In an old “Seinfeld” episode, Jerry and Elaine stop at a bakery on their way to a dinner party, intending to buy a chocolate babka as a hostess gift. But they’re thwarted by the couple ahead of them, who buy the last babka — and are headed to the same party. What to do?
We’ve always believed that baking should be fun, with the best recipes being both entertaining to prepare and delicious to eat.
MINNEAPOLIS - In the midst of the celebration about same-sex marriage, some Minnesotans are quietly mourning.
People say beauty is skin-deep like it's a bad thing. Consider the burnished dermis of pretzel bread, a hot dining trend in the burger world, but also a resurgence of artisan technique. While the innards of a sandwich naturally get the most attention, stacking them inside a strikingly contra…
A lemon meringue pie's sweet froth and tart citrus is a heavenly combo. The techniques aren't difficult, but they do ask for some organization and patience because a freshly whipped meringue needs to go on a still-warm filling to help "cook" the egg whites.
Two words: cinnamon roll. OK, that was almost too easy. Yet today, while you're on the treadmill, or balancing your checkbook, or changing lanes, or reading a bedtime story, you will be thinking of having a cinnamon roll, ideally within the week. Maybe even sooner.
It's fun to surprise guests, especially with an unexpected twist
on dessert. It's even more fun when the dessert in question - a
basket of warm-from-the-oven madeleines - actually makes your life
When it comes to serving dessert, it's hard to top the
voluptuousness of a cream puff frothy with whipped cream and
A pumpkin is, of all things, a berry. Granted, it's a really big
berry — a buxom orange matron that emerges from the dwindling
foliage like a fantasy of what any berry could be if only it
MINNEAPOLIS — Veal is back — from way back, by some
Science, soul, savvy and some serious architecture are among the
reasons to check out four recent books about baking.
Among the sundry ways in which life sorts itself into lists
labeled Fair and Unfair is the way in which we regard gray hair on
males and females. Generally speaking, men gain the adjective
"distinguished," while women are saddled with "mature."