Bourbon is not just for sipping. Its smooth, rich flavor can add a whole new dimension to recipes both savory and sweet.
For many folks, bourbon balls are a holiday tradition, but they’re really perfect just about any time of year. Because the bourbon flavor mellows with time, it’s best to make these easy treats ahead. Who knew that a combination of vanilla wafers, cocoa, powdered sugar, and a little bourbon could be so irresistible?
Recipe: Bourbon Balls
Recipe: Bourbon-Glazed Salmon
Double the pleasure of bourbon by using it in the cake batter as well as in the coffee-flavored syrup you baste the cake with during baking. The clean, smooth sweetness of bourbon pairs mellows out the slight bitterness of the cocoa and bittersweet chocolate.
Recipe: Chocolate-Bourbon Cake