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Buckwheat Speculoos Cookies
Buckwheat Speculoos Cookies

If you keep an eye on my Favorites of the Month posts, which naturally I recommend you do, you may […]

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  • April 15, 2014
Palmiers (Elephant's Ears)
Palmiers (Elephant Ears)

I grew up eating packages of two-bite palmiers we bought at the supermarket*. Also, giant palmiers from the bakery that […]

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  • March 4, 2014
Chocolate Walnut Cookies
Chocolate Walnut Cookies

On Sunday I woke up from an early afternoon nap with a seasonal itch to bake cookies. Now, at any […]

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  • December 17, 2013
Vegan Lemon Squares
Vegan Lemon Squares

Silken tofu has always stumped me. Regular, firm tofu, I know what to do with — most often I pat […]

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  • October 10, 2012
Scone Tops
Scone Tops

We were expecting friends for brunch on Saturday morning, and I decided to bake scones. Not the triangular wedges stuffed […]

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  • April 25, 2012
Multiseed Buckwheat Cookies
Multiseed Buckwheat Cookies

One of the challenges of writing a cookbook is that, for the duration of the project, most of one’s cooking […]

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  • February 21, 2012
Almond and Orange Blossom Croquants
Almond and Orange Blossom Croquants Cookies

From the department of Who Has Time To Make Edible Gifts In Advance Anyway comes this last-minute recipe, shared by […]

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  • December 20, 2011
Chocolate Coconut Muffins
Chocolate Coconut Muffins

In preparation for a recent article in ELLE à table, the French cooking magazine in which I write a column, […]

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  • June 16, 2011
biscuitsdenoel
Christmas Sablés Cookies

[Biscuits de Noël] Laurence is one of my best and oldest friends. I met her when I was fourteen, on […]

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  • December 21, 2010
Walnut and Date Cookies
Walnut and Date Cookies

You may remember from my posts about the quince and almond cake and the quince jelly that I have a […]

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  • November 16, 2010
Yves Camdebord's Sablés
Yves Camdeborde’s Sablés (Butter Cookies)

Menu Fretin is a young French independent publishing house that specializes in culinary books*. Considering the teeny size of the […]

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  • June 15, 2010
warabimochi
Warabi Mochi

We had our first taste of warabi mochi on the basement floor of the Tokyu department store in Shibuya, Tokyo. […]

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  • May 18, 2010
squeezecookies
Squeeze Cookies (A Roasted Flour Experiment)

A favorite from the archives, this post was originally published in April 2008. Among the many things I learned during […]

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  • April 20, 2010
pecanmudslide
Pecan Mudslide Cookies

I spent a few days in New York City in early December to promote* my latest book project, and I […]

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  • February 3, 2010

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