simple summer clafoutis

Summer Fruit Clafoutis

Many clafoutis recipes, particularly at this time of year, highlight cherries. This is because the clafoutis was first created in Limousin, France, a region celebrated for its black cherries. While I


Pink Palmiers for Valetine's Day


pumpkin nutella pastry bars

How to Bake Better with Pumpkin?

Your Thanksgiving is about to get so much better. Roasted pumpkin, whether made from scratch or canned, has a slightly sweet and very earthy flavor. If you mix this quintessential fall flavor with

double crust apple cranberry pie

It's Cranberry Season!

Double-Crust Apple-Cranberry Pie For the Flaky Pie Dough Yield: Makes 1 double-crust pie or 2 (9-inch) pie crusts Ingredients: 3¼ cups (450 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour 1¼ teaspoons (6 grams)

the original brownie recipe

One History of the Brownie - Plus the Original Recipe!

Bertha was the wife of Potter Palmer, a wealthy businessman who was very much involved in the development of downtown Chicago. They were introduced by a mutual friend and Potter’s former business

Simple Summer Fruit Clafoutis

Don't Sweat Dessert: Make This Simple Summer Fruit Clafoutis

There is no need to fret over under-whipped egg whites or over-folded batter. Clafoutis is made with whole eggs and yolks, plus some flour to bind the batter, making it foolproof to execute. Summer is

strawberry shortcake ice cream bars

Throwback Dessert Day: Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars

Over time, as chemical-leavening agents such as baking soda and baking powder became more popular in cake recipes, the shortcake used in some recipes became more cake-like, eventually becoming

strawberry rhubarb shrub for a summer cocktail

Your New Favorite Healthy-ish Cocktail of the Summer

That’s why Chef Jenny concocted a seasonal, dangerously tasty strawberry-rhubarb shrub — serve with your spirit of choice or a splash of soda water on ice, and feel good about your beverage choice

hot cross buns fresh out of the oven to eat on easter

Hot Cross Buns: What Are These Damned Things?

Springtime rolls around and out come trays of hot cross buns, adorning the display windows of European bakeries. An obsession with their soft tender crumb, fragrant spices and candied orange rind, and

Jenny McCoy creating zero food waste for 31 days

My 31-Day Resolution to Create Zero Food Waste at Home: Checking in With Thrifty Recipes

There have also been some unexpected wins, like the amazing facial scrub I Instagram’d last week, made from coffee grounds and egg shells. Plus, dinner time is no longer a rotation of the same couple

Jenny McCoy shopping for her 31-day zero food waste challenge

‘Tis the Season for Resolutions

I’m not going to join a gym or stop eating cookies. I will definitely not be cutting back on my red wine and red meat. Instead, for my 2017 resolution, I will spend the entire 31 days of January

apple-cranberry pie for thanksgiving dessert

This Pie is the Best of Both Worlds

So your sister-in-law likes it sweet but your uncle loves a tart dessert and the rest of the family just wants something delicious to end their holiday meal— what’s a baker to do!? Chef Jenny has the

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