Eat Your Bourbon

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Baking with bourbon: Bourbon Vanilla Extract

If you, like me, will be doing some holiday baking this weekend, consider adding an extra dimension of flavor to your cookies, breads and cakes with Bourbon-Madagascar Vanilla Extract from Bourbon Barrel Foods ($10/100ml, $35/16oz). Aged in used bourbon barrels, it boosts … Read More

Knob Creek Glazed Turkey

Knob Creek Bourbon-Glazed Turkey

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you might be thinking, How can I incorporate even more bourbon into my celebratory feast? The folks at Knob Creek sent along this recipe created by celebrity chef Michael Symon in which the turkey … Read More

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A trio of dessert pairings

  I belong to a sort of supper-club-with-bourbon-and-rye group that meets monthly. The member playing host either chooses a restaurant or cooks a meal and selects a bourbon- or rye-related topic for discussion (and consumption, obviously). Topics this year have … Read More

Bourbon-glazed pecans at Fresh Market

The weekend is almost here, my fellow bourbon lovers. How will you spend it? There are lots of ways to work bourbon in; here is one you might not have encountered that seems particularly suited for the fall/holiday season: Fresh … Read More

Bourbon Peaches

Earlier this week, I shared a recipe for a cocktail using the juice of a fresh peach. Then I made peach salsa. And still I had peaches. Today on the Chow Locally blog I came across the following recipe for … Read More

Bourbon Peaches

Earlier this week, I shared a recipe for a cocktail using the juice of a fresh peach. Then I made peach salsa. And still I had peaches. Today on the Chow Locally blog I came across the following recipe for a topping … Read More

More great bourbon-cookie pairings

My recent post about which Girl Scout cookie goes best with bourbon drew lots of attention and comment, and many of you have subsequently been busy conducting your own taste tests. Several people noted that Maker’s Mark paired well with … Read More

Drunken cherries

Every day, my faithful assistant, Google, delivers a list of stories and online posts that mention “bourbon” to my inbox. When I spotted a blog called “Gastronomical Sovereignty” on the list, I knew I had to check that out. I … Read More

Eat your bourbon: Banana bread plus

The weather turned suddenly chilly here this weekend, which put me in the mood for baking. Happily having all the ingredients on hand, I decided to try a recipe for Bourbon Banana Bread with Pecans and Dark Chocolate that I’d … Read More