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On the Shelf: Fall into Baking

From fresh breads to French sweets, these cookbooks will keep your kitchen warm all season long. 1. Breaking Breads By Uri Scheft Uri Scheft, the baker behind...

5 Must-Have Recipe Boxes

Whether jotted on a napkin or carefully etched onto a notecard in Grandma’s best script, we love handwritten recipes. Keep your treasures safe in...

On the Shelf: A Sweet and Savory Summer

From fruit cobblers and crisps to perfect pizzas, the recipes in these beautiful new books will keep you baking all summer long. 1. Summer Berries &...

Classic German Baking by Luisa Weiss

By Sophia Jones Berlin-based author Luisa Weiss has compiled and translated Germany’s timeless, quintessential recipes for the contemporary American home baker with her new cookbook Classic...
Fleur de Sel

Worth its Salt: Fleur de Sel

By Julia Bainbridge Salt was one of the first things traded by mankind. Towns have been built on it. Wars have been waged over it....

Ladurée: Paris, France

By Anne E. McBride Photos courtesy Ladurée Paris Over the course of more than a century, one sweet bite has become synonymous with Ladurée and propelled...

Tartine Bakery: San Francisco, CA

By Tanner Latham Photos courtesy Tartine Bakery and Tartine Bread (Chronicle Books, 2010) / Photos by Eric Wolfinger San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery attracts people from all...
Molasses

Molasses 101

By John Kessler Indeed, we use molasses primarily for vintage recipes. Think baked beans, shoofly pie, and gingersnaps. Just remember that Grandma was young once, and...

Happy Hour Hot Chocolate

Warm up with a one-two chocolate punch from Chicago’s queen of cocoa When it’s cold and blustery outside, Chicagoans know the best place to retreat...

Dream Bars

Pastry chef and owner of Chicago’s HotChocolate, Mindy Segal has been making these bars since high school, when she got the recipe from her mother—who...