| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Every grownup seems to become a child again as the holidays approach. We're humming carols. We're wearing festive outfits. We're all wondering, at least secretly, what presents we might receive -- while hurriedly finishing up the shopping for the ones we'...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
1 1/3 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup olive oil, plus extra for work surface and baking pan
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups matzo cake meal, about
1 cup whole almonds
Beat sugar, salt, oil...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Active Work Time: 30 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Note: Some gourmet markets sell peeled hazelnuts. Or toast raw hazelnuts on a baking sheet at 350 degrees until lightly browned, shaking sheet occasionally, about...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Here are two words about what dessert to bring to a picnic, cookout or any summertime gathering: bar cookies.
Bar cookies are easy to make. Who has time to bake tray upon tray of individual cookies?
Bar cookies are served in the same pan in which...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
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| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies 4 dozen (1 3/4-inch) cookies Non stick cooking spray 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar Crisco Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening, cut into slices or 1 cup Crisco Butter Flavor All-Vegetable...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:17 PM
I wanted to give readers a recipe that would be nice finish to any meal. This lemonade cake was something I ran across more than 10 years ago, which I've adapted.
You can add an additional egg white and cut back on eggs to two, it also really makes a...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:54 PM
All that dashing and dancing in the kitchen adds up to a lot of time around the holidays. Anything you can do ahead is bound to help.
That may be enough motivation to make cookie doughs in advance and stash them in the refrigerator, ready to bake....
| Dec 15, 2012
My dad loved these cookies, and his eyes would light up every time I baked them. He was always happy to taste-test cookies and would hang around waiting for the first batch to be iced. Dad called it "quality control."
— Linda Amendt (www....
| Dec 14, 2012
We love York peppermint patties, and the flavor of these festive pots de creme is a dead ringer for the candy.
Unlike traditional uber-rich custard recipes, this custard uses low-fat milk, only 3 egg yolks and a 1/2 cup of half-and-half for its creamy...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:59 PM
When we were kids, ice cream was ice cream. It was all good. It didn't matter if it came out of a giant plastic tub, a cardboard block or a paper cup with a tiny wooden spoon that tasted like a tongue depressor.
Sadly, as adults we know better. We...