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8 Ways To Bake With Your Booze Of Choice

Bake with beer, limoncello, whiskey, you name it!
Jul 11, 2014 1:30 pm

We love adding booze into our baking routine. Yes, a nice glass or bottle of wine while baking is delightful. Kidding (not kidding). For us, baking with booze starts with a vodka-spiked pie crust. Try this and you will never go back. Where does it end? As long as you have a bottle of something good and a hankering for something sweet and baked, it never has to. 

14 Summer Desserts Starring All That Awesome Seasonal Fruit

Popsicles, sorbets, cakes, pies, cobblers and more!
Jun 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Look at all that fruit! The farmers market is officially a bonanza of natural goodness, but while there's nothing quite like biting into a perfectly ripe strawberry...well, we invented pies, cakes and pudding for a reason. Check out our favorite dessert recipe for stone fruits, melons and berries — some especially for the freezer when the temperature spikes.

Salted Butter Caramel-Chocolate Mousse Recipe

A fine dessert from David Lebovitz's Paris kitchen
Jun 20, 2014 2:00 pm
david lebovitz chocolate mousse

Look no further than renowned culinary author David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen — the cookbook companion to his world-famous blog and a must-have for the dedicated home cook. Learn the classics right the first time, or dive a little deeper to lesser-known French dishes influenced by countless ethnic cuisines that you'll make again and again. Mousse au chocolat just got fancy. 

Chocolate Bars Inspired By Jackson Pollock, Maybe An Acid Trip

A chocolate tribute to the expressionist artist
Jun 18, 2014 10:00 am

Check out these chocolate bars inspired by the American abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock. The artist’s iconic style is recreated on chocolate by hand-painting cocoa butter with all-natural food coloring. The bars are made of 55% Colombian cocoa concentration, and are not only stunning but also rich in flavor.  

Banana Upside-Down Cake Recipe

A sweet, sticky banana dessert straight from Brazil
Jun 12, 2014 3:00 pm

We're gearing up for the World Cup with classic recipes from Brazilian Barbecue & Beyond, by the restaurateurs behind London's Cabana restaurants. Like the French tarte tatin, this indulgent cake is cooked with a layer of caramelized bananas at the bottom, then turned upside-down to show its sticky-sweet banana topping. The recipe, after the jump.

Espresso French Silk Pie With Blackberry Compote Recipe

A fluffy espresso-infused pie with seasonal fruit
Jun 5, 2014 3:00 pm

If you're going to buy a book about pie, make it Teeny Lamothe's Tour Of Pie. The noted baker and expert has been featured on some of our favorite blogs and websites and released her first cookbook this spring. Whether it's a crumble, buckle, brown Betty or just a classic, friendly pie you're looking to bake, Teeny's got about a ton of options for you. First up, a creamy espresso-infused, blackberry-topped creation we can't wait to make. 

Blueberry And Limoncello Drizzle Cake Recipe

A sweet, tangy cake full of seasonal blueberries
Jun 4, 2014 3:00 pm
limoncello cake recipe
Photo: Miles New

We're working our way through British chef and baking empress Lorraine Pascale's new book, A Lighter Way To Bake. If you're itching to break out the stand mixer, go forth without guilt. This blueberry and limoncello drizzle cake is the perfect partner for your cold drink of choice.

8 Things You Didn't Know About Nutella

The chocolate-hazelnut spread is getting huge
May 19, 2014 9:00 am

At this point, everyone has heard of Nutella, you know, that creamy brown spread made from chocolate and hazelnuts that came from Italy? While the name might ring a bell — crepes anyone? — there are a lot of things most people don't know about this interesting Italian foodstuff. With that, here are eight facts to snack on.

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