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Maple Bacon Bourbon Pops Recipe

Fall's here. We're going to keep making popsicles.
Sep 16, 2014 2:30 pm

While it may be one of the most wonderful food and booze pairings in the natural world, leave bourbon and bacon cookbooks to the highly experienced folks at Southern Living. Author Morgan Murphy says it's not a diet book, and that's an understatement. As long as this wonderful collection is in your kitchen, you may never diet again. Fall may be upon us, but that's no reason to stop making popsicles just yet. Especially when they contain...well, you know.  

Here's Why You Should Drink Your Chocolate This Fall

Dark, strong and liquefied is the right way to go
Sep 10, 2014 1:00 pm

For most of human history, chocolate was served as a beverage — not a candy bar. We're talking about real high-quality cacao in liquid form, mind you, a far cry from the powdery drink mixes or mass-produced syrups of your childhood. Megan Giller rediscovers this traditional method of ingesting the sweet stuff and tells you where to get yours.

This Is The Ultimate Pot-Themed 4/20 Brownie

Sorry dude, no weed is used in this smoky dessert
Apr 19, 2014 8:30 pm

Chef Edward Hardy occasionally checks in with contributions from the field, foraging for ramps or tailgating outside the horse races. But this time he's outdone himself. Click through for more photos of this inventive ode to 4/20, featuring a brownie, "bong water" and even an applewood joint. 

Lemon Drizzle Cake Recipe

Celebrate spring with a moist lemon loaf
Apr 17, 2014 2:00 pm
Photo: Ali Allen

Food stylist Amber Rose, called "Britain's most glamorous baker" has every dessert-worthy occasion covered with her new book, Love Bake Nourish. Experiment with heritage flours, seasonal fruits and the lighter side of sweet fare with Rose's expertly tested recipes. This lemon drizzle cake is as simple to make as it is easy to eat. Maybe too easy. 

Jack Daniel's Chocolate Chip-Praline Cake Recipe

We'll take our JD cake with buttered whiskey glaze
Oct 26, 2012 2:01 pm
jack daniel's cake recipe
Photo: Ron Manville

When it comes to Southern cooking, there are few dishes that can't be improved with a little Jack Daniel's. Cookbook author, food and drink writer and Food Republic contributor Chris Chamberlain loaned us this chocolate chip cake recipe from his new book, The Southern Foodie

Plate Deconstruction: Tom Aikens Restaurant's Candied Beetroot Dessert

The London chef/restaurateur puts beets to work!
Sep 27, 2012 9:01 am
Photo: David Griffen Photography

This dessert not only takes the beet on an extremely tasty joyride, but earns Tom Aikens Restaurant the distinction of Food Republic's first overseas Plate Deconstruction. Read on and salivate...

Cranberry-Carrot Cake Recipe

Top it off with maple-cream cheese frosting. Yum.
Dec 8, 2011 5:01 pm
Cranberry-Carrot Cake with Maple-Cream Cheese Frosting
Photo: Susan Voisin

This cake is festive and luscious, but with a minimum of fat and a plethora of fresh fruit (and a vegetable!) in the batter— not the least bit guilt-inducing. Using a springform pan makes it easier to release this cake in an intact round, but the same can be achieved with a flexible silicone pan.

Sea-Salt Chocolate and Pecan Tart Recipe

This salty-sweet chocolate tart is the real deal
Nov 29, 2011 6:01 pm
Pecan Tart

Master chocolatier Paul A. Young took home the gold medal for his book, "Adventures With Chocolate," winning Gourmand World Cookbook Awards' "Best Chocolate Book in the World." That's a strong statement.


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