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Dessert Alert: 8 Of Our Latest, Greatest Chocolate Recipes

Taste the creamy, dark, complex and salt-sprinkled
Apr 17, 2015 2:00 pm

We don’t post just any old chocolate dessert recipes on Food Republic. We hand-select the finest treats from across the culinary universe, polish them up till they shine with the intensity of a thousand sprinkles and send them straight to your hippocampus. That’s the part of the brain where food cravings start, proliferate and eventually take over. Dig into chewy cookies, silky mousse, the frozen, rolled and dipped in nuts, and have yourself a sweet evening.  

A Hot New Twist On The Cuba Libre

The Agri-Cola: a far cry from a rum and coke
Apr 17, 2015 1:00 pm
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The Cuba Libre’s history and lineage may have been lost to decades of political unrest and passionate nationalism, but as it evolved through the years, there’s no doubt many still enjoy this reliable taste of the islands. It’s not easy to make a classic drink complex and still hit the mark, and while the Cuba libres we’re used to might have a more cloying taste, the rum, or rhums in this case, are what make the Agri-Cola cocktail at NYC’s Locanda Verde sing.

Spiralized: Lemon Garlic Broccoli With Bacon Recipe

Take a comforting combination for a fun spin!
Apr 17, 2015 12:00 pm
spiral broccoli with lemon recipe

The hottest kitchen gadget on the market? The spiral slicer, found online or at specialty cookware markets. Author Ali Maffucci’s new cookbook, Inspiralized, is a treasure trove of veggie noodles just waiting to make dinner healthier. Welcome to your favorite new way to use broccoli stems!

Hey! A Friday Morning Mustard Breakup Meltdown!

Heinz condiments handle serious relationship drama
Apr 17, 2015 11:00 am

Everyone loves Heinz ketchup, but unfortunately it can only be one lucky girl in a mustard costume’s boyfriend. Breaking up is hard to do, particularly when faced with the prospect of your ex moving on with a better version of yourself. So, understandably, one scorned yellow bottle is having herself a total guitar-smashing freakout, and the world watches, entertained, hot dog in hand.

Learn How To Chop A Jalapeño Without Burning Your Hands

Rounds, half-moons, matchsticks: no burn whatsoever
Apr 17, 2015 10:00 am

Buy jalapeños at the supermarket or grow them in your garden, and use them often. Whether you’re whipping up Mexican food, spicing up your cocktails or just adding a little crunchy heat to your breakfast tacos, you’ll need to know how to get from whole pepper to “something you can work with.” The thing is, popping one of these open involves both knife skills and caution, two things we’re helping you master in this simple technique video. 

How Do You Create Latte Art At Home?

Don’t expect to succeed your first time. Or fifth.
Apr 17, 2015 9:00 am

Making latte art is hard. There, we said it. The beauty of the finished product, however, just might be worth the hard work involved to master it. Think of the last time you walked out of your local coffee shop with a freshly poured latte, topped with a perfectly assembled steamed-milk heart or tulip. We’re betting you took at least a second to admire it (Instagram it?) before that first sip. Here’s a short instructional video on how to pull it off.

Salted Brownie Beer, Cheese Alters History, Grain-To-Bottle Whiskey

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Apr 16, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

14 Colorful Spring Pasta Dishes To Make For Dinner

Lighten up with these easy spring pasta recipes
Apr 16, 2015 3:00 pm

Spring just begs for simple preparations of fresh produce. Pasta called — it wants in on the party, which is great, because it’s invited! Tonight, hit the garden (or supermarket) and take advantage of the delicious marriage of tender vegetables, al dente spaghetti, great olive oil and layers of flavor from citrus, herbs, chilis and spices. We’ve got 14 rainbow-hued recipes to brighten up your table and satisfy your palate. 

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