This Brandied Cherry and Apple Spice Cake is homemade comfort food in a Bundt pan. It’s a delicious olive oil spice cake that deserves to be on a pedestal.
Banana Cake with Banana Cheesecake Filling: a three-layer extravaganza of delicious banana cake and New York style (cream cheese, sour cream) cheesecake
Cordon Rose Banana Cake with Lemon Buttercream and Chopped Macadamia Nuts is made with sour cream, eggs, and butter, and yet it’s deceptively light and airy. It is the comfort food of homemade, from-scratch cakes.
Cacao nibs move these Exquisite Dark Chocolate Shortbread cookies so far to the dark side that there’s no hope of redemption. One of the most perfect recipes I’ve ever followed.
This recipe produces the Polish kolachy that grandma made back in the day: cream cheese pastry dough with jam, jelly, or preserves (or maybe nuts) for filling, sprinkled with powdered sugar. It’s thought of as a Christmas cookie, but it’s really more of a two-bite pastry. I’ll show you how to do it.
How to Make Homemade Flour Tortillas: a flexible, recipe that steps you through traditional (water and shortening) to deluxe (milk and bacon fat). Rated E-I for Easy-Ish (requires brief rolling pin use).
Classic Lemon Buttercream Frosting gets its smooth, citrusy tang from both lemon juice and lemon extract. It’s a French buttercream, which means its sweetened with a hot syrup that’s beaten into egg yolks, and then blended with butter. Easy-ish recipe (“-ish” because it requires a candy thermometer, and I know that scares some people).
This recipe for homemade Cherry-Coconut Bread makes a large, dense loaf from yeast-risen dough. Man up, because it requires a lot of kneading. Cheer up, because it’s delicious, makes great toast, and freezes well.
Here’s a cute bit of everyday cooking: instant cookies! By simply keeping your dough in the fridge, you can bake up fresh, homemade (chocolate chip, for instance) cookies in any quantity, on a whim. Just ask Jacques Torres. (Cookie dough freezes well, too.)