of beer
1 pair of shades
Sun tan lotion
Tunes
A crowd of hungry friends

The Meat
1/2 cup Big Bad Beef Rub (check out AmazingRibs for this recipe!)
1 whole packer brisket about 12 pounds, untrimmed, USDA Choice grade or higher
1/8 cup of beef broth per pound of raw meat for injecting
1/2 cup of beef broth for use in the Texas Crutch

The Sauce
2 cups of Texas Barbecue Mop-Sauce (check out AmazingRibs for this recipe!) for a packer, or 1 cup for a HOF

Man Cave Month: The Best Cigars of 2013

Cigar Aficionado Ranks Best Cigars of 2013

It’s Man Cave Month presented by Peter Salerno Inc., where we take a look at some of the ways you can turn your personal “man cave” design from a simple den into a room your friends will envy. After all, at Peter Salerno Inc., it’s all about the extraordinary.

When it comes to man caves, plenty of guys out there enjoy kicking back with a fantastic cigar. But which cigar is right for you? We’re here to give you the answer, with a big thanks to the fine people at Cigar Aficionado. They’ve compiled a list of the top 25 best cigars of 2013, and we’ll share some of our favorite winners with you here.

The Best Cigar of 2013: Montecristo #2

Montecristo #2: Cigar Aficionado's best cigar of 2013. (Credit WIki Commons)
Montecristo #2: Cigar Aficionado’s best cigar of 2013. (Credit WIki Commons)

If you enjoy rich notes of leather coupled with the sweetness of nutmeg and cinnamon, all topped off by a tangy wood note, then the Montecristo #2 (affectionately known as the Monte 2) is right for you. If that description wasn’t proof enough, then perhaps you’ll be swayed by the fact that Cigar Aficionado named the Monte 2 its clear-cut winner of Best Cigar of 2013.

Cigar Aficionado noted the Montecristo #2’s versatility – savory enough to please regular cigar enthusiasts, yet not so powerful that it turns off the casual cigar smoker. Their score of 96 is the highest ever awarded to a cigar in a blind taste test. The Monte 2 measures 6 1/8″ in length, is handmade, and ranges in retail price depending on source (usually between $30-40).

Cigar Aficionado’s Best Cigars of 2013: Other Notables

Davidoff Nicaragua Toro

The #3 cigar on Cigar Aficionado’s Best Cigars of 2013 list is the Toro version of the revamped Davidoff Nicaragua line. Retailing at $16.50 (US), this cigar offers up notes of the coffee and floral varieties, and provides a very long finish.

Arturo Fuente Don Carlos #2

This Dominican-based cigar retails for around $12.50 (US), and makes the Cigar Aficionado top 25 for the second time. Be patient with the slow start of the Don Carlos #2, and you will soon enjoy a surprisingly refreshing mix of sweet and spice mixed with a hint of cocoa.

La Palina Classic Toro

If you’re looking for an inexpensive cigar that outperforms those three to four times its cost, check out the Toro version of the La Palina Classic. This 6″ cigar, which Cigar Aficionado describes as “a bargain”, retails for just $7.75. It surprised the panel with a tangy, warm smoke and light chocolate finish.