Here is Lindy’s Cheesecake, the famous New York icon. It is my favorite cheesecake in the world. Why? Because its creamy texture can’t be beat, and it sports a pastry crust that insulates it from the intense initial heat of the oven–525 degrees Fahrenheit. The …
Brownies are as American as apple pie and if I had my way they’d be our national cookie. I always bake a batch for the Fourth of July.
I split the just-baked rich buttery rounds of shortcake, fill them with lightly sugared berries and whipped heavy cream, top the cakes with more cream and berries, and eat away with a knife and fork.
Versions of this pie differ all over Greece depending on what greens are available and who’s doing the cooking. And even my pies change from year to year depending on the greens I’m able to get.
This is a rich, creamy, smooth, no-bake cheesecake with a crust made from oatmeal brittle, oats, and walnuts. A gingered blueberry sauce, sweetened with some of the powdered brittle, adds a zesty finish.
Most food processor owners don’t know how versatile their machines really are. Making cakes is something the food processor does extremely well and extremely fast.
This is a spectacular 3-layer walnut torte, about 4 inches tall, filled and frosted with mocha whipped cream. The tender, not too sweet, cake layers–given their structure and flavor from ground walnuts and fresh bread crumbs–are leavened only by beaten eggs.
If you want to create pure baking magic, and have an air-raising experience, make an angel food cake. Air, and air alone raises it to cloud-like puffiness. How to manage that? Read on to find out!