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Recipe and Tips: Nectarine and Raspberry Crisp

Recipe and Tips: Nectarine and Raspberry Crisp

A quick late summer fruit dessert.

Pineapple Carrot Muffins

Pineapple Carrot Muffins

A quick-mix batter with flavors of Hawaii: pineapple, coconut oil, fresh ginger, and vanilla.

From A Baker’s Odyssey: Pumpkin Empanadas

From A Baker’s Odyssey: Pumpkin Empanadas

This recipe is from Greg’s interview with Maria Elena Flores from Chihuahua, Mexico.

Nora’s Chocolate Spice Applesauce Cake

Nora’s Chocolate Spice Applesauce Cake

This adaptation of a recipe from the 1959 Farm Journal Country Cookbook makes a great gift for holiday giving.

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.