Category Archives: Not pie

Chocolate crinkle cookies

Ahhh holiday treat season, the best/worst time of the the year. These cookies, in addition to being extremely charming to look at, are light and flavorful and perfect for tricking yourself and others into thinking they can’t possibly be all … Continue reading

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chocolate covered caramelized matzoh

It wasn’t until I arrived at the end of this recipe and was just finishing sprinkling the toasted almonds over top that I noticed a little note at the bottom of the page on what ingredients to leave out if … Continue reading

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blackberry peach crostata with savory crust

There is something truly wonderful about a thoughtful gift. I am so in awe of gift-givers who can always manage to find that one thing that fills the recipient with so much joy that it renders her speechless and leaves … Continue reading

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cherry almond tart

Shout-out to sous chef Sarah M, a lovely friend with a big heart. If you live in a place where it’s summer and where cherries are in season, and if you also lack the will power to buy a reasonable … Continue reading

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salted caramel apple pie bars

The world was too much this week. The world is too much most weeks, but this week in particular the string of disheartening events has felt particularly unrelenting. It’s hard to think of warm and rosy things to say about … Continue reading

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buckwheat apple tart

Guest post today by a dear friend and adventurous baker. By Tim Vollmer I’ve been baking my way through the Tartine No. 3 cookbook, mostly experimenting at home with the natural fermentation breads, but also trying my hand at some … Continue reading

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carrot cake with maple cream cheese frosting

Rarely do I venture into the daunting land of cake. Pie is so much more manageable, like a comfortable, over-sized, cable-knit grandpa sweater. It’s comfy. It’s warm. It’s dependable. It has a certain level of understated charm. Cake feels like … Continue reading

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