Beurre and Sel Jammers

It’s my third (and sadly, last) cookie recipe for Christmas Cookie Extravaganza 2013.  And I saved the best for last. These cookies – simply called Jammers – are famous in the Cookie World.  They are a Dorie Greenspan creation, and Dorie serves them at her cookie-centric bakery in the Lower East Side, named Beurre and… Read More Beurre and Sel Jammers

Caramel Mascarpone Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is almost here!  I don’t anticipate doing any cooking on Thanksgiving, so I thought I’d get my urge to bake a pumpkin pie out of the way early in the week.  I always liked my Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping, but I wanted to try something new this year.  Enter the amazing Gesine Bullock… Read More Caramel Mascarpone Pumpkin Pie

Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Happy Easter everyone!  Unless you are Greek Orthodox like me, in which case your Easter is a week later this year!  Last year for Easter, I made Hot Cross Buns, promising that next year I would try my hand at tsoureki, or traditional Greek Easter bread.  My grandmother made it every year for the family… Read More Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Brown Soda Bread

I’m a little tardy to the party, but I decided to make a last-minute contribution to the flood of St. Patrick’s Day recipes I’m seeing all over the blogosphere.  Irish food isn’t at the top of my “favorite international cuisines” list.  Corned beef is the exception (I *love* corned beef), but as some of you… Read More Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Brown Soda Bread