About Martha Holmberg

Martha Holmberg

Martha Holmberg is an award-winning food writer and editor who developed her sauce, crêpe, and puff pastry-making technique at La Varenne Cooking School in Paris, then as the publisher and editor of Fine Cooking magazine and, most recently, as the food editor of the Oregonian newspaper. She’s also the author of Modern SaucesCrêpes, and Puff. She lives in Portland, Oregon. @marthaholmberg

A single basic crepe, folded into quarters on a sheet of parchment with two lemon wedges beside it.

Basic Crêpes

A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crêpe that can easily be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Including you.

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White casserole dish with cheese enchiladas, red sauce, sour cream, crumbled cotija cheese, and chopped cilantro

Cheese Enchiladas

Got chile sauce? Corn tortillas? Cheese? Sour Cream? Limes? Good. Then you’ve got the makings for the easiest enchiladas ever.

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Honey-Ginger Apple Tarts

Apples, walnuts, and a drizzle of honey give these croustades, or tarts, their outrageously autumnal flair. The crispy, flaky pastry isn’t bad, either.

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