Lard Eaters

Lard and Butter Pie Crust

The flaky, tender, flavorful piecrust you’ve long for but may not have had the nerve to make. It’s rich with butter and the now un-demonized fat: lard.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 42
Creamy Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

This red velvet cake has a hint of cocoa and is dyed a deep red. The frosting is light and velvet smooth. Red velvet cake lovers, here is your cake.

  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 35
Orange-Spice Glazed Cookies

Glazed Orange Spice Cookies

These sugar-spice cookies get their kick from cinnamon, orange zest, allspice, nutmeg and cloves, not to mention a crackly citrus glaze on top.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Portuguese Homestyle Cooking Cookbook

Portuguese Ham-and-Sausage Bread

These breads are chockfull of Portuguese sausage, including linguica and presunto. Add cheese, like a robust Sao Jorge, and they become a meal in themselves.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake

A classic cake. Vanilla cake layers are slathered with a coconut-almond-oatmeal-cookie filling and frosted with meringue topped with cherries.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 6
Pecan Shortbread

Pecan Shortbread

Elegant, nutty shortbread, crowned with pecan halves, is baked the traditional Scottish way, in a round pan, then cut into wedges. Perfect for a tea party.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Almond and Walnut Macaroons

Almond and Walnut Macaroons

Gluten free. Dairy free. Peanut free. Fuss free. And damn fine at eliciting oohs and aahs from even the most discerning cookie craving.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs

These chocolate and rum buttercream creatures are known as Igels in Austria, where these edible versions bring a bit of whimsy to the everyday.

  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6 H
  • 7
Meringue Bubbles

Meringue Kisses

Just like a chocolate kiss, sorta, except they’re ethereally airy with a slight shortbread crunch. Definitely still chocolatey, though.

  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 3
Apricot and Goat Cheese Tarts

Apricot and Goat Cheese Tarts

These subtly sweet stone fruit tarts are perfectly appropriate for either breakfast or dessert or—because we know what you’re thinking—both.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Blackberry Roly Poly

Blackberry Roly-Poly

For this roly-poly, fresh blackberries are rolled up jelly-roll style in a milk pastry. A zingy sliced-lemon sauce is serve on the plate as a perfect companion.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Nectarine Cakes

Little Nectarine Cakes

These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Hazelnut and Almond Dacquoise

Hazelnut and Almond Dacquoise

For this dacquoise cake, crunchy-chewy discs of hazelnut-almond meringue are sandwiched between layers of coffee butter cream frosting. An elegant cake.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 4