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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Simple Homemade Popovers Recipe

Popovers are a favorite in our house for breakfast, brunch—and impromptu, late-night snacks. These little babies are poofy, pancake-y pillows of perfection that you can slather with butter, jam, maple syrup, Nutella, or, really, anything...

Easy, Old-Fashioned Cinnamon Coffee Cake (Streusel)

You guys. I've been wanting to make some kind of extra glorious breakfast treat for you for some time. I'm talking sweet, yeasted dough. Shot through with homemade strawberry jam and cream cheese. Drizzled with thin...

How to Make Cinnamon Buns (Cinnabon Copycat Recipe)

You guys. These are the best cinnamon buns. Seriously. They're the closest to those epic cinnamon buns we used to get as teenagers at the Cinnabon in the mall. You know the ones I mean? For these...

Greek Yogurt Waffles

It seems like everyone wants waffles these days, from the Teen Titans song to our little friends from Stranger Things. https://youtu.be/-Gj95m0CR5I And though these take more effort than popping an Eggo into a toaster, they're significantly more rewarding. And they're definitely...

Apple Cider Cake with Cranberries and Walnuts

Fall's officially here, let the baking begin! Apple and cranberry is such a classic New England combo when it comes to Autumn desserts. This cake gets a double apple punch from fresh apple cider and sliced...

New England Harvest Turnover

Step-by-step instrux for making sweet and savory turnovers, stuffed with apple, bacon, and cheddar cheese--and fragrant with warm spices.

Maple Roasted Figs

I put figs in the same camp as black licorice: People love them—or hate them. There never seems to be a middle ground. If you're in the first group, then man-oh-man, are you in for...
wedge of ricotta cake

Torta di Ricotta

This cake is like a coffee cake, but better. It's rich, but still manages to have a light crumb. It gets a subtle, mollasses-tinged sweetness from dark brown sugar, and a burst of brightness from a generous amount of fresh lemon zest.
Loaf of orange pound cake

Orange Pound Cake

Warning: Baking this cake will fill your kitchen with the irresistible smell of oranges. This is a slightly modified version of a recipe I saw recently in Saveur. It's a buttery pound cake shot through with freshly grated orange zest and soaked with sweet orange syrup.

St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

So here's the thing. I liked this cake so much that I immediately had to get it out of the house so I didn't gobble down the entire pan. Find the logic in that, I know.