Coconut Angel Food Cake

Not just the stuff of sweet memories, angel food cake is still in fashion–and still fashionably simple to whip up. Truly heaven-sent.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 17

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

“The best biscuits I’ve ever had!” is what we’re hearing from many, many, many folks who just can’t help but exclaim when they try these buttery biscuits.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 11

Pull-Apart Roll

These exceptionally airy pull-apart rolls bake up crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, and, yes, light as a feather through and through.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 14

Ricotta Cheesecake from Rome’s Jewish Quarter

This is prettier and more puddinglike than we’re accustomed to in a cheesecake. But no complaints here. None whatsoever.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 26

Rose’s Favorite Flaky & Tender Pie Crust

Rose Levy Beranbaum shares her recipe for easy, tender, flaky, cream cheese pie pastry. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Creamy Onion Tart

This tart wooed and wowed us with its sophistication, simplicity, and sturdiness. And unlike that other round eggy thing in a crust, this certainly won’t call into question anyone’s manhood.

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  • 40 M
  • 4

Biga

Behind every unforgettable loaf of Italian bread you’ve daintily nibbled or hungrily inhaled is a biga, or starter dough, just like this one. Nonna not included.

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  • 20 M
  • 6 H, 20 M
  • 121

Pate Brisee

Grandmothers tend to know a thing or three about pastry. Flaky, tender, buttery pastry. Witness this world-renowned chef’s recipe from his trusted grand-mère.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 8

Basic White Cake Recipe

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 45 M
  • 65

Valentine’s Sugar Cookies Recipe

Sure, you could say it with flowers. Although if novelty is what you’re after, a bouquet isn’t exactly the answer. These sweet little somethings, on the other hand….

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 41

Monster Chocolate M&M Cookies

These chocolatey sensations–with their crisp edges and chewy centers–are monstrous in size as well as their lineup of kooky ingredients.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Flaky Croissants

You’ll be glad you didn’t just run to the corner bakery when there’s an obscenely buttery, flaky, made-from-scratch croissant before you. Trust us.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 60

Blood Orange Marmalade

Find yourself a little melancholy at the impending end of citrus season? Extend the ephemeral with these puckery–and perfect–preserves.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Ultra-Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A theatrical departure from the norm, these diaphanous beauties shatter dramatically as they deliver untold caramelized, bittersweet chocolate goodness.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18
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