The Essential

Essential Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Essential: Chocolate Chip Cookie

Seems simple enough, right? A cookie made from butter,flour, sugar, salt, eggs, leavening agents, and some chocolate. Think again. Use our primer to bake...
Classic Cinnamon Rolls

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

The stickier, the better with this timeless treat. One of our favorite comfort foods, the recipe originated in Sweden, where they actually observe a...
Rum Raisin Hot Cross Buns

Rum Raisin Hot Cross Buns

Though most commonly served during the Lenten season, particularly on Good Friday, this sweet yeast roll with its signature cross topping is perfect all...
Cheese and Rosemary Brioche - Bake from Scratch - The Coupe

Cheese and Rosemary Brioche

We love this recipe for sandwich bread or an afternoon snack. Though the brioche recipe calls for a double-cream cheese, we especially love this...

The Ryes Have It: Our Essential Rye Recipes

Unless your great grandmother emigrated from Northern Europe or you live around the corner from a Jewish deli, you may have never tasted freshly...
Challah Braid

Traditional Challah Braid

A challah braid is the most traditional form of challah breads, with the braided presentation turning the egg-y dough into a work of art.
Sweet Potato Brioche - Bake from Scratch

Sweet Potato Brioche with Orange-Pecan Streusel

This brioche will knock your socks off. Incorporating streusel into the body of this lightly sweetened loaf infuses the bread with a subtle orange...
Round Challah

Rosemary Fig Marsala Round Challah

Once you’ve mastered the basic loaf, it’s time to play around. We love the richness that the figs, vanilla bean, and Marsala add to...

Challah Dough

Challah dough is enriched with eggs, oil, and yeast, with a little sugar for a hint of sweetness. We use honey in our challah...

The Essential Pretzel Dough

From Oktoberfest to street fairs and football games, soft, doughy pretzels are everywhere this time of year. But you don’t need a street vendor...