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Buttermilk Pie

My boyfriend’s mother is a one-woman Southern show. Seriously, she does it all – and has three well-rounded sons to prove it. Feeding those growing boys (and a loving husband) couldn’t have been easy, but she makes it look like a piece of cake. I’ve got a lot to learn. Fortunately, she’s given me a […]

Pix Potluck: Banana Muffins with Coconut Flour

Thank you Yury Shteyn for sharing your awesome pic with us on Facebook. We are curious how these banana muffins turned out, especially considering you used coconut flour. In our mind, anything with sprinkles counts as having turned out pretty well. Question to Cooking Channel fans:  What substitutions do you like to make when baking, […]

Baking Croissants with Sarabeth Levine

I once considered signing up for a croissant-making class but I decided to buy a cookbook instead. Then I bought more cookbooks and subscribed to more magazines and I bookmarked recipe after recipe online, and still I had never baked croissants. . . I’m quite the recipe hoarder. But when I flipped through my latest […]

Toasting Grandma’s Biscotti

I love baking biscotti for family events and potluck parties, and especially during the holidays, when I make several batches and ship them as presents to family and friends. They are perfect gifts to make on a small budget, and they travel very well. Cantuccini di Prato, the traditional Tuscan name for the biscotti we make, are the real […]

Girl Scouts of America to Give Downsizing Merit Badge?

As Girl Scouts around the country straighten out their beanies and practice their sales pitches (sales begin in early February), The Girl Scouts of America announced that troops in some areas are downsizing their annual offerings to just six cookies. Don’t panic — Thin Mints, Samoas, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos, Lemon Chalet Cremes and Tagalongs aren’t going […]

Craving: Chocolate Cake

Did you know that there’s a designated food holiday nearly every single day of the year? Some are a little “out there”—does anyone actually celebrate National Cheese Doodle Day? It’s March 5, if you’re interested. But today’s holiday is one we can wholeheartedly get behind: National Chocolate Cake Day.

Last-Minute Halloween Treats!

Halloween is right around the corner! When you take a break from raising some hell this weekend and start craving sugar, leave the humdrum candy to the kids and try making something more creative. Like this Peanut Butter-and-Chocolate Ice Cream Cake I Scream Cakes shared on our Facebook wall. This eclectic cake shop was featured on the […]

Fall Baking Recipe Gallery

The oven’s been off all summer while you chilled at the grill. Now it’s the start of baking season, with holiday cookies and pies right around the corner. From savory breads to decadent desserts, our fall baking gallery is full of ideas. View the Fall Baking Recipe Gallery.

Challenge: Christmas Cookies in September?!

It’s that time of year again! Get ready for fall foliage, pumpkin carving, apple cider and…holiday cookies? Okay, we know, it’s not quite that time of year, but we’re already planning our Holiday Cookie Showcase and we need your help!

Pix Potluck: Pissaladiere

Craving a rich, savory onion pie that would even make Julia Child proud?  Katalin Eisenberg shared this decadent Pissaladiere on our Facebook page and we couldn’t resist…

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