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Recipe: Alice Medrich’s Buckwheat Linzer Cookies

Posted December 17, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Excerpted from Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Leigh Beisch.

In this recipe from Alice Medrich’s new book Flavor Flours, she pairs buckwheat with the rich sweetness of butter to create a sandy sablé cookie. Like all of the recipes in Alice’s new book, this cookie is gluten-free.

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Register for the New School of Cooking’s Pie Demo with David LeFevre and Evan Kleiman

Posted September 3, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
Cherry Pie

Not sure you’ve got what it takes to take home a ribbon at this year’s KCRW Good Food Pie Contest? We’ve got you covered.

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Pie Fidelity Screening at the Silent Movie Theatre on Tuesday, September 23

Posted September 2, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]

Watch a documentary, buy a raffle ticket, share some pie, learn what it takes to win…

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Clara Cakes, a teen-run vegan bakery

Posted March 28, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

Clara Cakes is a Los Angeles vegan bakery, run by 17-year-old Clara Polito. While most teens are busy studying – or partying – Clara has created something of her own mini-food empire.

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Recipe: Classic Cheese Soufflé

Posted February 6, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

This soufflé recipe from Greg Patent is a classic, and it’s the perfect recipe for a cozy night in.

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Recipe: Waffled Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted January 3, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
waffle chocolate chip cookies

Have you ever made anything that wasn’t a waffle in your waffle iron? Try this Waffled chocolate chip cookie recipe from Dan Shumski.

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15 Tasty Cookie Recipes to Make This Holiday Season

Posted December 17, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Try these great cookie recipes for all of your holiday festivities.

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How to: Blind Baking a Pie Crust

Posted November 26, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Courtesy of Roxana Jullapat

If you love a flaky, non soggy crust with your pumpkin or pecan pie then blind baking is for you. If you’ve never heard of blind baking before, its a method where you bake a crust without the pie or pastry filling in it.
This method is not difficult, and you don’t need any expensive equipment.  You can watch me blind bake in my …

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Maple Syrup Gets the Barrel Aged Treatment

Posted October 17, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Some folks bring food gifts to parties, others bring the people who make the food. That’s how I met Tim Burton of Burton’s Maplewood Farm in Indiana. Pastry Chef Sherry Yard dragged him to my birthday party where he handed me a couple bottles of his elixir. One bottle was Grade “B” meaning more color and more complex flavor and the other was Rye …

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Spinning for Flour and the Best Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Posted September 27, 2013 by | 2 Comments | ]
Choc Chip Cookies

I’m back home just a couple of days from the intense and intensely interesting Good Food trip to the Pacific Northwest and I still don’t want to let go of the memories so I remember our visit to Kim Boyce‘s lovely Bakeshop in Portland and decide to bake her Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies.  I can feel you rolling your eyes.  You don’t understand, I’m …