We’ll take this sweetly tart mingling of muffin and coffee cake any time someone cares to plunk a slice down in front of us.
Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You’re welcome.
Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that’s sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?
This fetching cake contains sugar and spice and everything nice, yes, but it also has its share of sass. As in, sassafras.
Perhaps the easiest pie crust ever. Actually, we take that back. Definitely the easiest peasiest pie crust ever. No kneading. No rolling out. Really.
Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.
What’s spookier than a skeleton? Disembodied bones—meringue bones that are so sweet you just can’t resist the temptation to take a bite.
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.
An autumnal take on classic summer pudding that melds booze and berries and apples and plums to really quite lovely effect.
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.
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.
Behold, the pie that prompted Beth M. Howard’s parents’ marriage proposal. One taste and we understood why. We think you will, too.
We find these unabashedly unconventional biscotti bewitching beyond belief. Different form. Same function. Far less fuss.
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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