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Reindeer Cookies

Lisa Tutman Oglesby’s Guide for Assembling Three-Dimensional Cookies

These fanciful reindeer cookies may look too cute to eat, but don’t let that stop you. Fun to bake and assemble, these cute bites...
Honey Nut Pie

Piecrust Showdown: Traditional vs. Pâte Brisée vs. Crumb

We firmly believe your piecrust shouldn’t just be a vessel for your filling. It’s the foundation for your pie. So we start there, sharing...
Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House Blueprint

This Holiday season, we're featuring a twirled up edition of a winter baking classic: the Gingerbread House. Architects-turned-bakers Bill Bowick and David Bouffard run...
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Know Your Dough: Our Guide to Perfect Piecrust

The Traditional American Piecrust is the quintessential piecrust. Four simple ingredients—flour, fat, salt, and liquid—fuse to produce a golden, buttery crust with delicate flakes...
Pie Lattice

Master Your Pie Lattice Weave

Ready to master the pie lattice bob and weave? Follow these steps to create a beautiful, oven-ready pie with even, photogenic lattice and perfectly...

Baker’s Guide to Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Olive oils, much like wine, vary wildly in quality and flavor. Here are some buying guidelines to select the best olive oil for your...

Baking with Different Mooncake Molds

Providing fillings both thick and thin, mooncakes both short and tall, and various decorative imprints, finding the right mooncake mold can feel a bit...
Make Beautiful Cakes

Make Beautiful Cakes

Here are our insider tips for baking beautiful cakes every time. Choose the Right Color Pan Darker pans sometimes cause a crust to form on the...

How to Make Browned Butter

If you believe that butter makes everything better—and we do—then browned butter is about to become your secret weapon. Rich, nutty, and full of...
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