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The Gifts of Fall Apples … and Zucchini

The Gifts of Fall Apples … and Zucchini

Gifts of apples, zucchini and farm eggs lead to a moist bread good for passing the gift along!

Musings on Pound Cake

Musings on Pound Cake

Pound cakes and I became friends in 1976. I remember the time precisely because that’s the year I bought “Maida Heatter’s Book …

Just the Recipe: Lemon Curd

Just the Recipe: Lemon Curd

For full recipe and tips.

Elvis Presley’s Pound Cake

Elvis Presley’s Pound Cake

This classic pound cake, made with butter, heavy cream, and sugar, is sure to please your sweet tooth as much as it did The King’s.

A French Bread That’s all About The Crumb

A French Bread That’s all About The Crumb

Pain de Mie, a French sandwich bread with a fine crumb is excellent sliced thin. It’s excellent toasted, too.

Roman Chocolate Cookies

Roman Chocolate Cookies

Roman Chocolate Cookies will remind you of gingerbread in texture and in taste. Olive oil subs in for butter.

New Method! 100 Percent Whole Wheat Food Processor Bread

New Method! 100 Percent Whole Wheat Food Processor Bread

A loaf of 100 percent whole wheat bread has never been easier to make thanks to food processor power. Just 3 minutes of processing, a series of risings, and a stint in the oven will give you a sandwich loaf of unequaled taste and texture.

Hungarian Cheese Biscuits (Pogácsa)

Hungarian Cheese Biscuits (Pogácsa)

Crisp on the outside and tender inside, these Hungarian Cheese Biscuits are easy and fun to make and very easy to eat. Serve them a snack or a nibble with drinks. You’ll be happy with the smiles you get in return.

About Buttermilk plus A Food Processor Snackin’ Cake Recipe

About Buttermilk plus A Food Processor Snackin’ Cake Recipe

Did you know that the food processor is great at making cakes? In just 2 to 3 minutes of whizziing ingredients in the workbowl, the batter’s ready to bake. I know you’ll just ove this light-textured buttermilk spice cake, flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Ginger-Apple Cream Scones

Ginger-Apple Cream Scones

These scones are crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside with bits of candied ginger for texture contrast.

How to Sourdough

How to Sourdough

Why did sourdough bread baking zoom at the start of the pandemic? How do I make a sourdough starter? Read on for the info you need.

How to Make a Plum Kuchen

How to Make a Plum Kuchen

“Kuchen” is German for cake, but you make the cake layer in a Plum Kuchen in a special way.