A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets

A Jewish Baker's Pastry Secrets

Every bakery has their specialties. For many bakeries these days, those signature recipes include classic American baked goods, such as drop cookies, cupcakes and layer cakes. There are many more traditional bakeries out there that are still in touch with their immigrant roots and serve up specialties that are even more beloved than that cream-filled cupcake. In A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets: Recipes from a ... Read More »

6 Wonderful Recipes for Watermelon-Lovers

6 End-of-Summer Dishes for Watermelon Lovers

Watermelon is a summer fruit that makes many appearances in my home during the season. Every bite of the juicy melon practically screams “summer.” The end of melon season is bittersweet because it means that I’ll have to wait several months to get my hands on a fresh crop – but I make the most of it by enjoying watermelons as often as possible as ... Read More »

Bourbon & Vanilla Bean Custard Pie

Bourbon & Vanilla Bean Custard Pie

Boozy desserts always seem a little bit naughty to me – especially desserts that are a bit booze-forward, so you get the sense that you’re indulging in more than just a slice of pie or piece of cake after dinner! This recipe was inspired by a wonderful recipe for rum pie in Martha Stewart’s Pies & Tarts, which is a book that has been on ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

You can make delicious pies with all kinds of fruits, though some tend to get used more than others. Grapes are a fruit that is less commonly used as a pie filling, but as Sprinkle with Sale shows, they can be very delicious. These Concord Grape Pies with Thyme and Rye are individual hand pies that are stuffed with a concord grape and fresh thyme ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Leaf Bundt Pan

Nordic Ware Leaf Bundt Pan

Anyone with an appreciation for the outdoors is sure to get a kick out of Nordic Ware’s Leaf Bundt Pan. The pan has the same capacity as the company’s standard pans, but with a unique nature-inspired look to it. Though the pan is roughly the same shape as the traditional bundt pan, it looks as though it has been draped with leaves of varying shapes and ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Snickerdoodle Bars

Snickerdoodle Bars

Snickerdoodles are always a popular cookie in my kitchen. The cinnamon-topped sugar cookies appeal to just about everyone, from kids to adults. The cookies are typically made by rolling balls of cookie dough in a cinnamon-sugar mixture before baking, a process that gives the cookies their signature look and flavor. I whipped up a batch of Snickerdoodle Bar Cookies over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!) ... Read More »

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