I Blame Pie

As Beth Howard explains, grieving is a lot like making pie. Except there’s no real recipe. You just sorta make it up as you go.

Wine-Soaked Autumn Pudding

An autumnal take on classic summer pudding that melds booze and berries and apples and plums to really quite lovely effect.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 3

Chocolate Bourbon-Spiked Banana Bread Recipe

No matter what its title, this little life-changer of a recipe isn’t quite Mommom’s, er, your grandma’s banana bread. It’s better.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 33

Twinkie Bundt Cake

A relatively ginormous riff on the iconic American snack cake, this Twinkie look-alike boasts an amped-up vanilla smack and ingredients you can actually pronounce.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 2

Marie Howard’s Banana Cream Pie

Behold, the pie that prompted Beth M. Howard’s parents’ marriage proposal. One taste and we understood why. We think you will, too.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Rosa’s Almond Biscotti

We find these unabashedly unconventional biscotti bewitching beyond belief. Different form. Same function. Far less fuss.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 11

Pistachio Lover’s Pound Cake

Not too sweet and not too dense, this honeyed pistachio pound cake is just right—and just large enough to share.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 45

Peanut Butter Cookies

Crisp at the edges. Chewy within. Peanutty through and through. A classic perfected. Pass the milk, please.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 20

Waffles With Salted Caramel Sauce

These sweet little somethings may just entice you to forget all about the rest of your day’s plans.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Warm Any Fruit Crumble

This simple crumble works its considerable magic on whatever fruit you fancy, whether stone fruits, figs, berries, apples, pears, or what have you.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 10

S’mores Brownies

Chewy, gooey, and chocolatey, these crackly topped brownies are the perfect balance of cakey, fudgy, and pass-the-napkins messy.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 12

Cereal Milk

We know about your clandestine cravings for Fruity Pebbles and Cap’n Crunch. Thankfully, so do the geniuses at Momofuku Milk Bar.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Stone Fruit Slump

Equal parts bohemian and tradition, this stone fruit slump marries the best aspects of cobbler and cake to sweet, sweet effect.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10

Cantaloupe Sorbet

This cooling concoction takes its kick from a shot of vodka and, for those who like to live dangerously, a pinch of cayenne.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3
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