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Porter Bundt Cake with Whiskey-Caramel Sauce

This richly flavored cake features quintessential Irish ingredients such as dark porter beer, dark brown sugar and whiskey. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Coffee …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

Baking

Perfect Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This cake is ideal for a simple layer cake for birthdays and parties, but is also delicious on its own without frosting.<p>Adapted from Hershey's. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: two 8-inch layers</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>2 cups sugar<br>• 1 3/4 cups flour<br>• 3/4 cup cocoa (not Dutch-processed)<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons …

Dessert

How to Make Biryani Without a Recipe

<i>This rice dish from the Indian subcontinent is amenable to whatever spices and proteins you have on hand.</i><p>Growing up in a Pakistani home where all the women of the family held their biryani techniques close to their hearts, I had a romantic notion that it—a rice dish with spices, vegetables, and/or …

Spices

What To Cook On Sunday So You Can Eat Healthy The Rest Of The Week

Do the work today, and reap the benefits all week long.<p>In the hopes of making this fall a healthier one, we're rounding up recipes to cook on Sunday that'll help us eat healthy all week long. Because when you have delicious home-cooked meals to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it's a lot easier …

Healthy Eating

7 Best Fall Casseroles

From sweet butternut squash strata to healthy cauliflower casserole, here are seven amazing casseroles to make this fall.<p>From sweet butternut squash …

5 Foods You Cannot Miss When in Austin

Austin is known for its rich culture and amazingly eclectic food. Having been here for several years, I've watched it grow and expand from its simple (but delicious) roots of breakfast tacos, to elegant and upscale cuisine, all the while maintaining its Austin personality.<p>If you are visiting …

Celebrate Your Inner Artist With 16 Watercolor DIYs

Looking for weekend or staycation plans? We’re big fans of a stellar DIY, and one of our favorite decor trends at the moment is dreamy, ethereal watercolor. The technique can be applied to pretty much every and any project. Case in point? The 16 we’ve just brought your way. So strap on a smock and …

Liege Waffles

The Liege waffle, native to Belgium and loved around the world, is a thick, crispy, sweet waffle with dough similar to brioche. They feature large chunks of pearl sugar and when baked in a waffle iron, the sugar caramelizes, creating a lovely crisp bite on the outside while maintaining a soft …

These Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes Will Up Your Baking Game

Biscuits are great any time of day, any day of year, in any flavor possible. But buttermilk biscuits? Those truly make this life great. One bite of a rich buttermilk biscuit and you'll see the sun shine and hear the birds sing, even on the gloomiest of days.<p>While you only really need one great …

How The Good Wife Failed One of Its Best Characters

<b>The following post contains frank discussion of plot of The Good Wife Season 6, Episode 20, “The Deconstruction.” If you’re not caught up, now’s the time to leave.</b><p>A little over a year after <i>The Good Wife</i> said a bloody good-bye to its leading man <b>Josh Charles,</b> the CBS drama suffered another casting …

TV

Eggs in Spicy Minted Tomato Sauce + Never-Fail Biscuits

<i>Every week, we find quick and delicious weeknight dinners—complete with a brief overview and grocery list—to take some of the effort off of your meal planning.</i><p><i>Tonight:</i> <i>P.M. is the new A.M. Take a cue from breakfast and serve eggs and biscuits tonight for dinner.</i><p>It's called "comfort food" for a …

Biscuits

Isis video confirms destruction at Unesco world heritage site in Hatra

Seven-minute Islamic State film shows militants destroying artefacts with sledgehammers and assault rifles at 2,000-year-old site in northern Iraq<p>Islamic State militants used sledgehammers and assault rifles to destroy ancient artefacts at a Unesco world heritage site in Iraq and vowed to continue …

Paganism

12 Pre-Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. Comedies to Check Out

Happy birthday, you hilarious bastard.<p>No actor in recent memory has alchemized his or her career into a second act as successfully as Robert Downey Jr., who turns 50 years old today. From breaking into his neighbors' house while under the influence of heroin, to doing time in prison, to being …

Entertainment

5 Reasons to Go to New Orleans Now

As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, it’s a marvel to see how this formerly devastated city has emerged from the wreckage and …

New Orleans

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Last Month

While daylight savings are right around the corner, the recipes you loved last month, not surprisingly, are comforting and soul-nourishing -- roasts, sautés, bakes, and other homey dishes. Before asparagus take over our kitchens and we replace warm cider with margaritas, let's embrace the dishes …

Recipes

8 Amazing Bread Loaves From Across the Country You Should Seek Out

We went to the top bakeries to find loaves so good you might finish them in one sitting (whoops!)<p>We might be living in the age of gluten-free everything, but the quality of artisanal bread baking in America has never been higher. So we went to the top bakeries to find loaves so good you might …

Bread

Babka Recipes That Are Braided Full Of Deliciousness

Of all the breads that can be baked, babka is by far the prettiest. Its braided layers present what has been rolled inside, which is usually the wonderful gift of chocolate -- though sometimes cinnamon, nuts and fruit make their way in there, too. The dough used to bake babka is a version of …

Demystifying Tempura Batter

I've gone tempura crazy! Why, because I LOVE it. Tempura is a great way of frying seafood and vegetables, without the oil that frying them would add. Both get cooked perfectly on the inside, while being encased in a crunchy, crispy outer layer, while the flavor of each vegetable is enhanced. I …

Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That'll Feed You For Days

We all know that some very decadent recipes can be made in the slow cooker. Between the hot chocolate and nachos, it's easy to forget about dinner altogether and go for the comfort foods that slow cookers do best. But guys, the slow cooker is good at putting together a wholesome meal too -- it does …

The 21 Best Fried Chicken Spots in America

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers</i><p>Fried chicken just might be the world's most versatile food. It makes just as much sense at the dinner table or in your car or at breakfast with waffles, as it does at 3 a.m. out of the fridge or during the seventh-inning stretch of an intramural, co-ed softball …

4 Ways To Get Around Hershey's Ban And Buy Cadbury Chocolate

<b>UPDATE Mar. 1:</b> It appears that the good people at the British Chocolate Club have shut down their operations after consulting lawyers. Instead, we recommend Jolly Goods as a satisfactory replacement to get your goodies delivered to you.<p><b>PREVIOUS:</b> Cadbury's chocolate candy is the best, but now that …

11 Beef Recipes You Should Master: It’s What’s for Dinner

Nutrient-rich and full of iron, beef is a versatile meat that cooks quickly and is just as delicious in a winter stew as it is grilled outdoors in …

Food