About Leslie Mackie

Leslie Mackie

Leslie Mackie picked up her kitchen skills at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, honed her craft working with chefs Lydia Shire and Jasper White in Boston, and caught bread fever while working in Los Angeles in 1987, when artisan bread was just beginning to emerge from wood-burning ovens. In 1993, Leslie opened Macrina Bakery in Seattle, which has since been featured in SunsetBon AppetitThe Los Angeles TimesThe New York TimesThe Seattle TimesSeattle Weekly, and Seattle magazine. She's also appeared on Julia Child's Baking with Julia and earned an Outstanding Contributor Award from the James Beard Foundation.

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Tender and crumbly like shortbread, yet subtly flavored and sweet like cookies, these beg the question, which are they?

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 11
Pastrami Sandwich Recipe

Pastrami, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyère Sandwich

Not every stack of meat slapped between some slices of bread qualifies as a proper supper. This one does.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Daily Subscription

Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. Be the first on your block to be in the know.

Preview daily e-mail

Weekly Subscription

Hate tons of emails? Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter.

Preview weekly e-mail