Rustic Apple Cider Cake

Three layers of apple cider buttercream sandwiched between three layers of apple cider cake.
Sydney Kramer
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Go Beyond Pumpkin Spice with These Autumnal-as-Hell Recipes

You're better than that.
Munchies Staff
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Ditch the Latte and Make This Easy, Excellent Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

Pumpkin mania is upon us. Skip that overpriced, artificially flavored coffee beverage and make this fine-looking thing instead.
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Comfort Yourself with This Homemade Ricotta Cavatelli Recipe

Give yourself an emotional hug with this comforting ricotta cavatelli with slow-roasted pork, broccoli rabe, and pine nuts.
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This Roasted Pumpkin Salad Is Your Healthy Autumn Lunch

In the weeks when fall starts scooting away from shorts weather and closer to puffy-jacket misery, the temptation is to basically curl up with a giant vat of the most fattening comfort foods possible and turn into a human hot toddy. But don't give up...
Munchies Staff

Sam Hain

Made with Cognac, apple brandy, pumpkin syrup, and bitters, this cocktail is no pumpkin spice latte—but it does offer a stiffer, naughtier taste of fall.
Al Sotack

Ancho in Cider

This easy, autumnal highball comes from The Bon Vivants, the cocktail team behind San Francisco's Trick Dog. The spice gets your tastebuds ready for turkey, and the cider tells you it's officially fall. Plus, it can be served hot or cold.
Morgan Schick and The Bon Vivants

This Week in Food Porn: Carrots, Crockery, and Kim Kardashian's Birthday Cake

This Halloween, dig in to the best of the week's online deliciousness, courtesy of Instagram's finest food porn.
Nell Frizzell

Mangelwurzels Make the Creepiest Jack-o-Lanterns

In the Somerset town of Hinton St. George, locals mark Halloween with "Punkies," hollowed-out mangolds or mangelwurzels (a type of beetroot) containing a lit candle.
Angela Hui

This Baker Is Turning 17th Century Witches’ Broth Into Pie

Four hundred years after the trial of Lancashire’s Pendle witches—12 men and women executed for witchcraft and murder—baker Christine Turner makes pies inspired by the broth served at their illicit gatherings.
Johanna Derry

Apparently We Should Be Making Jack-o-Lanterns with Turnips, Not Pumpkins

According to English Heritage, Brits celebrating Halloween should return to the older, European tradition of carving ghoulish faces into turnips, after wet August weather led to a reduced supply of the squash.
Phoebe Hurst

Why Pagans Spend Halloween Baking Bread

Pagans in the English town of Glastonbury celebrate Samhain—a festival marking the start of winter—with mead, storytelling, and ancient bread recipes.
Michael Segalov