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SERVINGS: About 30 cookies INGREDIENTS 187 g / 1 ½ cups flour 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 4 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 200 g / 1 cup dark brown sugar 50 g / ¼ cup white sugar 72 g / 5 tablespoons pumpkin puree […]

Chewy Pumpkin Pecan Cookies

September 15, 2020

SERVINGS: 4-6 INGREDIENTS: Filling: Nonstick spray 1 1/2 lbs Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg Crust: 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature 100 g / 1/2 cup light brown sugar 55 g / 1/4 […]

Swedish Apple Pie

September 10, 2020

I’m a big fan of strawberry shortcake. It’s a beloved dessert during the hot months of the year. And while it never gets old, by the end of the summer, I sometimes suspire for something offbeat. So when August peaks with blackberry season, I’m ready for my Blackberry Shortcake. The cake is tender and buttery, […]

Blackberry Shortcake

August 31, 2020

The end of summer promises a beautiful bounty of the most divine tomatoes. I piece and puzzle them into tomato tarts. I turn them into tomato sauce. I slice them thickly for tomato toast. I get giddy thinking of all the ways to enjoy them. And one of my favorite ways is preparing a big […]

Tomates Farcies (Stuffed Tomatoes)

August 18, 2020

SERVINGS: 8 INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons / 25 g unsalted butter, room temperature 3 large eggs 3/4 cup whole milk 2/3 cup / 135 g sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2/3 cup / 75 g flour 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 lb cherries, pitted and halved 3 tablespoons sliced almonds Confectioners’ sugar, […]

Cherry Almond Clafoutis

August 2, 2020

This dish is so easy to prepare.  It’s simple and sumptuous, casual and composed, and the sheet pan makes it possible to relax and mingle with your guests without being tied up in the kitchen.  You can have this completely prepped and pop it in the oven when you’re ready to eat.  Country bread is […]

Sheet Pan Croque Monsieur

July 22, 2020

I fully believe that caramel cake was meant to be a sheet cake. Its biggest flaw is being cloyingly sweet. As a regular round cake, there is frosting all over, in between layers. But as a sheet cake, with the ideal slather of caramel frosting on top, it’s just right. The cake itself is incredible. […]

Caramel Sheet Cake

July 13, 2020

Deviled eggs are an icon of outdoor dining. They have a permanent invitation to barbecues and picnics where guests eagerly await their arrival. Now I love a party and it’s a chance for me to cook up some of the dishes I find just perfectly fit for the occasion. But if I’m being honest, I […]

Deviled Egg Salad

July 2, 2020

Despite its handsome towering presence, this cake is really quite simple thanks to the all-in-one method cake batter and the all-in-one filling. Just throw all the ingredients in a bowl and mix! The cake is fluffy and buttery, fragrant with poppy seeds and orange zest. In between each layer is a dreamy blanket of mascarpone […]

Strawberry Poppy Seed Cake

June 24, 2020

Lemon drizzle cake is an iconic British favorite. To put it plainly, it’s an ordinary pound cake with a not-so-ordinary mouth-crackling sugary topping that dries into a crunchy crust. It’s dense just like any pound cake, but the drizzle part of this dish adds extra moisture. The lemony syrup reaches down into the loaf and […]

Blueberry Lemon Drizzle Cake

June 19, 2020

Lemon drizzle cake is an iconic British favorite. To put it plainly, it’s an ordinary pound cake with a not-so-ordinary mouth-crackling sugary topping that dries into a crunchy crust. It’s dense just like any pound cake, but the drizzle part of this dish adds extra moisture. The lemony syrup reaches down into the loaf and […]

Blueberry Lemon Drizzle Cake

June 19, 2020

Lemon drizzle cake is an iconic British favorite. To put it plainly, it’s an ordinary pound cake with a not-so-ordinary mouth-crackling sugary topping that dries into a crunchy crust. It’s dense just like any pound cake, but the drizzle part of this dish adds extra moisture. The lemony syrup reaches down into the loaf and […]

Blueberry Lemon Drizzle Cake

June 19, 2020