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Last Hurrah: Baking with Summer Fruit

Before autumn’s official start, we’re giving a sweet farewell to summer fruit. These recipes provide an encore for this season's berries, stone fruit, and...

Mmmmm Montreal: A Bakery Crawl of Canada’s Pastry Mecca

by Gabriella Gershenson If your personal mantra is “Will Travel For Food,” this Quebecois city is packed with destination bakeries well worth the trip One of...
Baking with Whole Bananas

Baking with Whole Bananas

by Brian Hart Hoffman Our Editor-In-Chief's ode to baking with length-cut bananas (let the shape shine!). Baking with bananas is nothing new. With a natural sweetness...

Make Ahead Baked Goods for Labor Day Weekend

These recipes are perfect for waiting in the wings. As Labor Day weekend approaches and friends and family descend, you might be feeling the catering...

Back to Basics: Our Best Classic Cakes

Sweet and familiar, these cakes have earned their time-honored reputations. Some recipes never go out of style. With forays into everything from Angel Food Cake...

Origin of a Classic: Boston Cream Pie

by Devra First  It’s cream filled, chocolate topped, and beloved. Who cares if this storied dessert is actually a cake? Find the recipe for our...
Yossy Arefi Interview

Baking with the Seasons: An Interview with Yossy Arefi

Yossy Arefi uses nature as her baking guide year-round. In her cookbook, Sweeter off the Vine (Ten Speed Press) and her award-winning food blog, Apt. 2B...
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...

Our Best Portable Baked Goods

Doorstep to doorstep, these portable treats keep their sweet composure. Whether heading to a family picnic, potluck, or barbecue, you need a baked good that...

1-2-3-4 Cake: Four Ways

It's easy as 1-2-3-4. Start with the old-fashioned Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake and twirl it up to entertain throughout the year. Much like pound cake, the 1-2-3-4...

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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