Rose Levy Beranbaum shares her recipe for easy, tender, flaky, cream cheese pie pastry. You’re welcome.
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.
Every once in a while, along comes a loaf of bread that’s so rustic, so toothsome, so memorable it ruins every other bread experience. Here’s that loaf.
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.
Grandmothers tend to know a thing or three about pastry. Flakey, tender, buttery pastry. Witness this world-renowned chef’s recipe from his trusted grand-mère.
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.”
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….
These chocolatey sensations–with their crisp edges and chewy centers–are monstrous in size as well as their lineup of kooky ingredients.
Looks like an upside-down cake. Tastes like an upside-down cake. Yet this citrusy, sticky sweet dessert couldn’t be more right-side up.
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.
Find yourself a little melancholy at the impending end of citrus season? Extend the ephemeral with these puckery–and perfect–preserves.
A theatrical departure from the norm, these diaphanous beauties shatter dramatically as they deliver untold caramelized, bittersweet chocolate goodness.
The true beauty of this Bundt depends on your perspective. Does it lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy day ease? You tell us.
Babkalicious! Best babka ever! Holy Cow! Holy Babka! Those are just some of the responses we’re hearing ’bout this indulgent loaf of buttery, chocolatey, Jewishy goodness.
Holiday diet tactic #142: This stunning cookie tree. (Sort of makes it harder to scarf down a half batch of cookies when doing so would demolish the Christmas tree, eh?)
We’ve no clue why the French felt compelled to roll chocolate cake with ganache in the likeness of a log. But with a taste like this, who the heck cares?
These spectacular–and, we swear, simple–cookie creations can be yours with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe, our royal icing, and these handy how-tos.
What exactly is a snow cookie? It’s a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth moment of loveliness, and it’s as easy to roll and bake and decorate as it is to admire–and devour.
The cutest, sweetest, happiest gingerbread people ever, right? They also happen to be the fastest, cheapest, unfussiest gingerbread cookies we’ve encountered.
“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.
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