Bakers to Know

13 Names You Need to Know: Our 2017 Baker’s Dozen

In our annual Baker’s Dozen, we bring you today’s trailblazers who are changing the future of baking for the better. From millers and makers...
Mooncakes

Rebecca Firth on Making Mooncake Magic

Rebecca Firth, a.k.a. DisplacedHousewife, is your go-to baking ambassador for worldly treats. This single mom of two has been baking her way to the...

A Summer Preservation Primer with Sarah Owens

Capture the best of summer’s produce with a little help from Sarah Owens, gardening guru and author of Toast & Jam. Find recipes from Sarah...
Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery

Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery: New York, NY

By Jamie Feldmar Banker-turned-baker Umber Ahmad is rewriting the bakery rules. Mah-Ze-Dahr isn’t like a lot of bakeries. To start with, there’s the name. Mah-Ze-Dahr is...
Favorite Bread Art

Our Favorite Bread Artists

Slashed, docked, or scored—we’re enamored with the beauty from the lame blade. When scoring bread, bakers use a small double-sided kitchen blade called a lame...

BakeClass is in Session with Anneka Manning

You may not have the time or funds to enroll in pastry school, but Aussie baking instructor Anneka Manning’s latest cookbook will turn your...
Francisco Migoya on Eclairs

Francisco Migoya on Éclairs

by Gabriella Gershenson How to master the éclair? For this Modernist Cuisine pastry chef, it’s precision, precision, precision. Francisco Migoya may be the world’s foremost baking...

Farmer, Miller, Baker: The Innovators Behind the Heritage Grain Movement

by Scott Mowbray The movement to source heritage grains for better bread is often a three-way dance, and it’s growing.  Getting back to slow methods and...

Jacques Torres on Chocolate

America’s premier artisan chocolatier Jacques Torres, lovingly known as “Mr. Chocolate,” enlightens us on how to properly buy, work with, and enjoy the most...

2016 Baker’s Dozen

In our Inaugural Baker’s Dozen, we salute the movers and shakers who are shaping the future of the baking world. From bloggers to social activists...

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Red Wine Pear Tart

A Flair for Pear! Our Best Pear Recipes

Ready to make the most of pear season? From Anjou to Bartlett to Bosc, we’re giving the juicy gold, ruby, and green hued fruit the...

Blushing Pear Pie

Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Blueprint