Pâte Sucrée

Classic Pâte Sucrée

The name of this sweet and sturdy pie crust in French means “so much better than your silly American pastry dough.”

The ingredients for quick blender Hollandaise sauce, including egg yolks, half a lemon in a reamer, melted butter, and salt and pepper shakers.

Quick Blender Hollandaise

This quickie hollandaise has all the luxuriant loveliness of the classic sauce yet comes together in just five minutes. Ideal for entertaining. Or the unabashedly lazy.

Spoon Bread

Spoon Bread

From cooking icon Edna Lewis comes an airy spoon bread which whispers, in that inimitable Southern way, to be included on tables everywhere.

Pàte Sucrée |Tart Dough sits empty on a parchment lined baking sheet

Pâte Sucrée

This crust recipe from Flour Bakery in Boston is simple to make, buttery beyond belief, and is the perfect pal for rich fillings, as with the Milky Way Tart.

Bowl of yellow lemon curd, whisk, stick of butter, egg shells, halved lemons

Meyer Lemon Curd

You may think you’re going to gift these little half-pint jars of lemon curd, but who are you kidding? Our money says you’ll be lapping it up straight from the jar.

Butter Babe

Maître d’Hôtel Butter

Slather this irresistible butter over steak, fish, or poultry for some lovely lemony-herby lusciousness in just seconds. C’mon. You know you want some.

A pot of fork-mashed potatoes with a fork resting inside.

Fork-Mashed Potatoes

These fork-mashed spuds are indulgence defined with their easy execution, deceptively rich taste, and lack of bowls and beaters to clean.

A saucepan with sugar syrup in it.

Sugar Syrup

This Sugar Syrup Recipe is suitable for most recipes calling for simple syrup. Use at your discretion, depending on how sweet you like things.